• Delivery of 3 more advanced US-made sub-hunting aircraft boosts India's plans to take on China at sea

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Two MH-60R Seahawks fly over the induction ceremony for the Indian Navy's first two MH-60Rs, in San Diego, July 16, 2021.
    US Navy/MCS2 Sara Eshleman
    The US delivered two helicopters and a new maritime patrol plane to India earlier this month.
    The aircraft are some of the best sub-hunters available and will boost the Indian navy's capabilities.
    The deliveries come amid heightened tensions with China in the Indian Ocean region.
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    India received US-made helicopters and a patrol plane this month, boosting that country's navy and advancing US-India...
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  • China's first stealth fighter for aircraft carriers is emerging, but a big problem still weighs it down

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    An FC-31 fighter jet.
    Reuters
    China's FC-31 stealth fighter was recently spotted on a mock aircraft carrier.
    Little is known for sure about the FC-31, but that appearance is a sign China's navy may adopt it.
    Like China's other advanced jets, the FC-31 has shortcomings that keep it from matching up with its US counterparts.
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    China's J-20 fifth-generation stealth fighter is the most vaunted aircraft in the People's Liberation Army Air Force's inventory. Its deployments near Taiwan and the Indian border in the past year were clear shows of...
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