US F-22 Raptors intercept Russian Ilyushin IL-38 spy and anti-submarine warfare aircraft near Alaska

North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) launched its F-22 Raptors and KC-135 Stratotanker to stop the Russian IL-38s from moving closer to the US airspace. The Russian aircraft flew for almost four hours in the ADIZ before they returned as the F-22s kept a close eye on them. 

Jun 26, 2020, 14:00 PM IST

Russia launches Sukhoi Su-30s, Su-35s, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-31s to intercept US B-52H Stratofortress nuclear bombers

However, the US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress nuclear bombers flew at a considerable distance from Russia's airspace. The bombers were tracked during their flight by Russian Sukhoi Su-30s, Su-35s and Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-31 fighters and radars.

Jun 19, 2020, 15:16 PM IST

Russian Sukhoi Su-35s, Tu-95MS nuclear bombers intercepted by USA's F-22 Raptors near Alaska

According to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the Russian Tupolev Tu-95MS nuclear missile-carrying bombers and Sukhoi Su-35 fighters came within 32 nautical miles (59.26 kilometres) of the Alaskan shores. But the Russian planes flew in international airspace and did not breach the US sovereign airspace which was being guarded by F-22 Raptors.

Jun 17, 2020, 22:57 PM IST

F-22 Raptors vs Tu-95MS and Sukhoi Su-35s: US and Russian jets' closest aerial encounter in years

According to the NORAD press release, two Russian Tu-95MS bombers were intercepted by two F-22s while the second group of bombers escorted by two Su-35 fighters was intercepted later by two additional F-22s with the E-3 provided overall surveillance to the American jets.

Jun 11, 2020, 11:04 AM IST

2 Russian Sukhoi Su-35 sandwich US Navy P-8A Poseidon over Mediterranean Sea, watch video

A P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft of the United States of America Navy was intercepted by two Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighters above the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. The two Russian fighters sandwiched the US P-8A aircraft between themselves and came extremely close to the American plane for more than an hour.

May 27, 2020, 15:59 PM IST

Sukhoi Su-35 set to join Egyptian Air Force as Russia begins production as per deal

Sukhoi Su-35, which Russia claims has several 5th Generation features, has been in service with the country's Aerospace Force since February 2014. A 30mm internal cannon along with 12 hard points to carry various missiles and bombs makes the Su-35 a formidable multirole fighter.

May 25, 2020, 12:44 PM IST

Russian Sukhoi Su-35 intercepts US P-8A warplane over Mediterranean Sea, flies just 25 feet apart: Watch

Russia scrambled its 4++ Generation twin-engine Su-35 fighter from Syria's Hmeymim airbase for the intercept after tracking the US P-8A aircraft. During the second intercept, the Su-35 came within 25 feet of the P-8A, claimed the US Navy.

Apr 21, 2020, 15:40 PM IST

Russia's Sukhoi Su-27, Su-30, Su-35, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 jets intercept foreign aircraft 5 times in one week

Russian Aerospace Force has MiG-29, Su-27, Su-30 and Su-35 fighters in its arsenal and is also inducting MiG-35 and the 5th Generation Su-57 stealth fighters. While the twin-engine air superiority fighter MiG-29 is a more than 40 years old fighter, the Sukhoi jets, too, have twin-engines and are much larger aircraft, have a bigger range and more weapons payload compared to the former.

Dec 13, 2019, 21:09 PM IST

Russia, UAE discuss delivery schedule of Sukhoi Su-35 combat jet

Sukhoi Su-35 is a supersonic jet with supermanoeuverability even at low speeds and the UAE is keen on buying over one squadron of the advanced fighters for its air force. Russia and UAE are likely to sign the final contract for the Su-35s before the end of 2019.

Nov 18, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Russia scrambles MiG, Sukhoi fighters 20 times to intercept 27 foreign aircraft

The Russian Aerospace Force flies the MiG-29, Su-27, Su-30 and Su-35 fighters. It is in the process of inducting MiG-35 and the 5th Generation Su-57 stealth fighters to increase the lethality of its force.

Sep 30, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

Russia woos Turkey for its fighters, sends Sukhoi Su-35S, Su-57E for Technofest 2019

A Russian Sukhoi Su-35S multirole supersonic 4++ Generation fighter flew over the skies of Istanbul on Sunday while the 5th Generation stealth fighter Su-57 landed at the Ataturk Airport a day earlier for for the six-day Technofest 2019 techno festival. Russia is aggressively wooing Turkey to buy the Su-35S and Su-57E jets after it successfully sold the S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system.

Sep 16, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-35 or Sukhoi Su-35/ Su-57? Malaysia wary of spending too much to acquire new Russian jets

Mayalsian Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said the air force is looking at new Russian fighters to replace Su-30MKMs and MiG-29s but the proposal is still at an initial stage. Russia has offered to take back the MiG-29s and replace them with the 4++ Generation MiG-35 jets.

Sep 10, 2019, 12:01 PM IST

Russian Sukhoi Su-27, Su-30, Su-35, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 took off 23 times in a week to track foreign jets

Russian Air Force operates Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29, Sukhoi Su-27, Su-30 and Su-35 aircraft tasked with securing the country's airspace. These combat aircraft did not allow any violation of Russia's aerial boundaries, stated the Defense Ministry.

Sep 06, 2019, 14:25 PM IST