• 03 October, 2022
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The Farnborough Air Show 2022: Prospects For India?

The Farnborough International Air Show (FIAS)-2022, in vogue since 1948, was held at Farnborough, UK from 18 to 22 July 2022. The five-day event is the world’s largest airshow, hosted…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Taiwan jets scramble as China air force enters air defence zone

TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan's air force scrambled on Friday to warn away 18 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defence zone, Taiwan's defence ministry said, part of what is a regular…

U.S. VP Harris’s Poland trip caught in rift over plan for Ukraine jets

By Nandita Bose WARSAW (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will meet Polish leaders in Warsaw on Thursday amid disagreements with the eastern European country over how to arm…

Poland says NATO countries must act together on jets for Ukraine

By Pawel Florkiewicz and Alan Charlish WARSAW (Reuters) -Any supply of fighter jets to Ukraine must be done jointly by NATO countries, the Polish prime minister said on Wednesday, after…

Germany says any MIG-29 decision must be made to avoid war spillover

BERLIN (Reuters) - The question of whether NATO should provide Ukraine with Polish MIG-29 jets is not currently on the table, said a German government spokesperson on Wednesday. A spokesperson…

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…

U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrive in UAE following Houthi attacks

DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrived at an air base in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday following a spate of unprecedented attacks in Abu Dhabi by…

U.S. F-15 fighter jets land in Poland, says minister

WARSAW (Reuters) - American F-15 jets landed at a Polish air base on Thursday, Warsaw's defence minister said, as NATO beefs up the military presence on its eastern flank amid…

Spain will send four fighter jets and 130 troops to Bulgaria

SOFIA (Reuters) - Spain will send four warplanes and 130 troops to Bulgaria this week for air policing tasks amid tensions over the Russian military build-up on the Ukrainian border,…

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…

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…

Russian jets bomb rebel-held Idlib in Syria, witnesses say

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Russian jets bombed areas near the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on Sunday, witnesses and rebel sources said, marking a new year flare-up for…