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AWESOME VIDEO: SU-34 FULLBACK FUN!

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CHINA DOES NOT SIT IDLE DEVELOPING THEIR CARRIER OPERATIONS KNOWLEDGE

Alert5.com posted these two pictures of a J-15 already conducting low approaches on China’s newly commissioned first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. China has moved at lightning speed regarding other major military programs of the last decade and I do not … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP!: SEPTEMBER 10th, 2012

CHINESE FLANKERS TURN BEIGE Apparently China has painted up a portion of their Flanker fleet in a desert camouflage which looks similar to the recent Moroccan F-16 scheme. The shot was posted over at Alert5 and looks to be originally … Read the rest of this entry

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STRAIGHT FROM THE HEAD BANDIT’S MOUTH: 65th AGRS WILL MOST LIKELY MERGE WITH THE 64TH AGRS

During a fantastic brief put on by the 99th ABW Public Affairs unit at Nellis AFB during last month’s RED FLAG air war exercise, I asked the commanding officer of the 65th Aggressor Squadron, the guys who fly those eclectically … Read the rest of this entry

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SOLID WRITEUP ON RUSSIA’S COUNTER-AIR MODERNIZATION PLANS

Aviation Week by and large does a fantastic job reporting on the aviation and military technology world, and today’s piece on Russia’s constellation of emerging weapon systems produced to mainly counter western combat aircraft concepts is worth reading. Of notable … Read the rest of this entry

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INDIA TO RECEIVE 42 “SUPER 30” FLANKERS

Apparently India as ordered  42 SU-30MKI’s to be built to a new standard that will feature a new AESA radar, cockpit layout, electronic warfare system, some stealth treatments, and more weapons carrying capability, as well as the ability to employ the powerful “Brahmos” cruise. I have … Read the rest of this entry

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FLANKER FUN!

Just soem fun little SU-27 vids!

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BUILDING THE FLANKER

Big thanks to Dan K for finding this gem!

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CONFIRMED: SU-34 FULLBACK TO BECOME A MAIN PILLAR OF THE FUTURE RUSSIAN AIR FORCE

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2011/08/18/360961/maks-su-34-central-to-russian-modernisation-plan.html To read more about the unique SU-34 check out this recent post: http://aviationintel.com/?p=2441

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RUSSIA’S MULTI-ROLE, SEMI-REGIONAL FIGHTER-BOMBER: THE SU-34 “FULLBACK”

Russia and the US did similar things when it came to coming up with replacements for their aging swing-wing deep strike bombers, in their case the SU-24 “FENCER”, and in our case the F-111 “Aardvark.” Instead of clean sheet designs both … Read the rest of this entry

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