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Deal for BrahMos 'Mini Missile' likely during Vladimir Putin's visit
Defence News, 9 December 2014
India and Russia are likely to ink a key deal for the joint development of a BrahMos 'mini missile' during the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin later this week.

Iran Shows Its Copy of US Drone In Flight
Defence News, 14 November 2014
TEHRAN — State television aired footage Wednesday of the test flight of a drone which Iran says it reverse engineered from a US aircraft that came down over its territory in 2011.

Rafale Jet Deal with France Next on Modi Government's Radar
Defence News, 31 October 2014
NEW DELHI: After clearing defence acquisitions of over Rs 1 lakh crore, the much awaited multi-billion French Rafale combat aircraft deal is expected to be next on the agenda for the Narendra Modi Government on defence procurement.

After submarine training, India likely to train Vietnamese pilots to fly Sukhois
Defence News, 29 October 2014
NEW DELHI: After kicking-off submarine training for Vietnamese sailors last year, India is likely to coach Vietnam Air Force pilots in flying Sukhoi fighters as well, in keeping with the stepped-up defence cooperation between the two countries.

No softlanding in sight for $20-bn Rafale deal
Defence News, 28 October 2014
The wait for the $20-billion 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft for the Indian Air Force is going to get longer due to budgetary constraints and the delay in concluding the negotiations with the French company Dassault.

PAK-FA fighter receives first sets of new electronic warfare system
Defence News, 22 October 2014
The Radio Electronic Technologies concern provided the Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation (PAC FA) T-50 with the first batch of Himalayas electronic warfare systems.

India plays safe, grounds entire Sukhoi-30 fleet
Defence News, 22 October 2014
India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet after a recent crash because it doesn’t want to put its pilots in harm’s way. The fighters have not flown for a week after a Su-30 MKI of the Indian Air Force crashed near Pune, raising questions...

Japan: Russian incursions into airspace have more than doubled in six months
Washington Times, 22 October 2014
Japan’s Ministry of Defense claims incursions into its airspace by Russian jets have doubled in the past six months.

Robinson takes command of PACAF
U.S. Air Force, 17 October 2014
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AFNS) -- Gen. Lori Robinson took command of Pacific Air Forces from Gen. Hawk Carlisle Oct. 16 during a change of command ceremony here.

IAF's Sukhoi crashes near Pune
The Times of India, 17 October 2014
PUNE: A Sukhoi 30 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed at village Theoor near Pune this evening, police said.

India to test-fire indigenously developed N-capable 'Nirbhay' cruise missile
Asian Defence News, 17 October 2014
Balasore: India will on Friday test-fire the indigenously developed sub-sonic long-range cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

Pakistani airstrikes kill at least 21 militants
CNN, 13 October 2014
Peshawar, Pakistan (CNN) -- At least 21 militants were killed in Pakistani airstrikes Sunday in a volatile area close to the Afghan border, officials said.

Modi government's ‘Make in India’ gets firepower with LUH deal
Defence News, 9 October 2014
The Narendra Modi government is moving swiftly on its plan to indigenise defence production by acquiring 197 light-utility helicopters (LUH) for the armed forces from local firms.

Pak air strikes kill 15 militants
The Times of India, 8 October 2014
ISLAMABAD: At least 15 militants were killed on Friday in air strikes by Pakistani military in the restive northwestern tribal region, where the security forces have launched a major offensive to wipe out the Taliban. 

Top Gun: China's fighter jets
Chinadaily, 4 September 2014
A flock of J-10 fighters, China's domestically developed planes, fly in the clouds. TP. chinamil.com.cn, a military website, has released a set of updated photos of J-10 fighters recently. J-10 is the third-generation fighter jet with more advanced...

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