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Thailand to Acquire Five EC645 T2 and Two EC725 Helicopters

Thailand to Acquire Five EC645 T2 and Two EC725 Helicopters

France: The airborne capabilities of Thailand’s navy and air force will be significantly enhanced with the acquisition of two mission-ready Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft types: the light-utility EC645 T2 and the 11-ton-class EC725. The Royal Thai Navy signed for five EC645 […]


Home-Made Engines to Play Major Role In China’s Future Fighters

Home-Made Engines to Play Major Role In China’s Future Fighters

A large array of domestic and foreign new fighters including J-10, J-31 and Su-35 will appear at the 10th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China 2014) during November 11 to 16, 2014. Wu Guohui, a professor from the […]


Mapping drone prompts China to scramble fighter jets

Mapping drone prompts China to scramble fighter jets

China deployed more than 1,200 troops and scrambled fighter jets in response to an unauthorised flight near Beijing airport by what turned out to be a mapping drone, state-run media reported Thursday. Three men are being prosecuted over the incident, […]


Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace: alliance

Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace: alliance

NATO fighter jets intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea after it breached Estonian airspace, the alliance said Wednesday in the latest of such incidents amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine. The Ilyushin IL-20 “intelligence collection aircraft”, which […]


India Plays Safe, Grounds Entire Sukhoi-30 Fleet

India Plays Safe, Grounds Entire Sukhoi-30 Fleet

India has grounded its entire Sukhoi 30 fleet after a recent crash because it doesn’t want to put its pilots in harm’s way. The fighters have not flown for a week after a Su-30 MKI of the Indian Air Force […]


Two New Models of China’s Fighters May Debut In Zhuhai Air Show

Two New Models of China’s Fighters May Debut In Zhuhai Air Show

The 10th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition to be unveiled on November 11, 2014 in Zhuhai of south China’s Guangdong province may witness the debut of two new models of domestically-made fighters, said Zhou Lewei, head of the Zhuhai […]


Russia’s 5th Gen Fighter Receives First Sets of New Electronic Warfare System

Russia’s 5th Gen Fighter Receives First Sets of New Electronic Warfare System

The unique air system increases fighter jet’s jamming resistance and damage tolerance, as well as neutralizes enemy’s signature control systems The Radio Electronic Technologies concern provided the Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation (PAC FA) T-50 with the first batch […]


Pakistan air strikes kill 28 militants

Pakistan air strikes kill 28 militants

Pakistan’s military Tuesday said it had killed 28 militants in air strikes in the restive tribal region near the Afghan border, a region where it has been battling Islamist groups for more than a decade. The strikes, that also killed […]


Finnish Defence Forces to Replace Aging Hornet Fighter Fleet

Finnish Defence Forces to Replace Aging Hornet Fighter Fleet

The Ministry of Defence has commissioned a working group to investigate what type of air defence system Finland needs in the future. Replacing the aging Hornet fighter fleet will cost an estimated 6 billion euros. Owing to the hefty price […]


 
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