The Week in Defense, Feb. 21-27, 2020

Russian naval aircraft
The Russian Navy’s first Be-200 aircraft will soon be delivered to the service.
Credit: Piotr Butowski

Russian Navy’s First Be-200 Amphibian Makes Initial Flight The first of three Be-200ChS amphibian aircraft intended for the Russian Navy made its first flight on Feb. 14 in the southern Russian city of Taganrog. The aircraft, Serial No. 311, received dark gray painting. After a short checkup, the...

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