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US deploys fighter jets to Poland, Lithuania

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 02:23

The United States is sending a dozen F-16 fighter jets to Poland as a part of a training exercise, amid continuing tensions between Ukraine and Russia, the Polish defence ministry said on Sunday.

US sends six fighters for NATO Baltics patrols: Lithuania

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 00:16

The United States on Thursday sent six additional F-15 fighter jets to step up NATO`s air patrols over the Baltic states, mission host Lithuania said as West-Russia tensions simmered over Ukraine.

Turkish F-16 jets scramble to intercept Syrian jets

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 07:42

Four Turkish F-16 fighter jets scrambled Saturday to intercept two Syrian warplanes which approached southern Turkey, the Turkish military said.

Japan fighter jets scrambled Chinese planes 138 times during Oct-Dec 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 16:26

Japan`s air self-defense force (ASDF) fighter jets have scrambled against Chinese aircraft 138 times in the last three months of 2013, a report revealed.

Secret invention to replace windscreen wiper

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 21:14

A secret system which is used on fighter jets to repel rain, snow and insects is currently being developed for cars.

China scrambles jets after US, Japan planes enter new air zone

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 08:58

China on Friday scrambled several fighter jets to monitor military planes of the US, Japan and South Korea in its newly declared air defence zone over the East China Sea amid a call by President Xi Jinping to the PLA to enhance war capabilities.

US Air Force to employ laser-based fighter jets by 2030

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 16:57

The US Air Force is reportedly looking at employing laser-based fighter jets by 2030.

Brazil aims to build advanced fighter jets with Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 10:15

Brazil said it hopes to develop state-of-the-art combat aircraft with Russia, and purchase surface-to-air missile batteries from Moscow.

Russia offered New Zealand fighter jets for butter: Book

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 17:13

Fighter jets and nuclear submarines for milk! The extraordinary offer was made by Russia to New Zealand in 1993, a new book has claimed.

Thailand to receive three fighter jets today

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 17:21

Three Gripen fighter jets will be delivered to Thailand on Wednesday, two days later than scheduled, after one of them was struck by lightening while flying over India.

South Korea to finalise jet deal

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 15:36

South Korea`s arms procurement agency plans to receive a final bid next week for a $7.4 billion deal to buy 60 fighter jets, the largest arms import contract in the nation`s history, an official said Monday.

South Korea extends bidding for fighter jets

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 19:09

South Korea said Thursday it would re-open bidding on a USD 7.4 billion fighter jet deal next month.