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    US Monitoring Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Russia


    A US surveillance plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Russia Wednesday, following an issue with the landing gear.

    Pentagon spokeswoman Lt. Col. Michele Baldanza told Defense News that the plane initially took off from a Russian airfield in Ulan Ude to begin an observation flight, but discovered the landing gear would not fully retract.

    "The crew, in cooperation with the Russian escort crew on-board, terminated the treaty observation mission and diverted to Khabarovsk to drop off the escort crew and to exit Russia using the most direct route possible to facilitate inspection and repair at a US base in Japan," Baldanza said. "Khabarovsk is a frequently utilized Open Skies Airfield, designated by Russia for treaty purposes, but it is not normally a 'point of exit' for treaty missions."

    She added that because the mission was terminated, no imagery was collected during the flight. The aircraft has since left Khabarovsk — located in southeastern Russia, about 77 km from the Chinese border — and transited to Kadena Air Base in Japan to undergo maintenance, and is expected to return to Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska once the problem is corrected.

    The aircraft was identified as a Boeing-made OC-135B, in an initial report from the Express newspaper in the UK.

    Concern over the treaty spiked in February, however, when Russia announced plans to add a new digital electro-optical sensor to its Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft used for Open Skies flights. Pentagon officials and lawmakers alike raised the alarm that the new sensors would give Russia an informational edge over what can be gathered by the equipment used by the US.

    According to a US Air Force fact sheet, the plane comes equipped with one vertical and two oblique KS-87E framing cameras for low-altitude photography, and one KA-91C panoramic camera, which scans from side to side to provide a wide sweep for each picture at a height of approximately 35,000 feet. It has a crew of up to 35.
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    Post  Project Canada on Tue Aug 09, 2016 3:07 pm



    Russian aviation to receive new-generation bombs — developer

    http://tass.ru/en/defense/893233
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    Post  franco on Sat Aug 20, 2016 2:13 pm

    VORONEZH, August 20 -. RIA Novosti
    More than a hundred units of new and modernized aircraft, including helicopters, "ANSAT" and combat training of the Yak-130, will receive the Air Force Academy in 2016, said on Saturday the chief situated in Voronezh Air Force Academy named after Zhukovsky professor Gagarin, and Lieutenant-General Gennady Zibrov.

    "This year we will get 12 new training helicopters" ANSAT "and two helicopters Ka-226. In addition, 38 helicopters we get to repairing factories that are fully modernized and the timing of their operation are increased. This Mi-24 and Mi-8 different modifications ", - he said.

    This year, the Academy will also receive 7 renovated Tu-134, four AN-26, two AN-72, eight new Yak-130 as well as 30 upgraded L-39 training aircraft.

    "For flight crews is enough of this technique to provide cadets raid" - said Zibrov.

    NOTE: In addition the Academy will accept 3500 new cadets this fall out of 7500 applications.
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    Post  George1 on Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:24 am

    Russia's Latest Innovation Uses GSM Networks to Track Cruise Missiles, Drones

    Read more: http://sputniknews.com/military/20160901/1044852673/russia-airspace-control-system.html


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    Post  franco on Sun Sep 04, 2016 11:46 pm

    Reorganization in the 4th Air Army (Southern Command) as another Air Division is formed. The new Division will be known as the 4th and HQ is in Marinovka near Volgograd.

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2106870.html
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    Re: VVS Russian Air Force: News #2

    Post  Project Canada on Sun Sep 11, 2016 3:42 pm



    Russia Builds Glide Bomb Virtually Invisible to Radar


    Russia has built a glide aviation bomb unlike any other in the world, online newspaper Svobodnaya Pressa reported citing the General Director of NPO "Basalt" Vladimir Porhachev.

    The new bomb, dubbed “Drill” is virtually invisible to radar and has a range of over 30 kilometers. “It has no engine. When dropped, it acquires its target and zooms in with the help of the GLONASS global positioning system. The cluster charge opens up at an altitude of 250 meters. I hope that the bomb will pass all the tests already before this year is out,” Vladimir Porhachev said. The Drill is 3 meters long, almost half a meter wide and weighs 540 kilograms. The dropping altitudes range from 14 kilometers to just 100 meters. The bomb is equipped with heat-seeking and radar-based elements and is immune to radio-electronic countermeasures.

