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Indian Air Force Seeks Direct Control of HAL

Indian Air Force Seeks Direct Control of HAL

With an eye on the future and fed up with the “bureaucratic culture” pervading Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), the country’s only aircraft manufacturer, IAF now wants the control of the navratna defence PSU. IAF has asked the defence ministry (MoD) […]


India Short lists MBDA PARS 3 Missile

India Short lists MBDA PARS 3 Missile

MBDA’s PARS 3 LR guided missile system has been short listed for the Indian Army helicopter future air-to-ground requirement. MBDA Deutschland has delivered proposals for its PARS 3 LR multi-target, long range weapon system for HAL’s Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH […]


Boeing Begins Final Assembly of India’s 1st P-8I Aircraft

Boeing Begins Final Assembly of India’s 1st P-8I Aircraft

Boeing began final assembly of the Indian navy’s first P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft this month at the company’s Renton factory. The P-8I, based on the Boeing Next-Generation 737 commercial airplane, is a variant of the P-8A Poseidon that Boeing […]


Indian Brass Split Over French Mirage Upgrade Deal

Indian Brass Split Over French Mirage Upgrade Deal

With the $2.4 billion Mirage-2000 upgrade deal with France in its final stages, India’s defence ministry and air force top brass seem to be split over the high costs and likely benefits to the country’s future air power needs. With […]


US Arms Makers Look Overseas As Domestic Demand Shrinks

US Arms Makers Look Overseas As Domestic Demand Shrinks

With the Pentagon’s appetite for new weapons shrinking, U.S. arms makers are finding lucrative markets overseas as demand for American-made weaponry hits an all-time high. Despite intense international competition, U.S. arms manufacturers are expected to sell a record $46.1 billion […]


India military delegation arrives in China

India military delegation arrives in China

An Indian military delegation arrived in Beijing on Sunday for a six-day visit, an Indian official said, marking the resumption of defence ties that were frozen for a year over a visa dispute. The eight-member delegation, headed by Major General […]


Boeing to build 10 C-17 airlifters for India

Boeing to build 10 C-17 airlifters for India

Boeing said Wednesday that India’s defense ministry has signed an agreement with the US government to buy 10 Boeing C-17 transports, making India the plane’s largest international customer. Boeing said that under the deal, India will take delivery of its […]


India Considers Hypersonic Version of BrahMos Missile

India Considers Hypersonic Version of BrahMos Missile

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam has asked the BrahMos aerospace company to develop an advanced version of the cruise missile to maintain India’s leadership in this field. “You should develop a hypersonic version of BrahMos which can be […]


India Test Fires Prithvi-II Missile

India Test Fires Prithvi-II Missile

India on Thursday test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Orissa as part of the user trial by the Army. “The missile mounted on a mobile launcher was test-fired from the […]


 
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