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Saudi Arabia Interested in JF-17 Thunder Further Development and Joint-Production

Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Kamra ,is a busy place these days, because it has become a go to place for many Middle Eastern air forces to visit the manufacturing process and the products of the organization. Numerous high level, Middle Eastern air force delegations, including Jordanian, Iraqi, Yemeni and most recently the Royal Saudi Air Force delegation, have visited the PAC ...

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Russia’s Stealth Fighter PAK-FA Could Outfly, Outshoot American Jets

Russia’s first stealth fighter has quietly undergone diligent testing, slowly expanding its flight envelope and steadily working out technical kinks. But for all this hard work there have been precious few indications just how many copies of the Sukhoi T-50 Moscow plans to build … and how it means to use them. Until now. Fresh reporting from Aviation Week’s Bill ...

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Russia Can’t Deliver On Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft FGFA: IAF

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has done a stunning about-turn, sharply criticizing the showpiece Indian-Russian project to co-develop a futuristic Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA). Even as New Delhi and Moscow finalize a $6 billion deal to co-develop an FGFA with capabilities tailor-made for India, the IAF has alleged the Russians would be unable to meet their promises about its performance.So vital is the ...

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China Develops iOS, Android Rival

China has developed its own mobile operating system aimed at easing the stranglehold of the Google and Apple, even as sceptics doubt its efficacy. Dubbed as the China Operating System (COS) it is a strategic product for national security which has become more urgent in the wake of recent incidents such as the US intelligence scandal of Prism and Windows ...

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PACOM Chief Says US Losing Military Dominance to China in Asian-Pacific

The U.S. commander in the Pacific is warning that the United States is losing its military air and sea dominance to China in the Asia-Pacific region.Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III described the power shift at the annual Surface Navy Association conference in Virginia Wednesday, adding that the growing Chinese military is a risk factor for U.S. Navy ships and troops stationed ...

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China Successfully Tests Hypersonic Missile Carrier Vehicle

The unmanned aircraft can therefore leave the Chinese capital Beijing and be hanging over Washington D.C in less than 45 minutes – raising worries in the White House. With an advanced radar system that can target locations from the edge of space, this ultra-fast vehicle can manouvre itself anywhere around the globe. The futuristic carrier, which can fly almost 20 ...

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China Pushes Ahead With Military Helicopter Programmes

Recent images from the Chinese internet suggest that Beijing is making significant progress with its military helicopter development programmes. The most recent batch of images show a Harbin Z-19 with what appears to be a mast-mounted radar system. The Z-19, which is roughly comparable to lighter attack helicopters such as the Airbus Helicopters Tiger, is capable of carrying anti-tank missiles and is usually equipped ...

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China Sees New Ford-Class Carriers A Dominant Threat To PLAN

China sees the US Navy’s Ford-class super carriers as the primary overall threat to the country’s security. The Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier is intended to replace the current Nimitz-class carriers. The US has planned to build 11 of them before 2058 and will use them to enforce its status as the most militarily fierce country in the world. The ...

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China ‘s New Anti-Ship Missiles Revealed

Numerous Images of China’s new YJ-12 supersonic anti-ship missile and YJ-100 anti-ship cruise missile were recently revealed on Chinese internet. Both missiles are designed to be launched from the H-6G strategic bomber and JH-7B fighter-bomber of the PLA Navy Air Force, the paper said. The YJ-100 is developed based on the country’s CJ-10 cruise missiles, while it can be classed ...

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