The FC-1/JF-17 'Thunder' – Future prospects [ Part 5 ]

DefenceTalk.com, Part 5 Future prospects From the PLAAF's standpoint, the JF-17 offers modest capabilities to the options China could acquire. Older types such as the J-8H/F...

The FC-1/JF-17 'Thunder' – The roles of the JF-17 for the PAF and PLAAF...

DefenceTalk.com, Part 4 The roles of the JF-17 for the PAF and PLAAF In virtually every static display JF-17 mock-ups were featured in air to air...

The FC-1/JF-17 'Thunder' – Electronic systems [ Part 3 ]

Defencetalk.com / Amjad Afaf, Part 3 Electronic systems As with every modern fighter aircraft, electronics and weapons systems have a direct bearing on mission effectiveness as...

The FC-1/JF-17 'Thunder' – Chengdu and FC-1/JF-17's development [Part 2]

Defencetalk.com / Amjad Afaf, Part 2 Chengdu and FC-1/JF-17's development Many commentators have been dismissive of Chinese design and research capabilities. However, these allegations are based...

Danish F-16s First in Europe Capable Of Precision Bombing

AFP, Denmark has become the first country in Europe with F-16 fighter jets equipped with satellite-guided precision bombing technology that works in all weather...

Malaysia to decide soon on US fighter jet purchase: deputy PM

AFP, KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will decide soon whether to buy Boeing fighter jets from the United States as it continues a military modernisation program,...

India test-fires two anti-aircraft Sky missiles

AFP, BHUBANESWAR: India on Monday twice test-fired medium range surface-to-air anti-aircraft missiles within two minutes of each other from a site in the eastern...

Singapore formally joins F35 stealth fighter program

AFP, SINGAPORE: Singapore has formally joined the US-led Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program, making it the first Asian nation to take part in the...

Stinger missiles deployed in Taipei: report

AFP, TAIPEI: Taiwanese authorities have quietly deployed mobile anti-aircraft missile systems in the capital Taipei, according to newspaper reports on Monday, as police stepped...

Indian Air Force displays firepower

PTI, Control of air at a time and place of choosing is essential for unleasing the full potential of the armed forces against all...