Military Aviation News

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The "New" Military Aviation News was opened.

The old thread here:

http://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?133304-Military-Aviation-News-2015

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Sri Lanka is under tremendous pressure from India not to buy JF17. They have even been offered financial support to buy any other fighter.

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Sri Lanka is under tremendous pressure from India not to buy JF17. They have even been offered financial support to buy any other fighter.

Any idea why they were offered financial support to buy any other fighter?

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Chinese/Pakistani aircraft, probably needing Chinese/Pakistani support, in Sri Lanka? Need you ask? Think about Ireland during the Cold War considering buying fighters from the USSR, complete with Soviet technicians, trainers, etc., & what the British government would have thought of it.

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Chinese/Pakistani aircraft, probably needing Chinese/Pakistani support, in Sri Lanka? Need you ask? Think about Ireland during the Cold War considering buying fighters from the USSR, complete with Soviet technicians, trainers, etc., & what the British government would have thought of it.

Pakistan to sell JF-17 Thunder aircraft to Lanka

http://www.sundaytimes.lk/92246/pakistan-to-sell-jf-17-thunder-aircraft-to-lanka

Apparently a deal was signed today for 8 jets