Tag Archives: Indian Defence

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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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State owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) of India has withdrawn from talks with French engine maker Turbomeca for designing a new engine based on the existing “Shakti” engine for the Indian Light Utility Helicopter (LUH).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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Top Secret MMRCA file goes missing

In a major security lapse , a top secret file of Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) had gone missing and then been recovered in mysterious circumstances. The Indian Air Chief dismissed these reports as ‘nothing earth-shaking’ and stated that these events wont effect the contract which is expected to be signed later this year. The file went missing in the ...

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Top 6 aircraft in Indian Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) Competition

The Indian government has come up with the Indian Air Force Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) Competition, commonly known as the MRCA Tender, which is an ongoing competition to supply the Indian Air Force with 126 Multi-Role Combat Aircraft inorder to modernize and expand the Indian Air Force. The Defence Ministry has allocated INR 42,000 crore (US$9.11 billion) for the ...

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LCA Tejas finally gets Radar!

India’s most ambitious military program to build an indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) reached a major milestone on 23rd April; Friday when it first test flew a radar onboard. The LSP-3 model of the aircraft carried a radar inside its nose for the first time. This comes more than 9 years after it first took to skies. The Hindustan Aeronautics ...

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