SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 2-2019Previous Issue
The IAF’s preoccupation with fighting a two-front war was evident in the planning and conduct of Exercise Gagan Shakti; but its capability to do so was not demonstrated convincingly.
In view of limited budgetary support, the IAF needs to carefully select cost-effective force multipliers that will speedily enhance its operational potential, power and reach
Tie-ups with HAL, Mahindra and Tata aimed to give edge to the F-A/18 Super Hornet offer
Unmanned systems are becoming favoured objects of desire for militaries across the world especially as they get wedded to Artificial Intelligence in almost every segment of military technology
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is upgrading its capabilities for the maritime arena with anti-submarine capabilities in its marine Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS).
Shalom Revivo, Vice President Marketing, India talks to SP’s Aviation about IAI’s business in India
Leading Lockheed Martin’s business activities for India is Dr Vivek Lall, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.
The main principles of the first successful major LCC were: point-to-point routes, single-class travel, single-type fleet of Boeing 737s to save on training/ maintenance and using only cheap secondary airports
SpiceJet added a feather in its cap when in August last year, it became the first airline in India to operate a flight using a blend of ATF and Bio-fuel.
With an unwavering focus by Embraer on producing exceptional jets with enviable economics and focus on innovation, it is a lesson for all in aviation on what is indeed possible
The Government needs to offer an environment and a playing field which is conducive to the growth of Business Aviation
Su-57 is a multifunctional 5th generation fighter designed to destroy all types of aerial targets in long-range and close battles.
The 12th edition of Aero India, though relatively somewhat subdued, still has drawn some of the major players in the aerospace and defence industry from across the world
Although RAF Hurricanes shouldered a greater burden against the Luftwaffe, the Spitfire’s superior performance gave it a far higher victory-to-loss ratio against the German fighter aircraft
Real success in the long term will come only if the products of the aerospace industry in the Industrial Corridor measures up to the stringent global standards.
Pradeep Singh Kharola, an officer of the 1985 batch of the Indian Administrative Service from Karnataka cadre, has been appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation with effect from February 6, 2019.
Dassault’s 2019 Falcon Maintenance & Operations (M&O) Seminars will kick off April 9 in Denver, Colorado, and April 10-11 in Paris, France.
Boeing announced the appointment of Salil Gupte as president of Boeing India, effective March 18. Raytheon Company has appointed Ravi Nirgudkar as the President of Raytheon India, effective immediately.
The IAF has landed its Antonov-32 transport aircraft at the Pakyong Airport in Sikkim only four months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the airfield.
Russia has conducted another successful flight test of its new anti-satellite missile system last month, according to a classified US intelligence report.
Russia’s state hi-tech corporation Rostec told TASS on January 11, 2019 that a new composite material with enhanced radar wave absorbing properties was used to make the cockpit canopy of the most advanced Sukhoi Su-57...
Lockheed Martin has won a contract worth $131.6 million for sustainment engineering services for the C-5 military transport aircraft.
France has contracted Dassault Aviation with a $2.3 billion for 28 upgraded Rafale aircraft which will be delivered in 2023. The aircraft will include some of the F-4 standard’s function.
Airbus will stop production of the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the A380, in 2021. The decision follows the Dubai-based airline Emirates – the largest operator of this iconic aircraft – cutting down its order book for the A380 by 39 aircraft from 162 to 123.
According to senior French officials, France and Germany have awarded a two-year, €65-million contract to Airbus Defence and Space and Dassault Aviation to define the general architecture, and the industrial organisation, of their nextgeneration combat aircraft on January 31, 2019.
The first of 16 Airbus Helicopter H125 training platforms have arrived in Qatar. The Ministry of Defence ordered the platforms in 2018.