Russia: Tu-95MS bombers taking part in SCO exercise in Kyrgyzstan

Two strategic missile carrying bombers Tupolev-95MS take part in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s anti-terrorist exercise Peace Mission-2016, currently underway in Kyrgyzstan, an assistant to the commander of Russia’s Central Military District Yaroslav Roshchupkin has said. “The planes took off from the Engels airdrome in the Saratov region, stayed in the air for about nine hours…

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Russia: 3 air carriers apply for international flights from Moscow’s new airport

Ikar, Vim-Avia and Nordavia air carriers have applied for operating international flights from Zhukovsky airport in the Moscow region, according to the documents released by Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia). The information on flights operated by those companies from Zhukovsky can be found in the draft protocol to the meeting of the interdepartmental commission…

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Russia: flight tactic exercise with naval aviation crews starts at the Baltic Fleet

Crews of the Baltic Fleet naval aviation are practicing intercepting and eliminating aerial targets, searching for submarines of the simulated enemy, and performing bombardment in naval and ground ranges in course of the flight tactic exercise. More than 500 servicemen, over 20 Su-27 fighters, Su-24 bombers, Mi-24, Mi-8 and Ka-27 helicopters, and An-26 transports are…

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