Rafale deal: French Defence minister to visit Delhi next week

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit India next week during which a government- to-government framework agreement for the 36 Rafale fighter jets is likely to be signed, which will pave the way for inking of the final contract.

U.S. to deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe - Air Force secretary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe very soon as part of a broader effort to support eastern European members of the NATO alliance unnerved by Russia`s intervention in Ukraine, Air Force Secretary Deborah James said on Monday.

US will deliver 8 advanced F-16 fighter aircraft to Egypt

 

Cairo: The US will deliver eight F-16 fighter aircraft to Egypt as part of America's USD 1.3 billion commitment to upgrade its security and military to back the key Arab nation's efforts to combat terrorism.

Saudi-led jets bomb Yemen as Hadi government rejects new talks

Air strikes by Saudi-led forces hit military bases across Yemen on Friday, residents told Reuters, and the country`s foreign minister was quoted as saying there was no need to convene another peace summit after the first round of talks failed.

Yemen Huthi rebels say they shot down coalition warplane

 Yemen`s Shiite Huthi rebels said Monday that they shot down a warplane of the Saudi-led coalition, shortly after Morocco said one of its fighter jets had gone missing on a sortie.

US arms Pak with combat aircraft, trainer jets

The US has handed over to Pakistan 14 combat aircraft, 59 military trainer jets and 374 armoured personnel carriers, which were earlier used by American forces in Afghanistan and Iraq.

US military sends jets to northern Afghan city under siege

  The US military has sent fighter jets to Afghanistan`s northern province of Kunduz, where Taliban insurgents have launched a major offensive and overrun government checkpoints close to the main city, US and Afghan sources said.

South Korea opts for KAI-Lockheed in USD 7.8 bn fighter deal

South Korea on Monday selected Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and partner Lockheed Martin for a multi-billion-dollar contract to develop 120 "indigenous" fighter jets to replace Seoul's ageing fleet.

30 militants killed in fresh airstrikes in Pak's restive NW

Pakistan fighter jets today bombed several militant hideouts in the country's volatile northwest tribal region near the Afghan border where a major military campaign is underway, killing 30 more militants including key commanders.

Naval jets to return at Republic Day parade; women contingents to march

 After a gap of three decades, the Indian Navy will fly its fighter jets over Rajpath during this year's Republic Day parade, even as the three forces get ready to bring out all-women contingents to the ceremony for the first time.

Libyan fighter jets bomb Greek tanker ship, killing two

Fighter jets dispatched by Libya's internationally recognised government bombed a Greek-owned tanker ship at an eastern city controlled by Islamist extremists on Monday, killing two crew members and wounding two, Libyan and Greek officials said.

Israel scrambles fighter jets to fend off drone from Gaza

The Israeli Air Force scrambled fighter jets to the Gaza border after Islamist group Hamas launched a drone during a military parade it held in the coastal territory Sunday to mark the 27th anniversary of its establishment, Israeli media reported.

Record $23.4 billion deals signed at China's airshow

 China has signed more than 300 trade deals worth a record USD 23.4 billion during its air show in the southern port city of Zhuhai, organisers said today.

Indonesian fighter jets intercept Australian plane

Indonesian air force jets on Wednesday intercepted an Australian light aircraft and forced it to land after the plane entered the country`s airspace without permission, officials said.

Islamic State training pilots to fly fighter jets

 Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State (IS) are training its members in Syria to fly three captured fighter jets, media reported Friday.

Australian jets fly first mission against IS in Iraq

Australian fighter jets have flown their first armed combat mission in Iraq against the Islamic State group but did not launch air strikes, the military said today.

France to deploy more fighter jets, warship, in IS fight

The French military said on Wednesday it would deploy three more fighter jets and a warship to the Middle East to boost support to Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State jihadists.

British warplanes return from Iraq without bombing

British warplanes flew their first mission over Iraq since parliament authorised strikes against Islamic State jihadists, but returned without bombing on Saturday, the Ministry of Defence in London said.

Britain's jets set for Iraq air strikes take-off

 British warplanes are all set to launch missile attacks against Islamic State (IS) after the country's Parliament backed military action in Iraq.

Two US Navy jets crash in western Pacific

Two US F/A-18 Hornet jets have crashed in the western Pacific and one of the pilots is missing, the Navy said today.