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Russia's Victory Day Parade 2015: List of aircraft on display

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Russia's Victory Day Parade 2015: List of aircraft on display
 

The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.

     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Tupolev Tu-160 "Blackjack" strategic bomber
     
The Tupolev Tu-160 (NATO reporting code: Blackjack) is a supersonic, variable-sweep wing heavy strategic bomber designed by the Tupolev Design Bureau in Russia. Currently, modernization of the Tu-160 bomber and its equipment with new types of weapon systems is underway. The Russian Air Force will receive more than 10 modernized Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers by 2020, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday, February 7, 2012. The modernized version, Tu-160M, features new weaponry, improved electronics and avionics, which double its combat effectivness.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Mil Mi-26 "Halo" heavy transport helicopter (behind)
     
The Mil Mi-26 (NATO reporting name: Halo) is a Russian heavy transport helicopter designed by the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant which is in service with several different civilian and military operators. It is the largest and most powerful helicopter to have gone into series production. The Mi-26 heavy transport helicopter is designed to airlift troops and material, and transport cargoes inside or outside the fuselage. The transport, troop-carrying, medevac, flight-refuelling are available.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Mil Mi-8 multirole helicopter
     
The Mil Mi-8 (NATO reporting name: Hip) is a Soviet-designed medium twin-turbine transport helicopter. There are numerous variants, including the Mi-8T which is armed with rockets and anti-tank guided missiles, in addition to carrying 24 troops. The latest Mi-8/17 military transport helicopter family includes the Mi-8MTV-5 made at Kazan Helicopters and the Mi-8AMTSh made at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Kazan Helicopters Ansat-U military trainer helicopter
     
Ansat-U, a trainer variant of the Ansat helicopter, is being produced by Kazan Helicopters for the Russian Air Force. Kazan was selected to supply Ansat-U training helicopters to the Russian armed forces in September 2001. The assembly of the first Ansat-U prototype was completed in April 2004. Following the completion of tests, the full scale production of Ansat-U was authorised in December 2008. The Ansat-U can carry up to 10 passengers.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Mil Mi-24V/Mi-35 attack helicopter
     
The Mil Mi-24V/Mi-35 attack helicopter (Hind-E) is a later development of the Mi-24 Hind which entered production in 1976 and was first seen by the west in the early 1980s. It was armed with the more advanced 9M114 Shturm (AT-6 Spiral). Eight of those missile are mounted on four outer wing pylons. It was the most widely produced version with more than 1,500 made.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Kamov Ka-52 "Alligator" combat helicopter
     
The Kamov Ka-52 Alligator is a multi-role all-weather combat helicopter. It is a twin-seat derivative of the Russian-made attack helicopter Ka-50. The first prototype was unveiled at the aerospace event Aero India in 1996. The Ka-52 is designed to defeat armor materiel, low-speed aerial targets, as well as exposed and sheltered manpower in the daytime and at night. The Ka-52 is equipped with the same weapons as those carried by the Ka-50, including the Khrizantema (close-in) and the Hermes (long-range) new generation ATGMs.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Mil Mi-28N "Havoc" attack helicopter
     
The Mil Mi-28 (NATO reporting name "Havoc") is a Russian all-weather, day-night, military tandem, two-seat anti-armor attack helicopter. It is a dedicated attack helicopter with no intended secondary transport capability, better optimized than the Mil Mi-24 gunship for the role. The Mi-28N is an upgraded variant fitted with all weather day-night version, a top-mounted millimeter wave radar station, thermographic camera-TV, and a laser rangefinder. It is powered by two Russian Klimov TV3-117VMA-SB3 engines (2,500 hp each), produced by the Ukrainian Motor-Sich.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Antonov An-124-100 heavy transport aircraft
     
The AN-124-100 aircraft has been developed on the basis of the AN-124 “Ruslan” heavy military transport aircraft. It is the biggest serial heavy lifter in the world. It is intended for the transportation of heavy and oversized cargo and various special-purpose vehicles. It was designed by the Antonov design bureau in the Ukrainian SSR, then part of the Soviet Union. The Russian Army currently operates 25 An-124 aircraft.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Ilyushin Il-76 "Candid" medium-range military transport aircraft
     
