Su-27SM3 Deploy to Baranavichy

By the end of the year 24 Su-27SM3 fighter jets will have been deployed at the Russian aviation base in Belarus.

Russian fighter jets regiment, composed of 24 Su-27SM3 fighter jets, will ensure the “Union State’s” air defense and the integrity of the air space, ITAR-TASS reports with a reference to the Commander in Chief of Russia’s air forces Viktor Bondarev.

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Ukraine Scrambles Su-27

Russian fighter jets allegedly twice violated Ukraine’s air space over the Black Sea during the night, Interfax news agency quoted the Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.

It said Ukraine’s air force had scrambled a Sukhoi SU-27 interceptor aircraft and prevented any “provocative actions” but gave no further details.

Photo: Armed Ukranian Su-27

A photograph taken on March 1, 2014 shows Ukranian “Blue 45” in flight armed with a full complement of ten air-to-air missiles (R-27 Vympel and R-73 Vympel). The aircraft is believed to be based at Mirgorod. The aircraft wears Ukraine’s “digital flanker” camouflage scheme.

Armed Ukranian Su-27


Photo by Andrey Rakul