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Indian rupee slides as jets attack terror camps in Pakistan

Geopolitical tensions between India and Pakistan had caused the rupee to decline.

Indonesia to renegotiate fighter jet deal with South Korea to ease...

The Indonesian government has rolled out a number of policies to support the ailing rupiah which includes cutting energy imports and delaying a number of infrastructure projects.

India’s Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

Hollande, who cleared the intergovernmental deal when he was in office, was quoted as saying New Delhi had put pressure on Dassault to choose Reliance.

Can we afford new fighter jets?

History shows a litany of problems in procurement of planes.

The real problem with the Sukhois: The Russians

The Russian way of doing business poses a maintenance headache for the Royal Malaysian Air Force, says an industry insider.

As fighter jets streak overhead, McCain is buried in Annapolis

Among those paying tribute to McCain at Sunday's private service were his sons Jack and Don, retired Army General David Petraeus and Senator Lindsey Graham, a long-time political ally and friend.

US airline worker steals plane, flies it and crashes

Two US air force fighter jets are scrambled to intercept it within minutes.

We will make Malaysia’s defence great again, says Mat Sabu

He says it is shameful that Indonesia and Vietnam have overtaken Malaysia in terms of defence.

AirAsia expands Airbus A330neo order with 34 more planes

The deal follows a fierce contest between Airbus and Boeing after AirAsia threatened to defect to the Boeing 787 model.

AirAsia to announce today on developing long-haul ops

Media conference follows speculation that company will order new planes.

Boeing gets US$3.9 billion contract for new Air Force One jets

Boeing's contract for development work had been expanded to include design, modification and fielding of two mission-ready presidential 747-8 aircraft.

Vistara places US$3.1 billion order for Airbus, Boeing jets

Vistara had been examining the addition of more jets for months amid plans to enter the international market.

JetBlue orders 60 planes in US$5.4 billion Airbus-bombardier deal

The deal caps JetBlue’s long search for a more efficient small jet to replace its Embraer SA E190 aircraft.

Boeing gets a jump on air show with RM58 billion in...

The Chicago-based planemaker is poised to bolster its backlog with orders valued at $14.4 billion thanks to two transactions announced Monday.

Military: US air strike in Libya kills member of al Qaeda...

US forces are still assessing the results of the strike, which was undertaken in an effort to disrupt al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and deny the organization's fighters freedom of action

Boeing nabs US$12.3 billion American Air deal for 47 Dreamliners

American Airlines will drop an order for 22 of Airbus’s twin-aisle A350 jets, a purchase placed by predecessor carrier US Airways.

Croatia man conducts ‘Way of the Cross’ protest against military jets

Saša Pavlić walked from Rijeka to Zagreb while carrying a cross to protest against the Croatian government's purchase of military jets.

Indonesia inks US$1.1 billion deal with Russia to buy 11 jets

The deal comes after Indonesia said in August that it would seek to trade palm oil, coffee and tea for Russian fighter jets.

Austria hands findings on 2003 Eurofighter purchase to US

The documents had been handed over by the Austrian defense ministry around two months ago.

Indonesia to buy Russian jets at cost of RM4.8 billion

It will ship up to RM2.4 billion in commodities in addition to cash to pay for the Suhkoi SU-35 fighter jets.

Marawi terrorist threat: Indonesia deploys Sukhoi jets

It fears IS militants might flee the conflict in Philippines and cross the border to Indonesia.

Lima may see a change in organiser

An unnamed source says the worsening performances of previous shows have prompted the Defence Ministry to call for a tender.