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IAF chief to review aircraft projects in Russia


August 9th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, will be in Russia for three days beginning Friday to review the joint projects ... Read more...

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Airbus says China poised to become large aircraft market


July 16th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) China is sure to become the single largest market for aircraft in the world, said John Leahy, chief operating officer-customers at Airbus, at the Farnborough International ... Read more...

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HAL to make multirole aircraft with Russian firm (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will manufacture a Multi-role Transport Aircraft (MTA) with a Russian partner primarily for the Indian and Russian air forces, the state-run defence ... Read more...

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HAL inks pact to make multi-role aircraft


May 29th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has entered into a contract with Russian firm United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) to manufacture 205 multi-role transport aircraft (MTA) ... Read more...

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IRKUT sees good potential for MC-21 aircraft in India


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Russia's IRKUT Corp, a part of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), hopes to bag significant orders from India for its MC-21 futuristic aircraft, which will be rolled ... Read more...

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China gets over 200 orders for homemade plane


March 6th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's homemade passenger plane C919 -- scheduled to be launched in 2014 -- has received 235 orders, including from the US, an official said.Wu Guanghui, the ... Read more...

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Sikorsky offers military choppers to India (With image)


March 4th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) US-based Sikorsky, among the world's leading helicopter manufacturers, has offered to make military choppers in India.Sikorsky's Executive Vice President for India and South Asia, Air ... Read more...

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Three Indian entities among world’s top 100 arms manufacturers


February 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Two Indian companies - Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Bharat Electronics (BEL) - and one entity - the Ordnance Factories Board (OFB) - figure in ... Read more...

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The twists and turns of India’s biggest defence deal


January 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) This is how India's biggest defence deal -- a $10.4-billion tender for 126 combat aircraft -- panned out:* 2000: Indian Air Force (IAF) conveys to ... Read more...

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French bag India’s largest defence order for fighter jets (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India's largest ever defence deal, a $10.4 billion (Rs.52,000 crore) order for 126 fighter jets for the air force, has gone to France's Dassault ... Read more...

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Russia to modernise 60 MiG-31 interceptors by 2020


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force will receive over 60 modernised MiG-31 Foxhound interceptor aircraft by 2020, said the Defence Ministry.A modernisation contract was signed by the ... Read more...

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Sikorsky delivers VIP chopper to Maharashtra


December 29th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) US helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies, Thursday announced the delivery of an S-76C++ helicopter to the Maharashtra government for VIP ... Read more...

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Defence ministry panel to consider combat jet deal next month


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A key defence ministry panel will meet next month to thrash out major hiccups in the efforts of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to ... Read more...

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Belarus may buy outdated Su-30 fighters from Russia


September 16th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eighteen Su-30K fighter jets which were delivered by Russia to India in the 1990s could end up in service with the Belarusian air force, Russian ... Read more...

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Russia’s MiG starts new batch of fighters for Indian Navy


August 4th, 2011 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's MiG aircraft corporation has launched production of a new batch of carrier fighters for the Indian Navy, a MiG spokesman said.The MiG29K/KUB fighters are ... Read more...

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Combat jet tender: India to finalise lowest bidder in six weeks


July 26th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India is likely to decide in the next six weeks on the lowest bidder among the two manufacturers left in the fray for a ... Read more...

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China working on passenger jet engine


June 30th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 30 (IANS) A design plan for an indigenously developed large passenger-jet engine is expected to be released by the end of the year, authorities said Thursday.Trials of prototype ... Read more...

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All vendors given reasons for combat jet short-listing: IAF chief


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India Monday said it has individually conveyed to all six vendors in the $10.4 billion tender for 126 combat planes if their aircraft were ... Read more...

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Timeline for India’s combat jet deal


April 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Following is the timeline of India's $10.4-billion tender for 126 advanced combat aircraft, a proposal originally mooted in 2000:* 2000: Indian Air Force (IAF) conveys ... Read more...

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EADS, Dassault asked to extend combat jet bids till December


April 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India has asked two European defence firms shortlisted for its $10.4 billion tender for 126 combat jets to extend their commercial bids till December ... Read more...

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Eurofighter versus Rafale in India’s $10.4-billion combat jet tender


April 27th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) It is now virtually an all-European battle for India's $10.4-billion order for 126 combat jets with the US and Russia almost out of the ... Read more...

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Antony warns defence top brass against graft in deals


April 25th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) With major deals including the $10.4-billion tender for 126 combat planes tender in its final stages, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday warned the armed ... Read more...

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Sukhoi Superjet conducts first passenger flight


April 21st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armenian airline Armavia Thursday completed the first passenger flight of Russia's newest commercial plane, the Sukhoi Superjet 100.The plane, which was carrying 90 passengers, landed ... Read more...

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Boeing says it has hands full with Indian defence deals


April 21st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing is anticipating Indian defence orders worth $14 billion, with a company official saying its hands are "pretty full" with ... Read more...

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Price talks for 126 jets to begin this month: IAF chief


March 10th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India will this month begin the price negotiation for the $10.4-billion contract for 126 combat planes for its air force to conclude the deal ... Read more...

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China’s Comac gets orders for 100 C919 jets


November 16th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (Comac) on Tuesday said it finalized orders for 100 150-seat C919 jets on the sidelines of the Airshow China 2010.According to Comac, ... Read more...

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China to need over 3,750 jumbo jets by 2029


November 16th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) China will need more than 3,750 jumbo jets to meet market demand by 2029, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) said, adding it had struck deals to ... Read more...

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India, Russia ink pact to jointly design, develop multi role transport aircraft


September 10th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Moscow, Sept.10 (ANI): India and Russia have signed a shareholders agreement to design and develop a Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA) through a joint venture company (JVC).Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and Russian partners ... Read more...

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Thales to modernise avionics on Indian Air Force MiG-29s


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) European aerospace giant Thales has been chosen to modernise avionics on the Indian Air Force (IAF) fleet of MiG-29 multi-role fighters to enable interoperability with Western military ... Read more...

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Russian firm bags deal for 18 An-148 aircraft from India


March 5th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) Russian manufacturer United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has bagged orders for 18 An-148 aircraft from three airlines in India and it plans to start deliveries in the first ... Read more...

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Indian company makes chopper airframes for US


February 18th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The first India-made airframe of the Sikorsky S-92 medium-lift helicopter will be handed over to the US firm in November and there is the distinct ... Read more...

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To minimise reaction time, India to station all MiG 29s along Pak border


October 4th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghAdampur (Punjab), Oct.4 (ANI): To beef up air defence capabilities and react in quickest possible time along the international border with Pakistan, the Indian Air Force has decided to ... Read more...

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Production begins on China’s jumbo jet


September 9th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Sep.9 (ANI): China's largest domestically-produced jumbo jet made its international debut at Asia's biggest air show in Hong Kong Tuesday.The single-aisle C919 is a jetliner with up to 200 seats ... Read more...

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Russia launches military transport plane project with India


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (RIA Novosti) The Russian government has allocated an initial $64 million to part finance a joint project with India to develop a new military transport plane, a defence industry ... Read more...

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Pakistan to station JF-17 combat jets at Peshawar


April 17th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) will station its first squadron of the JF-17 Thunder combat jet that has been jointly developed with China at Peshawar, the capital of ... Read more...

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