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Russia to showcase helicopter at Berlin air show


September 11th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Helicopters company will display its newest addition to the famed Mi-8/17 family of military transport helicopters at the ILA Berlin Air Show in Germany ... Read more...

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First Tata-made Sikorsky S-92 helicopter airframe flies (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The first Sikorsky S-92 - a large, twin-engine helicopter that can be used for both civil and military purposes - with a Made-in-India airframe is now ... Read more...

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Radical triangular plane to take to sky in future


August 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) NASA has successfully demonstrated a working prototype of the triangle-shaped "plane of the future" - and it hopes the aircraft will become the next universally adopted ... Read more...

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Fully-loaded reconnaisance plane for India begins flight tests (With Image)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The fully-loaded version of the first of the eight long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft Boeing is building for the Indian Navy has begun ... Read more...

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Russian army to get first indigenous UAV in 2014


June 29th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first domestically-developed strike unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) will be put in service with the Russian Armed Forces by the end of 2014, a defence ... Read more...

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Joint Russia-India missile to be ready by 2017


June 28th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first prototype of the hypersonic BrahMos 2 cruise missile being jointly developed by Russia and India will be ready for flight testing in 2017, ... Read more...

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Army to order mountain-strike BrahMos regiment soon (Lead)


March 31st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Indian Army will soon place an order for a regiment of the 290-km-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with a steep dive capability for mountainous ... Read more...

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Army to order mountain-strike BrahMos regiment soon


March 31st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Indian Army will soon place an order for a regiment of the 290-km-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with a steep dive capability for mountainous ... Read more...

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China to launch 100 satellites during 2011-15


March 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) China has set a target of completing a space mission of "100 rockets, 100 satellites" between 2011 and 2015, according to a space official.According to Zhang ... Read more...

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Bulava missile dangerous for Russia: Experts


February 21st, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian experts have questioned how wise it was to adopt the troubled Bulava intercontinental missile for service, suggesting it would cause more security problems than ... Read more...

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Russia’s n-powered submarine to enter service by June


January 21st, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest nuclear-powered submarine -- the Yury Dolgoruky -- will be put into operation in the second quarter of the year, the shipbuilding group said.The ... Read more...

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Bulava missile ready to be deployed


December 27th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The flight tests of the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile have been completed and it will now be adopted for service with the Russian Navy, President ... Read more...

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Eurofighter, Rafle extend dogfight from India to UAE


November 21st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS) Eurofighter and Rafale, the two finalists in the fray for India's big combat jet order, have extended their dogfight to the UAE to win ... Read more...

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Kaveri engine completes tests in Russia


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The India-made aircraft engine Kaveri has successfully completed its first phase of testing at a Russian centre, in a step towards its operationalisation on the ... Read more...

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Virgin Galactic ‘hiring world’s first pilot-astronauts for private spacecrafts’


April 13th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 13 (ANI): Virgin Galactic is hiring the world's first pilot-astronauts to fly passengers into space on the WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo spacecrafts, which are currently undergoing flight tests.The spacecrafts, built to ... Read more...

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Flying Maruti car at AeroIndia this year


February 1st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India may soon have its own 'flying car', making the "Star Wars" movie fantasy a reality for Indians. And it will be showcased alongside fighter jets.The ... Read more...

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India twice successfully tests n-capable Prithvi-II missile (Second Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully conducted two tests of its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile from a military base in Orissa, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile, which has been ... Read more...

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First of six C-130J Super Hercules heads for India


October 6th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 6 (ANI): The first of six C-130J Super Hercules destined for the Indian Air Force took to the skies for its maiden flight yesterday in Marietta, Georgia, U.S.A.According ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force’s first C-130J Super Hercules takes to skies


October 6th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Marietta, Oct 6 (ANI): The first of six C-130J Super Hercules made for the Indian Air Force took to the skies for its maiden flight on Tuesday at Marietta in Georgia.To ... Read more...

