Here's why India's Rafale fighter jet is a better choice for dogfight than Pakistan's US-made F-16

According to reports, the warplanes that rained bombs at al-Watiya airbase in western Libya were Rafale jets, which means that the attack was carried out either by France or Egypt as they are the only two countries within the range of the base that possess this type of aircraft.

Jul 14, 2020, 10:40 AM IST

Syrian forces start flying Russian-supplied Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29s

Syrian forces have started to carry out missions on the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 fighters which they received from Russia a few days ago. Confirming the delivery of the MiG-29s, the Russian Embassy in Syria on Wednesday (June 3, 2020) tweeted that the second batch of the combat aircraft had joined the Arab country's military.

Jun 04, 2020, 15:21 PM IST

Russia delivers Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 to Syria to tackle Israel's F-16 Fighting Falcons

MiG-29, a twin-engine supersonic fighter, is already in service with Russian Aerospace Forces, Indian Air Force (IAF), Uzbekistan Air and Air Defence Forces and Polish Air Force along with several other nations.

Jun 02, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

Sukhoi Su-27, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29, MiG-21 fighters escort US B-1B Lancers over Europe, F-16s also join

Over the skies of Europe, the B-1B Lancers were joined by Sukhois, MiGs and F-16s as well as Turkish Air Force's KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refuelling aircraft. It was the first time ever that the B-1B Lancers flew with Su-27s and MiG-29s as their escort.

Jun 01, 2020, 14:44 PM IST

Russia's Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-31, Tu-95MS bomber confront NATO's F-16 Fighting Falcon, watch

Shot by the MiG-31 pilot, the video reveals that the Tu-95MS is on the left of the combat aircraft while the F-16 is to the right of the Russian fighter jet. But it is not clear which NATO country scrambled the F-16 jet to intercept the Tu-95MS and the MiG-31 escorting it.

Apr 20, 2020, 18:01 PM IST

Belgian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon crashes in France, pilot gets entangled in high-tension wire

The twin-seater F-16 also damaged a house near ​​Pluvigner in western France and then caught fire. The combat aircraft had taken off from Belgium's Florennes Air Base and was going to Lann-Bihoue naval airbase in France when the tragedy took place.

Sep 19, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Russia's Sukhoi Su-27s, Tupolev Tu-160s intercepted by Belgian, Danish, Polish F-16s, Finnish F/A-18C Hornet, Swedish JAS 39 Gripen over Baltic Sea

The F-16s of the Belgian Air Force took off from Lithuania's Siauliai Air Base where they are currently based as part of NATO Baltic Air Patrol mission. The two Russian Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack nuclear bombers and two Sukhoi Su-27 aircraft were flying over the Baltic Sea.

Sep 18, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

Deshhit: Watch top 5 questions raised on important issues

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May 15, 2019, 20:42 PM IST

Abhinandan's unit dons 'Falcon Slayers' uniform patches to mark F-16 downing

The squadron, which has a fleet of MiG-21s, also calls itself 'AMRAAM dodgers' as its aircrafts evaded four to five AIM-120 AMRAAM missiles fired by PAF F-16 jets.

May 15, 2019, 20:05 PM IST

India fails to provide any evidence of downing F-16, says Pakistan Army

The statement came hours after the Indian Air Force on Monday released radar images as part of its "irrefutable evidence" to assert that it shot down an F-16 fighter jet of Pakistan during the airstrike. 

Apr 09, 2019, 21:55 PM IST

IAF nails Pakistan's lies, reveals details of MiG-21 shooting down F-16 on Feb 27

The Indian Air Force on Monday nailed Pakistan's lies by asserting that it has credible information and evidence that the Pakistan Air Force lost one F-16 in the dogfight with Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's MiG-21 Bison on February 27, 2019. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 09, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

5W1H: JKNC leader Farooq Abdullah raises questions over shooting down Pakistan's F-16

The Jammu & Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) leader Farooq Abdullah raises questions over shooting down Pakistan's F-16. Watch full video to know more.

Apr 06, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah raises questions over hunting down Pakistan's F-16

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah raises questions over hunting down Pakistan's F-16. Watch video to know more.

Apr 06, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

Watch Daily News and Analysis with Sudhir Chaudhary, April 5th, 2019

Watch the complete segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary, April 5th, 2019. This segment of DNA brings to you analysis of top news of the day.

Apr 06, 2019, 11:34 AM IST

IAF lists out evidence to show Pakistan's F-16 jet was shot down

An American news publication called Foreign Policy had, however, raised questions against IAF's claims, only for IAF to reply with proof.

Apr 05, 2019, 19:33 PM IST

US count of Pakistan's F-16s fighter jets found none of them missing: Report

The finding by the US on the ground in Pakistan "directly contradicts" India's claim that its air force shot down an F-16 fighter jet during an aerial dogfight on February 27.

Apr 05, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

Pakistan takes a u-turn, indicates F-16s might have been used to hit Indian aircraft

Last month, Pakistan's military spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that only JF-17 was used against India on February 27.

Apr 01, 2019, 20:33 PM IST

F-16s scrambled to escort Mumbai-Singapore flight after on-air bomb scare

A Singapore Airlines spokesperson said that there was a bomb threat concerning SQ-423 operating from Mumbai to Singapore.

Mar 27, 2019, 08:17 AM IST

India shows proof of shooting down PAF F-16 but Pakistan claims Indian government 'misleading' people

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said at a media briefing on Saturday that an Indian Air Force MiG-21 Bison, piloted by Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, shot down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft and there are eyewitness accounts as well as electronic evidence for it.

Mar 10, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

IAF lauds Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, MiG-21 Bison for shooting down PAF F-16

This is not the first time the IAF has come up with a poem related to the recent happenings involving Pakistan.

Mar 10, 2019, 10:22 AM IST