The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) will have on display both the Y-20 cargo aircraft and J-31 stealth fighter at the Zhuhai Airshow in November, reported Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua. The Xian-built Y-20 “Kunpeng” heavy cargo transport and the Shenyang-built J-31 stealth multirole fighter appeared for the first time at the 2014 China International Aviation […]

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Japan is negotiating the sale of Shinmaywa US-2 search and rescue aircraft with India not for any economic gain but because it considers India a friendly country, Tokyo has said amid reports that the deal for 12 amphibious aircraft had collapsed over pricing and technology transfer issues. Top Japanese defence ministry sources told us in […]

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This comes in the wake of reports that the company violated Indian rules by hiring a middleman in the UK to secure the deal. The $210-million contract was for buying three Embraer-145 jets for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), which was developing an indigenous airborne early warning system under the leadership of S […]

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