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Obama Asks for $671 Billion Defense Budget in Fiscal 2012

Obama Asks for $671 Billion Defense Budget in Fiscal 2012

President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2012 defense budget request continues the department’s reform agenda, but protects personnel and family programs, Pentagon officials said. Overall, the Defense Department budget is declining, with funding for overseas contingency operations dropping by $41.5 billion, due […]


India to Sign Mirage Upgrade Deal

India to Sign Mirage Upgrade Deal

The Indian Air Force today said it was hoping to sign the long-stuck USD 2.1 billion deal to upgrade around 50 Mirage 2000s with France by March this year. The deal has been awaiting clearance from the government after differences […]


India to start talks on $12 billion fighter aircraft order

India to start talks on $12 billion fighter aircraft order

India said Thursday it would begin crucial contract negotiations in the next fortnight for an estimated $12 billion order for 126 fighter jets. The announcement came a day after Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony said the long-delayed contract to modernise […]


Raytheon Conducts Free-Flight Demonstration Of JSOW-C From F-16IN

Raytheon Conducts Free-Flight Demonstration Of JSOW-C From F-16IN

Raytheon has completed a series of free-flight demonstrations of the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) AGM-154-C from an F-16IN fighter aircraft. The tests were part of the Indian Air Force’s Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) competition. JSOW is a family of […]


Naval Eurofighter: An Aircraft Carrier Version Under Development

Naval Eurofighter: An Aircraft Carrier Version Under Development

The development of carrier aviation during the 20th century led to a dramatic paradigm shift in military capability. For the first time, navies had the ability to exert their influence far over the horizon – supporting land campaigns and allowing […]


Joint Russian-Indian 5G Fighter Aircraft to Cost $6 Billion

Joint Russian-Indian 5G Fighter Aircraft to Cost $6 Billion

The joint Russian-Indian development of a fifth generation fighter aircraft will cost some $6 billion, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) Financial director D. Shivamurti said. Russia and India signed in December last year a contract to jointly develop a design for […]


Russia at Aero India 2011 Airshow

Russia at Aero India 2011 Airshow

The 8th International Exhibition on Aerospace, Defence and Civil Aviation Aero India 2011, which is one of the biggest among such events in Asia, is hosted at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in the suburbs of Bangaluru from 9th to […]


Russia showcases new weaponry at Aero India

Russia showcases new weaponry at Aero India

Russia will exhibit over 80 types of weaponry at the upcoming Aero India 2011 air show, state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said in a statement, but the MiG-35 fighter jet will not take part. Aero India-2011, which will be held in […]


Navy Test Pilot Completes First F-35B Flight

Navy Test Pilot Completes First F-35B Flight

After a series of extensive ground and simulator training events, Lt. Cmdr. Eric “Magic” Buus completed the first flight by a U.S. Navy test pilot of an F-35B STOVL variant Joint Strike Fighter Feb. 3. “The flight was very enjoyable […]


 
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