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Sea Harrier may join aircraft museum in Kolkata

The Indian Navy is setting up a permanent TU 142 aircraft in Kolkata in the second such museum in the country after Vizag Naval Museum.

Dec 04, 2019, 07:32 AM IST

IAF carries out major readiness exercise near Pak border in J-K, Punjab

The Indian Air Force carried out a major readiness exercise over Punjab and Jammu in which a large number of fighter aircraft participated. Watch full video to know more.

Mar 15, 2019, 21:44 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

Saab ties up with Adani to bid for fighter jet deal in India

Sweden`s Saab is tying up with India`s Adani Group to bid for defence deals in India.

Sep 01, 2017, 15:17 PM IST

Saab picks Adani as partner for India fighter jets contract

There was no immediate comment from Adani, which is a $12 billion group with businesses ranging from energy and logistics to real estate and defence.

Aug 31, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

Sri Lanka to buy new fighter aircraft

Sri Lanka's Cabinet has approved a proposal to purchase new fighter aircraft, the first major plan to buy military hardware since the brutal war with the LTTE ended in 2009.

Aug 10, 2016, 16:13 PM IST

'Exercise Iron Fist': IAF to display combat potential, firepower in Pokhran today; President, PM Modi to attend

Indian Air Force will demonstrate its combat and firepower, to be witnessed by President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday in the desert of Pokhran.

Mar 18, 2016, 03:32 AM IST

US offers to jointly make fighter jets with India

The US on Friday offered to produce fighter aircraft jointly with India to promote deeper military ties as it spoke about the Indian Air Force facing a "critical shortage" of front-line fighter jets.

Aug 14, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

20 IAF fighter aircraft crashed in last 3 years: Manohar Parrikar

As many as 20 fighter aircraft, including 3 frontline Sukhois, of the Indian Air Force (IAF) have crashed in the last three years.

Jul 24, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

US, allies target Islamic State with 19 air strikes: Task force

The United States and its allies have conducted 15 air strikes targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq since early on Thursday and an additional four targeting them in Syria, the Combined Joint Task Force carrying out the operations said on Friday.

Jun 06, 2015, 07:26 AM IST

Rajasthan: Man survives after being hit by MiG 27, as it crashes in Barmer

Man survives being hit by MiG-27 fighter aircraft crashes in Barmer of Rajasthan.

Jan 29, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

US, Saudi warplanes target Islamic State jihadists around Syria border

US and Saudi warplanes carried out eight air strikes in Syria on Monday, mainly targeting Islamic State jihadists fighting for a key border town, the US military said.

Oct 13, 2014, 21:12 PM IST

Full Republic Day dress rehearsal at Rajpath

Colourful display of India`s cultural heritage, manoeuvres by fighter aircraft and march past by armed forces on Thursday gave a preview of what is in store for this year`s Republic Day parade.

Jan 23, 2014, 19:10 PM IST

Chinese plane spotted over disputed islands, Japan protests

In an incident that could further fuel tensions between Beijing and Tokyo, a Chinese airplane entered the Japanese airspace over disputed islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China.

Dec 13, 2012, 12:12 PM IST

IAF Jaguar crashes in Sikkim, pilot seriously injured

A Jaguar fighter aircraft of Indian Air Force crashed in a forest near Lik in Upper Dzongu in North Sikkim, with the pilot suffering serious injuries.

Nov 30, 2012, 14:56 PM IST

China lands jet on aircraft carrier for first time, US not surprised

China`s successful first landing of a fighter jet on its aircraft career does not come as a surprise, the Pentagon said.

Nov 26, 2012, 23:35 PM IST

Israel grounds fighter jets after midair near-collision

The Israel Air Force grounded all fighter jet squadrons after a midair near-collision last week capped a series of serious accidents over the last year.

Oct 14, 2012, 22:11 PM IST

IAF to procure 2 second-hand Mirage-2000 aircraft

The Indian Air Force is planning to buy two second-hand Mirage 2000 combat aircraft to make up for the losses suffered by it in crashes earlier this year.

Sep 23, 2012, 15:54 PM IST

Indonesia to buy missiles from US

Defence relations between Indonesia and the US returned to normal in 2010 when the US military renewed its relations with Kopassus.

Aug 27, 2012, 13:48 PM IST

IAF to deploy 6 mid-air refuelling aircraft in WB

Panagarh is a World War II airbase developed by the Americans to launch their aircraft into China during that period.

Aug 20, 2012, 17:28 PM IST