    Even though the Drill’s effective range of 30-plus kilometers is four times less than that of America’s GBU-39 gliding bomb (110 km), its explosives-per-mass ratio is better.

    The Drill, developed primarily for the T-50 new generation fighter, is a stealth bomb, which means that it will not be detected by infrared-homing antimissiles, even though it will be less invisible on radar. And, finally, it is packed with 15 individually targeted cluster sub-munitions, each weighing about 20 kilograms, which means that it does not fall under the provisions of an international convention banning the use of cluster bombs. Russian sub-munitions are way smarter than their US counterparts because they can find and destroy targets that produce no infrared emissions. Moreover, when dropped on a tank battlefield the Drill’s friend-or-foe identification system will only hit enemy tanks without harming its own. Moreover, the Russian sub-munitions are considerably more destructive than their American versions, with a single cluster capable of taking out up to ten tanks – almost twice as many as America’s AGM-154, the newspaper wrote. The Drill’s cluster charge can also carry bunker-bursting BETA-M elements, all making the Drill a totally unique weapon.

    https://sputniknews.com/russia/20160911/1045189665/russia-bomb-features.html

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    Post  franco on Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:15 pm

    More information on Aviation Training

    MOSCOW, Oct. 3 - RIA Novosti Over 500 students of the Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School (KVVAUL, branch VUNTS Force FSI Russian "Air Force Academy") completed the flying practice in training and combat training aircraft on profiles fighter, tactical bombers, assault. , military transport, long-distance and anti-submarine aircraft, said Monday the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian Defense Ministry.

    "More than 500 students of the Krasnodar Higher pilots Military School in 2016, received a solid knowledge and successfully passed the theoretical training, have been flying practice on education and training and combat aircraft flying practice was conducted in four profiles of aviation:. Fighter, frontline bombers, attack aircraft, military -Transportation, long-range aviation and anti-submarine aircraft, "- said in a statement.

    About 350 students of the third course KVVAUL first took to the skies on the L-39 aircraft to airfields Tikhoretsk, Michurinsk, Maikop, Nyquist (the profiles of operational and tactical aircraft and long-range aviation); on the L-410 aircraft - with Rtishchevo airfield (on the profile of military transport aircraft).

    More than 150 students of the fourth year practiced on the Yak-130 (the profile of fighter aircraft) at the airport Armavir, L-39 aircraft (the profile of distant aircraft) at the airport Kotelnikovo on AN-26 (on the profile of military transport aircraft) on Balashov airport.

    The checks carried out before an independent flight cadets have shown that in general they have a good piloting technique, high moral and psychological preparation and orientation for summer work. During the period of summer internship students have mastered the technique of piloting, air navigation and combat use. Total flying time each cadet KVVAUL made more than 80 hours.
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    Re: VVS Russian Air Force: News #2

    Post  Viktor on Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:19 pm

    WOW

    Shoigu said the use of the latest in Syria cruise missiles X-101

    "Aircraft Strategic Air Command in a real combat situation for the first time applied the new missiles air-launched X-101 with a range of up to 4.5 thousand kilometers," - he said.
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    Post  VladimirSahin on Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:20 pm

    Muahaha time to mass produce those missiles Very Happy
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    Post  George1 on Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:40 pm

    Russian Defense Ministry denies incidents involving Su-27 fighter over Gulf of Finland

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    Post  franco on Sat Oct 15, 2016 8:31 am

    Some photos from the 22nd Fighter regiment based in Uglovaya just outside of Vladivostok. Interesting combination of modern Russian fighters with 3 squadrons, 1 each of Su-35S, Su-30SM and Mig-31BM being formed.

