Chinese Foreign Ministry: Beijing ready to boost cooperation with MoscowWorld January 18, 11:11
Trump says tweeting his only way to counteract dishonest mediaWorld January 18, 10:29
Aleksander Ceferin: Russia’s voice always heard at UEFASport January 18, 9:00
US State Department reiterates diplomats 'being harassed' in MoscowWorld January 18, 8:43
Snowden thanks Obama for commuting sentence of jailed army leaker ManningWorld January 18, 8:00
Obama commutes sentence to Wikileaks leaker ManningWorld January 18, 4:54
US diplomats engage in ‘normal diplomatic activity’ in Russia, says embassyWorld January 18, 4:51
Diplomat says UN may act as mediator at Astana talks between Damascus and oppositionRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 21:31
Expert believes Brexit to bring UK closer to USWorld January 17, 20:29
ST. PETERSBURG, September 2 (Itar-Tass) - Russia's naval air fleet will receive 75 new aircraft by 2020, Navy Commander in Chief Viktor Chirkov told reporters on Monday, visiting the Kuznetsov Naval Academy.
The force would receive 21 new planes and 54 helicopters, he said. Construction and purchase of promising air patrol complexes was planned alongside drones of various ranges and for various purposes. There was also a project to replace Tu-142M3 anti-submarine planes.
Russia's navy needed multi-purpose fighters such as the Su-30SM, he said. "We hope to receive several tens of such aircraft," the commander added.