Category: Asia

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Russian fighter performs dangerous intercept of Navy EP-3 Aries II over the Black Sea

This marks the latest in a decade-long series of instances of Russian ships and aircraft interfering with airspace and sea lane navigation by the U.S. Navy. These incidents have increased since the annexation of...

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China’s new J-10B fighter jet is latest military move in arms race

An upgraded version of China’s J-10 fighter jet stole the limelight at the country’s biggest air show this week. The J-10 variant has manoeuvrability and combat capability that, until now, were the preserve of...

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‘Emergency’ Caused A Ukrainian Su-27 Fighter To Crash, Killing A US Pilot

An in-flight emergency caused the crash of a Ukrainian SU-27B in October, killing an American and Ukrainian pilot, the head of the Ukrainian air force said on Thursday. “While the SU-27 fighter jet was...

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Indian HAL HTT-40 Conducts Two-Turn Spin and Recovery Test

India’s HAL HTT 40 turboprop trainer aircraft has begun the most awaited phase of the spin tests by successfully entering in to two turn spin and subsequently recovering with the appropriate controls. Two test...

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All the New Tech From China’s Big Air Show (Zhuhai Air Show 2018)

The biennial Zhuhai arms expo is a chance for Chinese defense contractors to show off their newest weapons.   China’s 2018 Zhuhai Air Show is off and running, showing off some intriguing new weapon...

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Iran admits to being hit by potent cyber attack

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweets ‘Incredible series of coincidences. Or, a simple chronology of a Mossad program to kill the 2015 nuclear deal’; Israel remains silent on the matter. Iran’s strategic computer and...

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US Experts Dub Russian T-90 Best Tank Performing in Middle East Conflicts

The Russian T-90 tanks outperform US and German combat vehicles in the Middle East conflicts, experts of the US National Interest magazine said.   According to an article written by Sebastien Roblin, an expert in security and...

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Thai – Questions arise about costs of military helicopters

In the wake of the tragic crash of King Power supremo Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s personal helicopter last Saturday evening (UK time), an unintended story has emerged about the costs of the model of his helicopter, the...

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Iran continues to return grounded jets to airworthy status

It is now 39 years since the revolution that removed the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, from his throne. The removal of US support and the imposition of sanctions made it hard for...