Western Combat Aircraft Could Deter Russian Attacks, Report Says

Ukrainian Su-27 Flanker

Ukrainian Su-27 “Flankers” like this one have been outmatched and outnumbered by Russian Air Force Su-30s and Su-35s.

Credit: Tony Osborne/AW&ST
Ukraine will need Western-made combat aircraft if it is to resecure its skies against Russian invaders, an examination of the air war over Ukraine has concluded. Kyiv’s ground-based air defense missiles have done well in repelling air attacks and preventing the Russian Air Force from achieving air...

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