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June 18, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Pak-Soviet ties

June 18, 2021 3:53 am

The Soviet Union is bound to feel unhappy at Pakistan’s decision to acquire US arms just as Pakistan feels strongly about the Soviet incursion in Afghanistan, resulting in the influx of one million refugees in Pakistan.

F-16 crash: Pilot ejects to safety as fighter jet crashes into California building

May 17, 2019 7:17 am

F-16 crash in California: The warplane went down at about 3:30 p.m. and slammed into a warehouse at the end of the base runway, base spokesman Major Perry Covington told Reuters by telephone.

Intercepts, Awacs photos: IAF underlines it got Pakistan F-16

April 06, 2019 7:41 am

The camera and radar images, which prove that the F-16 was shot down, have been lost with the Mig-21 Bison aircraft — piloted by Wing Commander Abhinandan — which crashed on the Pak side of the LoC, officials said.

Pakistan acknowledges F-16 jets were 'airborne' during operation to attack Indian targets

April 01, 2019 9:47 pm

"Whether it was F-16 or JF-17 which shot down two Indian aircraft is immaterial. When the Indian planes crossed the LoC, all of PAF's aircraft, including F-16s were airborne," Pakistan military said.

After India puts out proof, US seeks more information on potential misuse of F-16 aircraft by Pakistan

March 02, 2019 7:35 pm

“There is enough evidence to show that F-16s were used in this mission and Pakistan is trying to hide this fact. Also, parts of AMRAAM air-to-air missile, which is carried only on the F-16s in PAF, were recovered east of Rajouri within Indian territory,” Air Vice Marshal R G K Kapoor had said.

Washington lets Delhi know: Buy our F-16s, can give Russia deal waiver

October 20, 2018 9:53 am

US officials told The Indian Express that there is “support on both sides of the aisle” for “strong action against Russia”, and President Trump will need a good deal with India for granting a CAATSA waiver.

Air Force fighter intercepts plane near Donald Trump golf course

July 22, 2018 2:36 pm

Continental US North American Aerospace Defense Command says the intercepted aircraft landed at an airport in Pittstown without incident, where local law enforcement met the pilot.

US defence giant Lockheed Martin offers to export F-16 jets from proposed facility in India

August 29, 2017 7:57 pm

India's government is set to issue a formal request to Lockheed and Saab over the next few days to provide information about their plans to design, develop and produce combat jets in India, a government official said.

‘Bewildered’ by US policy on Pak, oppose sale of F16s: Robert Blackwill

April 13, 2016 7:53 am

Blackwill’s comments assume significance in the wake of US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter’s ongoing visit to India, even as Washington is going ahead with the sale of F-16s to Pakistan despite New Delhi’s objections.

India expresses displeasure to US over F-16 sale to Pakistan

April 12, 2016 9:37 pm

India on Tuesday expressed its displeasure to the US over the sale of F-16 fighter planes to Pakistan even as Washington said the aircraft were meant for anti-terror operations.