Fighter Aircraft

Canada won't buy Boeing aircraft until company drops trade complaint against Bombardier: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Boeing can forget about selling fighter jets to Canada as long as its trade complaint is ongoing against Quebec …

Canadian News

Soviet Su-27 fighter aircraft crashes mysteriously near Area 51 in Nevada

The aircraft that crashed a few days ago in Nevada, could be a Soviet-made Su-27 fighter jet, US-based Popular Mechanics magazine said. The incident …

UFOs

OPINION: Will it take a miracle to save SAA?

<b>JOHANNESBURG</b> - In so many ways, the continued failure of our national carrier can be likened to the routing of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) …

Battle of Britain

IAF not in favour of acquiring Russian 5th gen jets, keen on DRDO Make in India project instead

Highlights<p><i>1</i><p>IAF not in favour of acquiring 127 fifth-generation fighter aircraft from Russia.<p><i>2</i><p>The maintenance cost of the planes is also expected to …

Aerospace

Top 5 Fighter Aircraft of All Time

What are the five greatest fighter aircraft of all time? Like the same question asked of tanks, cars, or rock and roll guitarists, the answer …

Aerospace

France and Germany Have High Hopes for New Fighter Jet

Few things in the realm of defense are as enticing as the prospect of a new fighter aircraft. Now, Franco-German cooperation could not only yield a …

United Kingdom

Navy Pilot Recovered After Jet Crash

NORFOLK (NNS) -- A Navy pilot ejected from his F-5N Tiger II tactical fighter aircraft, August 9, about 20 nautical miles southeast of Naval Air …

Military

Russia's Air Base In Syria Is Now Filled With Advanced Multi-Role Fighters

New satellite imagery shows a major force structure shift at Russia's air base in Syria away from older attack aircraft to multi-role …

War

Lockheed Martin signs agreement with Tata to produce F-16 fighter aircraft in India

Lockheed Martin, the world's largest defense contractor has signed an agreement with Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) to produce the F-16 Block 70 …

Aerospace

Croatia issues RfP for multirole fighter aircraft | Jane's 360

On 20 July, Croatia finally issued a request for proposals (RfP) for the acquisition of up to 12 modern multirole fighter aircraft. The Croatian …

Military Aircraft

Dunkirk: A War Film That Stands Out From The Rest

Snapshot<p>Dunkirk offers not just an exceptionally immersive experience but extends itself as a unifier. It is here that the film steps up and finds a …

War

Analysts: India won't ink a single-engine fighter deal before 2019

NEW DELHI — India's single-engine fighter program, worth $12 billion, is unlikely to be "decided before 2019," analysts and officials say, even as …

Aerospace

India, Russia Contract Soon On 5th Generation Fighter Aircraft

India and Russia will soon sign a contract for jointly developing the much-delayed fifth-generation fighter aircraft, a top Russian official has said.<p>…

Aerospace

India, Russia soon to sign contract to develop fifth-generation fighter aircraft: Rostec CEO

<b>Zhukovsky(Russia):</b> India and Russia will soon sign a contract for jointly developing the much-delayed fifth-generation fighter aircraft, a top …

Aerospace

USAF’s 34th Fighter Squadron receives final F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft

The US Air Force’s (USAF) 34th Fighter Squadron (FS) and 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, US, (AFB) have received …

Military

Human vs. Drone Combat Is the New Normal

US human pilots have shot down two enemy drones this month alone. But according to one expert, one day soon—within the next two decades—the drones will outmatch the best human pilots.<p>Spy drones are getting shot down in air-to-air combat across the Middle East and South Asia.<p>Get used to it. Clashes …

Drones

Turkey Marches Ahead With Its Military Plans in Qatar

Though Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies have cut ties with Qatar, touching off a diplomatic crisis in the Middle East, one friend has refused to …

Middle East

Defence and Strategic Partnership: It will take more than rhetoric to build India’s defence sector

Six decades after India's 'economic constitution', the Industrial Policy Resolution of 1956, reserved defence production exclusively for the public …

India

Russian Activity In The Baltic Region Leads To Spike In Alert Scrambles By NATO Interceptors Supporting BAP Mission

The NATO fighter aircraft supporting BAP (Baltic Air Policing) mission in the Baltic States conducted six alert scrambles to identify and escort …

Russia

US intercepts Russian bombers and fighters near Alaska

American planes intercepted two Russian TU-95 bombers accompanied by two SU-35 fighters that flew close to the Alaska coast Tuesday night, according …

"The Israeli pilots would utilize the F-35 more effectively than others"

Before departing on his way to Israel, Gen. (ret.) Gary North paid a visit to the F-35 production line at Lockheed Martin's massive plant in Fort …

Aerospace

Another active supporter group bites the dust

The Squadron’s decision comes after struggling for numbers with the group’s voluntary move to the southern end of McDonald Jones Stadium, which was …

Soccer

US & S. Korea Team-Up Against N. Korea

The US and South Korean militaries are teaming up for a massive 11-day exercise featuring a large portion of their fighter aircraft fleet.<p>On Monday, …

Korean Peninsula

Japan scrambled its fighter aircraft a record 1,168 times in 2016 | Jane's 360

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) scrambled its fighters a record 1,168 times in fiscal year (FY) 2016 in response to foreign military …

Military Aircraft

US F-22s intercept Russian bombers off Alaska coast

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were intercepted in international airspace off the coast of Alaska by two US F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft on Monday, the Pentagon confirmed to CNN.<p>The intercept, which was described by a US military official as safe and professional, took place about 100 miles …

Military

Flying coffins in making? Second hand engines used in Sukhois

<b>New Delhi:</b> In a startling saga of compromises made on the safety and capability of India's frontline fighter aircraft besides posing danger to the …

Aerospace

Why Selling F-35s to Taiwan Is a Terrible Idea

Taiwan would be better off investing its limited resources in advanced surface-to-air missile systems.

Military

The Latest: Military: Pilot of crashed F-16 out of hospital

CLINTON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on an F-16 crash in the Washington suburbs (all times local):<p>4:15 p.m.<p>Military officials say a pilot whose F-16 crashed near Washington has been released from the hospital after being treated for minor injuries.<p>The crash occurred around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday in a …

Military

This Air Force General Wants a Cloaking Device for His Aerial Tankers

The U.S. Air Force’s military transport chief is tapping Silicon Valley, the defense industry and the Pentagon’s new innovation office in search of …

Military

F’d: How the U.S. and Its Allies Got Stuck with the World’s Worst New Warplane

<b>From all the recent sounds of celebrating</b> coming out of Washington, D.C., you might think the Pentagon’s biggest, priciest and most controversial …

Aerospace