Taiwan ready to hold rare military drill: landing fighter jets on a freeway

AP, TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan's military will close part of a popular freeway Wednesday so jet fighters can practice using it as an emergency runway...

Global Hawk UAV Passes 2,000 Combat Hours

Northrop Grumman Corporation, FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW, U.K.: The U.S. Air Force's RQ-4A Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial reconnaissance system recently achieved a significant...

F-16 test team conducts first guided launch of AIM-9X

USAF, EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFPN): A test team from the Global Power Fighters Combined Test Force here moved a step closer to...

International air exercise due to start in Australia

Australian News, The Australian Air Force's largest combat exercise is due to begin in the northern city of Darwin.The biennial exercise, codenamed Pitch Black,...

Restoring the PAFs Qualitative Edge

DefenceTalk.com, No one can deny the pivotal role of Air power in any modern conflict. The United States is the classic example of how...

Pakistan to buy Gripen fighters from Sweden

Maariv International, The Pakistani media covering Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf state visit to Scandinavia reports that he has approached the Swedish government with a...

China, Europe strengthen aviation cooperation

Xinhuanet, BEIJING: China's aviation companies have signed subcontract agreements worth 250 million US dollars with Airbus In the past two years, sources said here...

Ten Stealth Fighters Deployed to Korea

donga.com, About 10 state-of-the-art U.S. F-117 stealth bombers are being deployed to a Korean air base on May 29 and 30.

Taiwan military jets to practice freeway landings amid tension with China

AFP , TAIPEI: Taiwan said Monday that its air force will practice emergency landing on a freeway for the first time in 25 years...