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  • Indian air force continues Dhruv grounding


    ​The Indian air force has grounded its Hindustan Aeronautics-built Dhruv advanced light helicopters, following a fatal crash that happened on 25 July. All seven personnel on board were killed when the Mk III production standard aircraft came down after its crew had issued a mayday call.


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  • Indian air force continues Dhruv grounding


    ​The Indian air force has grounded its Hindustan Aeronautics-built Dhruv advanced light helicopters, following a fatal...


  • MBDA signs Indian ASRAAM contract


    India’s defence ministry has signed a £250 million ($428 million) contract with MBDA to equip its Sepecat/Hindustan...


  • India poised to recover €278 million from VVIP helicopter deal


    New Delhi will take steps to recover €278 million ($380 million) in bank guarantees and performance bonds related to...


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  • India looks to acquire 18 ShinMaywa US-2 amphibians

    News | 04 Sep 2014 14:09 | Atul Chandra

    The Indian navy is looking to acquire 18 ShinMaywa US-2i amphibian aircraft, informed sources have told Flightglobal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-looks-to-acquire-18-ShinMaywa-US-2-amphibians-403341/
  • New Delhi approves Apache buy, cancels long-running tender

    News | 29 Aug 2014 17:38 | Atul Chandra

    ​India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cleared the procurement of attack and heavy-lift helicopters for the Indian air force, cumulatively worth an estimated $2 billion, while cancelling a decade long effort for the procurement for 197 “Reconnaissance and Surveillance Helicopters” (RSH) worth $1 billion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-Delhi-approves-Apache-buy-cancels-long-running-tender-403173/
  • HAL readies Cheetal delivery for Afghanistan air force

    News | 27 Aug 2014 16:29 | Atul Chandra

    ​Indian state owned airframer Hindustan Aeronautics is preparing to deliver three Cheetal light helicopters to the Afghanistan air force next month. The unarmed helicopters are be transferred via a commercial cargo plane to Kabul International Airport from its Helicopter Division located in Bangalore.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HAL-readies-Cheetal-delivery-for-Afghanistan-air-force-403076/
  • Indian air force continues Dhruv grounding

    News | 04 Aug 2014 09:37 | Atul Chandra

    ​The Indian air force has grounded its Hindustan Aeronautics-built Dhruv advanced light helicopters, following a fatal crash that happened on 25 July. All seven personnel on board were killed when the Mk III production standard aircraft came down after its crew had issued a mayday call.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indian-air-force-continues-Dhruv-grounding-402337/
  • ANALYSIS: India's air force modernisation challenge

    News | 04 Aug 2014 08:43 | Atul Chandra

    The modernisation of the Indian air force is massive in scale and hugely expensive, but will deliver capability that will put the service at the forefront of any battle in the future.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Indias-air-force-modernisation-challenge-402028/
  • India finalises follow-on C-130J buy

    News | 24 Jul 2014 09:30 | Atul Chandra

    ​Lockheed Martin has received a contract worth almost $565 million to produce an additional six C-130J-30 tactical transports for the Indian air force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/India-finalises-follow-on-C-130J-buy-401967/