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Karnataka opposes shifting air show out of Bangalore


July 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government has opposed shifting the biennial mega air show Aero India hosted at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base on Bangalore's outskirts out of ... Read more...

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IAF orders probe against Wing Commander for taking bribe


March 8th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8(ANI): The Indian Air force on Tuesday ordered a court of inquiry against Wing Commander A. K. Thakur for allegedly taking bribe.Thakur was reportedly caught accepting bribe from French ... Read more...

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Indian inventor claims to have made ‘flying car’


February 14th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): An Indian inventor, A.K. Vishwanath, has claimed that he has made a flying car with the help of India's first small car, Maruti.Made out of a seemingly ordinary ... Read more...

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Naveen Jindal flies French Rafael at Bangalore’s Aero India show


February 12th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 12 (ANI): Lok Sabha MP Naveen Jindal took to the skies as he co-piloted Dassault's Rafael fighter aircraft on the third day of the Aero India 2011 show here. ... Read more...

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Eurocopter sells five choppers in India


February 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore,Feb 11 (IANS) European helicopter manufacturer Eurocopter Friday announced it has sold five AS350 B3 passenger transport helicopters to three Indian customers.Three were ordered by Global Vectra, whose fleet will ... Read more...

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Lockheed denies media reports, says F-22 not joining final day of Aero India 2011


February 11th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Stealth fighter F-22, the United States fifth-generation aircraft, is not coming to participate in the final day's air show during Aero India 2011 being held at the ... Read more...

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India faces new security threat from cyber world


February 11th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 11 (IANS) India is facing new security threat from cyber world as increasing use of convergence technologies has changed the rules of engagements, a top defence official said Friday."Cyber security ... Read more...

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Indian Air force is looking for fifth generation aircraft


February 11th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 11 (ANI): Air Chief Marshal PV Naik has said that increasing and mordernising the fleet is the primary focus of Indian Air Force (IAF).Addressing a press conference at the Aero ... Read more...

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HAL awaits government nod to go public soon


February 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) India's defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is awaiting the government's green signal to go public soon to raise funds and improve its corporate governance, an official said ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata to fly F/A-18 Super Hornet at Aero India


February 10th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 10 (ANI): Tata Group chairman, Ratan Tata, who is a keen aviation enthusiast, is not a man to miss Aero India and will fly in Boeing's ... Read more...

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India gives Cheetah helicopter to Namibian Air Force, two Chetaks in pipeline


February 10th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 10 (ANI): India's defence major Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has handed over a Cheetah Helicopter to the Namibian Air Force at the Aero India 2011 here, with two ... Read more...

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Air India to get first 787 Dreamliners by year end


February 9th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) US-based aircraft manufacturer Boeing's Indian subsidiary Wednesday said the long-awaited delivery of Air India's maiden batch of 787 'Dreamliner' aircraft will be made in the fourth quarter of ... Read more...

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Govt. to encourage joint ventures in Defence


February 9th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): Assuring that India's defence expenditure would continue to grow in the next two decades, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that the government will continue to encourage ... Read more...

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India cannot depend on foreign suppliers for state of art weapons system: Antony


February 9th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): Stressing the need for more indigenisation in military technology, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that for the supply of state of art weapons ... Read more...

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$10.4-billion aircraft contract in next fiscal: Antony


February 9th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The $10.4-billion Indian Air Force tender for 126 combat aircraft will be finalised in the next fiscal beginning April this year, Defence Minister A. K. Antony said ... Read more...

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Air India to get first 787 Dreamliner by 2011-end


February 9th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Boeing India, the American aircraft manufacturer's Indian subsidiary, Wednesday said the long-awaited delivery of Air India's advanced 787 Dreamliner would be made in the fourth quarter of 2011."India's ... Read more...

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Dazzling fly-past, daring aerobatics mark Aero India launch (Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) A spectacular flying display and breathtaking aerobatics in formations by Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots marked the launch of Asia's biggest air show Aero India-2011 here on ... Read more...

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Aero India-2011 creates history as largest ever


February 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The Aero India show that began here Wednesday has smashed all records in terms of its size and content, entering history books as the largest edition of ... Read more...

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India’s Tejas, light combat helicopter dazzle participants at Aero India


February 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas and light combat helicopter (LCH) dazzled participants at the Aero India 2011 on Wednesday with their breathtaking ... Read more...

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Aerobatic display by fighter jets, copters to be major attraction of Aero India 2011


February 8th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 8 (ANI): Aero India 2011, Asia's biggest air show, which gets underway at the Yelahanka Air Force base near Bangalore from February 9, will be the largest ever with ... Read more...

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Aero India 2011: Global defence majors eyeing big deals from Indian armed forces


February 8th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 8 (ANI): Eyeing big deals from the Indian armed forces, all major defence producers of the world are present here for the ninth edition of the Asia's biggest air ... Read more...

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US official in India to push defence sales


February 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) With the US seeking to significantly increase its defence sales to India, a senior defence official is joining Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on his visit there.Assistant ... Read more...

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35 Russian companies at Aero India 2011


February 8th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will exhibit over 80 types of weaponry and will be represented by 35 companies at the upcoming Aero India 2011 air show, state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport ... Read more...

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Eurofighter Typhoon to fly at Bangalore air show


February 5th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Two Eurofighter Typhoons of the Italian Air Force arrived here to demonstrate the plane's operational capabilities in the eighth edition of Aero India 2011 trade expo Feb ... Read more...

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Russia to unveil air defence system at Indian air show


February 5th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian firm will disclose information about a new mobile short-range air defence system based on the Strelets launcher at the upcoming Aero India 2011 air show ... Read more...

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US eyes sale of fighter jets, high tech items to India


February 4th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) With the easing of export controls for India, the United States will press New Delhi to buy US fighter jets and other advanced technology products ... Read more...

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US sends high tech trade mission to India


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) With the controls on export of high tech items to India eased, US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is leading a trade mission to India next ... Read more...

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British aerospace firms eye partnerships at air show


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) About 40 leading British aerospace firms will participate in the Aero India 2011 trade expo from Feb 9-13 in this tech hub to forge partnerships and joint ventures ... Read more...

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Karnataka setting up Aerospace Park near Bangalore


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government is setting up a dedicated Aerospace Park near the Bangalore international airport at Devanahalli on the city's outskirts to attract global majors and small and ... Read more...

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Eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar to be held in Bangalore


January 29th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 29 (ANI): The eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar conducted will held at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) Convention Centre here from February 7 to ... Read more...

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US to build on Obama’s India visit this year: Blake


January 20th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) The US will build on President Barack Obama's India visit through an intensive programme of collaborative activities that will see more "high profile visits and ... Read more...

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Court fines defence ministry on magazine’s plea


July 29th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday fined the defence ministry Rs.2,000 for preventing the Strategic Affairs magazine from participating in the Aero India 2009 international air show in ... Read more...

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Israeli Bollywood-style film deemed worst marketing flick in history


March 11th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Mar.11 (ANI): A Bollywood-style dance film produced by an Israeli arms company -- Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has been described in the blogosphere as possibly one of the worst marketing ... Read more...

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HAL displays indigenously designed advanced light helicopter


February 16th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 16 (ANI): Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has displayed indigenously designed advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv at the Aero India 2009. Dhruv has been developed for Indias armed forces. An HAL official ... Read more...

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Israeli pavilion showcased latest weaponry to woo India


February 16th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 16 (IANS) Israeli defence firms went all out to woo India, one of its biggest customers, at the Aero India Show here and Indian Army chief General Deepak Kapoor spent ... Read more...

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