World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Turkey's F-16 jets were harassed and put on radar lock by an unidentified MIG-29 aircraft on the Syrian border, after Russian fighter planes violated Turkish airspace at the weekend, the Turkish military said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 5, 2015
Russian military jets carried out strikes on nine Islamic State sites in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defence ministry in Moscow said today.
World News | Andrew E Kramer, The New York Times | Saturday October 3, 2015
In just a few days of engagement, the small military force Russia has deployed to its new base in Syria has scored outsized political and diplomatic gains. For its first combat mission in the Middle East since the breakup of the Soviet Union, the Russian Defense Ministry said it had sent about 50 aircraft and about 2,000 marines to the base, along ...
World News | Reuters | Monday September 21, 2015
Russia has started flying drone aircraft on surveillance missions in Syria, two US officials said today, in what appeared to be Moscow's first military air operations inside the country since staging a rapid buildup at a Syrian air base.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 10, 2015
It is the near future, and China prepares to strike back after being attacked, loosing off ballistic missiles to take out an aircraft carrier and destroying an airfield as a fighter jet takes off.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 3, 2015
China showed off more than a dozen long-range missiles billed by state media as "aircraft carrier-killers", at a huge military parade on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 14, 2015
Four Egyptian crewmen were killed when their aircraft malfunctioned and crashed during an operation against jihadists in the southwest of the country on Thursday, the army said.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The US military has carried out its first drone strike from a base in Turkey against Islamic State targets in Syria, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, adding that preparations were under way for strikes by manned US aircraft as well.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 5, 2015
A US armed drone today bombed a target in Islamic State-controlled northern Syria, in the first such air strike by a US aircraft after taking off from Turkish territory, a Turkish official told AFP.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Bracketing India along with the US, Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam as "threats" to China'a airspace, the People's Liberation Army in a study has sought the broadening of its air surveillance and attack capabilities with high-speed cruise missiles and a new generation of bombers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 3, 2015
A Syrian military aircraft crashed while on a bombing run over the rebel-held northwestern town of Ariha on Monday, leaving at least 23 people dead, a monitoring group said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 1, 2015
A Colombian military aircraft crash has killed 12 people, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Friday, blaming the accident on mechanical problems.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 16, 2015
Israel's military said its aircraft struck Hamas facilities in the Gaza Strip early today after Palestinians fired a rocket from the territory into southern Israel overnight.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 14, 2015
A strategic bomber with seven people on board crashed in far eastern Russia today but its crew apparently managed to parachute out and a search for them was underway, the defence ministry said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 2, 2015
The Indonesian military plane that crashed into a residential neighbourhood and killed 142 people likely suffered an engine failure, the air force said Thursday, but denied the aircraft was overloaded after claims civilians had paid to get on board.
World News | Reuters | Thursday July 2, 2015
China has almost finished building a 3,000-metre-long (10,000-foot) airstrip on one of its artificial islands in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, new satellite photographs of the area show.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Indonesia's president promised a review of the country's ageing air force fleet and a defence modernisation drive today as the death toll from the crash of a military transport plane in the north of the country climbed to around 140.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Chinese warships and aircraft on Wednesday passed through the Bashi Channel between Taiwan and the Philippines to carry out routine planned exercises in the Western Pacific, China's Defence Ministry said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Airbus said today its A400M would take part in the flying display at the Paris airshow next week, just over a month after one of the planes fatally crashed in Spain after a massive engine failure.
World News | Reuters | Sunday June 7, 2015
Israeli aircraft struck the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to a rocket fired from the Hamas-controlled territory that hit southern Israel, the Israeli military said.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 5, 2015
Philippine President Benigno Aquino said today that his nation was ready to start talks that would allow Japanese military aircraft and naval vessels to use the Philippines to refuel, allowing them to extend their range of operation into the South China Sea.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 3, 2015
An analysis of the black boxes of the A400M military plane which crashed in Spain on May 9, killing four, has revealed that three of the aircraft's four engines failed, Airbus said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 2, 2015
The US military released a video Monday of a Russian Su-24 bomber flying past an American warship in the Black Sea to dispel what it called inaccurate media reports about a routine encounter.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 2, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry left Europe for the United States aboard a special military aircraft on Monday after breaking his leg in a cycling accident.