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2182442.html
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    Post  franco on Fri Oct 21, 2016 9:43 pm

    MOSCOW, October 21 -. RIA Novosti Two regimental sets of anti-aircraft missile systems S-400 and six combat vehicles "Carapace-C" taken from the beginning of the year on arms Aerospace Forces, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Yuri Borisov.

    "Also for Areospace Forces RF received 4 new and 13 modernized aircraft, 13 new helicopters, 21 radar, more than 15 thousand units of aviation means of destruction," - said Borisov, speaking on a single day of acceptance of military products.
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    Re: VVS Russian Air Force: News #2

    Post  magnumcromagnon on Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:46 am

    Huge News! Apparently the Mi-24 flying laboratory for the next gen high-speed helicopter not only reached it's milestone of 400km/h, which was supposed to be the maximum speed, but instead surpassed it! The new helicopter blade design was the key to achieving this, as it succeeded to overcome the "locking" effect of high speed flight, and their going to push the max speed beyond the original goal of 400km/h to 460km/h:


    On the Internet actively discussing information about the speed trials, a flying laboratory, built on the basis of the Mi-24K, which "came" from the Ministry of Defense of Russia. However, it is strange that management of the holding "Russian Helicopters" is silent on this matter.

    Flying Lab demonstrator (LL-A) long-term high-speed helicopter technology (PSV), created with the aim of improving the support system in the framework of the Mi-X3 is gradually fed to the test flights on speed. The first test flight of the helicopter demonstrator has made December 23, 2015

    The main technical feature of the demonstrator helicopter, the project is a new generation of experimental blade main rotor. Experimental blades designed to prevent flutter and overcome the "locking" effect. The design of the carrying system using the results of the latest domestic research in the field of aerodynamics, strength and materials. On-demonstrator helicopter is equipped with two domestic engine VK-2500-01. Maximum take-off weight fast flying laboratory, which is piloted by a pilot, is 11.5 m Developers originally claimed that the helicopter demonstrator will develop a maximum speed of over 400 km / h and cruising make 340 -. 360 km / h. It can be argued with reference to the military (Chief of the 220th Military Colonel Eugene Poluyanova Russian Defense Ministry representative), stated that the milestone reached.

    The program is the creation of long-term Russian helicopter under the CWC project is divided into two stages: the development of machines for the commercial operation of high-speed helicopter and military. The experimental results showed that at the current stage of the helicopter with a high cruising speed (500 km / h) will be a significant cost for the commercial operators. For civil users indicators such as high cruising speed, it turned out to be less significant than the indicator "operating costs". We are working to create a long-term medium-lift helicopter with the speed of about 360 km / h for commercial use, which will incorporate that were worked on the program.

    Officially it announced that for the Russian Ministry of Defense implementation of research work to further improve the speed in horizontal flight up to 460 km / h and above will continue.

    Pilot a helicopter company "Miles" in flight exceeded the barrier of 400 km / h


    Lets see some responses from Werewolf, kvs, Big_Gazza, sepheronx, GarryB.
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    Re: VVS Russian Air Force: News #2

    Post  GarryB on Thu Nov 17, 2016 8:06 am

    As that article mentions the key criteria for most commercial users of helos, the key features will be ability to operate from helo pads, to be able to navigate in cities and other odd places, and economics of operation.

    Top speed is not that critical... if speed is so important then you would take a small helo to a nearby airfield and transfer to a fixed wing aircraft and get the speed and range of a fixed wing aircraft to a small airfield near your destination to a small helo to fly directly to where you want to go.

    For the military it would be useful in moving troops slightly faster, but you would not it to be twice as expensive just for an increase in speed.

    Like the Su-25 there is no value in extra speed for some aircraft... some people are fixated with high speed, but all transport and civilian airliners are subsonic at the moment. There have been supersonic transports of people and material but not hugely successful... and very much a niche market.

    In terms of technology this is very interesting and good news for Mil as this technology can presumably be applied to the entire existing helo fleet to increase performance across the board.


