F-22 Raptor

US F-22 Raptors intercept Russian Ilyushin IL-38 spy and anti-submarine warfare aircraft near Alaska

North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) launched its F-22 Raptors and KC-135 Stratotanker to stop the Russian IL-38s from moving closer to the US airspace. The Russian aircraft flew for almost four hours in the ADIZ before they returned as the F-22s kept a close eye on them. 

Jun 26, 2020, 14:00 PM IST

Russian Sukhoi Su-35s, Tu-95MS nuclear bombers intercepted by USA's F-22 Raptors near Alaska

According to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the Russian Tupolev Tu-95MS nuclear missile-carrying bombers and Sukhoi Su-35 fighters came within 32 nautical miles (59.26 kilometres) of the Alaskan shores. But the Russian planes flew in international airspace and did not breach the US sovereign airspace which was being guarded by F-22 Raptors.

Jun 17, 2020, 22:57 PM IST

Sukhoi Su-57, Russia's 5th Generation stealth fighter with 6th Generation technology?

Sukhoi Su-57, the 5th Generation Russian combat aircraft, also uses technologies being developed for the 6th Generation fighters making it a "breakthrough" platform. The Su-57, which is already in service with the Russian Aerospace Force, is the first 5th Generation fighter developed and operationalised by Russia.

Jun 08, 2020, 13:16 PM IST

China eyes technological breakthrough, tests 'cloak of invisibility' on regular fighter jets

Theoretically, the technology would make even older non-stealth fighter jets invisible to detection by radar.

Apr 24, 2018, 20:08 PM IST

China deploys J-20 stealth jet, claims its Asia's most advanced fighter plane

China is now only the second country in the world with a fifth generation fighter jet in active service. The US is the other country with its F22 Raptor.

Mar 07, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II: The fighter jet that India does not want to buy, yet

There had been speculation that India is interested in the F-35 Lightning.

Mar 01, 2018, 13:11 PM IST

US to send F-22 jets to South Korea in show of force for Pyongyang

A South Korean Air Force spokesman said an "unspecified number" of F-22s would take part in the drill.

Nov 24, 2017, 08:23 AM IST

China debuts Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter in show of strength at country's biggest air expo

President Xi Jinping has pushed to toughen the armed forces as China takes a more assertive stance in the region, particularly in the South China and East China seas.

Nov 01, 2016, 17:38 PM IST

`New Chinese fighter jet expected by 2018`

China is building an advanced combat jet that may rival F-22 Raptor by 2018.

May 21, 2010, 10:05 AM IST