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Art street: Resting in Mumbai’s Bandra is the last of Navy’s Sea Harrier jet fighters

April 30, 2022 2:55 pm

The Sea Harrier first entered service with the Indian Navy on December 16, 1983. When they were decommissioned, they were replaced by the MiG-29K.

Iran says passenger plane 'harassed' over Syria by US jet

July 24, 2020 2:36 pm

US Navy Capt. Bill Urban, a Central Command spokesman said that a US F-15 fighter jet had "conducted a standard visual inspection of a Mahan Air passenger airliner at a safe distance of approximately 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) from the airliner."

US: NDA act seeks fighter jet training detachment for India, Japan, Australia in Guam

June 26, 2020 6:07 pm

The act directs the Secretary of Defense submit to the congressional defense committees a report assessing the merit and feasibility of entering into agreements similar to that of Singapore with other US allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region, to include Japan, Australia and India.

US jets intercept Russian nuclear-capable bombers near Alaska: Report

June 10, 2020 4:15 pm

Russia said the 11-hour flight, carried out by its Tupolev Tu-95MS bombers, complied with international law.

Lockheed welcomes India's mega procurement initiative for over 100 fighter jets

April 07, 2018 12:16 pm

"Lockheed Martin welcomes India's fighter aircraft Request for Information (RFI) and we look forward to responding to it," said Dr Vivek Lall, vice president, strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin.

Lockheed Martin proposes making fighter jets in India, says will give unique boost to Indian industry

January 20, 2018 7:28 pm

The platform will give Indian industry a unique opportunity to become a part of the world's largest fighter aircraft ecosystem," Vivek Lall, vice president, strategy and business development, at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics said.

Eyeing jet deal, Sweden's Saab Group offers full technology transfer to India

November 22, 2017 6:15 pm

The Swedish company also said it would build the world's most modern aerospace facility in India if it won the contract, for which US defence giant Lockheed Martin has emerged as a major contender

Japan says jet fighters conducted drills with U.S. aircraft over East China Sea

September 09, 2017 1:52 pm

The exercise involved two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers flying from Andersen Air Force Base on the U.S. Pacific island territory of Guam, which were joined by two Japanese F-15 jet fighters.

‘Not enough fighter jets is akin to playing cricket with just 7 players’: Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa flags concern

June 19, 2017 5:50 am

The IAF’s authorised strength of 42 fighter squadrons “is the minimum strength necessary to dominate a two-front conflict”, Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa said.

Resolution introduced in US House to block sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan

February 26, 2016 7:23 am

A top US lawmaker has introduced a "joint resolution" in the House of Representatives to express Congress's disapproval over an arms deal with Pakistan.