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    Post  franco on Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:49 pm

    According to this article the Steppe Air Base will reopen December 1st with the transfer in of the 266th Attack Regiment which has been at Domna while the Steppe Air Base was completely rebuilt;

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2282281.html
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    Post  George1 on Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:07 pm

    Russian Aerospace Forces Plan to Repair at Least 4 Arctic Military Airfields

    According to deputy commander and chief of main staff, Russian Aerospace Forces plan to repair at least four military airfields in the Arctic by the end of 2021.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian Aerospace Forces plan to repair at least four military airfields in the Arctic by the end of 2021, its deputy commander and chief of main staff said Tuesday. "In the future, priority will be given to airfields in the Arctic zone. By the end of 2021, reconstruction works in Ukrainka, Vorkuta, Tiksi and Anadyr airfields," Lt. Gen. Pavel Kurachenko said.

    Read more: https://sputniknews.com/russia/201612201048780558-russian-aerospace-forces/


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    Re: VVS Russian Air Force: News #2

    Post  Austin on Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:37 pm

    Russia Considers Developping a Full Range of UAVs in Coming Years

    http://www.airrecognition.com/index.php/focus-analysis-photo-report-aviation-defence-industry/aviation-defence-industry-technology/3141-russia-considers-developping-a-full-range-of-uavs-in-coming-years.html


    The Russian Defense Ministry is seeking to set up a complete line of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), including tactical and high-altitude ones, expert Denis Fedutinov writes in the pages of the Vedomosti daily. Five years ago, Russia’s lagging behind technologically developed nations by far was a commonplace in the discussion of the development of domestic UAV systems. Russian customers, among which the Defense Ministry ranks first, have done much since then to remedy the problem.



    Russia eyes complete line of UAVs for coming years Russia's license-produced Forpost UAV

    Russia caught up quickly enough as far as small-size drones are concerned, with the military starting to buy the systems developed by Russian firms at their own expense. However, strong efforts have had to be made to launch the development of heavier unmanned aircraft. The efforts should continue, given the programs that are still in progress. Russian companies are known to be developing a number of sophisticated unmanned aircraft systems, such as a tactical UAV, two medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) drones, high-altitude unmanned aircraft and a stealthy reconnaissance/attack UAV. In addition, an upgrade of the Forpost tactical drone has been planned.

    As to the Forpost, it is the Searcher Mk.II system from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), license-produced by the UZGA plant in Yekaterinburg. Initially, the acquisition of these UAVs seemed to be a forced step, but the order of another batch was reported last year. In all probability, further acquisition plans may lead to buying about more 50 systems with a total of 150 UAVs. To hedge against political risks, the system’s upgrade and an increase in its locally manufactured content have been pondered. It was reported in the media that the updated UAV would be heavier than the baseline model, with the former’s weight to stand at about 500 kg as opposed to the 436 kg of the latter. A weight increase will necessitate design modification to the airframe. In addition, plans are known for the UAV to be equipped with Russian-made avionics.

    A pure Russian tactical drone development program is Korsar. The system presumably intended as an analog of the US-made Shadow is being developed by the Rybinsk-based Luch design Bureau, a subsidiary of Vega Corp. The Korsar’s primary missions will be intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) within the 50-km radius. The supposed look of the drone was unveiled in September 2015. Its takeoff weight will be around 200 kg. Concurrently with developing the UAV, its production facility was being established in Rybinsk and statements were made that the production was scheduled to commence in late 2016 and to reach full capacity in late 2017.



    Russia eyes complete line of UAVs for coming years Simonov Design Bureau's Altair MALE UAV project

    Two MALE-class drones are in development in Russia too. Initially, it was reported that the aircraft would have a takeoff weight of about 1 ton and 5 tons respectively. The similarity of their dimensions to those of the US-made Predator and Reaper served the ground for presuming their operational similarity as well. One of the two systems includes a medium-altitude UAV under development by the Kronstadt Group for the Russian Defense Ministry. The latter ordered its development in October 2011. The aircraft is known to weigh around 1.2 tons, with its maximum payload accounting for 300 kg. Reportedly, the UAV will be able to remain airborne for 24 hours. In spring 2016, the press reported the start of the trials of the UAV at the Gromov Flight Research Center in Zhukovsky (Moscow Region). The kick-off of its airfield performance tests indicates that the program has passed an important landmark. At the same time, its completion will apparently take a lot of time.

