A Bahraini F-16 fighter aircraft has crashed in Saudi Arabia-Yemeni border due to a technical error.
The aircraft was taking part in the Saudi-led coalition battling rebel forces in Yemen, AFP reported Wednesday.
The F-16 jet crashed in the kingdom's southwestern region of Jazan near the border with Yemen, the coalition said in a statement on the official SPA news agency.
The Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) will be showcasing its indigenous fighter jet Tejas at the Bahrain International Air Show next month. Two Tejas fighter jets will demonstrate their agility and other attributes at BIAS 2016, Sakhir Airbase, commencing on January 21, 2016 — the first by any made-in-India aircraft
Lockheed Martin has won a $227 million contract for lot 10 production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary for US Army, Bahrain and UAE. "GMLRS is a combat proven precision-strike system," Ken Musculus, vice president of Tactical Missiles for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control said in a statement Wednesday
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) said Bahrain has sought support to maintain the Hawk fleet of Bahrain Air Force. Bahrain's Minister for Transport Kamal bin Ahmed Mohamed who also looks after his country's defense matters has conveyed this to HAL Chairman R K Tyagi and other company Directors when he visited HAL Chalet at the on-going Farnborough International Air Show, London, HAL said in a release
After recent success in Kuwait, and earlier in Bulgaria, Oman and Saudi Arabia, Eurofighter is eyeing Bahrain as a possible new customer for its Typhoon aircraft. Bahrain is looking to replace its ageing F-5 aircraft with a modern fighter and Eurofighter Typhoon with the latest version of Lockheed Martins F-16 could be likely contenders
Yemens army has reportedly carried out ballistic missile attacks against the Mushait military air base in Saudi Arabias Asir region. Iranian
Missiles are reportedly fired by Saudi Arabian coalition aircraft and struck the al Noor Center for Care and Rehabilitation of the Blind in Yemeni capital, Sanaa. Saudi Arabia after the Saturday mass execution of 47 people, it is now leading a bombing campaign in Yemen
Germany will reconsider selling military equipment to Saudi Arabia following Saturdays execution of 47 people. German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel was quoted by Irans Press TV as warning Saudi Arabia that Germany would review on whether or not to sell arms to Riyadh
Saudi Arabia executed 47 people including a prominent Shian cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr on various terror acts over a decade. The ministry statement, published on the official SPA news agency, said the 47 had been convicted of adopting the radical “takfiri” ideology, joining “terrorist organisations” and implementing various “criminal plots”, Local media reported
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