Category: Asia

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Flying the Friendly Skies: Russia Celebrates Army Aviation Day

For more than a half a century of its history, army aviation and its crews have visited all the “hot spots” around Russia and places far beyond the country’s borders. The founding day of Russian...

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America’s TOP space rocket will fly using Russian engines

Tensions between Moscow and the West may be high – but that hasn’t stopped the US placing an order for four Russian-built engines which it will use to launch its massive Atlas V rockets....

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India needs 200 more fighter aircraft and SC asks Centre to submit details of pricing of 36 Rafale fighter jets

The problem facing the defence procurement system in India is that the users seem not to be given financial parameters and limits while designing their specifications for weapons systems. The defence should not be...

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US Bell AH-1 Cobra strikes in the Middle East

The United States has approved the potential sale to Bahrain of 12 Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters at an estimated cost of $911.4 million, including spares, support, weapons and training. Jon Lake reports. The...

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Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)

China has moved a step closer to its ambitious multi-trillion dollar plan to penetrate the global passenger jet market. The second prototype of the C919 plane took off from Shanghai’s Pudong International airport marking a successful...

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New J-16 Fighters Enter China’s Air Fleet

China’s J-16 fighter jets are quietly being introduced to the People’s Liberation Army Air Force at a faster rate than the country’s new fifth-generation J-20, though the latter has garnered much more international attention....