SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 4-2019Previous Issue
The highly complex Balakot operation was planned and conducted by the IAF through outstanding team work within the service, as well as with other government agencies
That India is forecast to be the third largest aviation market globally by 2030, is evidenced by the massive fleet orders where there are over a thousand aircraft on order
The aviation sector has recognised the need to minimise emissions to sustain air operations in the years to come
The anti-corruption drive in 2015 did briefly jerk the business jet market in China but further on with the economic boost, the market shows immense promise despite regulatory issues
Since 2014, Gulfstream Aerospace has seen its fleet in Greater China grow by more than 35 per cent; and by more than 24 per cent overall in the Asia-Pacific region.
With this test, India joins an exclusive group of space faring nations consisting of USA, Russia and China.
Debris to clear in 45 days & poses no threat to International Space Station, says DRDO chief, while declaring a satellite kill range of 1,000 km
The Balakot air strike was the first time after the Indo-Pak war of 1971 that the IAF has been authorised to operate across the international border
In an effort to arrest the shortfall in the combat fleet of the Indian Air Force (IAF), India has asked Russia to help build another squadron of Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets at the factory of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) at Nashik in Western India.
The SR-71 Blackbird soon set records as the world’s fastest and highest-flying operational manned aircraft – a distinction it held throughout its memorable career
The process of procurement of urgently required military hardware including weapon systems and combat aircraft as laid down by the DPP, certainly needs a fresh look
Amidst heightened India-Pakistan military tensions, the US has approved a government-to-government sale of 24 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters to India which will significantly bolster its anti-submarine warfare capability.
Anxious to shed the reputation of a laggard, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on April 1 asserted that it is delivering ahead of schedule on a contract for 40 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) for the Indian Army and declared a robust financial performance with a record turnover for 2018-19.
Chandrayaan-2, India’s second Moon mission which is aimed at landing a spacecraft on the surface of the lunar satellite, has been delayed further.
In its first-three orbit mission, ISRO launched the PSLV-C45 at about 9:27 hours on Monday, April 1 from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in coastal Andhra Pradesh.
The Tata Group is set to make its debut in India’s airport sector by picking up a 20 per cent stake in GMR Airports Ltd, which runs the Delhi airport - the country’s largest and Asia’s sixth biggest.
Air Marshal R. Nambiar Assumes the Command of Western Air Command as AOC-in-C. Air Marshal D. Choudhury has taken over as Senior Air Staff Officer, Western Air Command.
Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) has successfully completed preliminary flight tests of the Mi-26T2V helicopter.
The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and a consortium of tech firms led by Raytheon are modernizing and simplifying the legacy Space Defense Operations Center, a 1990s-era system that tracks and monitors space debris.
The US Air Force has contracted Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control with a $13.3 million modification for SNIPER Comprehensive Advanced Targeting Pod.
Raytheon has won a $63.3 million contract to further develop the Tactical Boost Glide hypersonic weapons programme.
Germany released tender documents for the Bundeswehr’s heavy-lift helicopter (Schwerer Transporthubschrauber, STH) on February 28, 2019 which set out the performance and programme details...
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and Elbit Systems Limited, Israel, have signed a Technical Collaboration Agreement (TCA) for Licensed Manufacturing of Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS)/Helmet Pointing System...
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has awarded French company Thales a contract to supply 70-mm rocket launchers to the Indian Armed Forces.
Piper Aircraft announced two new value priced additions to its trainer-class line, the Piper Pilot 100 and Pilot 100i.
Boeing has introduced its newest Unmanned Platform, called the Boeing Airpower Teaming System. Boeing Australia designed the system, which is the company’s largest investment in a new aircraft outside the US.
The Egyptian satellite EgyptSat-A, which is owned by Egypt’s National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences and built by RSC Energia, a Moscow-based aerospace contractor, was launched from the Baikonur...
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Centre has awarded Sallyport Global Holdings a not-to-exceed $375 million contract to provide base operations support, base life support and security services in support of the Iraq F-16 programme.