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
RIA Novosti reports the delivery of twelve Sukhoi Su-35S multi-role fighter aircraft, bringing the number of delivered aircraft to 34. The remaining fourteen aircraft, of the 48 ordered by the Russian Air Force, are scheduled for delivery in 2015. The twelve Su-35S will be posted to Dzemgi in the far-eastern Khabarovsk region of Russia, most likely being assigned to the 23rd Fighter Aviation Regiment (23 IAP). Dzemgi has been reported as the factory airfield of the Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association (KnAAPO).
Satellite imagery of Dzemgi Air Base
Launch and recovery operations at sea aboard the Russian Navy’s aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov.
The delivery of Sukhoi Su-35 multirole fighter jets to the Russian Air Force will start before the middle of February.
“The Russian Air Force will welcome the Su-35 fighter very soon. Relevant orders have been issued,” a defense industry representative said on Friday. Continue reading Russian Air Force: Su-35 Deliveries to Begin
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