All India articles – Page 9

  • T-50

    ANALYSIS: India's air force modernisation challenge


    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.

  • Indian AF C-130J

    India finalises follow-on C-130J buy


    ​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.

  • News

    India advances Avro replacement programme


    India's Avro programme to replace obsolete Hindustan Aeronautics-built HS-748 transports will be handled by the nation’s private sector. The decision – taken during a Defence Acquisition Council meeting led by defence minister Arun Jaitley – means state-owned airframer HAL will have no role to play in the estimated $2.2 billion ...

  • News

    India orders more Dhruv helicopters


    ​Hindustan Aeronautics has received approval to manufacture 32 Dhruv Mk III advanced light helicopters, to be divided equally between the Indian navy and Indian coastguard.

  • News

    MBDA signs Indian ASRAAM contract


    India’s defence ministry has signed a £250 million ($428 million) contract with MBDA to equip its Sepecat/Hindustan Aeronautics Jaguar strike aircraft with the company’s ASRAAM short-range air-to-air missile. A company source has confirmed the signing, but declined to provide any further specifics.

  • DMC-3

    ANALYSIS: India powering ahead with heavy-lift launcher programme


    India’s 12th five year plan period (2012-2017) has been generous to the Indian Space Research Organisation: 25 launches, 33 satellites into orbit and an overall budget of $6.4 billion. During 2014-2015, the space agency will spend just over $1 billion on its satellite, launcher and space exploration programmes.

  • Indian PC-7s - Pilatus

    India agrees new PC-7 bid deadline


    ​India’s defence ministry has agreed to give potential domestic bidders for the local production of 106 Pilatus PC-7 Mk II basic trainers until 21 July to prepare their proposals.

  • News

    Indian firms seek PC-7 bid extension


    ​Indian companies seeking to answer a request for information for the procurement of an additional 106 Pilatus PC-7 Mk II basic trainers for the nation's air force have requested a further extension to the date by which responses need to be submitted.

  • Jaguar Darin III

    Fresh delay hits Indian Jaguar upgrade


    Hindustan Aeronautics’ efforts to upgrade Sepecat Jaguar strike aircraft belonging to the Indian air force to the "Darin III" standard are to be delayed by at least a couple of years.

  • News

    HAL hands over Do-228 flying test bed to DRDO


    ​India’s state owned airframer Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), delivered a Dornier Do-228, modified to act as a flying test bed (FTB) to the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), at Kanpur on May Day.

  • Widebody capacity into India by A380 operators

    ANALYSIS: India prime market for A380 upgauging


    Singapore Airlines’ decision to become the first operator to use Airbus A380 aircraft on Indian routes is likely to be followed by several other A380 operators serving this giant market.

  • Rafale - Dassault

    Rafael targets Indian Rafale opportunity


    Israeli guided weapons manufacturer ​Rafael is offering its Python 5 and Derby air-to-air missiles for integration with some of the Dassault Rafales expected to enter service with the Indian air force.

  • Indian C-130J crash - Rex Features

    India waits on C-130J crash findings


    ​The Indian air force has yet to come out with a preliminary report on the fatal crash of one of its Lockheed Martin C-130J tactical transports, which resulted in the deaths of five experienced aircrew.

  • EMB-145 AEW - CABS

    India scans for new AWACS platform


    ​New Delhi has issued a global tender for the supply of six aircraft that will serve as platforms for its ambitious Airborne Warning and Control System India (AWACS India) programme.

  • News

    Air India seeks A320 simulator


    Air India has issued a tender seeking for the supply and installation of an Airbus A320 full flight simulator at its training centre in Hyderabad.

  • AirAsia India A320

    PICTURE: AirAsia India receives first aircraft


    AirAsia India has received its first aircraft – an Airbus A320 – out of the initial 10 it intends to operates.

  • News

    India could buy more unmanned Harops


    India's air force is evaluating the purchase of additional Israel Aerospace Industries Harop loitering munitions, as deliveries continue under a previous order placed in 2012.

  • Malaysia Airlines 777-200

    Indian MH370 effort pushes search far to the west


    As uncertainty reigns over the fate of a missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, India's defence forces have stepped in to commit extensive assets to the search for the missing flight.

  • News

    INDIA AVIATION: Air Works eyes MRO horizons beyond India


    Indian MRO firm Air Works has vastly expanded its commercial aircraft MRO business, and has ambitions to win more work from outside of the country.

  • News

    INDIA AVIATION: Pawan Hans to beef up fleet in 2014


    Indian national helicopter firm Pawan Hans has plans to order up to 20 helicopters in 2014, adding to its current fleet.