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Malaysian air force jet loses contact

IANS  |  Kuala Lumpur 

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) on Thursday said that it has lost contact with one of its fighter jet, the media reported.

In a statement, the RMAF said the plane had taken off from the Kuantan air force base at 11 a.m., and lost contact half an hour, reports The Star daily.

A search and rescue operation is currently underway.

The Hawk 108 is an export version of the Hawk 100, a two-seat advanced weapons trainer with additional avionics, optional forward-looking infrared, a redesigned wing and hands-on throttle-and-stick.

The aircraft is fitted with a Sky Guardian Radar warning receiver and wingtip air-to-air missile rails.

--IANS

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(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Malaysian air force jet loses contact

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) on Thursday said that it has lost contact with one of its fighter jet, the media reported.

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) on Thursday said that it has lost contact with one of its fighter jet, the media reported.

In a statement, the RMAF said the plane had taken off from the Kuantan air force base at 11 a.m., and lost contact half an hour, reports The Star daily.

A search and rescue operation is currently underway.

The Hawk 108 is an export version of the Hawk 100, a two-seat advanced weapons trainer with additional avionics, optional forward-looking infrared, a redesigned wing and hands-on throttle-and-stick.

The aircraft is fitted with a Sky Guardian Radar warning receiver and wingtip air-to-air missile rails.

--IANS

ksk

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Malaysian air force jet loses contact

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) on Thursday said that it has lost contact with one of its fighter jet, the media reported.

In a statement, the RMAF said the plane had taken off from the Kuantan air force base at 11 a.m., and lost contact half an hour, reports The Star daily.

A search and rescue operation is currently underway.

The Hawk 108 is an export version of the Hawk 100, a two-seat advanced weapons trainer with additional avionics, optional forward-looking infrared, a redesigned wing and hands-on throttle-and-stick.

The aircraft is fitted with a Sky Guardian Radar warning receiver and wingtip air-to-air missile rails.

--IANS

ksk

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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