A missile hit was the only possible reason for the Russian TU-154M liner crash of October 4, Alexander Kuzmuk, Ukraine's Defence Minister, said to newsmen on a hotline telephone conference. The jumbo, on a Tel Aviv-Novosibirsk flight, collapsed into the Black Sea after an S-200 missile hit it in a Crimean anti-aircraft troops exercise. The minister knew it even on the fatal day, and urgently applied to resign, he now says.
Officials with the Indian Air Force believe that Russia's fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jet does not correspond to required characteristics and is inferior to the American F-35 and F-22
A nuclear-powered submarine of the British Navy surfaced in the ice of the Arctic for the first time in many years