The Ilyushin Il-76 (NATO reporting name: Candid) is a multi-purpose four-engine strategic airlifter designed by the Ilyushin design bureau. It was first planned as a commercial freighter in 1967, as a replacement for the Antonov An-12. Missions of the aircraft are: to drop paratroopers, carry troop forces and combat material with crews and armaments, including medium-sized battle tanks, airlift cargo for troop forces and transport for disaster relief operations.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Tupolev Tu-95MS strategic bomber
     
The Tupolev Tu-95 (NATO reporting name: Bear) is a four-engine turboprop-powered strategic bomber and missile platform aircraft. First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 entered service with the former Soviet Union in 1956 and is expected to serve the Russian Air Force until at least 2040. The Tu-95MS is a completely new cruise missile carrier platform based on the Tu-142 airframe. This variant became the launch platform of the Raduga Kh-55 cruise missile. Known to NATO as the Bear-H and was referred to by the U.S. military as a Tu-142 for some time in the 1980s before its true designation became known.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Tupolev Tu-22M3 bomber aircraft
     
The Tupolev Tu-22 (NATO reporting name: Blinder) was the first supersonic bomber to enter production in the Soviet Union. Manufactured by Tupolev, the Tu-22 entered service with the Soviet military in the 1960s, and the last examples were retired during the 1990s. The Tu-22M3 is an improved variant of the basic version of Tu-22. The Tu-22M3 long-range bomber is intended to destroy ground and large marine targets (primarily aircraft-carrier task forces) with supersonic air-to-surface missiles in the entire spectrum of application conditions in operational and tactical depth of enemy defenses.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Ilyushin Il-78 aerial refuelling tanker aircraft
     
The Ilyushin Il-78 (NATO reporting name Midas) is a four-engined aerial refuelling tanker based on the Il-76. The maiden flight of Il-78 took place on 26 June 1983 and the aircraft entered into service in 1984. About 53 aircraft are currently operational worldwide. The Il-78 aircraft can refuel a maximum of four planes simultaneously on the ground. It can also be used as a military transport aircraft for air drop and air landing of cargo and crew.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter aircraft (left)
     
The Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter aircraft is a specialised version of the thrust-vectoring Su-30MKM and MKI variants for the Russian military, produced by the Irkut Corporation. The new version has been upgraded based on Russian military requirements for radar, radio communications systems, friend-or-foe identification system, ejection seats, weapons, and other aircraft systems.The aircraft is equipped with the Bars-R radar and the wide-angle HUD.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Sukhoi Su-35S fighter aircraft (right)
     
The Su-35 (NATO code name: Flanker-E) is a single-seat, twin-engined multifunctional fighter aicraft designed and manufactured by the Russian Aviation Industry Sukhoi. Intended to gain air superiority and engage aerial and ground targets when performing autonomous and group combat actions, by day and night, in VFR and IFR weather conditions. Its first flight took place on February 19, 2008. The Su-35S received upgraded avionics and various modifications were performed to the airframe.
     

Mikoyan MiG-29SMT fighter aircraft
     
The Mikoyan MiG-29 (NATO name Fulcrum) is a fourth-generation jet fighter aircraft. Developed in the 1970s by the Mikoyan Design Bureau, it entered service with the Russian Air Force in 1983, and remains in use in many other nations. The MiG-29SMT is an upgrade package for first-generation MiG-29s (9.12 to 9.13) containing enhancements intended for the MiG-29M variant. Additional fuel tanks in a further enlarged spine provide a maximum flight range of 2,100 km on internal fuel. The weapons load was increased to 4,500 kg on six underwing and one ventral hardpoints, with similar weapon choices as for the MiG-29M. The upgraded aircraft can also accomidate non-Russian origin avionics and weapons.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Sukhoi Su-34 "Fullback" strike fighter
     
The Sukhoi Su-34 (NATO reporting name: Fullback) is a Russian twin-engine, twin-seat strike fighter. It is intended to replace the Sukhoi Su-24. Based on Sukhoi Su-27 "Flanker", the Su-34 is designed primarily for tactical deployment against ground and naval targets, but it can also carry out air-to-air missions (interception/air superiority), as a secondary role. The Russian Air Force completed the final stage of the state tests of the Su-34 on 19 September 2011.The aircraft entered service in early 2014.
     

