Tag: fighter jet
Nicknamed the White Swan in Russia, the Tupolev TU-160 strategic bomber is a supersonic Soviet-era aircraft capable of carrying up to 12 short-range nuclear missiles and of flying 12,000km non-stop without refuelling.
Many US officials worry that Turkey is drifting away from NATO and watch improving relations between Ankara and Moscow with concern.
China's military, which is undergoing a well-funded modernisation drive, has had other accidents in recent years.
The confrontation at sea raised fears of a wider military flareup.
Investigations are underway to determine the cause of the crash.
Hurricane Michael made landfall not far from the base on Wednesday, and went on to claim at least 17 lives across four states, with Florida the worst hit.
Patriot president Arshad Raji says the defence minister shouldn't reveal the Royal Malaysian Air Force's level of preparedness.
The aircraft, which will eventually replace the Typhoon fighter jet, will be developed and built by partners BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce and Leonardo, the source said.
Sanjay Chauhan was on a routine training mission in the remote Kutch District of the state of Gujarat when he crashed, air force officials said.
Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says Malaysia 'cannot put a price tag' on the interests of the country when negotiating bilateral deals.
France, which wants to sell its own Rafale fighter jets, tries to outflank Britain by promising to oppose EU ban.
Defence and strategy analyst Lam Choong Wah says country should focus on more immediate security concerns such as militancy, terrorism, piracy and smuggling activities.