Post Tagged with: "Fighter Aircraft"

Bahrain disavows criticism of French jet in leaked US cable

Bahrain disavows criticism of French jet in leaked US cable

Manama: Bahrain on Wednesday disavowed comments attributed to King Hamad in a US cable published by the WikiLeaks whistleblower website in which he appeared to disparage a French warplane. The published remarks were “inaccurate and taken out of context,” the […]


British Minister Pitches for Eurofighter Typhoon to India

British Minister Pitches for Eurofighter Typhoon to India

NEW DELHI: If the US can be aggressive in cornering a major chunk of the lucrative Indian defence market, why should Europeans be behind? British secretary of state for defence Liam Fox is in town to push, among other things, […]


Pentagon Awards $3.5Bn Contract for Fourth Lot of F-35 Fighter

Pentagon Awards $3.5Bn Contract for Fourth Lot of F-35 Fighter

FORT WORTH, Texas: Lockheed Martin has received a $3.5 billion contract modification from the U.S. Department of Defense to manufacture 31 F-35 Lightning II stealth fighters in the fourth lot of low-rate initial production (LRIP). The contract also funds manufacturing-support […]


Pakistan to arm fighter aircraft with Chinese missiles

Pakistan to arm fighter aircraft with Chinese missiles

Beijing: Pakistan has confirmed it will buy Chinese missiles and flight systems to equip its 250 JF-17 Thunder jet fighters as it seeks to deepen military cooperation with Beijing, state media said Thursday. Rao Qamar Suleman, air chief marshal of […]


Pratt Engine to Power Egyptian Air Force F-16s

Pratt Engine to Power Egyptian Air Force F-16s

EAST HARTFORD, Conn.: Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, was awarded a contract for $46 million to provide F100-PW-229 Enhanced Engine Package (EEP) engines to power the Egyptian Air Force’s new fleet of 20 F-16 aircraft. This contract […]


Saab Receives Rapid 3D Mapping Order for Gripen Simulators

Saab Receives Rapid 3D Mapping Order for Gripen Simulators

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Defence and security company Saab has received an order from FMV, the Swedish Defence Material Administration, for the delivery of 3-dimensional (3D) models to the Swedish Gripen simulators. The 3D-models will give the simulators a highly realistic visualisation […]


Israel Confirms F-16i Fighter Crash, second body recovered

Israel Confirms F-16i Fighter Crash, second body recovered

Jerusalem: The Israel military on Friday confirmed it had recovered and positively identified the body of a fighter pilot killed in a training exercise over southern Israel whom it had earlier listed as missing. It said that Major Amihai Itkis, […]


Pakistan Air Force Receives Three New F-16s from US

Pakistan Air Force Receives Three New F-16s from US

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: U.S. and Pakistani officials marked the latest chapter in the growth of the Pakistan Air Force with the delivery of three additional new F-16 aircraft to the Government of Pakistan from the United States during an induction ceremony […]


SIPRI Reports on Fighter Aircraft Export Market

SIPRI Reports on Fighter Aircraft Export Market

STOCKHOLM: With the Airshow China 2010 opening next week in Zhuhai— where advanced combat aircraft will be showcased to potential buyers—and with Saudi Arabia, India and Brazil all planning major acquisitions of combat aircraft, a new SIPRI report released today […]


 
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