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If all goes well, around 2035, the IAF will have a range of transport aircraft that will enable it to meet any airlift requirement, whether strategic or tactical.
As per the OEM, delivery of the Rafale can begin only three years after signing of the contract. As things stand today, it appears the contract may be signed only by March 31, 2015...
The concept underlying the philosophy of a Special Mission Aircraft is to combine sophistication with simplicity
The ongoing acquisitions would definitely bolster the IAF’s helicopter fleet to a capability level higher than what it is today.
The RFI is for helicopters with a maximum all-up weight of between 9 tonnes and 12.5 tonnes.
None of the UAVs in India have any stealth features. All of these are slow when compared to manned aircraft and have smaller payload capabilities.
The aerospace sector, military and civil, has bright prospects as the demand for air travel and military aircraft will only increase in the coming decades.
The stunted growth of aviation manufacturing industry is largely attributable to the fact that public sector has been at the forefront of this industry at the cost of keeping deserving...
Forecast International has stated that demand for air travel in developing countries will create a market...
Realising the potential for exponential economic growth, the Chinese Government has embarked on policy liberalisation in the aviation sector.
He was a perfectionist and a visionary. The secret of his success was his passion for adventure and the gift of taking chances at the right moment.
With over 500 companies both from India and abroad participating, Defexpo 2014 ought to provide opportunities for the original equipment manufacturers to showcase the latest technologies and products...
As a New Year gift to the nation, on January 5, 2014, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV)-D5 with an indigenous cryogenic engine from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre entering a select club of nations.
Blacklisting of foreign companies or cancellation of tenders, impede technological upgrade of the indigenous industry.