US Fighter Jet Shot Down Unidentified Object
A US fighter jet shot down an unidentified object drifting high over Alaska. The incident occurred just six days after the US fighter jet shot down a Chinese spy balloon, which created a rift between the United States and the Chinese government. Confirming the shot down of an unidentified object, floating 40,000 feet high, White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said it was a threat to civil aviation.
Tags: US Spokesperson, White House, Unidentified Object, fighter jets, chinese government
Taiwan Warns China After 56 Jets Infiltrate Its Air Defence Zone
Following China's 56 fighter aircraft's infiltration into Taiwan's air defense zone, the Taiwanese defense ministry demand Beijing to stop ''its non-peaceful and irresponsible provocative actions'' on October 4. ''China is the culprit of causing tensions...It's further threatened regional security,'' said Taiwan. Reportedly, at least 150 Chinese Warplanes have crossed the border since China's National Day. Besides, the US also urged China to… read-more
Tags: China, Taiwan, fighter jets, Air Defence Zone, Incursion
Courtesy: The Times of India
Advanced Chaff Technology Developed To Safeguard IAF Jets
An advance electronic countermeasure or chaff technology was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). The technology will prevent the Indian Fighter Jets, Naval ships from the enemy's radar-guided missiles as it can distract any guided missiles approaching the target. "In today’s electronic warfare, the survivability of fighter aircraft is of prime concern because of advancements in modern radar threats," the… read-more
Tags: DRDO, Indian Air force, fighter jets, Anti-missile technology
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Israeli Jets Hit Targets In Central Gaza Over Non-stop Rocket Attacks
At least 12 Palestinians including a mother and her three children were killed after Israeli fighter jets attack targets in Central Gaza on May 15. Reportedly, the Israel army retaliated after Palestinian militants in Gaza attacked southern Israel with rockets on Ashdod city. While the Israeli forces have claimed of hitting the Hamas operating office and other sites, the UN claimed bombardment has forced 10,000 residents to leave their homes… read-more
Tags: Israel, israel-palestine issue, UN, Gaza, fighter jets
Courtesy: The Guardian
10 New Rafales To Join Indian Air Force By Next Month
In a bid to upgrade firepower capabilities, the Indian Airforce will see the addition of 10 new Rafale fighters paving way for the formation of a second squadron of the aircraft in Hashimara. Reportedly, the Rafale fighters will be flown to India directly from France in a month and will be stationed at Ambala. Notably, the fighter aircraft were patrolling in Ladakh during strife with China.
Tags: Airforce, Rafale Deal, fighter jets, Ambala
Courtesy: Zee News
Pilot Missing After Fighter Jet MiG-29K Crashes Into Arabian Sea
A pilot has gone missing after a fighter jet from the MiG-29K series crashed into the Arabian Sea. The crash happened on November 26 and one of the two pilots on the plane has been successfully recovered. Search squad is using warships and helicopters to locate the other pilot. Reportedly, an inquiry has been instigated in this regard. The jet belonged to the naval air station INS Hansa at Goa.
Tags: Indian Navy, fighter jets, National news, jet crash
Courtesy: The Tribune
Satellite Images Show China's Advance Fighter Planes near India's Ladakh
According to the satellite images, it is now reported that China has temporarily deployed two of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) stealth aircraft J-20 to Hotan. The area is under Indian control in Ladakh, about 250 km from the Karakoram Pass. China is strengthening its force with previous deployments of its fifth-generation indigenous jet and other military types of equipment.
Tags: INDIA CHINA BORDER ISSUE, fighter jets, Ladakh, India-China face off
Courtesy: India Today