Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) said Bahrain has sought support to maintain the Hawk fleet of Bahrain Air Force.
Bahrain's Minister for Transport Kamal bin Ahmed Mohamed who also looks after his country's defense matters has conveyed this to HAL Chairman R K Tyagi and other company Directors when he visited HAL Chalet at the on-going Farnborough International Air Show, London, HAL said in a release.
He also urged HAL to increase its participation level at the biennial Bahrain Air Show. He felt that Indian Defense companies have a lot to offer to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and Bahrain could play a key role in all this.
Earlier this year, HAL had sent a small delegation to the Bahrain Air Show to explore the possible areas of cooperation. A team from Bahrain followed it up immediately with their visit to HAL during Defexpo in Delhi.
Selex ES has unveiled the latest versions of its KRONOS multi-function radar at Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2014, following successful completion of their operational trials. The KRONOS radar uses the company's advanced active electronic scanning array (AESA) technology to simultaneously and automatically perform surveillance, tracking, threat evaluation and fire control against multiple threats, at all altitudes
Selex ES is showcasing a range of ISTAR, air defence, naval and homeland security systems, with a particular focus on its complete family of Kronos multipurpose AESA radars at Bahrain International Air Show 2014. “The whole Gulf region is strategic for Selex ES and Bahrain in particular has a number of requirements for sophisticated defence-electronic equipment that we are perfectly positioned to meet” said Selex ESs regional marketing manager for Bahrain, Luca Gennaretti
The Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) is showcasing its state-of-the-art airborne platforms and associated sensors & communication systems at Bahrain International Airshow, 16 – 18 Jan 2014. The show will witness flying demonstration of the ‘AEW&C India the latest and state of the art Airborne Early Warning and Control system that can detect, identify and classify threats present in the surveillance area and act as a command and control centre to support variety of air operations
Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TAI) will display its "T129 ATAK" Advanced Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter at the Bahrain International Air Show (BIAS), 16-18 January 2014
The British government and Bahrain have commenced discussions over a potential order for the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter. The Bahrain King Hamad al-Khalifa met with British Prime Minister David Cameron last week to discuss regional issues, including Bahrains plans for a modernization of its armed forces
The Kingdom of Bahrain has selected the Rockwell Collins Transportable Blackhawk Operations Simulator (T-BOS) to train their UH-60M Blackhawk helicopter pilots. The T-BOS will be delivered to the government of Bahrain under a Foreign Military Sale contract administered by the U
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), has marked the first flight of the locally-assembled Hawk-i trainer jet with an indigenous Real Time Operating System (RTOS) developed by it. It is the first RTOS that has been developed in the country and certified by CEMILAC, the Indian military aviation certification agency, says Mr
A Bahraini F-16 fighter aircraft has crashed in Saudi Arabia-Yemeni border due to a technical error. The aircraft was taking part in the Saudi-led coalition battling rebel forces in Yemen, AFP reported Wednesday
Initial findings reveals that a design flaw in the Indian Air Forces advanced light helicopter, Dhruv, may have caused the crash killing seven crewmen dead on July 25. The advanced light helicopter crashed in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh barely an hour after it had taken off from Bareilly resulting in one of the worst accidents involving a Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) chopper
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has taken up indigenous production of SU-30 MKI fighter aircraft, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Advanced Jet Trainer (Hawk), Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT), Advance Light Helicopter (ALH) and Dornier-228 for the defence forces. According to a statement issued by the Indian Minister of Defense, the Dornier-228 programme has been as per schedule
Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has received approval to manufacture 32 Dhruv Mk III advanced light helicopters, to be divided equally between the Indian navy and the countrys coastguard. Approved by the Indian governments Defense Acquisition Council, the deal is worth around $1
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