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Russian fighter flies dangerously close to US plane: Pentagon

Russian fighter flies dangerously close to US plane: Pentagon

A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to an American reconnaissance aircraft during an “unprofessional” intercept in international airspace over the Black Sea last month, the Pentagon said Friday. The American RC-135 was conducting routine operations May 30 when a […]


Working Group Proposes Multi-Role Fighters to Replace Finnish F/A-18 Aircraft

Working Group Proposes Multi-Role Fighters to Replace Finnish F/A-18 Aircraft

The working group which was set up to make a preliminary assessment of how to replace the operational capability of the Air Force F/A-18 aircraft proposes procurement of multi-role fighters. The capabilities of multi-role fighters would be complemented with air […]


Hungary army to ground all Gripen jets after second crash-landing

Hungary army to ground all Gripen jets after second crash-landing

The Hungary army said on Wednesday it would ground and review its fleet of Jas-39 Gripen fighter jets, made by Swedish manufacturer Saab, after a second crash-landing within a month. The announcement came after a Hungarian pilot was forced to […]


RAF Eurofighters Intercept Two Russian Aircraft Near Baltic States

RAF Eurofighters Intercept Two Russian Aircraft Near Baltic States

RAF Typhoon jets deployed as part of the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission intercepted two unknown aircraft on a mission over the Baltic Sea. The aircraft were scrambled from Amari air base in Estonia yesterday, to intercept aircraft approaching Baltic […]


Marine Corps Proves F-35B’s Capability At Sea

Marine Corps Proves F-35B’s Capability At Sea

The Marine Corps F-35B operational test (OT-1) successfully concluded aboard a U.S. Navy amphibious ship, USS Wasp (LHD-1), on May 29, 2015. Setting off from Norfolk, Virginia on May 18, USS Wasp cut an arc between 50 and 100 miles […]


Pakistan JF-17 Jets depart to participate in Paris Air Show 2015

Pakistan JF-17 Jets depart to participate in Paris Air Show 2015

A three-ship formation of JF-17 Thunders along with a Pakistan Air Force contingent comprising pilots and technicians departed from an Operational PAF Air Base on Sunday to participate in the forthcoming Paris Air Show 2015. A Pakistan Air Force Media […]


India Unlikely to Go for More Than 36 Rafale Fighters At This Stage

India Unlikely to Go for More Than 36 Rafale Fighters At This Stage

India is unlikely to buy more than 36 French Rafale fighters as of now, less than one-third of the 126 jets that were envisaged under the now-scrapped $20 billion MMRCA (medium multi-role combat aircraft) project. But another 20 Rafale jets […]


Eurofighter Typhoon – Now An Even Stronger Force Multiplier

Eurofighter Typhoon – Now An Even Stronger Force Multiplier

Germany: Active on Baltic Patrols in support of NATO, and fresh from Exercise Red Flag in Nevada, the Eurofighter Typhoon Team have confirmed that a new suite of capabilities is delivering ‘spectacular results’ in 2015 as the 431 aircraft delivered […]


Marines Make Progress with F-35B During OT-1

Marines Make Progress with F-35B During OT-1

Marines and sailors have worked together since May 18 to conduct Operational Testing 1, the assessment of the integration of the F-35B Lightning II, at sea, aboard USS Wasp (LHD-1). Throughout OT-1, the aircraft and personnel involved have been challenged […]


India to Investigate Su-30 Fleet After Sixth Crash

Su-30MKI Fighter Aircraft

he Indian Air Force (IAF) doesn`t intend to ground its fleet of Sukhoi SU-30MKI combat jets despite a sixth plane crashing in six years, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar even as concerns over the frontline fighter continue. The SU-30 fleet […]


 
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