Russian Warplane Downed By Shoulder-Launched Missile

Credit: Su-25: Ministry of Defense of Ukraine
LONDON—A Russian Sukhoi Su-25 ground attack aircraft has been downed by a militant group using a man-portable surface-to-air missile. According to the Russian defense ministry, the Russian Air Force Su-25 “Frogfoot” was undertaking what it described as a ceasefire-observance mission on Feb. 3 over...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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