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India’s first Super Hercules plane takes to the skies


October 6th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) The first of India's six C-130J Super Hercules airlifters, considered the world's most advanced transport aircraft, has completed its maiden flight. The first Super Hercules that donned Indian ... Read more...

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Sukhoi superjet engines have flaws: Report


July 6th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Engines for Russia's new Superjet-100 airliner have failed to receive certification as they have several significant flaws, a business daily said Tuesday. The Superjet-100 project is a family ... Read more...

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Boeing finds problem in 787 Dreamliners’ tail


June 26th, 2010 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26(IANS) The delivery of Boeing 787 Dreamliners may be further delayed with the company deciding to inspect the entire fleet after finding assembly problems in the tail area on some ... Read more...

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Solar plane set for test flight in night sky


June 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): A plane, called Solar Impulse, which is powered by the sun's rays, is all set to go on a test flight at night later this month.The Swiss researchers, ... Read more...

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Indian armed forces set for paradigm shift with Super Hercules airlifter


March 30th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Marietta (Georgia), March 30 (IANS) In just about a year the Indian Air Force (IAF) will begin receiving the first of six C-130J Super Hercules airlifters it has purchased for ... Read more...

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How bird flight began


January 26th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 26 (ANI): A team of scientists from the University of Kansas (KU) and Northeastern University in China says that it has settled the long-standing question of how bird flight began. ... Read more...

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Indian-made fighter plane Tejas clocks fastest speed


December 8th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) Light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas notched a speed of over 1,350 km per hour -- the fastest by an indigenously-made fighter aircraft -- during its sea level flight ... Read more...

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Airborne laser to shoot ballistic missile as part of flight test


September 12th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): Soon, the Airborne Laser (ABL), built into a customized Boeing 747, is ready for flight tests, in which it will try to shoot a ballistic missile.According to a ... Read more...

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Russia can’t start making MiG-35 fighters for India before 2013


August 14th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Nizhny Novogord (Russia), Aug 14 (RIA Novosti) Production of MiG-35 multirole fighters offered for sale to India cannot start before 2013 or 2014, a Russian aircraft maker has said. "We have begun testing ... Read more...

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Russian Su-35 fighter jet prototype destroyed during testing


April 27th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Khabarovsk (Russia) , April 27 (RIA Novosti) A prototype of the advanced Su-35 Flanker multi-role fighter plane burst into flames during take-off procedures at a testing ground in Russia's Far East, authorities ... Read more...

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NTSB warns that Zodiac CH-601XL planes can break apart in flight


April 15th, 2009 - 4:24 am ICT by admin
Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The National Transportation Safety Board has issued an urgent recommendation to the Federal Aviation Authority to ground all Zodiac CH-601XL planes, which is a single-engine two-seat plane. ... Read more...

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NASA plans to reduce sonic booms to distant rumbles in jets


February 11th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): If NASA has its way, the sonic booms coming out of jets might be reduced to distant rumbles.According to a report in New Scientist, quieter supersonic ... Read more...

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Soon, supersonic aircraft would be much quieter than before


January 23rd, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): NASA is concluding a series of flight tests to measure shock waves generated by an F-15 jet in an effort to validate computer models that could be ... Read more...

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NASA instrument aboard Chandrayaan has a peek inside Moon’’s darkest craters (Re-Issue)


January 18th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Scientists are using a NASA radar flying aboard India''s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft to get their first look inside the moon''s coldest and darkest craters. The Mini-SAR instrument, a ... Read more...

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NASA instrument aboard Chandrayaan has a peek inside Moons darkest craters


January 17th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Scientists are using a NASA radar flying aboard Indias Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft to get their first look inside the moons coldest and darkest craters.The Mini-SAR instrument, a lightweight, ... Read more...

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”Astra” missile test-fired for second consecutive day


September 14th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Chandipur (Orissa), Sept 13 (ANI): ''Astra'', the indigenously air-to-air anti-aircraft missile was successfully test fired for the second consecutive day on Sunday from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in ... Read more...

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