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Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019
news about Combat aircraft
Oct 08, 2019 20:27
Soon after taking delivery of the combat aircraft, Singh flew in the two-seater Rafale jet accompanied by French pilot Philippe Duchateau in the front cockpit with Singh sitting in the rear seat. read more
Sep 14, 2019 06:49
The first naval prototype (NP-1) of the Naval LCA -- a twin-seater -- made a “successful landing” on a 90-metre stretch after being flown by a pilot for about 40 minutes, they said. read more
Aug 26, 2019 23:40
Employees are “disappointed and dejected” with offers made by the management, said Suryadev Chandrashekhar, general secretary of the committee. read more
Aug 23, 2019 06:09
Sanctioned by the government in 2009, the Mk II will be equipped with state-of-the-art AESA radar with the indigenously developed air-to-air missile Astra, which has a range of 70km. The beyond visual range missile is currently being tested on the IAF’s... read more
Apr 04, 2019 08:54
IAF needs a minimum of 42 squadrons [each comprising 16 -18 fighters], but has only 30. More squadrons will be decommissioned in the coming months. India is expected to get first Rafale fighter jets — the French-made medium multi-role combat aircraft... read more
Mar 28, 2019 22:31
Speaking at the state level condolence meeting held on the 12th day since Parrikar’s passing, Singh who was a special invitee on the occasion said Parrikar who was chosen to be the country’s Defence Minister due to his unblemished record and decisiveness... read more
Mar 11, 2019 22:28
One of the main plotters of the February 14 terror attack on a paramilitary convoy in South Kashmir’s Pulwama was killed in a security operation late on Sunday night, officials announced on Monday. read more
Feb 21, 2019 17:39
Thales’s fully certified, field-proven, competitive rocket launchers are suitable for use on both light and combat helicopters, the company said. read more
Feb 14, 2019 17:46
The biennial international expo is being held at the Yellahanka base of the Indian Air Force (IAF) near the Bengaluru international airport. read more
Jan 08, 2019 08:07
The contracts worth Rs 73,000 crore are for 200 Kamov 226T choppers for the Indian Air Force and army, 83 LCA Mk 1A aircraft for the IAF and 15 light combat aircraft for the IAF and the army. read more
Jan 04, 2019 14:28
A HAL spokesperson said that to get the final operational clearance, the aircraft must have battle-time capabilities of mid-air refuelling, AESA radar, electronic warfare suites, a variety of bombs and weapons, among others. read more
Dec 14, 2018 23:55
A parliamentary panel headed by Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has expressed “serious concern” over Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd’s “failure” to provide the required number of Tejas aircraft to the Air Force, adversely affecting its combat potential... read more
Oct 11, 2018 23:19
The Indian Air Force will hold talks with top Hindustan Aeronautics Limited officials on issues of production and upgradation of aircraft at the IAF commanders’ conference, amid questions being raised about its capabilities against the backdrop of the... read more
Aug 24, 2018 06:57
The use of the complete home-grown technology will reduce the number of parts of the light combat aircraft by 40%, the number of fasteners by 50%, and the time on the assembly line by 30% read more
Jun 04, 2018 11:53
The tender to supply the Indian Air Force with 110 combat aircraft, for which Boeing is a contender, along with the likes of Lockheed and Saab, mandates building at least 85% of the order locally. The deal is likely to be at least $15 billion. read more