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China knows how to tackle stealth aircraft


September 20th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) The Chinese military knows how to deal with enemy stealth aircraft, an official said.During the first "Military Camp Opening Day" activity held in the Wuhan Air ... Read more...

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MiG-29 crashes in Siberia


September 7th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Air Force MiG-29 fighter crashed Thursday near Chita in Siberia region, killing the pilot, the defence ministry said.The plane crashed near Domna airport, ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign pact for Smerch rockets


August 28th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India and Russia have tied up for a joint venture to manufacture Smerch rockets.A memorandum of understanding for starting the joint venture was signed between ... Read more...

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Russia to build fifth-generation bombers


June 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Saturday reiterated plans to develop a fifth-generation strategic bomber aircraft."Alongside a fifth-generation fighter, there are also plans to develop an ... Read more...

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Russia to increase number of fighters in test flights


February 13th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of Russia's Sukhoi T-50 5th generation fighters involved in test flights will be increased from three to 14 by 2015, Russian Air Force ... Read more...

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Japan picks F-35 as next-generation fighter jet


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 20 (IANS) Japan Tuesday chose the F-35 stealth jet, which is being developed by the US and eight other countries, as the country's next-generation fighter.The Security Council of ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Moscow for India-Russia summit


December 15th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday left on a three-day visit to Moscow, where he is to hold a summit meet with Russian President Dmitry ... Read more...

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India announces PM’s visit to Russia Dec 15-17


December 8th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India Thursday formally announced that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will go on a three-day visit to Moscow Dec 15-17 for a summit meeting with ... Read more...

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India’s military purchases: Only the best should do (Comment)


November 10th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
The US has reiterated a 2005 offer to share hi-tech in defence with India, although this time it appears to be more meaningful and realistic of India's futuristic requirements.For instance, the ... Read more...

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Now Chinese fighter planes to fly at low temperatures


November 4th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 4 (IANS) China has developed a new lubricant that will ensure its third-generation fighter planes can start their engines instantly and take off in extremely low temperatures, the ... Read more...

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US offers India the Joint Strike Fighter, top defence technology


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Although the US lost out in the bid to sell India 126 multi-role combat jets, it has offeredNew Delhi "top-of-the-line technology", including "the best in ... Read more...

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India, Russia to review defence ties


October 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday begin a review of the entire spectrum of their defence cooperation apart from exchanging views on regional and global security at ... Read more...

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‘Antony won’t witness fifth generation combat plane flight’


September 30th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will be on a three-day visit to Russia next week, but will not get a chance to witness the ambitious ... Read more...

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Fighter plane makes emergency landing at Russian air show


August 21st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Zhukovsky (Russia), Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Sukhoi T-50 fifth generation fighter made an emergency landing Sunday at an air show in Russia.The incident took place at the MAKS-2011 International ... Read more...

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IAF’s Sukhoi jets to be upgraded to fifth generation fighters


August 18th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS) India's air superiority Sukhoi-30MKI fighters will soon be converted into 'Super Sukhois' by upgrading them with fifth generation combat jet features, the Russian original equipment manufacturer ... Read more...

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India-Russia combat jet may compete in South Korean tender


August 18th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS) The export version of Russia's T-50 fifth-generation fighter aircraft, jointly developed with India and also called the PAK-FA, is likely to compete in a South Korean ... Read more...

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Russia’s 5G fighter makes first demonstration flight


August 18th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi T-50 fifth generation fighter performed its first demonstration flight at an international aviation show Wednesday.Experts at the MAKS 2011 International Aviation and Space ... Read more...

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Defence brass split over French Mirage upgrade deal


June 19th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) With the $2.4 billion Mirage-2000 upgrade deal with France in its final stages, India's defence ministry and air force top brass seem to be split ... Read more...

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Defence secretary in Russia for talks


June 13th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) In the backdrop of Russia snubbing India by sending back her warships from Vladivostok without a naval war game, Indian Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar Monday ... Read more...

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Pakistan negotiating with US for more F-16 fighter jets


March 9th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9(ANI): Pakistan is in negotiations with the United States to get more fighter jets, and is simultaneously developing its defence manufacturing capability to reduce its reliance on America.In 2006, ... Read more...

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Thousands flock in as air show opens to public


February 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) AeroIndia Saturday became a grand public event with thousands of people, young and old, flocking to the venue to witness scintillating flight displays and breathtaking aerobatics by ... Read more...

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US will have to offer India generous terms to seal combat aircraft deal: Expert (Part-II)


January 28th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Because of the dramatic transformations in combat aviation technology currently underway, the Indian Government should select the least expensive, mature, combat-proven fourth generation fighter for the IAF as a bridge toward ... Read more...

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Indigenous aircraft to be main draw at Republic Day parade


January 23rd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) With the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) taking its penultimate step before induction into the air force this month after being in the works for 27 years, India ... Read more...

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India to form indigenous Tejas fighter squadron by 2013 (Lead, with Images)


January 10th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) Nearly three decades after it was conceptualised, the country's first indegenous combat jet Monday received its initial operational clearance, with the Indian Air Force (IAF) saying it would ... Read more...

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IAF flies homegrown Tejas fighter jet for operational clearance


January 10th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) India Monday joined the select club of countries making a fighter jet from scratch when Indian Air Force (IAF) flew for the first time the lightweight indigenous multi-role ... Read more...

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China’s apparent ’stealth aircraft’ may pose “terrifying” challenge to US fleet: Experts


January 8th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 8 (ANI): In the midst of speculations that China has developed a prototype of a stealth aircraft, military experts have warned that the apparent jet fighter could pose a "terrifying" ... Read more...

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Russia asks Pakistan to push 26/11 probe, backs India for UNSC, NSG (Second Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Underlining their "privileged strategic partnership," India and Russia Tuesday inked a raft of agreements worth billions of dollars, including a contract for jointly building a fifth ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign 30 pacts


December 21st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): India and Russia on Tuesday signed 30 crucial deals in several key areas, including nuclear cooperation, defence, pharmaceutical and space technology sectors.Besides deciding to enhance cooperation in ... Read more...

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India, Russia firm up 5th generation stealth fighter project


December 21st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday firmed up plans to jointly design and manufacture a most advanced stealth fighter by signing a preliminary design contract in the run ... Read more...

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Russia asks Pakistan to expedite 26/11 probe, backs India for UNSC seat (Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday inked 30 agreements in areas ranging from science, peaceful use of nuclear energy to culture and pharmaceuticals and also inked a contract ... Read more...

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Now, Russia to ink electoral accord with India


December 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) In a first of its kind, Russia will seek the help of India, the world's largest democracy, in bolstering its democratic practices when their electoral agencies ... Read more...

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Russia to build more reactors, sign 5th generation jet deal (Roundup)


December 17th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India and Russia are set to sign over a dozen agreements, including a key pact on a fifth generation fighter aircraft and another one on expanding ... Read more...

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India, Russia to sign more than 15 pacts during Medvedev visit


December 17th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): India and Russia are expected to sign more than fifteen agreements during President Dmitry Medvedev's three day visit to India.Medvedev will arrive in New Delhi on Monday ... Read more...

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India, Russia to sign fifth generation fighter jet deal


December 17th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India and Russia are set to sign over a dozen agreements, including a key pact on a fifth generation fighter aircraft and on expanding civil ... Read more...

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India, Russia to sign several agreements during Medvedev’s visit (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) India and Russia will sign several agreements during the visit of Russian President Dmitri Medvedev next month, including for jointly developing a fifth generation combat jet."We ... Read more...

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