Russian Yak-130 combat trainer will be pitted against the Indian LCA Tejas fighter jet for the Malaysian fighter replacement program as both have been invited to display their skills at the upcoming Langkawi International Exhibition (LIMA-2019) later this month. This is perhaps the first time when Indias ‘all weather friend, in defence procurement, Russia will be competing with New Delhi for an international sales opportunity
Hindustan Aeronautics Limiteds (HAL) new helicopter manufacturing facility set up at south Indian district of Tumakuru has gained momentum after the company signed an MoU with Central Public Works Department (CPWD) at Aero India 2019. The memorandum was signed between the companies for the execution of the stage 2 works of Infrastructure development works at HALs Green Field Helicopter factory, the company said in a statement Friday
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) delivered 3 Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv aircraft to the Indian Army at the Aero India 2019 airshow on Friday. Indian Army placed an ordered for 40 Druv aircraft- 22 ALH Mk III and 18 Mk IV Rudra, with HAL in August of 2017
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has confirmed plans of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to acquire an additional 18 Su-30MKI and 21 MiG-29 fighter jets, its Chairman R Madhavan said at Aero India 2019 on Thursday. The procurement is intended to shore up the fighter fleet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) which has slunk to 31 squadrons; its lowest in over a decade
Russian Rosoboronexport will soon begin production of Ka-226T helicopters in India. “We will soon start manufacturing Ka-226T helicopters in India at Indo-Russian Helicopters Limited, a Russian-Indian joint venture established in 2017
Indias state-run Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) is keen to launch the indigenous development of Supersonic Omni Role Trainer Aircraft (SPORT) and will feature a simulator during the upcoming edition of Aero india airshow later this month. SPORT will have 4++ generation or equivalent capabilities to bridge the gap in pilot training to command front line fighters
India has invited expressions of interest for 111 helicopters to be made in the country in collaboration with foreign partners, the defence ministry said, in a deal estimated at nearly Rs 21,738 crore ($3 billion). Lockheed Martin, Airbus Helicopters and Bell Helicopters are among those expected to participate in the bidding, the ministry statement said
India's Tejas MK-1 Light Combat Aircraft received the Final Operational Clearance (FOC) in December 2018. "Tejas MK-1 has received the FOC
The United States Air Force (USAF) has awarded a $10 million modification contract to Textron Aviation to supply 12 T-6C aircraft maintenance and training support to Argentina The contract includes maintenance, pilot training, and interim contractor support for maintenance. Contractor will provide supplies and services to provide for the replacement of current training aircraft fleet and the enhancement of the Argentina air force surveillance and border security mission, The US Department of defense said in a statement Friday
India's indigenously-made Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas is likely to be equipped with air-to-air missile ASRAAM. State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and MBDA are set to hold formal talks this week to arm the aircraft with the heat-seeking close combat air-to-air missile,
Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruvs army variant Dhruv Mk IV “Rudra” made an emergency landing on Tuesday after taking off from HAL Airport in Bengaluru located in Southern India. The helicopter landed in a potato field in the outskirts of the city around 1
India has approached Russia for purchase of additional 18 Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighters for the countrys air force to address the shortfall of combat aircraft, according to a report by
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