Tag: fighter jets
The US deploys F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid tensions with Iran.
It's a stop-gap measure while waiting for a new multirole combat aircraft purchasing programme to take off, says RMAF chief.
Taiwan displays how its fighter jets can land, refuel and rearm on the island's highways as part of its largest annual exercise simulating defence against a Chinese invasion.
'Politics may be deciding factor' in choice of light combat aircraft from South Korea, India, Russia, Pakistan and Italy on offer.
A defence expert speaks of threats to Malaysia's maritime security.
The project is estimated to be worth about US$7.9 billion, and Indonesia had agreed to pay 20% of the development costs, but a senior Indonesia official said on Friday it was seeking lighter financial terms.
The scuffle broke out over Germany, about half-an-hour before the KLM Airbus A330-200 jet was to land at Schiphol airport early Saturday.
It is uncertain if the US would take similar action if Russia delivers S400 missiles to other countries such as Turkey, which is in talks to buy them.
The Russian government denies that the maintenance of Sukhoi jets is bogged down by bureaucracy and opaque procedures, saying the problem lies in the failure to adequately fund the fleet's upkeep.
The pilot, the only person in the aircraft, ejected successfully and was recovered by search and rescue crews, the statement said. A board of officers would investigate the incident, it said.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will testify as a witness in a corruption case regarding Brazil's purchase of Swedish fighter jets.
The F-16 fighter jets will replace a squadron of MIG-21 fighter jets.
Taiwanese aircraft shadowed Chinese air force fighter jets as they flew through the Bashi Channel.
Only bilateral negotiation taking place now with no other party talking to Malaysia over purchase of combat aircraft, says French government.
Badly needed fighter jets, helicopters and maritime patrol aircraft unlikely to be acquired by the Royal Malaysian Air Force in the short to medium term, says report.