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Aircraft Manufacturers Vie for $60 to $80 Billion Global Fighter Jet Purchase

Feature Tuesday, July 10, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

The market for fighter jets in countries which are expected to have open competitions is estimated at US$50 billion to $60 billion. India, Switzerland, Belgium, Malaysia, Germany, Singapore and Morocco are...

India May have to Fork out More for Proposed 110 Fighter Jets...

Feature Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

The Indian MoD's plan to purchase 110 fighter jets may be its costliest fighter jet buy ever with the entire deal pegged at US$18 billion despite 85% of the aircraft...

Beyond Visual Range Air-to-air Missiles for India’s LCA, Su-30MKI

Feature Friday, June 8, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Indias plans of integrating the MBDAs meteor missile on its LCA Tejas and Su-30MKI aircraft may not happen due to a reported reluctance on the part of MBDA to mount...

Ukraine to Pitch for Repair, Components Supply of USSR Origin Aircraft in...

Interview Saturday, April 7, 2018 @ 10:53 AM

Despite opposition from Moscow, Ukraine's Ukroboronprom has decided to pitch for Indian contracts for the supply of components and repair of Russian-origin aircraft of the Indian Air Force, Director General...

Interview with Mr M V Gowtama, Chairman & Managing Director, BEL at

Interview Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 11:45 AM

Segments such as Network Centric Warfare, Radars, Weapon systems, Electronic Warfare & Avionics, Military Communications and Electro Optics are likely to drive the Companys growth in the future, says M...

Most Read Stories on Defenseworld.net During 2017

Feature Wednesday, January 3, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

The most-read stories on the defenseworld.net news portal included Thailand terminating its tanks contract with Ukraine, Canadas plans to buy Boeing Hornets, Turkeys S-400 missile deal with Russia and the...

Drones with High-tech Features Displayed at Dubai Air Show

Feature Wednesday, November 22, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

One of the most interesting exhibits at the Dubai Air show 2017 occupies a corner in the Aviation Industries Corporation of China (AVIC) stand. It is a circular-looking vertical...

Interview with Yuri Slyusar, President of Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and...

Interview Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 01:24 PM

Yuri Slyusar, recently appointed President of Irkut Corporation, Russia commented on the structural changes in his organization and the impact this would have on future of the corporation and on...

Are Armed Turbo-props Here to Stay?

Feature Wednesday, July 19, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

The rising demand for low-cost, combat-capable aircraft that is able to perform a range of missions in an unchallenged environment, as an alternative to costlier fighter jets will keep armed...

Big Gains Foreseen For Big Data In Military Applications

Feature Tuesday, May 16, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Amid the proliferation of real-time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a way to deliver a...