India’s 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. The SPORT aircraft will be utilized for fighter training after Advanced Jet Training stage and before induction of pilots into a frontline fighter squadron, the company said in a statement Thursday.
Dassault Rafale will be the first omni-role aircraft that will be inducted into the Indian Air Force. The IAF has so far has had no omnirole aircraft in their kitty. Dassault describes its Rafale as being an "omnirole" fighter, a tag that it says denotes the type's ability to perform multiple mission types simultaneously.
HAL will fly it's indigenous products Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, HTT-40 (Basic Trainer Aircraft), first indigenously upgraded Hawk Mk132, named as Hawk-i, Civil Do-228, Advanced Light Helicopter (Rudra), Light Utility Helicopter (LUH), Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) during Aero India 2019.
The Indian Navy has inked a INR 306 Crore ($42 Million) deal with Thales Australia for eight mine counter-measure clip-on influence sweeps. "In order to meet the requirement, a contract for procurement of eight Clip Influence Sweep (CLOIS) for minesweeping has already been concluded", Subhash Bhamre, India's minister of state for defence was quoted by
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 requested Russia to prolong the licence for manufacturing the Su-30MKI aircraft at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) facilities in India which could mean an additional order for the multi role righter is on track once the 222 planes under the current order are delivered to the Indian Air Force (IAF). Informed sources told defenseword
A Dassault Mirage 2000 fighter of the Indian Air Force crashed Friday morning near HAL Airport in Bangalore, India. The two pilots inside the jet ejected before the crash
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
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