August 2018

Su-57 and MiG-35 land Russian orders during Army 2018

During the Army 2018 military-technical forum held August 21-26 at Kubinka, west of Moscow, the Russian defense ministry signed a total of 32 contracts with 20 Russian manufacturers. The value of the orders exceeded 130 billion roubles (nearly $2 billion) and calls for the delivery of 600 pieces of equipment and the modernization of 1,500 more. The signing took place on August 22, followed by a press briefing by deputy ...

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Category: MiG News

Spanish fighter jet accidentally fired a missile over Estonia

An investigation has been launched after a Spanish fighter jet accidentally fired a missile whilst on a training exercise in Estonia. The Eurofighter Typhoon, normally based in Siauliai, Lithuania, was flying with another Spanish aircraft and two French Mirage 2000 jets when the incident occurred on August 7, near the city of Otepaa in south-east Estonia. A statement from the Spanish Ministry of Defence confirmed that a missile had been ...

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Category: Military Aviation

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