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China asks US to stop unfriendly dangerous military activities

China asks US to stop unfriendly dangerous military activities

China on tuesday defended the action of its fighter jets flying close to a US naval plane in the East China Sea, saying American aircraft coming near China's border and carrying out reconnaissance has threatened China's national security.

China backs joint energy development with Philippines in disputed sea

The Philippines relies overwhelmingly on imports to fuel its fast-growing economy and needs to develop indigenous energy resources. Its main source of natural gas, the Malampaya field near the disputed waters, will be depleted within a decade.

Japan scrambles jets after China allegedly flies drone

Japan lodged a "strong protest", after accusing China of "unilaterally escalating" tensions.

Japan scrambles jets over China drone flight near disputed islets

Japan scrambled fighter jets on after four Chinese coastguard vessels entered in its territorial waters.

DEA discusses indigenous manufacture of fighter jets, choppers

DEA discusses indigenous manufacture of fighter jets, choppers

Defence Ministry sources said the DAC, chaired by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, made "forward movement" towards finalising the 'strategic partnership (SP) model', covering "substantial ground".

US, Indian govts talking on making F-16 in India: Lockheed

American defence major Lockheed Martin on Thursday said discussions are currently taking place between the US and Indian governments on the company's plans to set up manufacturing base for F-16 fighter jets in India.

Rafale deal closer to decision, sent to the Prime Minister's Office for final review

Rafale deal closer to decision, sent to the Prime Minister's Office for final review

The multi-billion Euro deal for 36 Rafales moved a step closer to a decision as the file on the fighter jets has been sent to the PMO.

India to buy 500 helicopters, 12 submarines, over 200 fighter jets in next 10 years: Report

India to buy 500 helicopters, 12 submarines, over 200 fighter jets in next 10 years: Report

In order to ramp up its military preparedness, India will spend a massive $223 billion or Rs 15 lakh core over the next decade to acquire weapon systems, as per a media report.

India wants second line of fighter jets: Report

 India is keen on manufacturing a second line of fighters besides Tejas, as per a media report.

Govt plans to make second line of fighter aircrafts under Make in India project, says IAF chief

Govt plans to make second line of fighter aircrafts under Make in India project, says IAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff said the second line of fighter jets will be in addition to light combat aircraft Tejas and 36 Rafale planes that India will procure from France.

US lawmaker dismayed at sale of F16 to Pakistan

A top US lawmaker on Tuesday said he was dismayed by the Obama Administration's decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan despite the country's support for terrorism.

Turkey's military plane shoots down Russia's Sukhoi jet on Syria border

Turkey's military plane shoots down Russia's Sukhoi jet on Syria border

Russia on Tuesday said that the military plane Turkey shot down at the Syrian border was a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 jet, adding that the jet did not enter Turkish space.

Turkey's fighter jets shoot down mysterious warplane on Syria border

Turkey's fighter jets shoot down mysterious warplane on Syria border

Turkish fighter jets on Tuesday shot down a warplane of unknown origin after it ignored warnings and violated national airspace close to the Syrian border, media reports said.

Airbus bags multi-crore deal to supply six refuelling aircraft

European Airbus has bagged a deal worth around Rs 8,000 crore to supply six mid-air refuelling tanker aircraft to the IAF, which will deploy them to extend the striking range of its fighter jets deployed along the Indo-China border in the Northeast.

Fighter jets, subs still on US arms agenda: Taiwan envoy

Taiwan`s top envoy to the US
said on Sunday that Washington is still considering whether to
sell submarines and F-16 fighter jets to the island,
threatening to further fuel a row with China.