A picture released by the Russian Ministry of Defense shows a test launch of the S-500 missile system in July 2021 #moszkvater

Russian Star Wars?

International press coverage of the recent test of Russia's latest anti-satellite missile has been in the news for the past week. For the first time since 1982, Moscow has successfully destroyed a decommissioned satellite. Although…

Putin and Erdogan at the Moscow International Air and Space Show in 2019 #moszkvater

Russian fighters for Turkey?

Turkey's original plans for acquiring a fifth-generation fighter jet have been turned upside down after Washington removed Ankara from the multinational F-35 programme in early 2020 in response to its purchase of the S-400 air defense system.…

Roger Hilton #moszkvater

The Sino-Russian marriage of convenience?

This statement is a quote from the exclusive interview with Roger Hilton, a defence and security policy expert in GLOBSEC, a global think-tank based in Bratislava committed to promoting western values through enhancing security, prosperity…

A Checkmate bemutatója a Moszkvai Nemzetközi Légi- és Űrszalonon 2021. július 20-án #moszkvater

Checkmate from above

The appearance of Russia's new 5th generation single engine light fighter at the International Aviation and Space Salon surprised the aviation community worldwide. Partly breaking with the Russian aeronautical tradition of the past decades, this fighter aircraft…