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India successfully tests second indigenous airborne radar flight (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India's second indigenous airborne warning radar, formidable eyes in the sky, built aboard a Brazilian Embraer plane has been successfully flight tested, an official said ... Read more...

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Second indigenous airborne radar flight tested


April 5th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India's second indigenous airborne warning radar built on board a Brazilian Embraer plane has been successfully flight tested, an official said Thursday.The test of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets two surveillance planes from US


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan has inducted at its Karachi naval base two reconnaissance aircraft that it got from the US.Two modified P3C Orion long-range reconnaissance aircraft were inducted into ... Read more...

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India to induct latest Russian military chopper (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India will Friday induct the modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest acquisition from Russia, into its air force, which will use them to ferry troops and ... 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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Malaysia plans to buy 18 more Russian fighter jets


November 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Malaysia plans to buy 18 Russian Su-30MKM fighters capable of carrying Russian-Indian BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, the Izvestia daily said Tuesday.The paper said, citing military ... Read more...

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Naval LCA engine test successful


September 27th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India's bid to build its own carrier-borne fighter plane got a boost with the naval version of the Light Combat Aircraft successfully completing its first ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman fighter pilot hurt in crash (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A woman piloting a fighter aircraft was injured while a villager was killed when her aircraft crashed in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Remote controlled ‘Die Hard 2 airport attack’ might soon become real aviation threat: Expert


April 4th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 4 (ANI): Renny Harlin's fiction movie 'Die Hard 2' could soon become a reality in the near future, with a report saying that aeroplanes could be taken over by remote ... Read more...

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US envoy hails strategic partnership with India


March 9th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The United States Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, on Wednesday said America is looking to foster defence ties with India."Well, I am an optimist, an ... Read more...

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Fighter procurement for dummies: Ashley Tellis does it again! (Part-4)


February 13th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Admiral Arun Prakash New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Amongst the strategic analysts on the Indo-US horizon, few are as incisive and diligent as Ashley J Tellis. In this context Tellis ... Read more...

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‘Perfect storm’ from mobile use can cause planes to crash


January 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Experts have revealed that mobile phones and other gadgets can create enough of a "perfect storm" of interference with aircraft instruments to cause a crash.With more and more ... Read more...

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Indian Navy receives offer to upgrade troop carrier’s choppers


December 29th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian Navy has received an offer to renew and upgrade the six utility helicopters it acquired along with a large troop carrier from the US in ... Read more...

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Lufthansa to relaunch onboard internet service


December 1st, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Lufthansa passengers travelling on transatlantic flights can now gain internet access through the airline's onboard service FlyNet, an airline official said Wednesday."It is an innovation in the interests ... 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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Pak to send JF-17 combat jets for Farnborough Air Show in Britain


July 17th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 17 (ANI): Pakistan would be sending its JF-17 fighter jets, which have been developed with China's help, for the Farnborough Air Show 2010 scheduled to held from July 19 to ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch more satellites this year


July 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) After successfully placing five satellites in orbit Monday, India's space agency ISRO said it will launch more satellites this year and efforts were ... Read more...

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Internet, live TV on flights a reality soon


July 9th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 9 (IANS) Full broadband internet access, mobile phone service and even live television may soon be a reality on flights after a leading international airline revealed plans to introduce ... 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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Hindustan Aeronautics to help Ecuador probe Dhruv crash


October 30th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 30 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) rushed a three-member team to Ecuador for joining the probe into the crash of its advanced light helicopter Dhruv, bought by the Ecuadorian ... Read more...

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India rushes team to Ecuador to probe Dhruv chopper crash


October 30th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Defence public sector undertaking Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Friday said it has rushed a three-member team to Ecuador to probe the crash of a Dhruv advanced light ... Read more...

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HAL delivers four Cheetal copters to Indian Air Force


July 25th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Saturday delivered four Cheetal helicopters to the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Barrackpore in West Bengal. Six more copters ordered by the air force ... Read more...

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French delegation in India for Rs.9.5 bn defence deal


July 16th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A French delegation arrived here Thursday to hold discussions on the Rs.9,500-crore (Rs.9.5 billion) worth upgrade contract for the Mirage combat jets, a defence official said. This ... Read more...

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DRDO to use components sourced from commercial suppliers in large, critical projects


July 8th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 8 (ANI): In a bid to cut costs and the long gestation periods for many of India's military projects, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has, for the first ... Read more...

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Thales, Liebherr to develop technologies for green aircraft


June 19th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 19 (IANS) French aerospace majors Thales and Liebherr have come together to develop technologies for new generation green aircraft, the companies announced Friday at the Paris Air Show. "Thales and Liebherr, ... Read more...

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Panasonic Avionics’ eX2 In-flight Entertainment System Selected by Air Austral for Boeing 777-300 Aircraft


May 1st, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by admin
LAKE FOREST, California - 01 May 2009 - Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), the world leader in state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment and communication (IFEC) systems, today announced that Air Austral, La Réunion, France, has ... Read more...

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Five Panasonic Customers Honored for Best In-flight Entertainment


April 7th, 2009 - 9:41 am ICT by admin
LAKE FOREST, California (THAINDIAN.COM) - 07 April 2009 - Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), a leading global provider of in-flight entertainment (IFE) and communications systems, congratulates five of its customers for their “best ... Read more...

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TCS to design next-generation Gripen fighter for Saab


February 9th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) will design and develop the next-generation fighter jet Gripen for the Swedish aerospace major Saab, a senior official of the IT bellwether said here ... Read more...

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Defence Minister denies tampering of equipment of MBT Arjun during trial


December 11th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony today informed Rajya Sabha that the Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun was not tampered during any trials.The army with successful results ... Read more...

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Panasonic Avionics Corporation and CoKinetic Systems to Create The First In-flight B2B Developer’s Marketplace


September 11th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by admin
LAKE FOREST, California – 11 September 2008 - Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), theworld's leading supplier of in-flight entertainment (IFE) and communication systems, and CoKineticSystems Corporation, developer of the AirPlay IFE engine, today ... Read more...

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Panasonic Avionics Corporation Expands OneMedia Ad Sales Network


September 10th, 2008 - 1:44 am ICT by admin
LAKE FOREST, California – 9 September Month 2008 - Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic), a leading global provider of in-flight entertainment (IFE) and communications systems, today announces the expansion of its OneMedia advertising ... Read more...

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India protests US release of 116 million dollars for Pak F-16s upgrade


August 17th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): India has reportedly raised strong objections to the United States releasing a further 116 million dollars to finance mid-life upgrades for Pakistan''s aging fleet of F-16 fighter ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to seek global bids for upgrading choppers


June 9th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India will soon float a global tender for the mid-life refurbishment of its fleet of Sea King and Kamov-28 helicopters, an official said Monday. The deal is ... Read more...

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Superjet 100 cleared for maiden flight in May


April 26th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, April 26 (RIA Novosti) The first Sukhoi Superjet 100 medium-haul passenger airliner has completed ground tests and been cleared for its maiden flight, the manufacturer's press service said. Sukhoi Friday ... Read more...

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US contract for supply of F-16s warfare systems to Pak


March 20th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (ANI): The Pentagon has awarded a 78.2 million dollars contract to a private manufacturer to supply Pakistan with electronic warfare systems for F-16 fighter jets. The purchase will be ... Read more...

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