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India plans to acquire ship-based Ka-226T helicopters

A delegation from the Indian MoD is to visit Kamov Design Bureau of Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec) in order to participate in the demonstration flight of a light utility Ka-226T rotorcraft...

India pauses FGFA program

India has decided to stop all work on the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) program with Russia, Ajai Shukla reports. By Dmitry Zherdin [CC BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia...

Air Force Probing F-22 Mishap In Nevada

The U.S. Air Force is investigating why an F-22 Raptor skidded to a stop on the runway at Naval Air Station Fallon in Nevada shortly after takeoff last week. The Lockheed Martin [LMT]-built F-22,...

War Games: Army Deletes Bureaucracy To Get Sims Fast

There is real uncertainty whether such things as robotic tanks and high-speed scout helicopters are possible on the Army’s timeline. But if there’s one area where a high-speed approach can work, it’s training simulations,...

PAF to base FA-50PH at Basa airbase

Philippines will bed down all 12 of its FA-50PH at Basa Air Base by end of this year. By RoyKabanlit [CC BY-SA 4.0], from Wikimedia Commons 5th Fighter Wing public information officer Lt. Gary...

Iraqi F-16s strike ISIS in Syria

The Iraqi Air Force launched an air strike near Hajin, Syria on Apr. 19 to target ISIS forces operating there. Videos: Iraqi Air Force …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)