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J-20 Fighter test overshadows US-China defense talks

J-20 Fighter test overshadows US-China defense talks

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 […]


Gates: Chinese taking strategic dialogue proposal seriously

Gates: Chinese taking strategic dialogue proposal seriously

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 […]


27 Years, 3000% Cost Hike Later, Tejas Takes Off

27 Years, 3000% Cost Hike Later, Tejas Takes Off

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 […]


China’s J-20 Stealth Fighter Video

China’s J-20 Stealth Fighter Video

Video of the Chinese Air Force J-20 Stealth Fighter Aircraft.


Hu confirms J-20 stealth jet test

Hu confirms J-20 stealth jet test

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 […]


Chinese J-20 stealth fighter makes first test flight

Chinese J-20 stealth fighter makes first test flight

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 gets its first homegrown fighter jet

India gets its first homegrown fighter jet

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 First LCA Tejas Inducted in IAF

India’s First LCA Tejas Inducted in IAF

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 […]


US concerned over China’s new weapons: Gates

US concerned over China’s new weapons: Gates

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Saturday voiced concern over China’s latest hi-tech weaponry and called for an improvement in uneasy military relations with Beijing to help defuse tensions. Speaking to reporters en route to Beijing for three days of […]


 
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