tanker transport

IAF to open bids for heavy choppers, tankers (Lead)

September 20th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would soon open bids for heavy-lift helicopters and flight fueling tankers and finalise bids for 22 Apache attack choppers, IAF chief ... Read more...

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Boeing wins USAF contract for next-gen midair refueller

February 25th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
St Louis, Feb 25 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing has finally won the world's biggest aerial tanker programme, defeating European conglomerate EADS which had appeared to be the favourite so far.Boeing chairman, ... Read more...

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Airbus bids for IAF’s midair refueller contract

January 20th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Airbus Military, a European consortium, Thursday said it has bid to supply six mid-air refuellers to the Indian Air Force (IAF).The IAF had re-issued the tender in ... Read more...

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Boeing withdraws from Indian midair tanker tender

January 20th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Boeing has withdrawn from the midair tanker tender floated by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in September 2010.That leaves only the European Airbus A330 MRTT and the ... Read more...

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Germany “nastily surprised” over non-conclusion of defence deal, alleges political grounds

January 29th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): On the eve of German President Horst Kohler's India visit, which begins on February 1, Germany has expressed deep disappointment over rejection by India of the ... Read more...

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IAF’s mid-air refueller deal awaits finance ministry’s nod

December 14th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force's (IAF) deal for mid-air refuellers has been delayed as it awaits the approval of the finance ministry, Defence Minister A.K. Antony revealed Monday. The ... Read more...

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