Nightwitches - Female Russian bombers who bombed Germany during They had old, noisy planes the engines used to conk out halfway through their missions, so they had to climb out on the wings mid-flight to restart the props.
Russia's Been Cruising Cali's Coast With the World's Fastest Turboprop
A Russian Tupolev Bear 'H' photographed from a RAF Typhoon Quick Reaction Alert aircraft (QRA) with 6 Squadron from RAF Leuchars in Scotland.
#usairbases - As part of a strategy to deter Russian aggression, the United States is planning to pump hundreds of millions of dollars into military installations in Eastern Europe. A report in The AirForceTimes claims the U.S. is planning to spend $214 million of European Deterrence Initiative Funds (EDI) on modernising air bases in strategic locations from Iceland to Romania. EDI funding was established after the annexation of Crimea by Russia in order to increase the U.S. presence in…
While the United States celebrated Independence Day, two pairs of Russian bombers flew off the coast of California and Alaska -- forcing the Air Force to scramble fighter jets to intercept both flights, two senior defense officials tell Fox News.