US and Saudi warplanes carried out eight air strikes in Syria on Monday, mainly targeting Islamic State jihadists fighting for a key border town, the US military said.
Colourful display of India`s cultural heritage, manoeuvres by fighter aircraft and march past by armed forces on Thursday gave a preview of what is in store for this year`s Republic Day parade.
In an incident that could further fuel tensions between Beijing and Tokyo, a Chinese airplane entered the Japanese airspace over disputed islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China.
A Jaguar fighter aircraft of Indian Air Force crashed in a forest near Lik in Upper Dzongu in North Sikkim, with the pilot suffering serious injuries.
China`s successful first landing of a fighter jet on its aircraft career does not come as a surprise, the Pentagon said.
The Israel Air Force grounded all fighter jet squadrons after a midair near-collision last week capped a series of serious accidents over the last year.
The Indian Air Force is planning to buy two second-hand Mirage 2000 combat aircraft to make up for the losses suffered by it in crashes earlier this year.
Defence relations between Indonesia and the US returned to normal in 2010 when the US military renewed its relations with Kopassus.
Panagarh is a World War II airbase developed by the Americans to launch their aircraft into China during that period.
Pakistan`s Civil Aviation Authority has sounded a red alert at all airports across the country following the terrorist attack on Kamra airbase, a senior official said on Friday.
Tehrik-e-Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the attack was to avenge the death of Baitullah Mehsud and Osama bin Laden.
A US F-16 fighter jet that left the Misawa base in northeastern Japan at 9 am for Alaska fell into the Pacific Ocean around 11.30 am.
Turkey`s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the downed jet was not on a spying mission.
The Syrian Defence Ministry termed the airman a ``traitor`` and was in contact with Amman to retrieve the plane.
A Syrian MiG 21 fighter jet landed made an emergency landing at a northern Jordanian airbase.
F-22 Raptor, the stealth fighter jet introduced by the US Air Force, has been named as the most sophisticated fighter plane on the planet.
Temporary flight restriction will be introduced over Chicago during the NATO summit on May 20-21.
Reports say the US has deployed F-22 Raptors at the UAE`s Al Dafra Air Base, which has long hosted American warplanes.
IAF`s frontline Mirage-2000 fighter aircraft, which were temporarily grounded following two crashes in February and March, have begun operational sorties following a detailed investigation of their systems and components.
The government has finalised a
proposal worth Rs 10,947 crore to upgrade the entire fleet of
51 Mirage-2000 fighter aircraft in the Indian Air Force (IAF).
Day in Pics: 24th December
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