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Talks on 5th-generation jet project, contract may be signed soon: Official
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Talks on 5th-generation jet project, contract may be signed so...

Even as a project on the development of a Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) between India and Russia remains stuck, a top Russian official said the talks are in the "second stage" and a contract document may be signed soon.In an interview to IANS, ... Prokerala, 2 months ago

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Why US's F-22 Raptor, F-35 Lightning fighter jets can't talk to each other

oth the Raptor and Lightning II are known as "fifth-generation" aircraft because of their stealth, sensors and other capabilities Justin Bachman | Bloomberg Last Updated at April 3, 2018 11:00 IST F-35 (Photo: https://twitter.com@welshi233) With the F-22 ...
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Lockheed Martin denies offering India fifth-generation F-35 fighter

Lockheed Martin, the US aerospace giant, rebutted a report that was widely published in the Indian media, that it had offered the state-of-the-art F-35 Lightning II fighter to the country. The F-35, a fifth-generation fighter, that is only now entering service in significant numbers, is superior to the F-16 Block 70 fighter that Lockheed Martin is offering India in its proposed purchase of an estimated 100 single-engine fighters.But, Lockheed Martin spokesperson, Michael Friedman, stated: The ...
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Another Russian snub: India puts $8.6 bn fighter on hold

The cancellation of the project has far-reaching implications for the IAF, for which this was once its high-tech future fighter, reports Ajai Shukla. The proposal for India and Russia to jointly develop an advanced fighter -- the eponymous Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft -- has been formally buried. I learnt that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval conveyed the decision to a Russian ministerial delegation at a 'Defence Acquisition Meeting' in end-February.   Doval and Defence Secretary ...
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US Senators urge Trump to sell F-35 to Taiwan to deter China

Two top American senators have urged President Donald Trump to sell F-35 fighter jet to Taiwan so that the small island nation can defend itself from China. Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen is believed to have requested the purchase of the F-35B vertical take-off and landing aircraft to bolster Taiwan's air defence. "Taiwan has a legitimate requirement to field a modern fighter fleet to address a myriad of defence contingencies. Therefore, Taiwan is requesting US support in their procurement of ...
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Why China deployed its latest jet fighter

This is perhaps the most authoritative portrayal so far of Indian air power as a threat to China.Ajai Shukla reports. IMAGE: The J-20, China's first stealth fighter, made its maiden flight in 2011. It was first unveiled at China's Zhuhai air show in 2016. Photograph: Reuters With China's air force deploying its 'latest stealth jet fighter' -- the J-20 Chengdu -- one of the provocations could be the Indian Air Force's deployment of its top-of-the-line Sukhoi-30MKI fighter in Assam, near the ...
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Now, IAF wants the F-35

In contrast to the bare-bones price of $115 million for each Rafale fighter, the F-35A cost $94.6 million, reports Ajai Shukla.   In what would be a huge capability jump, the Indian Air Force is increasingly interested in procuring the American F-35 Lightning II for its depleting fighter fleet. The IAF top brass is formally requesting a classified briefing by the F-35's prime builder, Lockheed Martin, on the capabilities of the sophisticated, fifth-generation fighter developed under the ...
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India must be wary about dealing with Trump

'The biggest challenge Swaraj and Sitharaman will face is how far they can take their counterparts Pompeo and Mattis seriously.''One just doesn't know how long they will even keep their jobs.''They are basically salesmen peddling American wares.''Actually, there is nothing like 'American policies' in the Trump era,' says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi with United States President Donald J Trump at the White House, June 2017. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ...
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Why did Sitharaman snub the Russians at DefExpo?

'It was deliberate,' the Russians allege.Ajai Shukla reports from the DefExpo 2018 in Chennai. IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the inauguration of DefExpo India-2018, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, April 12, 2018. Photograph: Press Information Bureau For years, Russian equipment and defence firms were the highlight of Indian Defexpo and Aero India shows. After live displays, mainly featuring Russian aircraft, helicopters and armoured vehicles, the crowds would throng the glitzy, ...
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Indian diplomacy's success stories in a bleak landscape

'Indian diplomacy in West Asia under the present government has been a success story -- and with Saudi Arabia in particular,' says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Air India's Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner lands at Ben Gurion airport, Tel Aviv. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters The direct maiden flight to Israel by Air India on the weekend made headlines in the world media only because Saudi Arabia gave the plane overflight rights. This was, of course, the first time Saudis opened their air space for ...
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