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China Confirms Development OF Y-20 Large Transport Aircraft

Chinese Y-20 Long Range Transport Aircraft China confirms development of Y-20 large transport aircraft to meet its military modernization drive, a China’s Ministry of Defense spokesman said. “We are developing large transport aircraft on our own to improve the capability of military transport,” spokesman Yang Yujun said at a monthly news briefing held days after photos of a Y-20 appeared ...

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Sri Lankan Air Force To Purchase JF-17

JF-17 Thunder Aircraft The Sri Lanka Air Force is due to is arranging to purchase six JF -17 planes, according to the progress report of Ministry of Defense. These aircraft are due to be purchased under the 2013 finalised projects. The JF-17 Thunder co-developed by Pakistan Air Force and China Aero Technology Import Export Cooperation (CATIC) and co-produced by Pakistan ...

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China Says Its J-15 Carrier Fighter Is Superior to Russian Su-33

J-15 carrier-borne fighter jet China Says its J-15 carrier fighter jet has successfully go through a series of sailing and technological tests on the Liaoning, China’s first aircraft carrier, marking a big success of the carrier-borne fighter jet individually developed by China and a major revolution in the development of aircraft carrier technology. The J-15 is equipped with two high-power ...

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India’s Jaguar Darin III Makes Maiden Flight

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) successfully carried out the maiden flight of avionics upgraded IAF Jaguar aircraft “Darin III”. “This is important flash for HAL as the upgrade will result in major operational development with regard to all weather air to ground, air to sea and air to air capabilities through incorporation of multi-mode radar”. IAF Jaguar Darin III upgraded Aircraft ...

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