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China stealth-jet firm eyes US contracts: report

China stealth-jet firm eyes US contracts: report

The maker of China’s new stealth fighter plans to team up with a small California firm for what would seem like mission impossible: bidding for US defence contracts, a report said Friday. China Aviation Industry Corp, or AVIC, is in […]


Contenders for Indian fighter deal to show in force at Aero India 2011

Contenders for Indian fighter deal to show in force at Aero India 2011

All six participants of a tender to supply 126 light fighter jets to the Indian air force will showcase full flight displays at Aero India 2011 air show, the organizers said. Six major aircraft makers — Lockheed and Boeing from […]


India Rejects US F-35 JSF Offer

India Rejects US F-35 JSF Offer

India has no plans as of now to either join the US-led joint strike fighter (JSF) programme or buy the F-35 `Lightning-II’ fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) when it finally becomes operational. “We cannot have two types of FGFA. We have […]


France Offers Mirage F1 Fighters to Iraq

France Offers Mirage F1 Fighters to Iraq

As Iraq continues to rebuild its Air Force, one glaring hole in its capabilities is the lack of combat aircraft. With U.S. forces set to completely withdraw from the country by the end of the year under the current Status […]


New Multi-Role Su-27SM(3) Fighters Delivered to the Russian Air Force

New Multi-Role Su-27SM(3) Fighters Delivered to the Russian Air Force

The Sukhoi Company has completed delivery of 12 new multi-purpose Su-27SM(3) fighters to the Russian Air Force. The last batch of aircraft was sent to the place of deployment. They were released under a state contract, signed between the Sukhoi […]


Taiwan calls for US fighter jets, cites China stealth plane

Taiwan calls for US fighter jets, cites China stealth plane

A top Taiwanese official has renewed calls for Washington to sell the island advanced aircraft in the wake of China’s development of its first stealth plane, a report said Wednesday. Parliamentary speaker Wang Jin-pyng warned that China could upset regional […]


F-15E flies with new radar system

F-15E flies with new radar system

Officials took a step forward in the F-15E Strike Eagle’s continuous technological evolution as the Air Force’s most versatile combat aircraft here Jan. 18. Officials from the 46th Test Wing launched the fourth generation fighter for the first time with […]


Italian Air Force Takes Delivery of 5 Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft

Italian Air Force Takes Delivery of 5 Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft

HALLBERGMOOS, Germany: With most companies on Christmas break between Christmas and New Year, it was a welcome surprise to learn that Alenia Aeronautica was busy completing their final aircraft deliveries for the year, exceeding the total planned for 2010. These […]


What the Pentagon’s Top Tester Said About the F-35B

What the Pentagon’s Top Tester Said About the F-35B

Two weeks ago, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced that the Marine Corps’ version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is in trouble. While “two of the JSF variants, the Air Force version and the Navy’s carrier based version, are […]


 
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