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CHINESE GYRFALCON IN PAK SKIES

According to reports published in the media, General Zaheer Ahmed Babar, the Chief of Staff of the Pakistan Air Force, has disclosed the recent acquisition plans of the Pakistan Air…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

PM Modi’s Visit To USA: Deal Or No Deal For Fighter Aircraft And Aero-Engines?

“Both sides will identify opportunities for co-development of new technologies and co-production of existing and new systems and facilitate increased collaboration between defence start-up ecosystems of the two countries.” Statement…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

Decoding US Presence At Aero India 2023: Business Or Signalling

Introduction The 14th edition of the five-day Aero India 2023, the biggest air show in Asia concluded on February 17, 2023. The grand event showcased the strides India is making…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

American F-35 jets land in Romania-defence ministry

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Two American F-35 fighter jets landed at a Romanian air base on Thursday, Bucharest's defence ministry said. The jets, belonging to U.S. Air Forces in Europe will…

Finland set to sign deal with U.S. for 64 F-35 jets -sources

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Finland's formal purchase agreement for F-35 fighter jets could be signed as soon as Friday, U.S.-based sources familiar with the plan said on Thursday, bringing…

Germany eyes Lockheed F-35 fighter jet; no final decision -source

By Sabine Siebold, Andrea Shalal and Mike Stone BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Germany is leaning toward purchasing the U.S. fighter jet F-35 built by Lockheed Martin to replace its ageing Tornado…

U.S. Navy pilot ejects, 7 hurt in F-35 South China Sea ‘landing mishap’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Seven U.S. military personnel were hurt on Monday when an F-35C warplane had a "landing mishap" on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in…

Thailand approves $414 million budget for fighter jets upgrade

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's cabinet has backed a plan to buy four fighter jets starting in the next fiscal year, an air force spokesman said on Wednesday, with a budget…

UAE will suspend talks with US on F-35 jets, says official

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates has informed the United States that it will suspend discussions to acquire U.S.-made F-35 fighter jets, a UAE official said on Tuesday, part…

UAE defence ministry says French warplanes not a substitute for U.S. jets

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates defence ministry said its purchase of French Rafale fighter jets would complement its planned deal to buy American F-35 warplanes, which has slowed…

U.S. lawmakers express concern over reports of potential Turkey F-16 purchase

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers urged President Joe Biden's administration not to sell F-16 fighter jets to Turkey and said they were confident Congress would…

Erdogan says Turkey will recoup money paid to U.S. for F-35 jets

ISTANBUL (Reuters) -President Tayyip Erdogan said he believed Turkey and the United States will make progress in talks for the sale of F-16 fighter jets and that Ankara will recoup…