Ukraine Russia Conflict
The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine involves the build-up and deployment of NATO air forces - including the US Air Force - across Eastern Europe. The combined experts of AirForces Monthly, Combat Aircraft Journal and Key.Aero offer analysis on NATO and Ukrainian aircraft movements; Russian and Ukrainian air defences and ongoing operations in the region.
UK calls for aircraft provision to Ukraine
The UK Foreign Secretary has called for the delivery of heavier weapons to Ukraine, including apparent references to combat air capabilities, in a keynote speech at Mansion House, London
Russian Sukhoi fighter profiles
Combat Aircraft Journal brings insight into the roles and capabilities of Sukhoi jets within Russia's inventory.
Battle of Antonov Airport: Analysis of the Attack
Babak Taghvee provides analysis on the Battle of Antonov Airport, which resulted in the loss of one of the most iconic aircraft to ever grace the skies, the Antonov An-225 Mriya
AirX uses bizjet on Ukraine aid mission
From WhatsApp to warzone: Airliner World visited AirX’s Stansted base for anything but your average bizjet charter
Why has Russia failed to gain air superiority over Ukraine?
Despite having greater numbers and more technologically advanced platforms, Russia has failed to achieve air superiority over Ukraine after more than four weeks of conflict. We explain where they went wrong
ANALYSIS: What is the current status of the Ukrainian Air Force?
As the war between Russia and Ukraine presses on through a second month, Vladimir Trendafilovski examines the status of a Ukrainian Air Force that has defied the odds to defend its skies and dealt hard-hitting blows to its invaders
Reinforcing Europe: How the USAF has helped bolster NATO's eastern flank
Babak Taghvaee details how USAF fighters, tankers and intelligence-gathering aircraft have been used to bolster NATO’s eastern flank in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
2022: The aviation recovery and its challenges
We digest the latest insights on the opportunities and possible pitfalls surrounding 2022’s commercial aviation rebound
Guardians of Kyiv: Inside Ukraine's 40th brTA
Outgunned and outdated, the Ukrainian Air Force’s 40th brTA has still managed to mount significant resistance following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as Babak Taghvaee reports
Canadian company to provide ISR drones to Ukraine
Canada-based uncrewed aerial system platform and service provider Volatus Aerospace has announced it has begun the delivery of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance system to Ukraine