The Sukhoi Su-35 fighter armed with R-37M air-to-air missiles is Russia's best airborne weapon, Chinese publication Sina wrote.
The Russian Su-35 conducted launch tests of the R-37M missile.
MiG-31 fighter-interceptors were the first to be armed with the R-37M missile. The range of the ammo is more than 200 kilometers. The R-37M is larger than the R-27 and R-77 missiles that Russian fighters also carry. The warhead of the R-37M weighs 60 kilograms.
"Currently, the missile that has been supplied to the US Army and has the most powerful performance and longest range is the AIM-120C air-to-air missile. However, its range is only 100 kilometers, so the United States lags behind Russia here," the Chinese publication said.
In May, Military Watch put the R-37M missile on the list of most dangerous air combat munitions. This missile was called the fastest air-to-air munition.
In January, Military Watch called the Sukhoi Su-35 fighter aircraft the most combat-ready Russian fighter. The aircraft ai armed with R-37M missiles, which make it possible to destroy enemy targets at a distance of up to 400 kilometers.
The Russian army dealt an irreparable blow to Kyiv and the United States, destroying a large ammunition depot in the Cherkasy region. More than 300 HIMARS rockets were destroyed there. And this is a major success, said Yury Knutov, director of the Air Defense Forces Museum.