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  • Airbus And Tata Team Up to Bid For New Planes For Air Force

    Airbus And Tata Team Up to Bid For New Planes For Air Force

    Europe's Airbus and Tata Sons have bid for a multi-billion dollar contract to replace the Indian Air Force's ageing fleet of AVRO cargo planes, as New Delhi looks to boost the role of the local private sector in modernising its armed forces.

  • Indian Air Force Scrambles Fighter Jets as Turkish Plane Sparks Alert

    Indian Air Force Scrambles Fighter Jets as Turkish Plane Sparks Alert

    The Indian Air Force on Sunday scrambled fighter planes from its air base in Jodhpur after two commercial passenger aircraft sought to enter Indian territory from the Pakistan side using similar identification codes, sparking a security alert.

  • Australia probes 'encouraging' signals in MH370 hunt

    Australia probes 'encouraging' signals in MH370 hunt

    Australia on Sunday sent planes and ships to investigate signals detected by a Chinese ship in the hunt for a missing Malaysian jet.

  • India delays Rafale fighter jet deal after exhausting capital budget

    India delays Rafale fighter jet deal after exhausting capital budget

    India's military has postponed until the next financial year a plan to buy 126 fighter planes from France's Dassault Aviation, the defence minister said on Thursday.

  • China sets up station to monitor Indian planes at Ladakh

    China sets up station to monitor Indian planes at Ladakh

    China has reportedly built a station to monitor the movement of Indian planes at the Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) sector in Ladakh near the Line of Actual Control, the site of a major standoff with Chinese troops in April.

  • Depleted fighter fleet is worrisome, says Air Chief

    Depleted fighter fleet is worrisome, says Air Chief

    Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, the senior most Indian military commander, today expressed serious concern at the declining fighter fleet of the Indian Air Force.

  • Swiss company looks for 40 Dornier multi-utility aircraft from India

    In a sign of the growing confidence in India's aircraft manufacturing capabilities, Swiss-German RUAG Aviation is looking to purchase around 40 of the modernized version of the Dornier 228 multi-utility planes from state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics L...

  • Airbus keen to sell army planes to India

    Airbus keen to sell army planes to India

    Europe's Airbus wants to sell its C295 military transport aircraft to India, an Airbus Military executive said on Thursday, adding that the company was awaiting a request for proposals from the government.

  • Airbus eyes Rs 12,000 crore IAF deal for medium-lift transport planes

    Airbus eyes Rs 12,000 crore IAF deal for medium-lift transport planes

    Close on the heels of clinching the IAF contract for supply of mid-air refuellers, European consortium Airbus will now bid for the Rs 12,000 crore global tender to be floated by India for procuring 56 medium-lift transport aircraft to replace its vin...

  • Airbus pips Russia to seal 9,000-crore aircraft deal with India

    Airbus pips Russia to seal 9,000-crore aircraft deal with India

    The aviation giant will supply mid-air refuellers, which help fighter planes stay in the sky longer, and reach targets located deep in enemy territory.

  • Boeing receives engines for Indian Air Force planes

    Boeing receives engines for Indian Air Force planes

    US aircraft engine maker Pratt and Whitney today said it has delivered the first four F117 engines to Boeing to power strategic heavylift C-17 Globemaster III transport planes being manufactured for the Indian Air Force.

  • Indian Air Force running out of trainer jets

    Indian Air Force running out of trainer jets

    About 24 months from now, the Indian Air Force (IAF) may face an embarrassing situation of not having enough trainer aircrafts to train its new recruits with. "We are keeping our fingers crossed and hope that Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will ...

  • IAF signs Rs 2,800 cr deal with Pilatus for acquisition trainer aircraft

    IAF signs Rs 2,800 cr deal with Pilatus for acquisition trainer aircraft

    The Indian Air Force's long pending requirement of basic trainer aircraft can now be met with the acquisition of 75 Pilatus planes starting later this year. The IAF signed a Rs 2,800 crore deal with the Swiss company on Thursday.

  • Four years, 33 combat plane crashes, 27 MIGs lost

    Four years, 33 combat plane crashes, 27 MIGs lost

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) lost 33 combat jets in the last four years, 27 of them MiGs of various variants, parliament was informed on Monday. Ten helicopters also crashed during this period. Twenty-six defence personnel, including 13 pilots, lost th...

  • Pakistan gets new fighter planes from US

    Pakistan gets new fighter planes from US

    With an eye to India, Pakistan Monday received the last of 18 F-16 fighter jets from the US.The Dawn reports the primary consideration for purchasing the new aircraft was to improve the fighting capability of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) vis-à-vis the Indian Air Force.The last F-16D Block 52 aircraft...

  • India, Russia sign deal for another 42 Sukhoi combat planes

    India, Russia sign deal for another 42 Sukhoi combat planes

    The deal was among five pacts signed after delegation-level talks.

  • 5 IAF planes pressed into service for Sikkim quake relief

    5 IAF planes pressed into service for Sikkim quake relief

    Five IAF aircraft have been pressed into service for relief operations in quake-hit Sikkim where at least two persons died in the tremors.

  • Government okays $2.4 bn Mirage-2000 upgrade

    Government okays $2.4 bn Mirage-2000 upgrade

    The government has cleared a $2.4 billion deal with France for upgrading India's Mirage-2000 combat planes, informed sources said. The deal was cleared at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ...

  • India's first Super Hercules plane takes to the skies

    India's first Super Hercules plane takes to the skies

    The first of six C-130J Super Hercules for India took to the skies for its maiden flight on Monday, its manufacturer Lockheed Martin announced today."The aircraft will now complete a series of company and customer flight tests prior to delivery in December. The second and third aircraft are due to f...

  • IAF grounds all Sukhoi fighter planes after Jaisalmer crash

    Two days after a Sukhoi fighter jet crashed, the second this year, the Indian Air Force has grounded its entire fleet of 100 SU-30 aircraft.

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