All India articles – Page 8

  • News

    SpiceJet to launch two new Dubai services


    SpiceJet will launch services from Amritsar and Kozhikode to Dubai, starting from 15 November.

  • News

    India finalises Apache, Chinook order


    ​India has finalised its long-planned contract to acquire new attack and transport helicopters from the USA, with Boeing to deliver a combined 37 aircraft under the programme.

  • RAF Sentinel - Crown Copyright

    DSEI: Raytheon eyes Sentinel exports


    ​Raytheon is seeking export customers for its Sentinel R1 wide-area surveillance aircraft, for which it is in talks with three potential customers.

  • News

    Israel to expand AEW fleet for India


    ​India will acquire a further two Ilyushin Il-76 transports adapted to carry Israeli-made Phalcon-type airborne early warning radars and sensors.

  • News

    India approves third batch of Mi-17 V5 rotorcraft


    ​India’s defence ministry has cleared the purchase of an additional 48 Mil Mi-17 V5 medium-lift rotorcraft from Russian Helicopters, for use by the nation's air force.

  • Brahmos 2 hypersonic

    ​BrahMos pushing hypersonic ramjet technology as scramjet stopgap


    India-Russia joint venture BrahMos Aerospace wants to double the speed of its ramjet-powered supersonic cruise missile to beyond Mach 5 as an interim step towards the development of a clean-sheet “BrahMos-II” hypersonic weapon.

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    Plane paint: Top 10 Indian liveries


    With Boeing forecasting demand for 1,740 new commercial aircraft in India over the next 20 years, we ask: what will they look like?

  • Rafale Aero India - Aaron Chong

    India ends MMRCA fighter acquisition


    ​India’s defence minister Manohar Parrikar has informed Parliament that a request for proposals for the procurement of a new fighter under the Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft programme has been withdrawn.

  • Indian Su-30MKI Coningsby - Peter Foster

    Indian Su-30s start joint exercise with RAF Typhoons


    ​Four Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighters from the Indian air force's 2 Sqn have begun their involvement in a UK-based exercise also involving Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons.

  • Puma AE BP - AeroVironment

    Boeing and Tata agree to jointly develop UAVs


    Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) have signed an agreement to jointly develop unmanned air vehicles, building on previous deals between the two to develop components together for the former’s rotorcraft.

  • P-8I - Indian navy

    India to buy four additional P-8Is


    The Indian Defence Acquisition Council has cleared the acquisition of four additional Boeing P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft for the Indian navy.

  • H125M Fennec

    Airbus Helicopters may build fourth H225M assembly line


    ​Airbus Helicopters could set up a fourth assembly line for the H225M Caracal if it is successful in a forthcoming tender in India for naval helicopters.

  • Ka-226T India - Russian Helicopters

    India picks Ka-226T as RSH rotorcraft


    ​The decision taken by New Delhi's Defence Acquisition Council on 13 May to manufacture Russia’s Kamov Ka-226T "Sergei" light helicopter in India brings to a close a long and torturous saga to procure 197 reconnaissance and surveillance helicopters (RSH) for nation's army and air force.

  • C295W demonstrator - Craig Hoyle Flightglobal

    India approves C295W offer for Avro replacement


    ​Airbus Defence & Space has moved closer to securing a contract for 56 C295W tactical transports to replace the Indian air force's obsolete Hindustan Aeronautics-built HS 748s.

  • Indian Ka-31 - Russian Helicopters

    First overhauled Ka-31s returned to Indian navy


    ​India’s navy has received the first two of its Kamov Ka-31 airborne early warning rotorcraft to undergo repairs at Russian Helicopters company Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise.

  • News

    Afghan air force receives Cheetal helicopters


    ​The Afghan air force has formally received three Cheetal light helicopters which delivered earlier this month by Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), with an acceptance ceremony having been held in Kabul on 15 April.

  • Opinion

    OPINION: Rafale buy gives India a fighting chance


    ​Seasoned watchers of India’s slow-moving defence procurement system noted the three-year ­anniversary earlier this year of its selection of the ­Dassault ­Rafale, at a time when a contract signature seemed to be barely a blip on the radar screen.

  • News

    MAS to withdraw four destinations from route network


    ​Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will withdraw four destinations from its route network in the coming weeks.

  • Rafale Aero India - Aaron Chong

    India Rafale deal crucial to air force modernisation


    New Delhi’s request for 36 Dassault Rafale fighters from France underlines the challenging obsolescence issues facing the Indian air force.

  • A330 AWACS - Flightglobal

    A330 selected for AWACS India project


    ​New Delhi will proceed with the Airbus A330 as the platform for its ambitious Airborne Warning and Control System India (AWACS India) programme.