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Indonesia to buy 42 French fighter jets for $8.1 billion amid increasing tensions in Asia Pacific

Indonesia is moving to upgrade its ageing airforce fleet with multi-billion dollar orders for advanced fighters jets from France and the United States, amid increasing tension in the Asia Pacific. The agreement for 42 French Rafale fighters was announced as Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto met his French counterpart Florence Parly in Jakarta. Subianto confirmed […]

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F-15 fighter goes missing during training, crew reportedly spotted in the Sea of Japan

An Air Self-Defense Force F-15 fighter jet went missing after taking off from Komatsu Air Base in Ishikawa Prefecture on Monday afternoon, the ASDF said. The fighter was conducting training with a crew of two aboard when radar contact with it was lost around 5:30pm over the Sea of Japan about 5 kilometers west-northwest of […]

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Two pilots suffer injuries after ejecting from F-15 fighter aircraft on runway in Illinois

Two F-15 pilots ejected on the runway at MidAmerica St Louis airport in Mascoutah, Illinois on Tuesday. It is not clear if their ejection seats malfunctioned or if the pilots punched out. The plane was on the ground when the incident took place and it came to rest off the runway on the grass. The […]