Showing posts with label fighter jets. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fighter jets. Show all posts

Friday, February 9, 2018

Remplacement des F-16: le Typhoon générerait 19,3 milliards et 6.785 emplois

F-16
Le choix de l'avion de combat européen Eurofighter pour remplacer les F-16 vieillissants générerait des retombées économiques de 19,3 milliards d'euros et créerait ou consoliderait 6.785 emplois d'ici 2043, a affirmé ce vendredi un responsable du groupe britannique BAE Systems.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Russia to US: Halt Spy Plane Flights Near Our Borders or Agree on Rules

EP-3 spy plane
The US should either stop flying military planes near Russian borders or agree on the rules for such flights, the Russian Defense Ministry recommended after the latest complaint about an intercept by a Russian fighter jet.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Chinese aircraft trespasses South Korea, Japan "airspace"

ADIZ CHINA
South Korea scrambled fighter jets after a Chinese military aircraft trespassed into the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone, or KADIZ, according to Seoul.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

US bombers fly in airspace east of North Korea amid tensions

US bombers
 U.S. bombers flew off the [east] coast of North Korea Saturday in a show of force designed to project American military power in the face of Pyongyang's weapons programs, the Pentagon said.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

US Jets Use Daesh-Held Areas for Landing: Senior Iraqi Commander

the US military forces attacked a military base captured by Hashd al-Shaabi forces near al-Tanf, an area on Iraq-Syria border
A senior official with Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units said the forces have hard evidence that a number of American jets had recently landed in areas still under the control of Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) in the Arab country.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

UK jets escort Russian aircraft carrier returning from Syria

British armed forces escorted a Russian aircraft carrier dubbed "the ship of shame" by Defence Secretary Michael Fallon as it passed through waters close to the English coast on its way back from bombing raids in Syria.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Israel Fears Attacking Syria with Fighter Jets : Arab Analyst

Abdel Bari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of Rai al-Youm newspaper, referred to Israel's recent rocket attack on an airbase near Damascus, and said Tel Aviv is afraid of using its air force for strikes on Syria due to the country's reinvigorated air defense system.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Taiwan scrambles jets as Chinese aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait

Taiwan scrambled military jets and a ship Wednesday to monitors the movement of China's aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan's official news agency said.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Japan, S Korea scramble jets after China flies bombers

Japan and South Korea have deployed their fighter jets after spotting Chinese military planes flying back and forth between the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan (East Sea), according to Japanese and South Korean officials.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Danish warplanes to return from Syria, Iraq after "completing" ISIS mission

The Danish government announced on Friday the withdrawal of seven warplanes sent to Syria and Iraq on the international mission against "Islamic State" after the end of the six-month period authorized by parliament.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Maria Zakharova: Moscow to respond to Bern’s explanations over Russian airliner

Moscow will give an appropriate response to Bern’s explanations over the incident with a Russian airliner escorted by Swiss fighter jets, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a televised interview with the Rossiya’24 channel on Saturday.

Manœuvre dangereuse de chasseurs suisses près d’un avion officiel russe, Moscou demande des comptes

Trois avions de combat suisses ont approché dangereusement un appareil russe avec à son bord la délégation russe qui rendaient au sommet de l’APEC, au Pérou, ce qui a indigné Moscou, qui attend des explications de la part du gouvernement helvète.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Russian forces begin wide-scale operation targeting ISIS and al-Nusra positions in Idleb and Homs

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu said that Russian forces participating in the war on terrorism began before noon on Tuesday a wide-scale operation in the countryside of Idleb and Homs provinces.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Russia’s Aircraft Carrier Launches Its First Combat Air Patrols over Syria

Russia’s aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, has for the first time launched combat jets on flights over Syria, scouting out the city of Aleppo ahead of anticipated strikes.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Senkaku/Diaoyu issue: Japan to remain vigilant after China air force drill

Tokyo stressed Monday that it will remain vigilant and "watch closely" activities by Beijing’s military after Chinese fighter jets flew through a strait between Japanese islands in southern Okinawa prefecture.

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