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Russia's stretched Il-96-400M makes maiden flight

Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) carried out the maiden flight of the prototype Ilyushin Il-96-400M, RA-96115, on November 1.

Russia welcomes another modernised Il-76MD-90A airlifter

The United Aircraft Corporation – a subsidiary of Russia’s state-owned Rostec State Corporation – has delivered another deeply modernised Il-76MD-90A Candid heavy-lift strategic transport to the Russian Ministry of Defence

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Rostec plots out upgrade plan for Russia’s fifth-gen Su-57 fighter

Vladimir Artyakov, the First Deputy General Director of the Rostec State Corporation, recently told Russian media outlet, Izvestia, that the company plans to have a total of 22 serial-production Su-57 Felon fighters in Russian Aerospace Forces service by 2024

Airbus ordered to return millions of dollars to Russian lessor

A court has ordered Airbus to hand back millions of dollars to a Russian lessor

Russia eyes Indian collaboration in developing fifth-gen Checkmate fighter

Russia reportedly plans to discuss potential cooperation with India in the creation of new fifth-generation combat aircraft – with the previously unveiled Checkmate light tactical fighter being focused on in particular – at the Aero India 2023 international air show and defence exhibition, which is currently being held in Bengaluru

Russia receives another upgraded Tu-22M3 bomber

The United Aircraft Corporation has delivered another modernised Tu-22M3 Backfire-C supersonic-capable strategic bomber/missile carrier to the Russian Aerospace Forces’ Long-Range Aviation command

Russia marks key milestones in delivery of modernised Tu-160Ms

Russia has recently marked two key milestones regarding the delivery and testing of its newly modernised Tupolev Tu-160M Blackjack supersonic-capable strategic bomber/missile carrier fleet

Russia receives more Su-57s as production ramps up

Russia’s state-owned Rostec State Corporation announced on December 28, 2022, that another batch of serial production-standard Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters has been handed over to the Russian Ministry of Defence

Russia starts development of PAK DP as MiG-31 successor

The Rostec State Corporation has confirmed that Russia has started to develop the successor to its Mikoyan MiG-31 interceptor fleet under the Prospective Air Complex for Long-Range Interception (PAK DP) programme

Russia begins serial production of Mi-35P

Russian Helicopters – a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation – announced that it launched serial production of the upgraded Mi-35P attack helicopter at its Rostvertol facility in Rostov-na-Don, Russia, on August 24.