Tag Archives: MiG-29

Is Cairo cosying up to Moscow?

by Paul Iddon Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s rise to power was not warmly welcomed by Washington. The ex-army chief had deposed his predecessor, Mohammad Morsi, in July 2013 leading to a series of bloody crackdowns during that summer. US … Continue reading

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Infographic: A long journey for the Kuznetsov – November 21 “Extended” Update

by Louis Martin-Vézian of CIGeography (Facebook / Twitter). The November 21 “Extended” update adds two more panels to the infographic: The transit of two Buyan-M-class corvette from Sevastopol to Baltiysk in October (the panel was already included in the first … Continue reading

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Russia’s SU-27 Probably Departed Belarus

The Russian Air Force appears to have recalled their Su-27SM from Belarus, a review of satellite imagery of the 61st Fighter Airbase in Baranovichi suggests. Russia had 4 Su-27SM Flanker parked in revetments on the Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) apron … Continue reading

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From where will Tehran acquire modern fighter jets?

An enthusiast with an interest in vintage American warplanes would doubtlessly enjoy the skies over Tehran during Iran’s annual Sacred Defense military parades. After all, where else in the world today can you actually see a flying F-14 Tomcat? Nowhere, … Continue reading

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Indian Navy MIG-29K Finally Arrive at Vizag

The latest space snapshots acquired by the commercial satellite firm DigitalGlobe show eleven of the carrier-based aircraft parked on the south apron of the airbase at Vizag. It appears the aircraft arrived since previous imagery was taken in March. Two Hawk … Continue reading

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India: INS Hansa’s SBTF In Operation

The latest imagery acquired in May 2014 of INS Hansa, a location on India’s western coast in Goa, confirms that the Navy’s Shore Based Testing Facility (SBTF) is operational. Although India inaugurated the facility back in March, it was unknown at … Continue reading

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First of Chad’s MIG-29 Arrives In N’Djamena

Satellite imagery acquired by DigitalGlobe on 03JUL14 shows the arrival of Chad’s first MIG-29 at N’Djamena airbase. Over the last decade, Chad and Sudan have been engaged in a serious proxy war to support armed opposition groups in their respective … Continue reading

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Das militärische Kräfteverhältnis auf der koreanischen Halbinsel

Ein Gastbeitrag von Lukas Hegi. Er ist Mitglied des Vorstandes der Vereinigung Schweizerischer Nachrichtenoffiziere (VSN). Dieser Artikel wurde im Bulletin 2 (2013) der Vereinigung Schweizerischer Nachrichtenoffiziere veröffentlicht. In der ersten Jahreshälfte war die internationale Politik von der Nordkorea-Krise geprägt. Damit … Continue reading

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Who is Ahead in Asia’s Carrier Arms Race?

by Felix F. Seidler. Felix is a fellow at the Institute for Security Policy, University of Kiel, Germany and runs the site Seidlers Sicherheitspolitik”. This article was published there at first. Asia’s maritime arms race has again highlighted the emerging … Continue reading

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America’s MiG Air Force

by DAVID AXE For at least 35 years the U.S. military has operated Soviet- and Russian-made MiG and Sukhoi jet fighters. Speaking at an Air Force Association event in Virginia on Tuesday, Jack Manclark, former U.S. Air Force test director, … Continue reading

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