The six or seven Russian Su-27 Flankers deployed Bobruisk airfield in eastern Belarus were photographed carrying Vympel R-73 missiles (NATO reporting name AA-11 Archer). The aircraft were deployed to Belarus at the request of President Aleksandr Lukashenko amid concerns over increased NATO military activity in eastern Europe.
Russia has reportedly deployed six Su-27 Flanker fighters to Belarus as the request of President Lukashenko amid concerns over instability in Ukraine and NATO’s deployment of USAF combat aircraft to Lithuania and Poland.
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MOSCOW, February 19 (RIA Novosti) – Belarus will bolster its air defense systems during the Ice Hockey World Championships in May, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday. Continue reading Russia Moves Su-27’s to Baranovichi
Minsk—Belarus will repair and upgrade its Su-27 aircraft which have been decommissioned, Chairman of the State Military-Industrial Committee Sergei Hurulev said here Friday.
On the suggestion of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, the defence ministry has decided to upgrade the decommissioned Su- 27 with the subsequent extension of their service life, Xinhua reported. Continue reading Belarus to Modernize Su-27 Aircraft
Combat aircraft in Baranavichy may carry nuclear weapons.
This statement was made by leader of the United Civil Party (UCP) Anatol Liabedzka. Continue reading Russian Su-27 in Belarus May Carry Nukes