The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to begin contract negotiations for acquiring 56 Airbus C-295 transport aircraft as replacements for its ageing Avro HS-748 aircraft.According to the Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, due attention is being ... Prokerala, 1 day ago
'India to acquire at least 60 Airbus C-295 transport aircraft' - Business Standard, 1 day ago
The defence budget of Rs 2.81 lakh crore for next fiscal is woefully inadequate for modernisation of the armed forces and may affect military preparedness, a parliamentary panel said on Thursday, strongly pitching for boosting the allocation. Coming down hard on the government for meagre increase in allocation for armed forces in the last few years, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence said the outlay cannot even fulfill the basic requirements of the armed forces. The committee said ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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