Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar says global aircraft makers will have to get approval from their own governments to transfer technology and build jets in India. Alnoor Peermohamed reports from the Aero India show. IMAGE: Indian Air Force Commandoes exit a Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Super Hercules after its induction ceremony at Hindan Air Force Station in Uttar Pradesh. Lockheed Martin has offered to transfer its Fort Worth, Texas, production line to India and make the latest Block-70 ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Eyeing a contract for IAFs single-engine fighter jets, Swedish defence giant Saab today said it will set up in India one of the most advanced aircraft production facilities globally if its Gripen E multi-role jet wins the deal. Top Saab officials said the ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
[China], Dec. 27 (ANI): The latest version of China's fifth generation FC-31 Gyrfalcon stealth fighter jet conducted its maiden flight in Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning province, and is being seen as an attempt to end the West's monopoly over the world's ...Sify, 2 months ago China tests new stealth fighter; eyes export sales Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
The big birds have flocked at the 11th edition of the international aerospace and defence exhibition -- Aero India 2017 -- at the Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru. One of the most sought after exhibitions in Asia, as many as 549 companies are participating this year with 53 fighter aircraft on display. While the Sukhoi 30 MKI, the indigenous light combat aircraft Tejas, Lockheed Martin's F-16 Falcon from the US, the Gripen fighter from Sweden's SAAB and the French Rafale have been ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
A decision on many big ticket projects like procuring the much-awaited fighter jet planes and self-propelled guns is likely to be taken this year, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today. He said work on a second manufacturing line for indigenously ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
'Modernisation will bolster our capabilities to counter military challenges in the future.'Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa speaks to BharatShakti.in Editor-in-Chief Nitin Gokhale. IMAGE: Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa before his solo MiG-21 flight, January 13, 2017. It is rare for an air chief to fly solo and the flight highlighted the air chief marshal's courage and impressive flying skills. The biennial Aero India Show 2017 will begin at Bengaluru on Tuesday, February 14. The Indian Air Force is ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
India's 68th Republic Day parade will have many firsts: contingents from the United Arab Emirates and the National Security Guard, apart from the indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas in the flypast. Here are glimpses of the colourful parade we will see on Rajpath in New Delhi on Thursday: Photographs: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo and Press Information Bureau of India. Military Police daredevils, the Shwet Ashwas, who conclude the march every year by displaying their skills on ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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