IHS Jane’s 360: Russia’s air force is using Libyan eastern airfield

2018/28/10 – Russian military aircraft have landed at an airport in eastern Libya that has been used as a military base by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), IHS Jane’s 360 reported Friday.

Open source ADS-B transponder signals have shown that two Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) Tupolev Tu-154M passenger aircraft have flown at least two missions via Al-Khadim airport. Continuer à lire … « IHS Jane’s 360: Russia’s air force is using Libyan eastern airfield »

Russia’s Mach 3 MiG-25 Foxbat: Built to Take Out a Supersonic Bomber That Never Was Built #Libya

2018/23/10 – The Soviet Union built over 1,000 Foxbats, some 80 to 90 percent of which served in the Soviet air forces in various roles. Had these planes not existed, the USSR would have had to look elsewhere for fighter, fighter-bomber, recon and interceptor roles. Continuer à lire … « Russia’s Mach 3 MiG-25 Foxbat: Built to Take Out a Supersonic Bomber That Never Was Built #Libya »