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India, Russia sign fighter jet deal

India, Russia sign fighter jet deal

Russia and India agreed Tuesday on a series of defence and nuclear deals potentially worth billions of dollars and pledged to deepen cooperation on counter-terrorism and regional security. The agreements surrounded talks in New Delhi between visiting Russian President Dmitry […]


Eurofighter Delivers 250th Typhoon Fighter Aircraft

Eurofighter Delivers 250th Typhoon Fighter Aircraft

Germany — The Eurofighter Typhoon programme, which has delivered 50 aircraft over the past year, celebrates another milestone today as the 250th aircraft is delivered to the customer. IS038 was handed over to the Italian Air Force in a small […]


Russia’s Medvedev pushes military deals in India

Russia’s Medvedev pushes military deals in India

NEW DELHI (AFP) – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met with Indian Premier Manmohan Singh Thursday at the start of a visit to drum up military and nuclear deals with one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. Medvedev’s trip caps a flurry […]


F-35 Program Achieves Overall 2010 Flight Test Target

F-35 Program Achieves Overall 2010 Flight Test Target

On Thursday, Dec. 9, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II program team reached its 2010 goal of 394 test flights jointly established by the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office and Lockheed Martin. Since the first flight of the F-35 on […]


Saab Awarded Gripen Support Contract in South Africa

Saab Awarded Gripen Support Contract in South Africa

Saab has been awarded an interim support and services contract from ARMSCOR in South Africa involving the South Africans Air Force’s growing fleet of Gripen C and D advanced fighter aircraft. The agreement covers interim support services for the time […]


South Africa Sells Cheetah Fighter Jets to Ecuador

South Africa Sells Cheetah Fighter Jets to Ecuador

South African company Denel Aviation has sold 12 Cheetah C supersonic fighter aircraft to Ecuador. An agreement to conclude the deal was recently signed by the CEO of Denel Aviation, Mike Kgobe in the capital city of Ecuador, Quito. Denel […]


The PAK-FA Threat

The PAK-FA Threat

In response to an article published earlier about the threat that the PAK-FA presents to US air superiority as well as that of US allies, the PAK-FA hardly presents a short-mid term credible threat. The article attacks the closure of […]


First Production F135 Short Take Off Vertical Landing Engine Delivered

First Production F135 Short Take Off Vertical Landing Engine Delivered

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first production F135 Short Take Off/Vertical Landing (STOVL) engine for the F-35 Lightning II, a major milestone and clear demonstration that the F135 STOVL propulsion system has transitioned from development to production. Pratt & […]


Fighter Plane Price Increase Dismays Dutch Defence Minister

Fighter Plane Price Increase Dismays Dutch Defence Minister

Dutch Defence Minister Hans Hillen has expressed his dismay at a price increase for the purchase of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) plane. He told the US ambassador he has “great difficulty” with the increase. Last week, the minister told […]


 
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