World | Reuters | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Syria's air force has destroyed two fighter jets operated by Islamic State militants in the north of the country, Information Minister Omran Zoabi said in remarks published on Syria's state news agency SANA late on Tuesday.
India | Reported by Nitin Gokhale; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday October 22, 2014
India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune - both pilots had ejected safely and were not injured.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 21, 2014
French fighter jets have carried out a third round of air strikes against Islamic State jihadists in support of Iraqi ground forces, the defence ministry said on Monday.
World | Reuters | Friday October 17, 2014
Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, a group monitoring the war said on Friday, saying it was the first time that the militant group had taken to the air.
World | Reuters | Friday October 3, 2014
Canadian fighter jets will take part in US-led air strikes against Islamic State militants operating in Iraq for up to six months, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Friday.
World | Reuters | Friday October 3, 2014
Australian fighter jets have been authorised to begin striking Islamic State insurgents in Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday, joining a U.S.-led coalition that aims to roll back gains by the insurgent group in the Middle East.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 1, 2014
British fighter jets fired on Islamic State militants west of Baghdad overnight, the Ministry of Defence said Wednesday, in their second strikes in as many days in Iraq.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 25, 2014
French fighter jets struck targets in Iraq on Thursday, government spokesman Stephane Le Foll said.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday September 23, 2014
The US and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time on Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missile...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 22, 2014
Australian fighter jets are being deployed to the Middle East to join the US-led campaign of air strikes on jihadist targets in northern Iraq, Defence Minister David Johnston said on Monday.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 18, 2014
The Netherlands will consider contributing F-16 fighter jets and arms for Kurdish fighters to help counter the rise of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a Dutch newspaper reported on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets and early warning aircraft could land, refuel and take off on a closed motorway on Tuesday, in a scenario simulating a Chinese attack that wiped out the island's air force bases.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
A major tragedy was averted today in Pakistan as a commercial flight carrying over 100 passengers avoided collision with two fighter jets before managing to making a safe landing at Quetta airport, reports in Pakistan media said.
World | Associated Press | Saturday September 6, 2014
An US Air Force official says two F-15 fighter jets were scrambled after the pilot of a private plane over the Atlantic Ocean failed to respond to air traffic controllers.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 29, 2014
Japan's Defense Ministry on Friday requested money for F-35 stealth fighter jets as part of its biggest-ever budget to bolster its ability to defend remote southern islands, including ones also claimed by an increasingly assertive China.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 28, 2014
China says it will keep responding to US military surveillance flights off its coast, rejecting American claims that one of Beijing's fighter jets acted recklessly in intercepting a US Navy plane last week.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 28, 2014
The North American Aerospace Defense Command scrambled two CF-18 fighter jets out of Quebec Wednesday to escort Sunwing Flight 656 back to Toronto after a "passenger disturbance," a spokeswoman said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 24, 2014
Beijing dismissed Saturday the Pentagon's accusations that a Chinese fighter jet flew too close to a US military aircraft off Hainan Island, blaming "massive and frequent" surveillance for dangerous mid-air confrontations in state media.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Italian news reports say two Italian Tornado fighter jets have collided over eastern Italy during a training mission and crashed into a wooded area that caught fire.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 10, 2014
US forces Saturday launched more airstrikes in northern Iraq to defend attacks on Yazidi civilians, the Pentagon said, on the second day of its military campaign.