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Russia Orders 30 Su-30SM Fighters

Russia Orders 30 Su-30SM Fighters

Russia’s Defense Ministry has signed an order with aircraft-maker Irkut for 30 Su-30SM multirole fighter aircraft, a military spokesman said on Thursday. “According to the contract, the company will deliver 30 of these aircraft to the Russian Defense Ministry by […]


Dassault says profit rises 10%, confident on fighter sales

Dassault says profit rises 10%, confident on fighter sales

France’s Dassault Aviation posted on Thursday a 10-percent rise in net profit to 407 million euros ($536 million) and expressed confidence about foreign sales of its Rafale fighter plane. “Concerning military aircraft, there are decisive opportunities … concerning the Rafale […]


New Radar Technology Brings Advantages for Eurofighter Missions

New Radar Technology Brings Advantages for Eurofighter Missions

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has demonstrated, in a simulation study, the operational advantages of the Eurofighter’s future e-scan radar and has introduced the first pilots to the particular features of this technology. The two-year study was […]


UK PM Hints at F-35 Joint Strike Fighter U-turn

UK PM Hints at F-35 Joint Strike Fighter U-turn

The Prime Minister told MPs today his Government was prepared to change defence purchases when the costs change, amid speculation of an embarrassing U-turn on fighters for Britain’s new aircraft carriers. David Cameron said the approach marked a stark change […]


F-35 Reaches Critical Juncture After Strong Year, Official Says

F-35 Reaches Critical Juncture After Strong Year, Official Says

The F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program — the centerpiece of future tactical aviation and a key to implementing new military strategic guidance — made strong progress in its development last year, a defense official said today. Frank Kendall, […]


First MMRCA Squadron to Be Inducted Soon

First MMRCA Squadron to Be Inducted Soon

The first squadron of Medium-Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) consisting of 18 aircraft is expected to be inducted into the IAF within three to four years of signing of the contract with its supplier. In reply to a question on […]


US, Turkish air forces complete Anatolian Falcon 2012

US, Turkish air forces complete Anatolian Falcon 2012

Anatolian Falcon 2012, a bilateral training exercise between the Turkish and U.S. air forces, ended here March 16. The exercise was designed to strengthen military interoperability between the two nations and test the air forces’ abilities to conduct a variety […]


Canadian Defence Clarifies Position on F-35 JSF

Canadian Defence Clarifies Position on F-35 JSF

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today highlighted the Government of Canada’s successful ongoing efforts to renew the Canadian Forces in remarks to members of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI). In his speech, […]


Canada may back out of F35 purchase: minister

Canada may back out of F35 purchase: minister

Canada’s associate defense minister on Tuesday said one of the most ardent supporters of the F35 program could back out of a multi-billion purchase of the fighter jets. “We have not as yet discounted the possibility of backing out of […]


Russia close to signing Su-35 fighter deal with China

Russia close to signing Su-35 fighter deal with China

Russia and China may soon sign a $4-billion contract for 48 Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jets, the Kommersant business daily said Tuesday. “The two sides have practically agreed on the delivery of 48 Su-35 multi-role fighters, worth $4 billion, to […]


 
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