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MMRCA contract to be extensively discussed on Monday in New Delhi

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French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will be extensively discussing the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) deal for the purch...

HAL gets a pat on the back

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Chief of air staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, on Friday appreciated efforts of defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in estab...

IAF floats RFI on 85 intermediate trainer

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The inevitable has happened. With the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd HJT-36 intermediate jet trainer delayed beyond the IAF's planned inducti...

Russians go slow, Sukhoi fleet of India in trouble

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A shocking 50% of the Indian Air Force's (IAF's) Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter fleet is on the ground due to unresolved servicing issues wit...

HAL displays civilian helicopter concepts

admin March 16, 2014 0

Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) says its planned 3t Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) should be ready for first flight in 2017, and has also propos...

Dassault Agrees Rafale Workshare With India

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Dassault Aviation has reached a firm agreement with India’s Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) over workshare for the 126 Rafale fighters that the ...

The case for speeding up India's domestic fifth generation fighter projects

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The Indian Air Force's (IAF) quest for its first fifth generation fighter has been running into the usual back and forth with the Russia...

Su-30MKI aircraft displays facing ‘blanking off’ problems

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Cockpit displays of some of the Su-30MKI “blanking off” affected the use of the aircraft, India has told Russia, which is the manufacturer a...

HAL to display new chopper models at India Aviation show

admin March 12, 2014 0

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, will be showcasing its achievements in the c...

Indian Sukhoi 30 MKIs Suffering Multifunctional Display Failures; India Complains To Russia

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India’s fleet of Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft are suffering multiple failures of its cockpit display system, if leaked documents are to be...

Rolls-Royce contracts on hold, may hit IAF, navy

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The defence ministry has put on hold all contracts with British engineering giant Rolls-Royce (RR) following a bribery scandal, a move that ...

India hopes to put 272 Su-30MKI fighters into service by 2018

admin February 25, 2014 0

The Indian Air Force’s backlog of orders for Russia’s Su-30MKI fighters, makes up 272. The fighters are assembled by India’s Hindustan Aeron...

India's HJT-36 Target FOC By Dec 2014, Says MoD

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The HJT-36 Sitara intermediate jet trainer hasn't obtained initial operational clearance (IOC) yet, but a statement was submitted in Par...

Tejas Mk-II Preliminary Design to be Out Next Month

admin February 17, 2014 0

The Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) is giving the final touches to the preliminary design of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas Mk-...

Indigenous jet trainer 'Sitara' may operate by year-end

admin February 13, 2014 0

India's indigenous jet trainer aircraft 'Sitara' is likely to be operational by the end of this year, Defence Minister AK Antony...