Military & Defense

Russian fighter jet scrambled to escort US spy plane over Pacific Ocean

Russia’s MiG-31 fighter jet was scrambled to escort a US RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Pacific Ocean along the southeastern coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

Azerbaijani MoD: Special attention is paid to the training of young soldiers in the Azerbaijan Army - VIDEO

Special attention is paid to the training of young recruits in all military units of the Azerbaijan Army, Ministry of Defense told Baku Tribune.

Participants of international conference get acquainted with Military Trophy Park in Baku

Participants of the “New vision for South Caucasus: Post-conflict development and cooperation” international conference held at ADA University have visited Military Trophy Park, Baku Tribune reports.

MiG-35 fighter to have smart system of target recognition

A smart target recognition system based on neural networks is developed for MiG series aircraft and in particular for the MiG-35 fighter, press service of MiG Corporation told TASS.

Military training plane crashed into sea in Turkey

During a training flight in Turkey military plane crashed into sea, Baku Tribune reports citing Turkish National Defence Ministry.

Russia’s MiG-31 fighter intercepts Norwegian spy plane over Barents Sea

A Russian MiG-31 fighter jet intercepted a Norwegian Air Force Falcon 20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Barents Sea, Russia’s National Defense Control Center reported on Wednesday.

Hulusi Akar comments on possibility of confrontation between Turkey and Russia

There will be no PKK in northern Iraq,” said Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar, Baku Tribune reports.

Lavrov: “Russia does not plan to establish military union with China”

Russia does not plan to establish a military union with China, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Overhaul of another Russian-made helicopter completed in Azerbaijan

The Service Center for helicopter major repair at ASG Helicopter Services has completed the overhaul of another Mi-8AMT helicopter owned by the air carrier.

Chinese army deploys new bomb disposal robot

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has commissioned a new bomb disposal robot which debuted at a recent human-robot integration tactical training held in east China.

BAE systems to support british common missile sarning systems

BAE Systems has received a $21 million contract from the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to support the Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) over the next four-and-a-half years.

Pentagon concerned about escalation in eastern Ukraine

The United States is concerned about Russian invaders' violation of the ceasefire in the Donbas and the increased presence of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine, Defense Department Spokesperson John Kirby has said.

Bodies of 2 more Armenian servicemen found in Karabakh

The remains of bodies of 2 more Armenian servicemen have been found during searches in Fuzuli and Khojavand, Baku Tribune reports.

Azerbaijan Defence Ministry responds to Armenia’s provocative reports

Reports that the positions of the Armenian armed forces in Khnatsakh village of Gorus district on the border with Azerbaijan’s Lachin district are allegedly surrounded by the Azerbaijani army and that the Armenians may lose their post at any monument are groundless, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence.

Russia to launch serial production of latest air defense control system in 2021

Ruselectronics Group (part of the state tech corporation Rostec) will launch the serial production of the latest Magister-SV automated battlefield air defense control system in 2021, the Rostec press office announced on Wednesday.

Pakistani Air Force delegation arrives in Azerbaijan -  VIDEO

The Pakistani delegation is on a working visit to Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan`s minister of defense demands to increase combat capability of units

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has held an official meeting with the deputy ministers, commanders of types of troops, chiefs of main departments, departments and services of the Ministry at the Central Command Post.

North Korea launched new type of ballistic missiles

Japan’s defense ministry believes that North Korea launched two ballistic missiles of a new type on March 25, Minister Nobuo Kishi told reporters in Tokyo on Friday.

Turkey could potentially resist US pressure on S-400s

Turkey has large potential of resistance to the US pressure on the issue of S-400 air defense systems, Director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Dmitry Shugayev said in a live broadcast of the Rossiya-24 TV Channel on Friday.