ALERT US Air Force and Canadian fighter jets were scrambled to escort Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers near North American airspace

Military authorities say US Air Force and Canadian fighter jets were scrambled to escort two Russian bombers that were traveling near the North American coastline. The North American Aerospace Defense Command says two F-22 and two CF-18 fighter jets identified two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers that were entering an area patrolled by the Royal…

BREAKING Video released of Russian Tu-22M3 Bomber crash during landing in Murmansk Region, Russia

Two crew members of a Tu-22M3 have died and two more were injured during a hard landing in Russia’s Murmansk region. “On 22 January, the Tu-22M3, after completing a scheduled training flight in the Murmansk region, made a hard landing when it encountered heavy snow” the ministry said in a statement. According to a report, 1 crew was taken…

ALERT Israel conducted a missile attack targeting Damascus International Airport while Iranian Mahan Air A310 was on approach

Syrian state media on Sunday accused Israel of conducting a rare daylight missile attack in and around Damascus, triggering the country’s air defenses. Local Syrian media said the targets of strike were in Damascus International Airport and in the town of al-Kiswah, south of the capital. The Russian military, which is allied with Syrian dictator…

VIDEO Tu-22M3M’s First Flight

The modernisation is aimed at prolonging the service of the Tu-22M3 modification, while at the same time upgrading its capabilities. The planes will be able to carry cutting edge Russian missile weaponry, including the Kh-47M2 Kinzhal (“Dagger”) ballistic missile, which can reach speeds of 10 Mach. Russian TV channel Zvezda has published a video of…