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.

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.