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Hu confirms J-20 stealth jet test

Hu confirms J-20 stealth jet test

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 […]


IAF Inducts India’s First Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’

IAF Inducts India’s First Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’

Inching closer to modernization with self sufficiency, India’s first homegrown supersonic fighter jet, the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) ‘Tejas’, was handed over to the IAF by Defence minister, A K Antony after the Initial Operational Clearance. The LCA, which has […]


India gets its first homegrown fighter jet

India gets its first homegrown fighter jet

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 First LCA Tejas Inducted in IAF

India’s First LCA Tejas Inducted in IAF

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 concerned over China’s new weapons: Gates

US concerned over China’s new weapons: Gates

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 […]


DoD Announces $150 Billion Reinvestment from Efficiencies Savings

DoD Announces $150 Billion Reinvestment from Efficiencies Savings

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today a series of efficiencies decisions designed to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five years primarily by reducing overhead costs, improving business practices and culling excess […]


Rumored J-20 Stealth Fighter Undergoes Tests: Report

Rumored J-20 Stealth Fighter Undergoes Tests: Report

The rumored prototype of China’s “J-20 stealth fighter jet” has created a stir over the nation’s defensive advancements, but analysts suggest that any such program would simply reflect the country’s industrial military progress. Pictures of the alleged fourth-generation jet fighter, […]


Russian Air Force To Receive Up To 100 Sukhoi Fighter Jets

Russian Air Force To Receive Up To 100 Sukhoi Fighter Jets

The Russian Air Force will receive up to 100 Sukhoi fighter jets by 2015, the Defense Ministry spokesman said on Sunday. Three state contracts with the Sukhoi design bureau on the supply of the jets have been already signed, Vladimir […]


China’s Chengdu J-20 Stealth Fighter Aircraft Pictures Gallery

China’s Chengdu J-20 Stealth Fighter Aircraft Pictures Gallery

Photos of the Chengdu J-20 “Black Eagle” – a fifth generation stealth, twin-engine fighter aircraft prototype developed by Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force. China’s radar evading stealth fighter made its first-known test flight […]


 
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