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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]