All India articles – Page 10

  • Rafale Aero India - Aaron Chong

    AERO INDIA: HAL defends ability to produce Rafale fighter


    ​Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) chairman T Suvarnaraju has hit back at reports that an Indian deal to obtain 126 Dassault Rafale fighters is being held up by French concerns about the Indian manufacturer’s quality standards.

  • A330 AWACS - Flightglobal

    AERO INDIA: Airbus sole bidder for Indian AWACS project


    ​Airbus Defence & Space has emerged as the sole bidder for a global tender put out by New Delhi's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for an "AWACS India" programme. The tender – for six airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system aircraft – was issued in March 2014.

  • News

    AERO INDIA: HAL unveils avionics upgrade for Hawk fleet


    ​Hindustan Aeronautics displayed a proposed display and avionics upgrade for India's license-built BAE Systems Hawk 132 on the opening day of the Aero India show in Bengaluru on 18 February.

  • C-130J India - Aaron Chong

    AERO INDIA: Lockheed expects New Delhi to replace lost C-130J


    ​Lockheed Martin is confident that New Delhi will replace the C-130J tactical transport lost in a 2013 crash, and expects deliveries from a follow-on order for six of the type to commence in 2017.

  • News

    AERO INDIA: Fokker Sasmos gets P-8 wire harness workshare


    ​Fokker Sasmos, a joint venture between Fokker and Indian firm Sasmos, is set to build its first harnesses for the Boeing P-8 maritime patrol aircraft.

  • Indian Mi-17 V5 - Russian Helicopters

    AERO INDIA: Russian Helicopters expects further Indian Mi-17 orders


    Russian Helicopters expects to receive additional Indian orders for Mil Mi-17 V5 medium transport helicopters.

  • US-2 rescue - US Marine Corps

    AERO INDIA: ShinMaywa bullish over US-2 prospects


    ​Japanese airframer ShinMaywa has a significant presence at this year's Aero India show in Bengaluru, as New Delhi and Tokyo explore a possible Indian acquisition of the US-2 amphibious aircraft.

  • Rafale B Aero India

    AERO INDIA: Combat-tested Rafales on show


    ​The Dassault Rafale is one of the mainstays of this year’s flying and static display at the Aero India show in Bengaluru, with France sending three air force examples of the type to participate.

  • US Army Raven UAV - Rex

    India to develop indigenous variant of AeroVironment UAVs


    ​India is to begin manufacturing an indigenous derivative of AeroVironment’s family of small unmanned air systems, dubbed the ‘Cheel’.

  • Predator XP - General Atomics

    Predator XP carries out 40h endurance flight


    ​The General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator XP unmanned air vehicle has carried out its first long-endurance flight, achieving a record 40h non-stop flight.

  • Indian armed forces

    ANALYSIS: Flood relief to nation building among roles for India's military transport fleet


    ​Logistics support for remote outposts, humanitarian relief, paramilitary assistance and tasks associated with nation building are important missions for India’s air force and indeed the Indian armed forces. On average, the air force airlifts about 35,000t of cargo in support of the army and an about 45 state and central ...

  • Dhruv crash - Rex Features

    Indian army Dhruv crash kills crew


    ​The two-person crew of an Indian army Hindustan Aeronautics Dhruv advanced light helicopter were killed when their aircraft crashed in the Ganderbal district north of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on 11 February.

  • Tejas

    ANALYSIS: India's Tejas continues on its turbulent development


    ​Since the last Aero India two years ago, the torturous development of the Tejas fighter for the Indian air force (IAF) and Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) for the navy has continued. But while the outlook for the future Tejas Mk2 remains uncertain, the navy’s pragmatic approach towards the LCA programme ...

  • MQ-9 Reaper - USAF

    Export restrictions limit Predator potential


    Following requested purchases of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator/Reaper-series unmanned air vehicles by France and the Netherlands in recent weeks, the USA’s backing of an export licence for India but a rejection for Jordan have raised questions over how much potential the UAVs really have outside of NATO.

  • Bird Eye 400 - IAI

    IAI, Alpha team for Indian UAS opportunity


    Israel Aerospace Industries has signed a teaming agreement with India's Alpha Design Technologies, under which the partners will market and produce mini-unmanned air systems including the former's Bird-Eye 400 and 650 for Indian customers.

  • Rafale

    ANALYSIS: India's fighters battle for relevance


    ​Aero India provides a unique opportunity for a close look at the eclectic mix of Russian, American and European platforms operated by India’s air force. A keen observer will look beyond the cold war era aircraft on show, to notice the transformation from what was once a tactical air force, ...

  • T-50

    ANALYSIS: Programme co-operation between India and Russia faces challenges


    India’s joint aircraft design and development programmes with Russia were meant to showcase its increase in stature, coupled with the desire to move beyond licensed production and change the “buyer-seller” status quo that existed with its trusted ally.

  • Netra UAV - IdeaForge

    Delhi police force to deploy mini UAV for night surveillance


    ​Delhi police officers will deploy a mini unmanned air vehicle capable of flying night-time surveillance operations, in response to recent crimes that have been committed in the north of the city, Indian media has reported.

  • News

    India resumes Su-30MKI flights following safety checks


    ​The Indian air force has resumed flying activities with its Sukhoi Su-30MKI combat aircraft, after removing a grounding order imposed after an uncommanded ejection involving the type on 21 October.

  • Tejas Mk1 trainer - ADA

    Last prototype Tejas trainer makes flight debut


    A twin-seat trainer variant of India’s Tejas Mk1 light combat aircraft has performed its first test flight from Bengaluru in a final series production configuration meant for the Indian air force.