SP's Aviation - ISSUE No 5-2022Previous Issue
The Defence Minister added that to protect our assets from space-guided attacks, IAF should operate on technology, developing expertise and human resource management
At the current pace of acquisitions and indigenous development, the Indian Air Force can at best restore the authorised strength of 42 fighter squadrons earliest by 2038
With a local sustainment footprint, indigenous execution and local training, Boeing Defense India (BDI) ensures the high availability of platforms for missions at a competitive cost structure
The armed forces have recently signed contracts for drones with Indian defence companies and start-ups under the fast-track process for acquisition of newage weapons
Both sides agreed to find creative ways for France’s deeper involvement in the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ efforts in advanced defence technology, manufacturing and exports, through increased industry to industry partnerships
Carrying forward from the holiday high, business jets began 2022 on a record New Year demand, reported WingX Advance
Hosted by EBAA and NBAA, the event is scheduled to be held from May 23-25, 2022 in Geneva
The cargo industry witnessed good yields during the pandemic, however, demand fluctuations are anticipated ahead and structural shifts are required for industry’s scaling
There have been a number of significant developments within the country towards indigenisation in the domain of defence production. Hopefully, the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ philosophy of the Government of India will usher in a new dawn for the Indian Armed Forces
In the beginning of April this year, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) declared that it has recorded the highest ever revenue of over Rs. 24,000 crore in the financial year ending March 31, 2022, registering a six per cent growth over the previous fiscal.
While the B-29 initially failed as a conventional high-altitude daylight strategic bomber, it met significant success as a low-altitude night-time bomber, perhaps because the Japanese air defences were weak
While operating across the skies, it is quite normal for Airliners to encounter turbulence caused by rising columns of air which is a consequence of natural heating of the atmosphere
India, today successfully fired the Extended Range Version of BrahMos Air Launched missile from Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. The launch from the aircraft was as planned and the missile achieved a direct hit on the designated target in the Bay of Bengal region.
India and France are close to finalising a deal, for the joint development of a 125Kilonewton (Newton is defined as the force which gives a mass of 1 kg an acceleration of 1 metre per second per second) thrust engine, for India’s fifthgeneration fighter aircraft programmed named AMCA.
On May 1, 2022, Air Marshal Sanjeev Kapoor assumed the appointment of Director General (Inspection and Safety) of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Air Headquarters, New Delhi.
On April 27, 2022, Airbus signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tata STRIVE, a skill development initiative of Tata Trusts and the Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) to train young Indians for employment in aviation and aerospace sectors.