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Pakistan Acquires 25 Multirole J-10C Fighter Jets From China In Response To India's Rafale Purchase

Dec 30, 2021 PTI

Pakistan's Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid kept on mispronouncing the newly acquired J-10C fighter jets as JS-10. These fighter jets are acquired through China in response to India's recent purchase of French Rafale aircrafts.

US To Deepen Ties With Taiwan Amid China Scare

Oct 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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.

French Senators Reach Taiwan Amid Heightened Tensions With China

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.

Russia To Launch New Fighter Jet At Moscow Air Show

Jul 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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.

UK’s Newest Carrier Joins IS Fight, Stirs Russian Interest

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.

01 December, 2020

MiG-29K Crash: Missing Pilot Ejected Before Crash, Navy Continues Search

Outlook Web Bureau

Intensive aerial, coastal and surface search by Indian Navy ships and aircraft is in progress to locate Commander Nishant Singh.

18 November, 2020

Taiwan Grounds All F-16 Fighter Jets For Checks After One Goes Missing

Associated Press (AP)

The plane's disappearance follows the crash of an F-5E fighter during a training mission last month that killed the pilot.

08 October, 2019

Wing Commander Abhinandan, Who Shot Down Pak's F-16, Flies Mig-21 Bison Over Air Force Day Parade

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

06 October, 2019

India Wants Another 200 Fighter Planes, But Do They Really Win Wars These Days?

Aakar Patel

We think that national security is a very serious business, and we should trust the generals to do the right thing for all of us, but as Guderian knew, this is not always wise, writes author-columnist Aakar Patel.

19 September, 2019

'Thrilled', Says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh After Tejas Sortie


A Defence Ministry official on Wednesday said the minister is 'taking a sortie' in order to boost the morale of officers

27 July, 2019

After Trump-Imran Meet, US Approves Sales To Support Pak's F-16 Fighter Jets

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


01 June, 2019

Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh Becomes First Woman Fighter Pilot To Fly Hawk Jet

Outlook Web Bureau

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

22 May, 2019

US Jets Intercept Four Russian Bombers, Fighter Jets Off Alaska Coast

Outlook Web Bureau

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

14 May, 2019

Will Not Sell F-21 Jets To Others If India Seals IAF Deal: Lockheed

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

05 April, 2019

India Says Pak F-16 Was Shot Down In Feb Aerial Dogfight

Outlook Web Bureau

"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.

05 April, 2019

US Says All F-16 Jets Of Pakistan Accounted For, None Missing: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

25 March, 2019

No F16 Used To Shoot Down Indian Aircraft: Pakistan Army

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


04 March, 2019

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Flying Fighter Plane Again Depends On His Fitness: IAF Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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