Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Asia / Pacific.


Aug 30, 2009

British Aerospace

India's navy has temporarily grounded its remaining British Aerospace Sea Harrier FRS51 fighters, following a fatal crash that has reduced its fleet of the type to just 11 of the 30 or so aircraft that it acquired in the 1980s. The aircraft crashed into the sea, killing its pilot, while on a routine training exercise off Goa on 21 August, the Indian defence ministry says. Checks are being conducted on the navy's remaining Harriers, which are likely to resume operations within days. Aug 26, 2009

Pakistan Aeronautical

The Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) is about to begin the co-production of Selex Galileo's Falco unmanned air vehicle at its facilities in Kamra. The Falco will be the first military UAV to be produced in Pakistan, says the nation's air force, which expects the first example to be rolled out...

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