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F-35 to replace most US combat aircraft by 2020

F-35 to replace most US combat aircraft by 2020

The Pentagon plans to have the F-35 fighter jet replace most of the combat aircraft fleet of the US Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps by the end of the decade. The single-engine fighter is considered a fifth-generation aircraft because […]


Russia to showcase its best combat aircraft in Dubai

Russia to showcase its best combat aircraft in Dubai

Russia will showcase its most advanced combat aircraft and air defense systems at a major airshow in the Middle East which starts on Sunday, state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said. The Dubai Airshow will be held on November 13-17 in the […]


Combat Aircraft Deal: Eurofighter, Dassault Rafale Shortlisted

Combat Aircraft Deal: Eurofighter, Dassault Rafale Shortlisted

The Defence Ministry has invited Eurofighter and Dassault Rafale – the two shortlisted vendors in the multi-billion dollar combat aircraft deal – on November 4 to open their commercial bids after which a final decision on giving the contract will […]


India May Boost MMRCA Numbers, 189 Jets for $20bn

India May Boost MMRCA Numbers, 189 Jets for $20bn

The “mother” could well become the “granny” of all defence deals in the years ahead. India is likely to go in for another 63 fighters after delivery of the first 126 MMRCA (medium multi-role combat aircraft) if the “timelines” for […]


Fighter aircraft top international arms sales: think tank

Fighter aircraft top international arms sales: think tank

Stockholm: Combat planes account for one third of all global arms transfers, with the United States topping the list of sellers and India, the United Arab Emirates and Israel the biggest buyers, according to the SIPRI think tank. In a […]


Eurofighter Committed to Deepening Strategic Partnership with India

Eurofighter Committed to Deepening Strategic Partnership with India

Eurofighter, its partner companies and the four nation members of the European consortium Germany, the UK, Italy and Spain, are fully committed to deepening the strategic partnership with India. Paving the way for this long-term cooperation, the Supervisory Board of […]


New Taranis Combat Aircraft Thunders into View

New Taranis Combat Aircraft Thunders into View

A prototype unmanned combat aircraft of the future, Taranis, has been unveiled by the MOD for the first time today. Named after the Celtic god of thunder, the concept demonstrator will test the possibility of developing the first ever autonomous, […]


SKorea to Integrate Sensor Fuzed Weapon with FA-50 Aircraft

SKorea to Integrate Sensor Fuzed Weapon with FA-50 Aircraft

WILMINGTON, Mass: Textron announced today that the Republic of Korea Air Force has chosen Textron Defense Systems’ Sensor Fuzed Weapon (SFW) for integration onto the Korea Aerospace Industries FA-50 light combat aircraft. Through a Foreign Military Sale led by the […]


Kuwaiti Parliamentarians Oppose Government Purchase of Rafale

Kuwaiti Parliamentarians Oppose Government Purchase of Rafale

KUWAIT CITY: Islamist members of Kuwait’s Parliament presented a written statement to the government warning that a purchase of up to 28 French-built Rafale combat aircraft had raised suspicions over its cost. The purchase remains in the planning stages and […]


 
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