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Typhoons and Su-30MKI Joined for Training in the UK

Indian Air Force Su-30MKI and RAF Typhoon aircraft are operating in mixed formations as part of the fourth Indradhanush exercise, a 10 day deployment demonstrating trans continental air power projection. This year the deployment includes 190 personnel operating Su-30 fighters, IL-78 tankers, C-17 strategic and C-130J tactical airlift aircraft

China Unveils Photos of New Y-20 Heavy Transport

Xi’an Aircraft Corporation’s Y-20, is the latest in a long series of new military aircraft China has introduced to the world recently. The aircraft bears a striking resemblance to the US Air Force C-17 Boeing-built transport, but appears to be of a size that might fit somewhere between the C-17 and the Airbus A400M.

Singapore Airshow 2012 Live Reporting – Flight Display

Flight display collection singapore Airshow 15/2/2012     Republic of Singapore Air Force F-15SG and F-16C Combined display. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update        

Asia Pacific Defense Update – November 21, 2011

Washington to Transfer an F-16 Squadron to Indonesia | India is Set to Test Fly the Nirbhany Cruise Missile in early 2012 | India Launches New Generation Strategic Missile Agni 4 | India Plans to Beef Northern Border Surveillance with SAR | Malaysia Considers Expanding Su-30MKM Combat Roles | Malaysia Considers Equipping its F/A-18D with AIM-9X Super Sidewinder | Taiwan’s Surveillance Radar Program Faces One Year Delay \ Canberra Wants a Sixth Globemaster III for the RAAF | More Ammo for the Carl Gustafs | Poland delivers Four Swidniks to the Philippines

New Delhi Approves $4.1 Billion C-17 Procurement

The Indian government approved today the purchase of ten C-17 Globmaster II heavy lift aircraft from the U.S.Deliveries of the aircraft could begin by mid 2013. The current procurement worth $4.1 billion could be further extended, as India could be interested in an option to but six additional aircraft of this type.

7th Boeing C-17 for Royal Air Force Arrives in United Kingdom

Boeing has delivered the 7th C-17 Globemaster III airlifter to the Royal Air Force. The aircraft landed at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, England....

Pilot Over Confidence Contributes to Fatal C-17 Crash in Alaska

A U.S. Air Force investigation of a fatal crash of a C-17A Globemaster III aircraft on July 28, 2010 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in...

Boeing Could Suffer the Hardest Blow from Secretary Gates’ Proposed Cuts

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) was hardest hit by the planned cuts recommended by Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced yesterday. If these cuts are...

India Set to Enhance Military Transport Fleet

Aero India - 2007 India has a large fleet of transport aircraft, but most of these aircraft have become obsolete and need replacement. On January...

C-17 Globemaster III – Strategic Airlift Transport Aircraft

Photo: Boeing After receiving the last orders from the US, UK and Australia, due for delivery in the next few years, Boeing is preparing to shut...
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