Tag Archives: Indian Airforce

HAL’s AMCA Stealth Fighter India’s Feature-Packed Aircraft

In Aero India 2013, India has publicized an updated design for its 5th generation fighter concept AMCA (Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft). Formerly this aircraft was known as the MCA (Medium Combat Aircraft). It is a single seat twin engine 5th generation stealth multirole fighter that is being developed by India. This fighter is supposed to complement the eminent fighters like ...

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Dassault Rafale wins Indian Air Force Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Competition

French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation wins Indian Air Force MMRCA deal worth $10.4 Billion. India plans to buy 126 aircraft from the company for the coming ten years. Sources say that the process of lowest bidder has been completed, Rafale emerged winner against the European Eurofighter Typhoon. According to the deal 18 aircraft will be directly bought from Dassault Aviation ...

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Indian Air Force Maintaining strategic equilibrium

Indian Air Force faces two possible threats in the future in the form of Pakistan Air Force in the North West and the People’s Liberation Army Air Force breathing down its neck at the nation’s North Eastern boundary. PAF although a significantly smaller threat when compared to PLAAF is nevertheless a threat. PLAAF on the other hand enjoys numerical superiority ...

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Indian Light Combat Helicopter TD-2 successfully tested by HAL

Another major milestone was by achieved by India’s state owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). According to our sources the HAL’s flagship helicopter development program Light Combat Helicopter’s (LCH) second prototype TD-2 (Technology Demonstrator) achieved its first flight at 1500hrs IST. This a major boost for the program as this prototype is expected to be a weaponized version. The nature of ...

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Price dispute over Indian Helicopter’s engine

State owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) of India has withdrawn from talks with French engine maker Turbomeca for designing a new engine based on the existing “Shakti” engine for the Indian Light Utility Helicopter (LUH). Reason for this is believed to be fees charged by the French company which HAL considers as exuberant. Turbomeca is a French manufacturer of low- ...

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Follow Aero India 2011 on our Website

Defence aviation will be closely following all the events unfolding at the upcoming  Aero India 2011. News  relating to all the aircraft’s participating in the air show and all the latest happenings will be covered in the next few days. We also will be following Aero India 2011 on facebook ,twitter,linked in etc. Our official web page for Aero India ...

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Eurocopter will showcase AS 550 C3 Fennec Helicopter in Aero India 2011

The AS 550 C3 Fennec has successfully completed its field trials with full mission equipment for the Indian Armed Forces. It has also demonstrated its capabilities as the successor to the country’s existing fleet of Indian-produced Cheetah and Chetak helicopters – both which are based on Eurocopter rotary-wing aircraft. “We are very happy with the Fennec’s performance during the recent ...

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Israel Military Industries will participate at AERO INDIA 2011

Israel Military Industries (IMI) will participate in the 8th International Exhibition on Aerospace at Aero India 2011 held at Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India starting from February 9th to 15th. IMI will display the DELILAH Ground Launched (GL), loitering guided missile, the MPR500, Multi-Purpose Rigid Bomb, the IFB500, Improved Fragmentation Bomb and IMI’s new SPECTRAL IR FLARES during its display at Aero ...

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