air force

A big blow to Russia

41 drones were destroyed over Rostov Oblast, three over Volgograd, two over Kursk, and one Ukrainian drone over Belgorod Oblast, reports RIA Novosti.
At the same time, the Ukrainian Air Force shot down 12 of the 15 drones that Russia attacked Ukraine with last night, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced.

Sweden's Military Might: A Key Asset for NATO's Security Strategy

Sweden's decision to pursue NATO membership is underscored by its robust military-industrial complex and modernized defense capabilities. A Politico  analysis highlights Sweden's extensive array of military hardware, ranging from fighter jets like the Saab JAS 39 Gripen to submarines and anti-ship missiles.

Russia and Ukraine launch overnight drone attacks

Ukraine launched a drone attack on a Russian metal plant in a border region on Wednesday, causing a fire at a fuel tank, the local governor said.

Kiev meanwhile announced it had intercepted dozens of Russian drones as both sides launched a wave of overnight aerial attacks in an attempt to hit targets deep behind the front lines.

Kremlin says German leak shows 'involvement' of West in Ukraine

The Kremlin said on Monday that the content of a leaked conversation between German officials about potential strikes on Crimea proved Western countries were participating in the conflict in Ukraine.

In an embarrassing incident for Berlin, which is under pressure to supply missiles to Kiev, a recording of leaked talks was posted on social media on Friday.

Turkey’s KAAN fighter jet conducts first flight

Turkey's KAAN, its first national combat aircraft, completed its first flight on Wednesday, part of the country's efforts to upgrade its air force.

NATO member Turkey launched its TF-X project to produce a national combat aircraft in 2016. Turkish aerospace firm TUSAS signed a deal with Britain's BAE Systems worth $125 million in 2017 to develop the next-generation fighter jet.