World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 24, 2015
The US military was not involved in the Turkish downing of a Russian fighter jet along the Syrian border today, a US defense official said.
NDTVMovies | Wednesday November 18, 2015
In 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait. Expatriate Indians living in both countries were evacuated between August 13 and October 11 on board Indian Airlines flights, the government having tried and abandoned the use of military aircraft because of problems in getting airspace clearance
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 7, 2015
The first enemy combatant from Afghanistan to be found guilty in a US federal court of charges related to helping Taliban fighters will be sentenced next month, a judge ruled on Friday, according to a defense attorney.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 4, 2015
Moscow said Tuesday it worked with opposition groups in its latest Syrian airstrikes while the US said its pilots communicated with Russian aircraft, in tentative signs the powers are working together to end the civil war ahead of UN talks.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 30, 2015
Russia is no longer a superpower as its deteriorating economy is ranked "somewhere behind Spain", the White House today said and stressed that Moscow's influence is limited compared to the erstwhile Soviet Union.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Modernising its airforce at a rapid pace, China has introduced a third-generation supersonic trainer aircraft to its military flight schools to shorten pilots' training time and prepare them for advanced fighter jets.
World News | Reuters | Saturday October 24, 2015
US plans to send warships or military aircraft within 12 nautical miles of China's artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea, possibly within days, could open a tense new front in Sino-US rivalry.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 21, 2015
Senior US naval officers visited China's lone aircraft carrier this week, China's military said, as the two powers try to maintain military ties despite mounting tensions over Beijing's claims in disputed waters in the South China Sea.
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 | 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.