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Indian Air Force to equip Sukhoi-30 fighter jets with Spice-2000 bombs used in Balakot air strikes
India

Indian Air Force to equip Sukhoi-30 fighter jets with Spice-2000 bombs used in Balakot air strikes

The Indian Air Force is equipping its Su-30MKI aircraft with Israeli Spice-2000 bombs which were used to carry out air strikes on JeM terrorists training camp

'Look at the condition of HAL': Amid Rafale row, VK Singh raises questions over capability of defence manufacturer
India

'Look at the condition of HAL': Amid Rafale row, VK Singh raises questions over capability of defence manufacturer

Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh on Wednesday raised questions over the "capability and condition" of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) amid the Congress' claim that the Narendra Modi government had denied the defence PSU an offset contract in the Rafale deal.

AAP lawmaker Sanjay Singh moves SC seeking review of Rafale verdict that dismissed all petitions challenging deal
India

AAP lawmaker Sanjay Singh moves SC seeking review of Rafale verdict that dismissed all petitions challenging deal

Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh moved Supreme Court, seeking a review of the verdict by which several pleas challenging the deal for procurement of Rafale fighter jets were dismissed.

Bogibeel Bridge bolsters defence on China border: Structure can bear weight of 60-tonne battle tanks, serve as runway for fighter jets
India

Bogibeel Bridge bolsters defence on China border: Structure can bear weight of 60-tonne battle tanks, serve as runway for fighter jets

The Bogibeel Bridge, near the city of Dibrugarh in Assam, will enable the military to speed up the dispatch of forces to neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh, which borders China.

Japan approves 5-year defence plan to counter China; Shinzo Abe govt set to buy aircraft carriers, dozens of fighter jets
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Japan approves 5-year defence plan to counter China; Shinzo Abe govt set to buy aircraft carriers, dozens of fighter jets

Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe defended his govt's new 5-year-plan to upgrade its military, saying efforts are necessary given growing defence challenges in the region, particularly 'strong concerns' about the expansion of China's military footprint

Sharad Pawar says 'no harm' in disclosing price details of Rafale deal, accuses Sushma Swaraj of demanding the same during Bofors scandal
India

Sharad Pawar says 'no harm' in disclosing price details of Rafale deal, accuses Sushma Swaraj of demanding the same during Bofors scandal

Sharad Pawar accused Sushma Swaraj of demanding all the information to be disclosed when the Bofors issue was raised during his time in Parliament.

China lodges protest with US envoy against sanctions for buying Russian arms; cancels vice-premier's trip to Washington: Report
India

China lodges protest with US envoy against sanctions for buying Russian arms; cancels vice-premier's trip to Washington: Report

The Chinese Foreign Ministry summoned the US ambassador to protest against US sanctions on the equipment development department of the Chinese military and its director

US sanctions China for buying Russia war planes and missiles; says move meant to target Moscow's 'malign activities'
World

US sanctions China for buying Russia war planes and missiles; says move meant to target Moscow's 'malign activities'

The US' sanctions on China are related to China's purchase of 10 SU-35 combat aircraft in 2017 and S-400 surface-to-air missile system-related equipment from Rosoboronexport, Russia’s main arms exporter.

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa's thumbs-up for Rafale jet has no relevance; no such thing as 'bad' fighter aircraft
India

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa's thumbs-up for Rafale jet has no relevance; no such thing as 'bad' fighter aircraft

We are way past the time for endorsements for the Rafale. We need to appreciate that there is more than one enemy at the gate and the IAF is relatively toothless

Congress criticises Manohar Parrikar for staying silent on Rafale deal issue, accuses him of 'betraying the nation'
India

Congress criticises Manohar Parrikar for staying silent on Rafale deal issue, accuses him of 'betraying the nation'

All India Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi alleged that Manohar Parrikar, who was Defence Minister at the time, was aware of the violation of several norms linked to the purchase of the French military aircraft.

Lockheed Martin wants to manufacture F-16 fighter jets, Javelin missiles in India, says US govt won't object
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Lockheed Martin wants to manufacture F-16 fighter jets, Javelin missiles in India, says US govt won't object

Lockheed Martin has expressed its readiness to shift its F-16 fighter aircraft manufacturing unit to India and US governmen twill allow it to do that

Lockheed Martin welcomes India's move to procure 110 fighter jets, says will respond to $15 billion tender
India

Lockheed Martin welcomes India's move to procure 110 fighter jets, says will respond to $15 billion tender

Lockheed Martin has welcomed India's mega procurement initiative for fighter jets worth over $15 billion and said that it looks forward to responding to the initial tender.

US, South Korea fly fighter jets, bombers over peninsula in military drill after Pyongyang's missile tests
World

US, South Korea fly fighter jets, bombers over peninsula in military drill after Pyongyang's missile tests

The US jets few alongside four South Korean F-15K jet fighters as part of "routine" training.

Donald Trump administration strongly backs sale of F-16, F-18 fighter jets to India
India

Donald Trump administration strongly backs sale of F-16, F-18 fighter jets to India

The US administration has told the Congress that it "strongly supports" the sale of F-18 and F-16 fighter jets to India and asserted that the proposals have the potential to take India-US defence ties to the next level.

Qatar signs $12 billion deal with US to buy F-15 jets even as tensions escalate between Gulf nations
World

Qatar signs $12 billion deal with US to buy F-15 jets even as tensions escalate between Gulf nations

Qatar's Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday the country signed a deal to buy F-15 fighter jets from the United States for $12 billion.

US International Trade Commission gives green light to prepare anti-dumping duties against Bombardier
News & Analysis

US International Trade Commission gives green light to prepare anti-dumping duties against Bombardier

The ITC, as expected, voted to continue an investigation on Boeing Co's complaint that Bombardier dumped its CSeries jet below cost in the US market.

China rejects Pentagon's charge of 'unsafe and unprofessional' interception of US plane over South China Sea
World

China rejects Pentagon's charge of 'unsafe and unprofessional' interception of US plane over South China Sea

Accusing the Pentagon of distorting facts, China denied that an encounter between Chinese fighter jets and an American surveillance plane was "unsafe and unprofessional".

Sukhoi fighter jet goes missing: Search operation affected by bad weather
India

Sukhoi fighter jet goes missing: Search operation affected by bad weather

The search for the Indian Air Force's missing Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet was hit by rough weather on Wednesday.

India set to sign Rafale deal on Friday further cementing Indo-French strategic ties
India

India set to sign Rafale deal on Friday further cementing Indo-French strategic ties

The decade-long saga will bear fruits when India ultimately signs tomorrow a deal with France for 36 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Dassault Rafale fighter jets.

Manohar Parrikar to go shopping: 500 choppers, over 100 fighter jets, 12 submarines top defence ministry's list
India

Manohar Parrikar to go shopping: 500 choppers, over 100 fighter jets, 12 submarines top defence ministry's list

In a bid to boost its military preparedness, India's defence ministry has chalked out an ambitious modernisation plan over the next 10 years at an estimated cost of Rs 15 lakh crore.