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Hope to see India-Russia FGFA project through: HAL chief

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Chairman T. Suvarna Raju backed the India-Russia Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft programme on Monday, saying it will bring home niche technology, even as the programme appears to be stuck over its high price.Asked about ... Prokerala, 1 month ago

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5 ways the IAF can be battle ready

'While fighter pilots must not be sent into combat in inferior aircraft, an obsessive quest for outright combat superiority will leave an air force short of numbers,' says Ajai Shukla. Air Force Day, celebrated on October 8 each year, provides occasion to revisit the Indian Air Force's biggest worry -- its declining squadron numbers -- and to examine how this could be reversed within its budget. Military planners estimate that the IAF needs 42 fighter squadrons to tackle a two-front threat ...
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Lockheed Martin's F-16 or Saab's Gripen E: Which will be India's next fighter?

With both aircraft likely to meet the IAF's performance requirements, the winning bid could be the one that offers the lowest cost and the best industrial proposal.Ajai Shukla reports. Lockheed Martin, the world's biggest defence vendor, which is pitching strongly to sell the Indian Air Force its new F-16 Block 70 fighter, says if India chose its fighter, an Indian production line would churn out 3 to 4 F-16s every month. "We want to create the capacity to build three or more aircraft per ...
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IAF to start process to acquire single engine jets this month

In a major move, the Indian Air Force will start the process this month to acquire a fleet of single engine fighter jets which are expected to significantly enhance its overall strike capability. Chief of Air Staff B S Dhanoa said having a new fleet of single ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Lockheed to work with U.S. in bid to sell F-35s to Germany: CEO

By Joachim Dagenborg KONGSBERG, Norway (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp will work with the U.S. government as it talks to Germany about a replacement for its Tornado fighter jets, its chief executive said on Thursday, adding she believed Lockheed's F-35 would ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

Su-30 MKI to turn 'Super Sukhoi' soon

Indias front-line combat jet Su-30 MKI will undergo a makeover to turn into Super Sukhois with more punch and power. "We will start the Su-30 MKI upgrade programme soon to bring in new weapons and avionics to make them more potent," T Suvarna Raju, chairman ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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In a first, Chinese, Pakistani pilots jointly fly jets in combat drills

  China on Thursday displayed its increasing bonhomie with all-weather ally Pakistan, screening a video of Chinese and Pakistani air force pilots jointly flying warplanes for the first time while carrying out combat practice. "Speaking of Pakistan, the first word that comes to my mind is 'Iron Pak'," Col Wu Qian told a media briefing, stating that this year's exercise 'Shaheen-VI', held in Xinjiang from September 5 to 25, was marked by several firsts.   He quoted President Xi Jinping ...
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