    The other MALE system, which has a heavier UAV designated as Altair, is being developed by the Simonov Design Bureau (previously Sokol Design Bureau) in Kazan under the Altius program. The development started in 2011. The twin-engine drone is a high-wing monoplane with a wingspan of slightly less than 30 m and the V-tail. Presumably, its maximum endurance will be 48 hours. According to Tatarstan’s government officials, the flight tests of the aircraft were kicked off in July. Tatarstan’s Prime Minister Ildar Khalikov said it was to enter production in 2018. Given the status quo of the program, the premier seems to be overly optimistic.

    Sukhoi has been developing its Okhotnik heavy hunter/killer UAV since 2012. Mikhail Pogosyan, who led the corporation at the time, said the designing of the system was to become the first cooperative effort of Sukhoi and MiG. The UAV is believed to have a takeoff weight of around 20 tons. The Northrop Grumman X-47 seems to be its closest foreign counterpart. Russia’s Military Industrial Commission Deputy Chairman Oleg Bochkaryov said in 2014 that the unmanned aircraft’s maiden flight was expected in 2018. However, the example of foreign firms, which started their work as far back as the early 2000s, leads one to believe that the completion of the program is a long-run prospect even if the UAV flies on schedule.

    Another high-altitude UAV is being co-developed by TsAGI and Myasishchev. The aircraft intended to become a technology demonstrator is being designed under the Obzor-1 program. The two companies do not release details about their program. Presumably, their drone will not be something outside the box. It is more likely to resemble the US-made high-altitude long-endurance Global Hawk. As was reported in the press, Myasishchev’s design bureau was to devise the design documentation before year-end 2016 and begin to build the first prototype in 2016. Even if all goes to plan, this is going to be a rather long-term program.

    Another high-altitude UAV, the Sova, is under development by the Tiber Company with the support by the Advanced Research Foundation (ARP). It is the so-called pseudosatellite - an aircraft capable of long-time loitering over the assigned area at an altitude higher than the one used by airliners. The drone’s power supply is performed by its solar panels. The approach is similar to the one embodied in the Zephyr UAV of Airbus that bought it from QinetiQ. A prototype with the 9-m wingspan and 12-ton takeoff weight passed its flight tests in July. The aircraft flew a mission, which duration exceeded 48 hours.

    ARF noted that the UAV would come in handy for long-term monitoring in the high latitudes and for meeting the growing demand for telecom services in the plethora of spheres.

    As the outline of the programs shows, the Russian Defense Ministry has been supervising numerous ongoing UAV research and development programs. Covering all the bases, the military tries to form as complete range of UAV types as possible. Obviously, this is not an easy thing to do for reasons beyond its control, including the shortage of competencies in this sphere, technological and personnel problems and financial issues. This makes the slippage behind schedule almost unavoidable, with some of the programs slipping pretty far behind. Nonetheless, while the development of the high-altitude strategic UAV and heavy hunter/killer drone will certainly take a long time, Russian analogs of the US-made Shadow, Predator and Reaper shouldering the bulk of the USAF’s missions may well appear soon enough, expert Denis Fedutinov writes in his article in the Vedomosti daily.
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    Re: VVS Russian Air Force: News #2

    Post  Project Canada on Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:40 pm


    These mid to large sized uavs has been in development for years, more than half a decade i would say and yet no single unit has been put to service and seem to be stuck in testing phase.
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    Post  PapaDragon on Thu Dec 22, 2016 12:10 am

    Project Canada wrote:
    These mid to large sized uavs has been in development for years, more than half a decade i would say and yet no single unit has been put to service and seem to be stuck in testing phase.

    They weren't really doing anything serious until after Shoigu took over and Ukropistan started.
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    Post  GarryB on Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:39 am

    It is important to keep in mind that a new 10 ton class UAV is the same as trying to develop a new manned aircraft in that weight range... you can't just design and build one overnight and put it in service within a year or two.

