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F-22 Raptor Test Force Enters New Phase of AIM-9X Testing

F-22 Raptor Test Force Enters New Phase of AIM-9X Testing

The 411th Flight Test Squadron and F-22 Combined Test Force successfully test fired two guided AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles this year as part of the latest phase in getting the Raptor closer to using the missile operationally. The AIM-9X is an […]


Singapore to Upgrade its F-16 Block 52 Fighter Jets

Singapore to Upgrade its F-16 Block 52 Fighter Jets

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore for the F-16 Block 52 Upgrade Program and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $130 million. The Defense Security Cooperation […]


Indian Auditor Faults LCA Aircraft Project, Says it Fails to Meet Air Force’s Needs

Indian Auditor Faults LCA Aircraft Project, Says it Fails to Meet Air Force’s Needs

India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft project, in the works for over three decades, came under severe criticism from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on Friday, which said the Mark-I version has several shortcomings and does not meet […]


Yemen rebels say coalition jet downed as raids heat up

Yemen rebels say coalition jet downed as raids heat up

Yemeni rebels said on Monday they shot down a fighter jet as Saudi-led coalition air strikes intensified a day ahead of a hoped-for five-day humanitarian truce. Morocco announced that one of its warplanes taking part in operations against the rebels […]


French leader oversees Qatar jet deal, to attend Gulf summit

French leader oversees Qatar jet deal, to attend Gulf summit

French President Francois Hollande sought to boost ties in the Gulf Monday as he oversaw the signing of a warplanes deal with Qatar and arrived in Saudi Arabia for a summit. Hollande was to be the first Western head of […]


Rafale Deal: Dassault Likely to Enter Joint Venture with HAL

Rafale Deal: Dassault Likely to Enter Joint Venture with HAL

The multi-billion deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets could see French defence major Dassault Aviation entering into a joint venture with state-run HAL or any private player to set up a base here for augmenting its existing production line. Defence […]


France’s Dassault poised to ink fighter jet deal with Qatar

France’s Dassault poised to ink fighter jet deal with Qatar

French group Dassault Aviation is poised to sign a 6.3-billion-euro ($7-billion) deal with Qatar for 36 of its Rafale fighter jets, the presidency and sources said Thursday, in the third foreign order this year. Having struggled for years to sell […]


Qatar Has Chosen the Rafale Fighter Aircraft

Qatar Has Chosen the Rafale Fighter Aircraft

Dassault Aviation is honored by Qatar’s decision to acquire 24 Rafale aircraft to equip its Air Force. The contract between the State of Qatar and Dassault Aviation is to be signed on Monday, May 4 in Doha in the presence […]


China to Deliver 50 More JF-17 Thunder Jets to Pakistan

China to Deliver 50 More JF-17 Thunder Jets to Pakistan

China will deliver another fifty JF-17 Thunder fighters to Pakistan over a period of three years, Radio Pakistan reported. The Head of Chinese Aircraft Industry told a Chinese daily that under the contract signed between the two countries, Pakistan will […]


Argentina and Russia In Strategic Partnership Deal

Argentina and Russia In Strategic Partnership Deal

The Argentinian President Christina Fernandez de Kirchner is in Moscow to sign a series of strategic partnership deals with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. While focussing on trade, energy projects and communication, agreements on military cooperation will also be signed. Among […]


 
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