Sukhoi Su-27

Russian Sukhoi Su-27 intercepts US RC-135, P-8A Poseidon spy planes; Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-31 tracks Norwegian Falcon 20 aircraft

On July 30, 2020, a Sukhoi Su-27 took off to track and intercept two US military aircraft. The US Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft and a P-8A Poseidon US Navy patrol plane were spotted flying over the neutral waters of Black Sea close to Russia's borders.

Aug 06, 2020, 09:48 AM IST

Finland's F/A-18C Hornets intercept Russian Sukhoi Su-27s, Moscow denies Helsinki's charge of airspace breach

Two Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighters were challenged by Finland's F/A-18C Hornet combat aircraft after they allegedly violated the latter's airspace on Tuesday (July 28, 2020). While Finland claimed the Sukhoi fighters entered its airspace, Russian authorities denied the charge.

Jul 30, 2020, 14:50 PM IST

Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighters intercept US P-8A Poseidon spy plane over Black Sea thrice in 4 days

According to Russia, all the intercepts by Sukhoi Su-27s were carried over neutral waters of the Black Sea. The Su-27 returned to base after the US P-8A Poseidon turned away from the Russian border.

Jul 28, 2020, 13:42 PM IST

Sukhoi Su-27s, Su-30SMs, Su-35Ss of Russian Knights perform aerobatic displays near Moscow

Sukhoi Su-27s, Su-30SMs, Su-35Ss of the Russian Knights (Vityazi), an aerobatic team of the country's Aerospace Force carried out breathtaking displays over the skies of  Kubinka, near Moscow on July 3, 2020. The Su-27s, Su-30SMs, Su-35Ss were flying in a single formation for the first time and their pilots mesmerised the audience with some of the most spectacular aerobatic and gravity-defying manoeuvres possible.

Jul 06, 2020, 14:25 PM IST

Russia launches Sukhoi Su-27 fighters as US P-8A Poseidon, RC-135 spy planes fly over Black Sea

The US P-8A Poseidon is tasked with anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASUW), and shipping interdiction roles while the RC-135 is used for gathering intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

Jun 30, 2020, 11:59 AM IST

UK Eurofighter Typhoons intercept Russian Sukhoi Su-27s, IL-20 spy plane over Baltic Sea

Eurofighter Typhoon fighters of the United Kingdom's 6 Squadron intercepted a group of Russian warplanes over the Baltic Sea on Thursday (June 4, 2020). Russian Ilyushin IL-20 COOT A intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft and two Sukhoi Su-27 combat jets flying over the Baltic Sea faced the Eurofighter Typhoons which had been launched from a military base as part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Air Policing mission.

Jun 08, 2020, 17:32 PM IST

US B-1B Lancers intercepted by Russian Sukhoi Su-27, Su-30 were training to target enemy ships using AGM-158C Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles

Armed with LRASMs, the B-1Bs with their advanced stand-off and counter-ship capabilities can destroy a designated target within groups of surface warships in electronic warfare environments.

Jun 03, 2020, 12:37 PM IST

Sukhoi Su-27, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29, MiG-21 fighters escort US B-1B Lancers over Europe, F-16s also join

Over the skies of Europe, the B-1B Lancers were joined by Sukhois, MiGs and F-16s as well as Turkish Air Force's KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refuelling aircraft. It was the first time ever that the B-1B Lancers flew with Su-27s and MiG-29s as their escort.

Jun 01, 2020, 14:44 PM IST

Russia's Sukhoi Su-27, Su-30 intercept, shoot videos of US B-1B Lancers over Black and Baltic Seas

The skies over the neutral waters of Black and Baltic Seas saw some action on Friday (May 29, 2020) when Russian Sukhoi Su-27P and Su-30M combat aircraft intercepted the United States of Amerca Air Force B-1B Lancer strategic bombers. The Sukhoi fighters were launched after the B-1B bombers were detected by the Russian Western and Southern military districts radars.

May 31, 2020, 10:38 AM IST

Russia's Sukhoi Su-27s, Tupolev Tu-160s intercepted by Belgian, Danish, Polish F-16s, Finnish F/A-18C Hornet, Swedish JAS 39 Gripen over Baltic Sea

The F-16s of the Belgian Air Force took off from Lithuania's Siauliai Air Base where they are currently based as part of NATO Baltic Air Patrol mission. The two Russian Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack nuclear bombers and two Sukhoi Su-27 aircraft were flying over the Baltic Sea.

Sep 18, 2019, 12:24 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

Russia sends its Sukhoi Su-27 fighters to intercept nuclear-capable US B-52H bombers

The US bombers did not violate Russia’s border and the interception by Su-27 jets were performed in strict compliance with the international air law.

Jun 18, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

Russia's Sukhoi Su-27 intercepts US Air Force RC-135 and Swedish Air Force jet - Watch

The face-off between the Su-27 and RC-135 along with Gulfstream reconnaissance aircraft took place over the Baltic Sea.

Jun 12, 2019, 20:52 PM IST