May 6, 2013
Fifth-Generation Jet Tests May Start in July - Air Force
Tests of Russia's fifth-generation T-50 fighter jets in the Chkalov state flight test center in Akhtubinsk, Astrakhan Region in south Russia may start in July, Air Force Commander Lt.
Russia testing new fighter jet
Russian air force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said Sunday tests are under way on a fifth version of the T-50 stealth fighter jet.
The first two Su-30SM fighters have been put into service by the Russian air forces
The first batch of Russian advanced multi-role Su-30SM fighters has been delivered to the State Proving Flying Center located in Akhtubinsk , RIA Novosti reports with reference to the official representative of the Ministry of Defense, Air Forces, Colonel Vladimir Deryabin.
Russian Ministry of Defense will reconstruct all the military airfields by 2020
Russian Ministry of Defense intends to reconstruct the existing airfield system in the areas of military aviation's home stations base airfields, airfields used for provision of aircraft testing and aprons for military aviation units, by 2020, RBC reports with reference to the official representative of the Ministry, Colonel Vladimir Drik.