Mig-21′ Tragic State: 293 Accidents and Counting

Mig-21

The recent MiG-21 crash in Rajasthan that killed three villagers serves as a grim reminder of the tragic state of the aircraft. The MiG-21 has been in service with the Indian Air Force (IAF) since 1963, longer than any other aircraft. Over the years, it has acquired nicknames such as “Flying Coffin” and “Widow Maker” … Read more

Indian Air Force’s Ageing Fighter Fleet: “Flying Rustbucket”

The Indian Air Force is currently facing a significant challenge with its ageing fleet of fighter jets. Many of the IAF’s current fighter jets, such as the MiG-21 have been in service for decades and are well past their expected lifespan. As these aircraft continue to age, maintenance costs increase, and their operational readiness decreases, … Read more

Russia Preparing For Modern War? 5 New Supersonic Jets To Join Already Massive Fleet

The Russian Air Force will reportedly receive five new fighter jets this year as part of a major modernization effort, The Moscow Times reported Friday. Commander Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev announced five Sukhoi T-50 jets will join an already massive fleet that includes 20 Su-30SM fighter jets, as well as upgraded Tu-95 and Tu-160 strategic missile … Read more