China and Pakistan are planning to display a two-seater version of the Xiaolong fighter at Paris Air Show 2015 to be held from June 15-21.
Both the nations have plans to introduce the two seater version of FC-1 Xiaolong multirole fighter, also known as the JF-17 Thunder to the overseas market, according to Military Parade. This fighter also known as the FC-1B or JF-17B, is likely to be equipped with the French-built M88-2 engine.
With M88-2 engine on board, Xiaolong fighter's range can be extended from 800 kilometers to 1,000 kilometers, Want China Times reported on Tuesday. M88-2 engine currently powers Rafale twin-engine fighter.
A refueling probe will be installed on the FC-1B or JF-17B as well for aerial refueling, according to Want China Times report. This export-oriented fighter plane is small, low in cost and suitable for modern warfare as well as to the demands of military fighters.
Turkey will move forward with a deal to purchase a US$3.4 billion air defense system from China despite its incompatibility with NATO equipments
Si2 Microsystems, a Bengaluru based System-in-Package (SiP) Company is involved in reverse engineering products and processes. Si2 is at Aero India 2015 as an exhibitor
Argentina has reached a deal for 20 Chinese FC-1/JF-17 Thunder fighter jets produced by Chengdu Aircraft Corporation, according to Breitbart News. The move follows a three-day visit by Argentina's President Kristina de Kirchner to Beijing last week, in which the country secured 15 economic agreements and significant financial investment to bolster its failing economy
China has commissioned its sixth Type 052C destroyer, ‘Xian on Feb 9 in the Peoples Liberation Armys (PLA) East Sea Fleet, Peoples Navy Daily reported. In addition to Type o52C, China also has Type 052D or Kunming class guided missile destroyer that uses Active phased array radar
Pakistan is looking to expand military technical cooperation with Russia by purchasing Russian Mi-35 helicopter gunships, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain told Sputnik. "Pakistan would like to procure a variety of Russian military hardware," Hussain was quoted as saying by the website
Pakistan on Friday test fired its indigenous armed drone 'Burraq' equipped with the Barq laser guided missile, local media reported on Friday. The all weather drone and laser guided missile have multiple capabilities against various targets
Pakistan plans to offer its PAC JF-17 Thunder fighter jets to Bulgaria under the country's tender to acquire 16 combat aircraft for its military. The Bulgarian Air Force is aiming to replace its outdated Soviet-designed Mikoyan MiG-21 aircraft, Novinite, local media reported
Pakistan has test fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a distance of 2,750 kilometers, the Pakistani Armys Directorate of Inter-Services-Intelligence (ISI) Public Relations announced in its statement on Monday. Pakistan media has claimed that most Indian Cities fall under the range of the missile
China will not export J-20, its first fifth generation stealth fighter, Chinese Media quoted US website Strategy Page as reporting. As Chinese Chengdu Aircraft Company has produced J-10 and JF-17 fighters for exports, the decision to keep J-20 for China alone may come as a disappointment to the manufacturer
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