Archive for May, 2011

Russia delivers five more MiG-29Ks, one simulator to India

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MiG said in a statement on Monday that it has delivered five MiG-29K/KUB fighters and one simulator to the Indian Navy this month.
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Washington sold F-16s to Pakistan to prevent Islamabad from using nuclear weapons

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The United States decided to provide F-16s to Pakistan in 2005 so that Islamabad will be less incline to use nuclear weapons during a conflict with India.
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Pakistan arrests ex-navy commando in PNS Mehran investigation

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Pakistani intelligence agents have arrested a former navy commando and his brother in their investigation into the attack on PNS Mehran.
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F-22 to get new computer architecture

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The U.S. Air Force wants to switch the F-22’s current closed computer architecture to an open architecture. This will open the system upgrade to competition.

RoCAF T-34 makes belly landing on dry river bed

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A RoCAF T-34 training aircraft had to make an emergency landing on a river bed in southern Taiwan’s Pingtung County on Sunday. Picture of the crash site is in the article.

Iranian AH-1J crashed

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Iran lost a AH-1J attack helicopter near the central city of Isfahan on Monday. Both crew members did not survive the crash.

Saab offers MPA with AESA, RBS-15 to Indian Navy

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To meet the Indian Navy’s requirement for a new maritime patrol aircraft, Saab has offered the Saab 2000 Maritime Patrol Aircraft equipped with the fifth generation AESA and RBS-15 anti-ship missiles.

8th Asean Air Forces Commanders Meeting in Thailand

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The 8th Asean Air Forces Commanders Meeting will be held in Thailand from June 13-16.

Paris, Moscow reached deal for 4 Mistral-class helicopter carriers

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France and Russia have reached a deal for four Mistral-class helicopter carriers. Two are to be built in France and two in Russia.

Chinese government op-ed: aircraft carrier has “political benefits”

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An op-ed on the China Internet Information Center spells out the benefits of having an aircraft carrier for China.


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