MiG-27 (Flogger-D according to the NATO classification) is a Soviet supersonic fighter-bomber of the third generation with a variable-swept wing. The aircraft is intended to destroy moving and fixed ground and air targets.It can also carry nuclear weapons. Due
to the economic crisis of 1993 in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine practically all MiG-27 planes and its modifications were put out of service and transferred to storage facilities. Today it is the main fighter-bomber of the Indian air forces.
Two new helicopter carrier ships are being built by the French company DCNS for the navy of Russia. One will be called "Vladivostok" and will become a ship of the Pacific Fleet in November, 2014. Another
one, "Sevastopol" will join the same fleet in 2015. The construction is being carried out with participation of Russian companies. The ships are intended to carry combat helicopters Ka-52.