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.

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Ukrainian Su-27 Flankers on the front line

At one time, Ukraine operated the second-largest Su-27 fleet in the world. Vladimir Trendafilovski looks at the career of the supermanoeuvrable fighter that remains the backbone of the country’s air defences.

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Su-35 Multirole Fighter

The development and production of the Su-35 (Russian designation...

Flanker

For more than three decades Sukhoi’s Su-27 Flanker has been...