Sukhoi Su-24 "Fencer" strike attack aircraft
     
The Su-24 (NATO reporting name: Fencer) is a supersonic, all-weather attack aircraft/interdictor developed in the Soviet Union. The Su-24 has two Saturn/Lyulka AL-21F-3A afterburning turbojet engines with 109.8 kN (24,700 lbf) thrust each, fed with air from two rectangular side mounted intakes with splitter plates/boundary-layer diverters. The Su-24's fixed armament is a single fast-firing GSh-6-23 cannon with 500 rounds of ammunition, mounted in the fuselage underside. The gun is covered with an eyelid shutter when not in use. The warload includes various nuclear weapons. Two or four R-60 (NATO AA-8 'Aphid') infrared missiles are usually carried for self-defense by the Su-24M/24MK.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Mikoyan MiG-31 fighter aircraft
     
The Mikoyan MiG-31 (NATO code: Foxhound) is a Russian made supersonic fighter aircraft developed to replace the MiG-25 "Foxbat". The MiG-31 was designed by the Mikoyan design bureau based on the MiG-25. MiG-31 can work efficiently in all weather conditions while fulfilling visual flight rules (VFR) and instrument flight rules (IFR), day and night. It is equipped with state-of-the-art digital avionics. The MiG-31 was the first soviet fighter aircraft to have true look-down and shoot-down capability.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Sukhoi Su-25SM close air support aircraft
     
The Sukhoi Su-25 (NATO reporting name: "Frogfoot") is a single-seat, twin-engine jet aircraft developed in the Soviet Union by the Sukhoi Design Bureau. It was designed to provide close air support for the Soviet Ground Forces. The first prototype made its maiden flight on 22 February 1975. After testing, the aircraft went into series production in 1978. The Su-25SM upgrade is aimed at expanding their combat capabilities, enhancing lethality and slashing operating and maintenance burden. The plane's navigational accuracy is improved by an order of magnitude while its ordnance's efficiency is increased two to three times. The upgrade increases combat payload on the new MBD3-U2T-1 bomb racks up to 5,000 kg and expands their ordnance list allowing R-73E air-to-air guided missiles and S-13T rockets. The Laser targeting system is replaced with a modernized version with a limited video camera channel, no Zoom or Night Vision Video features like those in the Su-39's Kair Fire Control based system. The old style Reflector Sight(with Telescopic Bomb Sight) is replaced with an LCD screen and an Electronic Heads Up Display.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Sukhoi Su-27 "Flanker" fighter aircraft
     
The Sukhoi Su-27 (NATO reporting name: Flanker) is a twin-engine fighter aircraft designed by the Russian Company Sukhoi. There are several related developments of the Su-27 design. The first 'Flanker-A' prototypes flew on May 20, 1977 and entered service as the 'Flanker-B' in 1984. The Sukhoi Su-27 is in service not only in Russia but also in China and Vietnam. The Su-27's basic design is aerodynamically similar to the MiG-29, but it is substantially larger. The Su-27 is equipped with a Phazotron N001 Zhuk coherent pulse-Doppler radar with track-while-scan and look-down / shoot-down capability. The fighter also has an OLS-27 infrared search and track (IRST) system in the nose just forward of the cockpit.
     
The 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade will take place in Red Square in Moscow on 9 May 2015that will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in World War II. Russia’s state-of-the-art aircraft will be presented to the public on an unique fly past column. More than 20 different aircraft will perform aerial display, such as the Tu-160 bomber and the newly-developed Su-35 multirole fighter aircraft.
Yakovlev Yak-130 light attack and trainer aircraft
     
The Yakovlev Yak-130 is a russian made subsonic two-seat new-generation aircraft intended for basic and advanced flight training of air school trainee pilots to fly fourth- and fifth-generation combat aircraft, for maintaining flying skills of pilot personnel of regular air units, and flying combat missions in local armed conflicts. Development of the plane began in 1991, and the maiden flight was conducted on 26 April 1996. As an advanced training aircraft, the Yak-130 is able to replicate the characteristics of several 4+ generation fighters. It can also perform light-attack and reconnaissance duties, carrying a combat load of 3,000 kg.