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India to Build Export T-50 Stealth Fighter by 2020

India to Build Export T-50 Stealth Fighter by 2020

India will begin production of an export variant of Russian plane-maker Sukhoi’s T-50 stealth fighter from 2020, Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Wednesday during a visit to Delhi. “The technical characteristics have been confirmed to our (Russia and […]


Norway 2013 Defense Budget: More Training, Improved Force Readiness

Norway 2013 Defense Budget: More Training, Improved Force Readiness

The Norwegian government proposes to spend nearly USD 7.4 billion (EUR 5,5 billion/NOK 42.2 billion) on defence in 2013, a real increase from 2012 of USD 52.5 million/EUR 39 million/NOK 300 million. This comes on top of continued efficiency gains […]


Indian Air Force to Modernize, Raise More Su-30MKI Squadrons

Indian Air Force to Modernize, Raise More Su-30MKI Squadrons

Unveiling ambitious expansion plans, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Friday it will complete 75% of its modernization in another decade and raise four more squadrons of Sukhoi Su-30 MKI fighters in the near future. Seventy-five% of the IAF […]


Gripen Flies Into Switzerland

Gripen Flies Into Switzerland

The Gripen E/F test aircraft will make its debut in the Swiss Alps during the Axalp flight demonstration by the Swiss Air Force, 10-11 October. Wednesday morning the aircraft arrived in Switzerland after a non-stop flight from Link√∂ping in Sweden. […]


The Military Fighter Aircraft Market 2012-2022

The Military Fighter Aircraft Market 2012-2022

The military fighter aircraft market is set for a period of great activity over the coming decade, as the demand for 5th generation fighter jet capability continues among the world’s leading military nations. Budget restraints and spiralling costs related to […]


Eurofighter Typhoon Continues Phase 1 Enhancements Testing

Eurofighter Typhoon Continues Phase 1 Enhancements Testing

The Eurofighter Typhoon development fleet has begun flight testing the final part of the Phase 1 Enhancements (P1Eb) programme with completion and delivery to the customers scheduled by the end of 2013. This final step of the First Batch of […]


Lockheed to Upgrade RoC Air Force F-16 Jets

Lockheed to Upgrade RoC Air Force F-16 Jets

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] was awarded a contract valued up to $1.85 billion by the U.S. Government to initiate the upgrade of 145 Block 20 F-16A/B aircraft for the Republic of China (RoC). This retrofit program will include the addition […]


F-35B Aircraft Test Flight with AIM-9X Sidewinder

F-35B Aircraft Test Flight with AIM-9X Sidewinder

Navy test pilot Lt. Christopher Tabert flies F-35B aircraft BF-3 with inert AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles Sept. 19 over the Atlantic Test Ranges. The test flight evaluated airplane structural loads and flying qualities during maneuvering flight. The F-35B is the variant […]


All of Israeli Air Force F-16s Back In Service

All of Israeli Air Force F-16s Back In Service

All of the Israel Air Force’s F-16 fighter jets have returned to service, following improvements resolving a technical problem that had kept many of the planes grounded in recent months. Roughly three months ago, two F-16 fighter jets were grounded […]


 
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