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India launches satellite to help Air Force communications

India launches satellite to help Air Force communications

India's space agency Wednesday successfully launched a satellite which is expected to boost the networking capacity of the Indian Air Force and Army.

Israel says it's the first country to use F-35 in combat

Israel says it's the first country to use F-35 in combat

Israel is the first country to have used the US-made F-35 stealth fighter in combat, the Israeli air force chief said on Tuesday in remarks carried by the military's official Twitter account.

Two South Korea pilots feared dead in fighter crash

Two South Korea pilots feared dead in fighter crash

The F-15K Slam Eagle went down in the southern county of Chilgok, in North Gyeongsang province, on its way back to the Daegu Air Base after an hour-long mission.

Air Force didn't log Texas church gunman conviction in US database

Air Force didn't log Texas church gunman conviction in US database

The man who carried out one of the deadliest US mass shootings was able to buy guns legally from a sporting goods store because a prior domestic violence conviction was never put into an FBI database ...

New US helicopters mark major change for Afghan air force

New US helicopters mark major change for Afghan air force

Senior Afghan and American officials welcomed the arrival of new US-made military helicopters on Saturday, beginning a process that will radically transform the young Afghan air force.

India appoints new army, air force and intelligence chiefs

India appoints new army, air force and intelligence chiefs

The Indian government has appointed new heads of its army and air force among a series of senior military and intelligence appointments, two weeks before its two most senior defence force chiefs are due to retire.

Indian cabinet approves Rafale fighter jets deal

Indian cabinet approves Rafale fighter jets deal

India's cabinet cleared the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from Dassault Aviation on Wednesday, paving the way for signing a deal that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is betting on to modernise the air force.

Nigerian air force says kills top Boko Haram militants as Kerry arrives

Nigerian air force says kills top Boko Haram militants as Kerry arrives

Nigeria's air force said it had killed a number of senior Boko Haram fighters and possibly their overall leader, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived for talks on tackling the militants.

UK air force helicopter makes forced mountain landing, no casualties

UK air force helicopter makes forced mountain landing, no casualties

A Royal Air Force helicopter was forced to land high up a mountain in Wales on Tuesday because of a technical problem and all four people on board managed to get off safely ...

Thai air force to examine ‘jet  debris’ amid MH370 conjecture

Thai air force to examine ‘jet debris’ amid MH370 conjecture

Thailand’s air force said yesterday it would bring a piece of suspected aircraft debris found on the southeast coast to Bangkok, amid media speculation it may belong to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.