29 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Indian budget airline SpiceJet Ltd is in talks with Boeing Co and Airbus Group to acquire about 100 new narrow-body jets, its chief financial officer said on Wednesday, in a deal that would be worth about USD 11 billion at list prices.
24 Jul 2015
ANKARA: Turkish fighter jets pounded Islamic State targets in Syria early on Friday, the prime minister's office said, after Turkey said it would take any "necessary measures" to protect itself from Islamist and Kurdish militant attacks.
28 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Three squadrons of the aging MiG 21 and MiG 27 fighter jets are set to be phased out this year even as Indian Air Force focuses on cannibalization to keep the serviceability rate of its aircraft high.
11 Apr 2015
New Delhi: India said on Friday it will buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition from France. India had shortlisted Rafale, made by Dassault Aviation, in a USD 20-billion deal for purchase of 126 fighter jets for the MMRCA project in 2012.
27 Jun 2015
Lucknow: The Agra-Lucknow expressway in Uttar Pradesh is all set to become country’s first road runway for combat jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF).
14 Mar 2015
Beijing: The Sino-Myanmar border turned tense on Saturday as China deployed fighter jets after lodging a strong diplomatic protest with its neighbour following the death of four Chinese when a Myanmarese warplane reportedly dropped a bomb in southwestern Yunnan province.
12 Apr 2015
Paris: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked France and wrapped up his first visit here that saw the two nations elevate their strategic ties to a new level as they agreed on a deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets and decided to move ahead with the log-jammed Jaitapur nuclear project.
11 Apr 2015
Panaji: The deal struck with France for purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets will bring some relief to the Indian Air Force into which they will be inducted within two years, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday.
10 Mar 2015
United Nations: Libya's request for UN approval to buy fighter jets, tanks and other weaponry to fight Islamic State militants has been put on hold at the request of seven Security Council members led by Spain, diplomats have said.
18 Feb 2015
BENGALURU: Centre will decide on the fate of a long-delayed deal for 126 Dassault Rafale fighter jets only after March, Defence Minister said on Wednesday.