Russian Air Power on Display: The T-50

08/20/2011
08/20/2011: Russian Air Power on Display: The T-50 By Richard Weitz [slidepress gallery='russian-air-power-on-display'] Photo Credit:  RussianPlanes.net Russia’s International Aviation & Space Salon (MAKS-2011) air show, which is being held at Zhukovsky airfield outside Moscow from August 16-21, will not soon rival Paris, but the event, along with the Russian public commentary…

Russia’s New Fifth Generation Fighter

08/17/2010
[caption id="attachment_10802" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Dr. Richard Weitz (Credit Photo: The Hudson Institute)"][/caption] By Dr. Richard Weitz The United States possess the only fifth-generation fighter currently in service, the F-22A Raptor stealth fighter, which entered the U.S. Air Force in 1997. The Russian Federation is hoping to join this exalted category…