Is the Chinese J-20 Stealth fighter Jet which made its world debut at last weeks Air Show China 2016 inspired by the MiG 1.44, a project most likely abandoned in favour of the PAK-FA stealth aircraft which is under advanced development? On the face of it this does not seem likely
Indian Air Forces MiG-29 combat aircraft upgradation is in final stages. The 11 Base Repair Depot (11 BRD) of Air Force Station at Ojhar in Nashik which undertakes maintenance and overhauling MiG series combat aircraft, is currently engaged in upgradation of MiG 29, PTI reported Friday
The new 50 Egyptian MiG-29 fighter jets ordered from Russia for more than $2 billion will be fitted with advanced infrared search and track (IRST) stations and electronic warfare pods. The MiG-29s will feature the latest OLS-UE IRST capable of detecting enemy aircraft and also acquire surface threats by getting their coordinates
Indias only aircraft carrier capable aircraft, the MiG-29K suffers from an unsatisfactory serviceability rate ranging from 15.93 per cent to 37
Malaysia will reduce the use of its MiG-29N fighter aircraft following increasing operating costs, Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) chief said. “Apart from that, the capabilities of the fighter aircraft were also getting more limited as the aircraft have been in service for 21 years since they were first used in 1995
The Indian Navy will replace its Sea Harrier fighter aircraft with a new squadron of MiG-29K planes on May 11. The Indian Navy currently flies both Sea Harriers and Mig-29K aircraft
The crash of the Russian MI-28N helicopter earlier this month near Homs in Syria was due to human error, according to the investigation committee. RT website quoted a source at the committee as saying on Saturday that analysis of the two black boxes of the helicopter confirmed the committees preliminary conclusion that the helicopter crashed not because of a technical failure but due to pilot error, explaining that both pilots made an error while flying at night over a rugged area with no clear features, causing the helicopter to hit the ground and their death
The Islamic State (IS) terrorists have reportedly brought down a Syrian MiG-23 fighter plane in the east Damascus countryside on Friday morning, according to the reports by the jihadists media agency Al-Amaq News. The pilot was reportedly found alive after landing and has been captured by the IS, the agency claimed, according to Reuters
The Croatian military police has launched a corruption probe in the July 2013 purchase of 12 Mikoyan MiG-21 fighter jets after they found five of the aircraft actually belonged to Yemen Air Force. Five of the aircraft purchased were quickly removed from service due to technical problems
A US-made Paveway laser-guided bomb dropped from a Mirage 2000 aircraft failed to hit a pre-determined stationary target at night during the combat exercise, ‘Iron Fist last week. The Indian air force conducted the combat exercise at Rajastans Pokhran test facility on March 18, wherein the French aircraft fighters target was an enemy radar site
The Russian defense ministry has assessed and accepted designs of its $++ generation multi-purpose fighter jet MiG-35 and will soon carry out flight tests. “MiG has built its first batch of pre-production Mikoyan MiG-35 aircraft
Moscow has deployed four MiG-29 fighter jets, modernized MiG-29S bombers and a Mi-8MT transport helicopter to Russia's airbase in Armenia near the border with Turkey. Located at Erebuni airport outside the capital, Yerevan, the Russian base already has nine fourth-generation MiG-29 planes capable of carrying a payload of up to 4,000 kilograms of weapons
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