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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 […]


US suspends delivery of F-16s to Egypt: Pentagon

US suspends delivery of F-16s to Egypt: Pentagon

The United States has delayed plans to supply Egypt with an additional four F-16 fighter jets due to unrest gripping the country, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. “Given the current situation in Egypt we do not believe it is appropriate […]


Russian 5G fighters boast cutting-edge life support systems

Russian 5G fighters boast cutting-edge life support systems

The Russian Sukhoi T-50 5G fighter jet is equipped with cutting-edge computerized life support systems, including an oxygen station securing unlimited breathing gas supply and advanced pilot’s compensation system that anticipates gravity overload. The research and development enterprise Zvezda has […]


F-16s being regenerated into drones

F-16s being regenerated into drones

Less than three months after the last F-4 phantom II departed from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group for drone conversion, maintainers here are already turning the wrenches on Air Combat Command’s fourth generation of aerial targets, the F-16 […]


Combat Air Forces to resume flying

Combat Air Forces to resume flying

Combat Air Forces, or CAF, units from multiple commands began flying again today after many stopped flying in April of this year due to sequestration. The restored flying hour program represents $208 million of the $1.8 billion reprogramming allocation authorized […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers 100th Targeting System for F-35

Lockheed Martin Delivers 100th Targeting System for F-35

Lockheed Martin recently delivered the 100thElectro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II. EOTS provides affordable, high performance multifunction targeting to the F-35′s full spectrum of military operations. EOTS is the first sensor that combines forward-looking infrared and infrared […]


 
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