01 Sep 2015
Washington: Returning to power in 1980, the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had considered a military strike on Pakistan's nuclear installations to prevent it from acquiring weapons capabilities, a declassified CIA document has claimed.
31 Jul 2015
Cairo: The United States will deliver eight F-16 fighter jets to Egypt as a part of its ongoing military support to Egypt. This was announced by US embassy in Cairo yesterday, a news agency reported.
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.
10 Aug 2015
Mangaluru: Freedom fighter, author and poet Kayyar Kinhanna Rai passed away at his residence in Badiyadka in Kasargod district of Kerala yesterday, family sources said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.