The Indian Air Force is likely to depute an officer of air marshal rank to head Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas programme. The head of LCA division is currently an officer at the executive director level and programme director of ADA, an H-level scientist, may then report to the IAF official who will be given command, if the plans take off smoothly,
In a first, Indias state-owned general insurer New India Assurance (NIA) will have to shell out INR 273 crore ($39 million) for an under-production Sukhoi jet that recently crashed during its test flight near Nashik, Maharashtra. This is the largest insurance claim in the aviation sector for Indian insurers involving a fighter jet
India is ready to reconsider its decision on joint development of the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) with Russia if an appropriate cost sharing formula is arrived at. Although India has conveyed to Russia its unwillingness to go ahead with the FGFA m due to high cost involved in the project, the negotiations between the two countries have not yet been shelved, Official sources were quoted by PTI as saying Sunday
India will be soon inducting the first batch of its Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, Agni-V. The missile systems will be inducted into the Strategic Forces Command (SFC), Official Sources were quoted as saying by PTI Sunday
The first green helicopter earmarked for Indian Coast Guard has completed its build with installation of basic systems and had a successful maiden ground run in Bangalore, India today. It was handed over to the Rotary Wing R&D Centre, a design house of HAL for integration and certification of 19 new systems
India handed over HAL-built Do-228 surveillance aircraft to the Seychelles Air Force ahead of schedule during a ceremony in New Delhi, Tuesday. India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and the President, Republic of Seychelles, Danny Faure were present at a handover ceremony
An Indian Air Force Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet crashed early this morning on a test flight. Both pilots ejected safely before the plane crashed
The Indian defense ministry has set up a commercial negotiations committee to look into the ‘high price quoted by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for the manufacture of Tejas Mark1A fighter jet. The HAL based in Bangalore has quoted a price of Rs 463 crore ($67
An Indian Air Force (IAF) Jaguar fighter aircraft crashed in Gujarats Kutch early morning, killing a senior officer, local media reports. The reports suggests that the plane flew from the Jamnagar air base and crashed in the Mundra taluk of Kutch district
Indias defense ministry has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to procure and co-produce 200 Russian Kamov Ka-226T helicopters for the countrys army and air force, estimated to cost INR 21,000 Crore (US$3 billion),
Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is offering to build additional 40 Sukhoi-30 MKI fighters for the Indian Air Force (IAF) at one third the cost of French Rafale aircraft. According to a
Indias indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas will be equipped with a long-range missile of the Meteor class for enhanced capability. The missiles are required to be equipped on the 83 Mark 1A LCAs for which an order has been placed by the air force with the public sector unit Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, government sources told
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