The US support for Taiwan comes as tensions between China and the island are now at the highest in decades, with Beijing stepping up its military harassment by flying fighter jets toward Taiwan.
China's ambassador to France Lu Shaye sent a warning letter in February calling on Richard to cancel the Taiwan visit, according to local media reports.
Russian aircraft manufacturers indicate that the Moscow Air Show will be opening the following week with a probable new fighter jet. Photographed from the new warplane under the tarpaulin was taken on a parking area across the airfield outside of Moscow in Zhukovsky.
According to British Royal Navy officers, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the country's newest aircraft carrier, is helping to take up the "lion's share" of operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq.
Intensive aerial, coastal and surface search by Indian Navy ships and aircraft is in progress to locate Commander Nishant Singh.
The plane's disappearance follows the crash of an F-5E fighter during a training mission last month that killed the pilot.
Three Mirage 2000 aircrafts and two Su-30MKI fighter aircrafts also flew in 'Avenger formation'. The planes are being flown by pilots who took part in Balakot airstrike.
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A Defence Ministry official on Wednesday said the minister is 'taking a sortie' in order to boost the morale of officers
Days after the meeting between President Donald Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Pentagon notified the Congress on Friday of its decision to approve military sales worth USD 125 million that would result in 24x7 end-use monitoring of the F-16 fighter jets of Pakistan.
Singh has undertaken many practice missions, which involved firing of rockets, guns and dropping high calibre bombs, and also participated in various Air Force Level flying exercises, the release said
The Russian nuclear-capable long-range bombers flew on Monday into the Air Defence Identification Zone, which extends approximately 200 miles off Alaska's western coast
The new combat jet is designed to operate across over 60 air force stations in India, and its key aspects include superior engine matrix, electronic warfare system and weapons carrying capacity.
"During the aerial engagement, one MiG 21 Bison of the IAF shot down an F-16 in Nowshera sector," the IAF said in a statement.
The count of the F-16 fighter planes in Pakistan has been completed, and 'all aircraft were present and accounted for,' an unnamed defence official was quoted as saying by the magazine.
The US State Department announced that it was seeking more information from Pakistan on the potential use of American-made F-16 jets against India in violation of the end-user agreement.
Queried about the number of terrorists killed in the February 26 IAF attack in Balkot, Pakistan, he said it was for the government to give out the number.
When seven failures hit me in a single sortie, within a time span of two minutes and forty seconds, my brain did not get cluttered -- it actually started working more efficiently and ensured that I took all the required actions correctly.
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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.LSTV/PTI Photo
JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.LSTV/PTI Photo
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