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India Drops Kaveri Engine for LCA; Will Power Future UCAV

India Drops Kaveri Engine for LCA; Will Power Future UCAV

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) initiated a project for design and development of an aero-engine in 1989 for requirements of combat aircraft. Since then, a considerable progress has been made in development of aero-engine. However, full objectives have not […]


F-15SE May Lead South Korean Fighter Jet Competition

F-15SE May Lead South Korean Fighter Jet Competition

With the “final” bidding for Korea’s next-generation fighter program underway, the procurement price of 8.3 trillion won ($7.5 billion) is taking center stage, which puts Boeing’s F-15 Silent Eagle (SE) in the contender position. However, military watchers say that a […]


Pakistan to attain capability to keep its fighting force airborne for long haul

Pakistan to attain capability to keep its fighting force airborne for long haul

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is all set to attain capability of keeping its indigenously developed fighter aircraft “JF 17 (Thunder) airborne for longer haul, said Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafiq Butt. “The ground tests have been […]


France clips Rafale’s wings, hopes for first export order

France clips Rafale’s wings, hopes for first export order

France will about halve its purchases of Dassault Rafale jet fighter planes over the next six years, under defence estimates on Friday, and is counting on at last clinching the first sales abroad to keep production lines going. French officials […]


Pentagon considers canceling F-35 program

Pentagon considers canceling F-35 program

Leaked documents from a Pentagon budget review suggest that the agency is tired of its costly F-35 fighter jets, and has thoughts about canceling the $391.2 billion program that has already expanded into 10 foreign countries. Pentagon officials held a […]


France confident about delayed Rafale sale to India

France confident about delayed Rafale sale to India

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday talks over a $12-billion deal to sell Rafale jets to India were progressing well and that a new bilateral pact would underpin the deal. India initially set a target of the end […]


South Korea Caps Fighter Aircraft Acquisition at $7.45 Billion

South Korea Caps Fighter Aircraft Acquisition at $7.45 Billion

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 faces the distinct possibility of being the first to be eliminated in the ongoing bidding for Korea’s next generation fighter program. The weakest point against the latest U.S. aircraft is that its price may go up significantly […]


First Tranche 3 Typhoon Is On the Move

First Tranche 3 Typhoon Is On the Move

The first Tranche 3 Typhoon, BS116, has been transferred from final assembly to the paint shop facility where it spent two weeks getting a makeover – check out the video and learn more about the painting process. Next pit stop […]


India and France Decide to Broaden Defence Co-Operation

India and France Decide to Broaden Defence Co-Operation

Following is the Joint Statement issued after the Defence Talks between India and France here today. “At the invitation of the Minister of Defence of India, the French Minister of Defence Mr Yves Le Drian is on an official visit […]


 
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