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China And India Claim Their Newest Fighter Jets Are Superior To Rivals

China And India Claim Their Newest Fighter Jets Are Superior To Rivals

Indian defence experts are of the opinion that The People’s Liberation Army Air Force J-20 stealth fighter is nowhere close to the recently inducted, brand new French Dassault Rafale fighter jets. Rafale’s advanced electronic warfare suite, METEOR, SCALP missile systems with sophisticated tracking and detection capabilities can neutralize any assault. The biggest threat is China’s surface-to-air missiles. Indian defence analysts ...

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Can China Call its J-20 stealth fighter 5th generation?

Can China Call its J-20 stealth fighter 5th generation?

Reports and social media have been buzzing with comparisons of the Dassault Rafale warbirds that landed at Ambala Air Force Base of the Indian Air Force earlier this week, and fighter jets in operation with Pakistan and China. A notable aircraft in the People’s Liberation Army Air Force of China is the Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter. The aircraft made its ...

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Detailed Tour of The U.S. Air Force A10 Thunderbolt II

Detailed Tour of The U.S. Air Force A10 Thunderbolt II

Take an up-close and detailed walkaround tour of the US Air Force Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, commonly referred to by the nickname “Warthog”, “Hog” or “Hawg”. The U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II demonstration team received a new jet, serial 80-0275, in September 2019, in anticipation of the 2020 airshow season. The aircraft was given a new paint ...

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Japan’s New Jet Fighter To Replace The Mitsubishi F-2

Japan’s New Jet Fighter To Replace The Mitsubishi F-2

The new-generation fighter jet is set to challenge China’s J-20 aircraft fighter and will replace the Mitsubishi F-2 fighter jet (based on the American F-16 Fighting Falcon) currently in service with the Japanese Air Force. The unnamed stealth fighter is slated to enter series production by 2031 and is said to be stealthy and interoperable with the US military. The ...

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Aero India 2011 sizzles with 50000 viewers on Day 4

Aero India 2011 has gained a tremendous response with record number of people coming to witness this air extravaganza. The aircraft’s and their spectacular manoeuvrings were the cynosure of all eyes at the Aero India show  which was opened for public viewing today. The crowd was eager to have a first hands on experience of flying displays from top-notch aerobatic ...

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India not interested in US F-35 JSF offer yet

India is not keen enough to  join the US-led Joint strike fighter (JSF) programme or to buy the F-35 Lightning-II fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA). The other fighter aircrafts that are the contenders for the $10.4 billion MMRCA competition include Eurofighter Typhoon, Swedish Gripen (Saab), French Rafale (Dassault) and Russian MiG-35 (United Aircraft Corporation). “We cannot have two types of FGFA. ...

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Combat readiness of F-16

Israeli Air Force maintaining air dominance

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multirole fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. It provides a relatively low-cost, high-performance weapon system for the United States and allied nations. In an air combat role, the F-16’s maneuverability and combat radius (distance it can fly to enter air combat, stay, fight ...

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Raytheon Flies New Advanced Combat Radar On F-16

Active electronically scanned arrays (AESAs) have added a new dimension to the demanding fighter aircraft environment, and Raytheon is at the forefront of the radar revolution. The New Advanced Raytheon’s Combat Radar, has successfully completed a series of flight trials on a U.S. Air Force F-16 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.It is the latest Active Electronically Scanned Array radar ...

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Thunderbirds dazzle Disney crowd during Air Force Week in Florida

The Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration team made a special appearance at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 26 as they flew their famous delta formation over Cinderella’s Castle and the theme park’s main street. It was one of numerous events scheduled as part of Air Force Week Cocoa Beach. The theme of this Air Force Week is Honoring ...

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