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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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Singapore’s Aircraft Carrier Ambitions

Singapore’s Aircraft Carrier Ambitions

In early March last year, a model of what appeared to be a Landing Helicopter Dock was put on display at the Singapore Air Show. The model betrayed no other information other than the fact that it was a variant of the Endurance class Joint Multi Mission Ship (JMMS). Although the Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) didn’t make that big ...

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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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