India’s Tejas is dropped as the PAF shortlists the F-16 and Gripen in the fighter jet tender.

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has nominated the Lockheed Martin F-16 and the Saab JAS-39 Gripen in its multi-role fighter jet (MRF) contract. Col. Maynard Mariano, a PAF spokesperson, was quoted by the Philippine News Agency as saying in a press release issued on July 6, 2022, “(The) two last competitors, (for the PAF MRF … Read more

Tejas triumphs over China’s JF-17 to become Malaysia’s top pick.

Malaysia is looking to replace its ageing fighter jet fleet, and India’s Tejas light combat aircraft has emerged as the top contender. The two parties are currently in negotiations to finalise the procurement. Despite fierce competition from Chinese JF-17 jets, South Korean FA-50s, Russian Mig-35s, and Yak-130s, Malaysia has reduced its search to the Indian … Read more