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Government opens IAF’s combat helicopter bid (With images)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government is set to give the Indian Air Force (IAF) more firepower and capabilities during its 80th anniversary year: New combat and heavy-lift ... Read more...

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India verifying if US sold ‘faulty’ defence equipment


August 8th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India Wednesday said it was verifying if "faulty spare parts made in China" were used in defence equipment being sold by the US to it. ... Read more...

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First Boeing C-17s to arrive in India by mid-2013


August 1st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 1 (IANS) Boeing Wednesday said the first of the 10 heavy-lift military aircraft, C-17 Globemaster III, for the Indian Air Force (IAF) will arrive in the ... Read more...

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India’s first Globemaster airlifter takes shape (With image)


August 1st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 1 (IANS) The first of ten C-17 Globemaster III heavy airlifters being built by Boeing for India underwent a major production step with a ceremony at ... Read more...

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P&W; delivers engines for first Indian Air Force C-17 transporter


July 9th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Pratt and Whitney, a unit of American firm United Technologies Corporation, has delivered the first four F117 engines for the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III heavy ... Read more...

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Defence modernisation: Critical deals materialised, others faced time overruns (2011 in retrospect)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) India's quest to modernise its armed forces into a lean, mean fighting machine continued in 2011, with a few critical deals materialising and several ... Read more...

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IAF will induct its C-17 airlifters from 2013


October 10th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will induct in June 2013 the first of the 10 C-17 Globemaster-III heavy airlifters it has purchased from the US, ... Read more...

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India-US defence contracts total Rs,37,181 crore


August 10th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The total value of military contracts between India and the US signed between 2004 and 2011 totals Rs.37,181 crore, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.Defence ... Read more...

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India set to decide major military aircraft deals


June 16th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India is set to decide on possibly the world's biggest combat aircraft deal of this decade as well as those for new combat, utility ... Read more...

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IAF to soon decide on bidder for Mirage upgrade


June 15th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon select the lowest bidder for upgrading its Mirage-2000 combat jet fleet as part of its modernisation programme, the air ... Read more...

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India seals biggest military deal with US for 10 C-17 airlifters (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India has sealed its biggest $4.1 billion deal with the US for 10 Boeing C-17 heavy-lift aircraft by signing a formal agreement that envisages delivery ... Read more...

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India seals $4.1 bn deal for 10 C-17 airlifters


June 15th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India Wednesday sealed its biggest $4.1 billion deal with the US for 10 Boeing C-17 heavy-lift aircraft by signing a formal agreement on this, the ... Read more...

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‘India to buy more than 16 C-17 airlifters’


June 14th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will acquire more than 16 BoeingC-17 heavy airlifters to add to its strategic capabilities, a top military commander has said. ... Read more...

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Boeing deal reflects growing military ties with India: US


June 8th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States has described India's proposed purchase of 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster heavy-lift transport aircraft in a $4.1 billion deal as indicative of growing ... Read more...

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Boeing purchase will sustain 23,000 US jobs: Envoy


June 7th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Hailing India's decision to buy 10 Boeing C-17 aircraft at $4.1 billion, US ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Tuesday said the sale would boost strategic ... Read more...

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India approves $4.1 bn deal for 10 C-17 airlifters from US (Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India Monday approved the purchase of 10 Boeing C-17 strategic heavy-lifters at an estimated cost of $4.1 billion from the US in a giant ... Read more...

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UAE receives military transport aircraft from Boeing


May 11th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (US), May 11 (IANS/WAM) Boeing has delivered the first of the six military transport aircraft ordered by the UAE, it was announced Wednesday.With advanced capabilities, high reliability and ... Read more...

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IAF finalises order for 10 C-17 strategic airlifters


March 17th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 17 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to place orders for 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster-III strategic airlifters within this month in a deal valued ... Read more...

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Aim to establish India in global supply chain: Boeing


February 8th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing said Tuesday it aimed to firmly establish India's industrial position in the international aerospace supply chain. "Boeing is uniquely positioned to engage common supplier ... 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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Boeing C-17 program enters second phase of production rate and reduces work force


January 21st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing Company on Thursday announced that its C-17 program entered its second phase of production rate and work force reductions.The move is part of a transition ... Read more...

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Post-Obama, India may get best of US technologies


November 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The goodwill generated by President Barack Obama's recent visit to India may lead to this country getting some of the best US defence and ... Read more...

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Arithmetic of Indo-US deals: $10 bn or $15 bn?


November 8th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The mega commercial deals between Indian and US companies that were announced during US President Barack Obama's visit here have raised one question: Are they worth ... Read more...

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$10bn trade deals have elevated India, US ties: Obama


November 8th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) President Barack Obama Monday said the $10-billion trade agreements signed in Mumbai were a step forward in elevating India as a top trading partner of ... Read more...

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Indo-US business deals worth $15 bn struck


November 6th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's address to CEOs in Mumbai, the White House announced the following deals worth almost $15 billion that will support 53,670 jobs ... Read more...

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India, US finalise $5-bn defence pacts


November 6th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) India and the US have reached agreements on two lucrative defence deals worth nearly $5 billion that will give employment to nearly 26,500 people in job-starved America.According ... Read more...

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US defence and nuclear deals could touch $15 bn (Lead, with additional matter)


November 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) India is likely to indicate or announce defence and other deals with the US worth around $15 billion during President Barack Obama's Nov 6-9 ... Read more...

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US defence and nuclear deals could touch $15 bn


November 5th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) India is likely to indicate or announce defence and other deals with the US worth around $15 billion during President Barack Obama's visit.While India ... Read more...

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Obama to meet with US business leaders in India


October 27th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) During his India trip, US President Barack Obama will meet top US business leaders, including India-born Pepsico chairperson Indra Nooyi, to "discuss the opportunities and ... Read more...

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IAF strengthening its ground assets: Air chief


October 10th, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra & Air Marshal (retd) Ashok Goyal New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is upgrading and modernizing its existing airfields and bases - rather than creating ... Read more...

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Boeing delivers 203rd C-17 airlifter to USAF (With image)


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Oct 2 (IANS) Boeing has delivered to the US Air Force (USAF) the 203rd C-17 Globemaster III strategic airlifter, an aircraft that India is currently evaluating.The C-17 left Long ... Read more...

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US seeks $4.4 bn Globemaster deal before Obama visit


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) The United States and India are working on a $4.4 billion deal for the Indian Air Force to acquire ten C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft ahead ... Read more...

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Boeing delivers 202nd strategic airlifter to US Air Force


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Sep 23 (IANS) Boeing has delivered the 202nd C-17 Globemaster III strategic airlifter to the US Air Force (USAF). India is in talks to purchase 10 such aircraft. The aircraft ... Read more...

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India will pay 3.8 percent on all FMS deals with US


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) India would be paying 3.8 percent as an administrative fee for all military hardware and systems acquired from the United States under its Foreign Military ... Read more...

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Boeing delivers 201st C 17 airlifter to US Air Force (Lead)


August 24th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (IANS) Boeing delivered the 201st C 17 Globemaster-III strategic lift aircraft to the US Air Force (USAF) Aug 20, marking a record in the production of this aircraft. There ... Read more...

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