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Russia Leads Multirole Fighter Jet Sales Market

Russia Leads Multirole Fighter Jet Sales Market

Russia is now the world’s leading exporter of new multirole fighter jets, a Moscow-based research center said Tuesday. Russia’s Center for the Analysis of the Global Arms Trade said, when calculated in volume terms, Russia was the market-leader for the […]


Czechs and Swiss Boost Hope for Swedish Gripen

Czechs and Swiss Boost Hope for Swedish Gripen

The interim Czech government said it plans to renew its lease of JAS Gripen fighter jets, while a parliamentary committee in Switzerland said yes to a proposed 23 billion kronor ($3.5 billion) purchase of the Swedish-made warplanes. Following two days […]


Training system brings fight to F-16 pilots

Training system brings fight to F-16 pilots

Groundbreaking advancements to F-16 Fighting Falcon warfare training here arrived during the week of Aug. 12 through 16 in the form of a Joint Deployable Electronic Warfare Range, or JDEWR. The JDEWR is a weapon system that provides tactical-level training […]


F-35B Accomplishes First Night Vertical Landing Aboard USS Wasp

F-35B Accomplishes First Night Vertical Landing Aboard USS Wasp

Last Wednesday, Aug. 14, U.S. Marine Corps test pilot Lt. Col. Russell Clift performed the first F-35B night-time vertical landing aboard the USS WASP. During the Ship Suitability Sea Trials, also known as Developmental Test Phase Two (DT-II), the F-35B […]


Russia sells Vietnam 12 Sukhoi fighters: report

Russia sells Vietnam 12 Sukhoi fighters: report

Russia has signed an agreement to sell Vietnam a dozen Sukhoi-30 multirole combat aircraft for more than $600 million (450 million euros), Russian news agency Interfax reported Tuesday. The fighters which can travel twice the speed of sound will be […]


Russian Military to Buy 16 MiG-29SMT Fighter Jets – Report

Russian Military to Buy 16 MiG-29SMT Fighter Jets – Report

The Russian Defense Ministry and the MiG aircraft corporation have agreed the purchase of 16 MiG-29SMT fighter jets until 2016, the Kommersant daily reported Tuesday citing a high-ranking military source. The agreement is part of the government’s effort to keep […]


EADS dropped from $7.3 bn South Korea jet fighter bid: Report

EADS dropped from $7.3 bn South Korea jet fighter bid: Report

European aerospace consortium EADS has been eliminated from a bid to provide fighter jets worth $7.3 billion to South Korea due to a failure to meet some requirements, a report said Sunday. The Eurofighter was dropped from the bid also […]


F-15, Eurofighter Meet South Korean Fighter Aircraft Budget

F-15, Eurofighter Meet South Korean Fighter Aircraft Budget

Boeing’s F-15 Silent Eagle and European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS)’s Eurofighter Tranche 3 Typhoon came within the given budget of the F-X program, an industry source said, Friday. According to the source, Boeing and the EADS met the […]


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 […]


 
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