    UAVs are more of an issue because you are relying on telemetry to find out the flight characteristics and to bring it back in one piece.

    There is a reason test pilots exist... in fact some larger UAVs might even have a cockpit to speed up flight characteristic development.


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    Re: VVS Russian Air Force: News #2

    Post  Tsavo Lion on Sat Dec 24, 2016 7:41 pm

    Su-34s flew into the stratosphere http://ren.tv/novosti/2016-10-14/rossiyskie-bombardirovshchiki-su-34-sovershili-polety-v-stratosferu?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=lentainform&utm_campaign=ren.tv&utm_term=1265860s10306&utm_content=4757505
    Translation: Modern bombers Su-34 flew in the stratosphere at supersonic speed. The pilots also worked on the exercise of air navigation, landing and take-off at night and flew on a given route. The exercises were held in the Khabarovsk Territory. Head of the press service of VVS Colonel Alexander Gordeyev noted that as the final exercise pilots worked for bombing ground targets imaginary enemy. According to Tass, the maneuvers were carried out in the framework of the final test for the 2016 academic year. Air Force pilots bomber regiment of the Eastern Military District took part in the event.
    What is their design max altitude? Going that high is unusual for a ground attack plane, but this 1 benefits from it's Su-27 direct ancestor.
    The stratosphere is where MiG-25 interceptors (with service ceiling of at least 22,500m & up to record 37,650m (123,524 ft)) were like fish in the water: at mid latitudes, it starts at 10–13 km (33,000–43,000 ft; 6.2–8.1 mi) and ends at 50 km (160,000 ft; 31 mi)..
    http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/mig25/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikoyan-Gurevich_MiG-25#Interceptors
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratosphere

    Could they be considering the Su-34s for that role as a stop-gap until MiG-31 follow on appears, or getting them ready to carry new missiles to be launched from there like planned modernized Tu-160, or both?
    http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/interceptor-alert-russias-mig-31-replacement-underway-14773
    http://rbth.com/defence/2016/08/16/modernized-russian-bombers-will-be-able-to-fly-in-the-stratosphere_621509
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    Re: VVS Russian Air Force: News #2

    Post  GarryB on Sun Dec 25, 2016 9:53 pm

    The MiG-31 is all about speed and range... not altitude.

    Perhaps they are interested in testing very high altitude release air to ground weapons... in the normal wars the Russians will be involved in... ie Syria et al, where the enemy has little or no air defence or aircraft flying at 22km altitude or higher at high speed allows large areas to be covered quickly and probably has an added bonus of enormous impact speed of the weapons involved for hard or deeply buried targets.

    Aircraft flying at high altitude can fly much faster and much further than low flying aircraft and the large heavy SAMs they are vulnerable at that height are easier to find and deal with... most non Soviet systems are not very mobile...

    Could they be considering the Su-34s for that role as a stop-gap until MiG-31 follow on appears, or getting them ready to carry new missiles to be launched from there like planned modernized Tu-160, or both?

    the portion of the article you quoted mentioned ground targets being engaged so I rather doubt this is about replacing the MiG-31 and likely more about high altitude bombing... whether from the Su-34, or the Tu-22M3M. The Tu-160 reportedly has lost its bombing optics which suggests to me it will likely just be fitted with guided weapons... of course looking at the Su-34 perhaps they have developed an internal optics system or retractable system...

    A replacement for the MiG-31 would be better served with variable cycle engines that can operate in a scramjet mode to allow much higher flight speeds and long range.

    Internal weapon carriage would be useful but only in the sense of lower drag rather than lower RCS or stealth.

    The new photonic radar systems would be ideal for such an aircraft.... 360 degree coverage preferably...


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    VKS Russia as of 31.12.2016 - the view from the West



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    The website: http://www.easternorbat.com/html/russian_air_force_eng.html
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    Instruments equipment of Su-30SM and Su-34

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