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Sukhoi T-50 stealth fighter undergoes trial


August 21st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian fighter maker Sukhoi's T-50 fifth-generation stealth fighter has completed initial approach trials to a flight refuelling aircraft, the company said Tuesday.The aircraft, T-50-2, made ... Read more...

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Poland to replace Sukhois with unmanned aircraft


August 15th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland is planning to replace its obsolete Soviet-built Sukhoi Su-22 bomber aircraft with an unmanned strike aircraft (UCAV) system, a minister said.Deputy Defence Minister Waldemar ... Read more...

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Putin calls for new long-range bomber and UAVs


June 15th, 2012 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS) Russia must start developing a long-range bomber aircraft and a range of military unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) or drones as these were "most important areas of ... Read more...

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Russia to buy 92 Su-34 fighters


March 1st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has signed a deal to buy 92 Su-34 Fullback fighter-bombers from the Sukhoi aircraft maker, the defence ministry said Thursday.The deal under which the ... Read more...

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Su-30 fighter crashes in Russia, crew safe


February 28th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Su-30 fighter jet crashed during a test flight in Russia Tuesday, but both the crew members ejected safely, officials said.The crash occurred around 10.20 ... Read more...

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US woos India for big-ticket defence deals


November 6th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Rebuffed over what is touted as the world's biggest defence deal, the United States is going all out to woo a modernising India with attractive ... Read more...

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India to do $2 bn deal for Jaguar engines from single vendor


June 13th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided to acquire new engines for its battle-hardy Jaguar fighter aircraft from a single manufacturer in what is estimated ... Read more...

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India withdraws tender for newer Jaguar combat jet engine


May 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The defence ministry has withdrawn its tender for re-engining the Indian Air Force's Jaguar combat jets after one of the two contenders opted out, a ... Read more...

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IAF plans to refit Jaguars with new engines in trouble


February 15th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Indian Air Force's (IAF) plans to fit its Anglo-French Jaguar fighter planes with new engines seem to be in trouble with one of the global firms ... Read more...

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UK unveils next-gen unmanned combat jet prototype


July 13th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has unveiled a prototype of its first unmanned combat aircraft, also called 'Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle' (UCAV).According to the BBC, the ... Read more...

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Britan proposes help in upgrading Jaguar jets


November 27th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Britain Friday proposed to help India in the upgradation of Indian Air Force's (IAF) twin-engine Jaguar fighter jets, a defence official said. A three-member delegation led by British ... Read more...

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IAF Jaguars to conduct military exercise with Oman


October 10th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Indian Air Force's (IAF) deep penetration strike aircraft Jaguar will fly down to Oman this month for a military exercise. "To further military diplomacy and for ... Read more...

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Chinese incursions result of lack of demarcation, say villagers


September 16th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Changla Gaon (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep 16 (ANI): Villagers living along the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh said on Wednesday that Chinese incursions were a result of lack of border demarcation.Indian media had ... Read more...

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‘Chinese aggression indicates Beijing’s nervousness over India’s rise’


September 16th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 16 (ANI): A US think-tank has said that China's recent aggression on Indian border is direct result of Beijing's "nervousness over India's rise.""Well, I think China is becoming increasingly ... Read more...

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Honeywell sees growth in India despite recession


May 8th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, May 8 (ANI): Diversified U.S. manufacturer Honeywell International Inc. sees more growth in India on growing demand for its products and services despite a global economic downturn.Talking to reporters here ... Read more...

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Final touchdown for IAF’s MiG-23 fighter jets


March 6th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Halwara (Punjab), March 6 (IANS) It was a nostalgic moment for the Indian Air Force (IAF) Friday as it phased out its MiG-23 BN 'swing wing' ground attack fighter jets here after ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force to retire MiG-23 fighter jets


March 5th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will Friday bid adieu to its MiG-23 'swing wing' ground attack fighter jets after nearly 30 years in service. The MiG-23 BN aircraft, ... Read more...

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Honeywell offers flight safety systems to Indian Air Force


February 10th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) US aerospace products major Honeywell will equip the six C-130J Super Hercules aircraft the Indian Air Force (IAF) is acquiring with the military version of its traffic collision ... Read more...

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Moscow air defences to be strengthened next year: official


April 12th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, April 12 (RIA Novosti) The main unit of Russia's Air Force protecting the western and central Russian airspace, including Moscow, will undergo a major overhaul next year, the commander of ... Read more...

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Rocket explosion caused Russian Su-25 crash: officials


March 21st, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 21 (RIA Novosti) The explosion of a rocket launched during a midair live firing exercise caused the crash of a Su-25 strike aircraft in Russia's Far East, a source ... Read more...

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Russian fighter jet crashes in country’s Far East


March 20th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 20 (RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force has suspended all its Su-25 strike aircraft flights following a fatal crash in the country's Far East early Thursday, an Air Force ... Read more...

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