An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 fighter aircraft crashes in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district on Wednesday, killing its pilot. "Today (July 18) afternoon a MiG-21 aircraft, which was on a routine sortie crashed at 1321/hr in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh
Poland will suspend all flights of Soviet-era MiG-29 fighter planes until Friday's crash of one of the aircraft is explained by a state commission, Defence Minister Mariusz BÅ‚aszczak announced at a press conference on Friday. A Polish MiG-29 plane from the 22nd Air Base in Malbork, north Poland, crashed at 1:57 am on Friday some 50 km east from its base, near PasÅ‚Ä™k, the Defence Ministry has reported
The Indian Defense Ministry has received six bids for the Request for Information for the manufacture of 110 fighter aircraft for the Indian Air Force. The deadline for the RFI issued in April ended on 6 July
Chinas Peoples Liberation Army-Air Force is preparing to send fighter jets to escort North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the upcoming US-DPRK summit to be held in Singapore. "Escorting [a head of state] with jets is one of the highest security protocols that the air force can provide," the South Korean source told South China Morning Post Thursday, adding that if China sends air assets to conduct the escort then "it may be a message directed to the US-ROK [Republic of Korea, or South Korea] alliance that China is strongly backing up the Kim regime
The Bulgarian National Assembly committee on finance and budget cleared $1.08 billion for the procurement of 16 fighter jets
The Russian Air Force will receive four upgraded MiG-31BM high-altitude fighter interceptors by the end of the year. “Party of four modernized MiG-31BM fighter interceptors will be delivered to the Russian defense forces for armament by the end of the year,” Russian Ministry of Defense posted on its twitter handle Wednesday
Saab today confirmed that they have received the request for information (RFI) document from the Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) for the procurement of 110 combat aircraft for the Air Force (IAF). Saab executives holding a press conference at the on-going Defense Exposition, DefExpo 2018 said Thursday that they have received the RFI and will be proposing Gripen E multi-role fighter jet for the program
Russia is pressuring countries operating Soviet-era military equipment from taking services of Ukraine based companies for repair and overhaul. Sergii Sliusarenko, CEO of Ukrinmash, a Ukrainian firm specializing in military-technical cooperation with foreign entities said, "The Russian side has recently been resorting to tactics of, for instance, bombarding potential customers with letters demanding to exclude Ukrainian enterprises from tenders
Indian Air Forces two women fighter pilots are getting ready to go on solo-sortie in a MiG-21 Bison supersonic fighter and are expected to fly all alone in a month or so. Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth and Mohana Singh made history by becoming the first-ever women to undergo fighter pilot training in IAF
An Indian Navys Mig-29K fighter jet has crashed at Goa airport after it skidded off the runway today. “A Mig29K aircraft with under-trainee pilot goes off runway while taking off at Goa airport
Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC), an anti-monopoly watchdog has rejected Ukrainian arms firm Ukrinmashs appeal to stop $50.2 million worth fighter jet overhaul deal with Russian MiG
Russian MiG corp has completed upgrading its Kalyazin branch to begin MiG-35 component assembling. MiG plans to produce 36 MiG-35 fighter jets per year and is considering mass production starting next year
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