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Accident-prone MiG-21 to be flown only by experienced pilots: IAF


September 1st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) said Thursday only its experienced pilots will fly the accident-prone MiG-21 supersonic fighter planes from December.The decision has come in ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata co-pilots Boeing fighter at air show


February 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) Tata Group chairperson Ratan Tata Thursday co-piloted the Boeing fighter F/A-18 Super Hornet at the eighth edition of the AeroIndia military-cum-civil aviation trade expo here."I am excited. ... Read more...

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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas handed to Air Force


January 10th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, was handed to the Air Force on Monday after ... Read more...

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India’s own first supersonic fighter Tejas to join Air Force today


January 10th, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas, meant to replace MiG 21s and MiG 23s, will join the Air Force on Monday for initial ... Read more...

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India’s own fighter jet Tejas to join air force Monday


January 9th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) India's long-delayed, indigenously-developed, multi-role combat aircraft Tejas will join the Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday for initial operational clearance (IOC) in this aerospace hub.Considered to be ... Read more...

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Naval version of India’s indigenous light combat aircraft Tejas begins test flight


December 9th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Vasco (Goa), Dec 9 (ANI): The test flight of India's naval version of indigenous light combat aircraft Tejas began at the naval air station INS Hansa here on Tuesday.The LCA, a project ... Read more...

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Indian-made fighter plane Tejas clocks fastest speed


December 8th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) Light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas notched a speed of over 1,350 km per hour -- the fastest by an indigenously-made fighter aircraft -- during its sea level flight ... Read more...

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Lankan war jets raid suspected LTTE targets


August 29th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 29 (IANS) Supersonic fighter jets of the Sri Lankan Air Force Friday bombed suspected Tamil Tiger targets in northern Wanni region, where advancing government troops are locked in fierce fighting ... Read more...

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LTTE heavy weapon deployment, boats bombed: Sri Lanka Air Force


July 18th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka Air Force Friday claimed that its supersonic fighter jets have carried out two consecutive early morning air raids targeting suspected heavy weapon deployment and logistic boats ... Read more...

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32 killed in Sri Lanka clashes: military


July 13th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) At least 30 Tamil Tiger guerrillas and two soldiers have been killed and 33 wounded on both sides during clashes in the northern theatre of battle in Sri ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan jets pound suspected LTTE training base


July 1st, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka's defence ministry claimed Tuesday that eight supersonic fighter jets had carried out air raids on a suspected training base of the Tamil Tiger rebels in the ... Read more...

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30 rebels killed in fresh clashes in Sri Lanka: military


June 27th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 27 (IANS) Sri Lankan defence ministry Friday claimed that troops engaged in offensive operations against the Tamil Tigers have killed at least 30 rebels in two clashes. The fierce confrontation ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka launches air raid after LTTE’s suicide attack (Roundup)


June 16th, 2008 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, June 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan Air Force supersonic fighter jets raided a suspected LTTE base in Wanni barely a couple of hours after a powerful suicide blast killed 12 ... Read more...

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LTTE’s combat-logistic facility destroyed: Sri Lanka


June 15th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 15 (IANS) Sri Lankan military claimed Sunday that air force supersonic fighter jets have bombed and destroyed "a key combat-logistic facility" of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in ... Read more...

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Over 60 killed in Lanka’s fierce fighting (Lead)


May 9th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, May 9 (IANS) At least 63 people, including 33 Tamil Tiger rebels, were killed and over 50 wounded when Sri Lankan government troops launched a fresh offensive into the ... Read more...

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Lankan Tamil party leader concerned over night air raid


April 18th, 2008 - 1:08 am ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 17 (IANS) A pro-government Tamil moderate leader in Sri Lanka Thursday expressed his "grave concern" over the night air raid by Sri Lankan Air Force jets in the ... Read more...

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LTTE communication facility bombed


April 15th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka Tuesday claimed its warplanes bombed a communication facility of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in the rebel-heartland of Mullaitivu in the north. "Supersonic ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan war planes bomb suspected LTTE base


April 7th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Sri Lankan ground attack war jets Monday bombed a suspected Black Tiger base in the Wanni, a day after a top minister was killed along with ... Read more...

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400-year Mary statue moved from war hit shrine in Lanka


April 4th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 4 (IANS) As fighting rages in Sri Lanka's north, a famous statue of the Virgin Mary has been removed from a Catholic shrine and taken to a safer ... Read more...

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