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  • Satellites show Russia mobilizing near Ukraine

    Satellites show Russia mobilizing near Ukraine

    NATO released satellite photographs on Thursday showing Russian military equipment, including fighter jets and tanks, that it described as part of a deployment of as many as 40,000 troops near the border with Ukraine.

  • How flies avoid the swat: they act like fighter jets

    How flies avoid the swat: they act like fighter jets

    When scared, fruit flies bank the same way fighter jets do, tilting and rolling through the air, but they do it quicker than the blink of an eye, US researchers said on Thursday.

  • A big step in India's Rafale jet deal with France

    A big step in India's Rafale jet deal with France

    The Centre and French aerospace major Dassault have taken a big step forward in the deal for 126 Rafale fighter jets to be supplied to India.

  • Pakistan air strikes death toll rises to 30: officials

    Pakistan air strikes death toll rises to 30: officials

    Pakistani fighter jets bombarded Taliban hideouts in the troubled northwest on Tuesday, killing at least 30 in the fourth airstrikes since peace talks stalled, in what analysts say is a surgical operation to reassert the military's dominance.

  • Pakistan airstrikes on Taliban hideouts kill at least 15

    Pakistan airstrikes on Taliban hideouts kill at least 15

    Pakistani fighter jets and gunship helicopters bombarded hideouts of Taliban militants in the troubled northwest on Tuesday killing at least 15 militants, officials said.

  • Why is the US spending so much on the F-35 fighter?

    Why is the US spending so much on the F-35 fighter?

    Despite incessant technical problems and delays, the US military has no plans to cancel the new F-35 fighter jet, the costliest weapons program in Pentagon history.

  • Air strikes kill 40 militants in northwest Pakistan

    Air strikes kill 40 militants in northwest Pakistan

    Pakistani fighter jets pounded militant hideouts in the lawless North Waziristan and Khyber tribal regions, killing over 40 militants including foreigners, days after the government suspended talks with the Taliban over the execution of 23 troops.

  • UK may offer Eurofighter to India

    UK may offer Eurofighter to India

    A UK trade body has said that it still sees the potential of supplying Eurofighter to India, which has postponed till the next fiscal its plan to buy 126 fighter planes from France's Dassault Aviation.

  • Turkish F-16 jets scramble to intercept Syrian jets

    Turkish F-16 jets scramble to intercept Syrian jets

    Four Turkish F-16 fighter jets scrambled on Saturday to intercept two Syrian warplanes which approached southern Turkey, the Turkish military said.

  • Pune: Airport to be partially shut from tonight

    Pune: Airport to be partially shut from tonight

    The Pune airport will be partially shut for the next three months from tomorrow for renovation. The runway of the airport, which is under the control of the Indian Air Force will be partially closed between 10 pm and 8 am every day. The Air Force wil...

  • NORAD Tracks Santa video faces criticism from children's advocacy group

    NORAD Tracks Santa video faces criticism from children's advocacy group

    The group objected to the inclusion of fighter jets in an animated video on the NORAD Tracks Santa website.

  • Airlines urged by US to give notice to China

    Airlines urged by US to give notice to China

    On the same day that China scrambled fighter jets to enforce its newly declared air defense zone, the Obama administration decided Friday to advise U.S. commercial airlines to comply with China's demands to be notified in advance of flights through t...

  • China patrols air zone over disputed islands

    China patrols air zone over disputed islands

    China sent fighter jets on the first patrols of its new air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea on Thursday, the state news agency, Xinhua, said.

  • China sends jets into air zone as Japan, South Korea defy it

    China sends jets into air zone as Japan, South Korea defy it

    China sent fighter jets and an early warning aircraft into its newly declared air defence zone.

  • India plays down prospect of early Rafale fighter deal

    India plays down prospect of early Rafale fighter deal

    Defence minister AK Antony played down on Wednesday the prospects of a speedy conclusion to contract negotiations with France's Dassault Aviation for the acquisition of 126 Rafale fighter jets.

  • Japan's PM Shinzo Abe warns China on use of force as jets scrambled

    Japan's PM Shinzo Abe warns China on use of force as jets scrambled

    Japan's leader warned China today against forcibly changing the regional balance of power, as reports said Tokyo had scrambled fighter jets in response to Chinese military aircraft flying near Okinawa.

  • Japan scrambles fighters after China flights: media

    Japan scrambles fighters after China flights: media

    Japan has scrambled fighter jets for two days running in response to four Chinese military aircraft flying over international waters near the Okinawa island chain, according to reports today.

  • Japan readies island wargames amid YouTube PR push

    Japan readies island wargames amid YouTube PR push

    Destroyers, fighter jets and 34,000 troops will take part in a huge exercise aimed at bolstering Japan's ability to protect its remote islands, the government said on Thursday, amid a territorial dispute with China.

  • India to finalise Rafale deal this fiscal year: Air Force official

    India to finalise Rafale deal this fiscal year: Air Force official

    India will finalise a $15 billion deal to buy 126 Rafale fighter jets from France's Dassault Aviation by March 2014, an Indian air force official said on Thursday, after the deal had been held up by differences over local manufacturing.

  • Japan scrambles jets against Russian military planes

    Japan scrambled fighter jets Sunday as a pair of Russian military planes flew along the nation's northern coastline, the defence ministry said.

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