A senior U.S. defense official says China’s civilian leaders did not know about Tuesday’s first flight test of the country’s new fighter jet when U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates asked about it during a meeting with President Hu Jintao. The […]
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Beijing: A test flight of China’s new stealth fighter jet on Tuesday overshadowed a US bid to shore up uneasy military relations, underscoring a growing rivalry between the two powers. Chinese state media carried images of the purported debut flight […]
The Chinese are taking an American proposal to hold a strategic dialogue between the two countries seriously, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here Jan. 11. Secretary Gates met with President Hu Jintao at the Great Hall of the people […]
BANGALORE, India: After a tortuous journey of 27 years, with over 1,500 flight-tests and almost 3,000% jump in overall developmental costs, the much-touted but long-delayed Tejas Light Combat Aircraft has finally taken the first step towards induction as a supersonic […]
Video of the Chinese Air Force J-20 Stealth Fighter Aircraft.
President Hu Jintao reportedly confirmed that China’s first stealth fighter jet, the J-20, underwent its first test flight Tuesday, making the first official acknowledgement of the plane’s existence since the surfacing of online photos in December. US Defense Secretary Robert […]
BEIJING: China’s radar-eluding stealth fighter made its first-known test flight Tuesday, marking dramatic progress in the country’s efforts to develop cutting-edge military technologies. The prototype plane dubbed the J-20 flew for about 15 minutes over an airfield in the southwestern […]
India’s first indigenous light combat aircraft, Tejas, was handed over to the Indian Air Force on Monday for initial operational clearance, the Indian Air Force chief has said. “This is a historic moment for the Air Force and the scientific […]
India’s Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas, handed over to Indian Air Force by Defence Minister A K Antony after Initial Operational Clearance in Bangalore. This catapults India to a select club of nations that built a fighter plane from scratch. After […]