Russia to Create New MiG-41based on MiG-31

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Speed of the new Russian fighter-interceptor MiG -41, developed on the basis of the MiG-31, exceed Mach 4, said test pilot Anatoly Kvochur.

MIG-41_Foxglove“This upgrade was to take place just 20 years ago. However, this did not happen, so now demands increased. It includes the increasing speed of interceptor to Mach 4-4.3,” said Kvochur.

He commented on the State Duma deputy Alexander Tarnaev message that Russia develops a new fighter, the MiG -41 on the basis of heavy fighter – interceptor MiG-31, the speed of which was 2.8 Mach.

For comparison: the strategic supersonic reconnaissance USAF Lockheed SR- 71 can reach speed of Mach 3.2.

Tarnaev said at a meeting of aerospace defense experts that the Chief of Staff signed an order of deep modernization of Soviet fighter- interceptor MiG-31.

Fighter-interceptor MiG-31 was developed in the USSR in the first half of the 1970s. The aircraft is capable of speed…

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China to Launch World First Quantum Communication Satellite in July

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China’s official military forum mil.huanqiu.com says in its report today that according to Xinhua, China will launch world first quantum satellite to realize quantum communications between satellite and ground.

There will be 4 quantum communication ground stations and one quantum stealth transmission laboratory in space to conduct highly encrypted communications that cannot be hacked.

If used for military communications, it will enable Chinese military to have communication superiority if others are using conventional internet communications vulnerable to hacking.

Source: mil.huanqiu.com “China will launch its first quantum satellite in July, the first such satellite in the world” (summary by Chan Kai Yee based on the report in Chinese)

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