Archive for July 16th, 2013

JASDF, RoKAF scrambled fighters to shadow Russian Bears

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Two Tu-95 Bear bombers were shadowed by RoKAF F-15Ks, and Japanese F-4J, F-15J and F-2 fighters on Monday.
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Bangladesh Air Force A-5 crashed

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A Bangladesh Air Force A-5 attack jet crashed shortly after taking off from Zahurul Haq air base on Jul. 14 at around 3:30 p.m.

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YouTube: Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashed

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The pilot of a Indian Air Force MiG-21 was killed when his plane went down at Uttarlai airbase on Monday.


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Turkey denies Russia Today report that Israel used its base to attack Syria

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has denied a Russia Today report that Israel used its base to attack Syria.


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Czech may renew Gripen lease for more than 10 years

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The Czech Republic would like to extend the next lease of its Gripen fighters to beyond ten years. Defence Minister Vlastimil Picek said the new lease contract will be “more advantageous.”

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