The United States aerospace major Boeing on Saturday handed over the the first four of the 22 Apache attack helicopters to the Indian Air Force (IAF) at the Hindan air base in Ghaziabad. According to reports, four more Apache AH-64 choppers will reach Indian next week. All these eight chopper will be stationed at Pathankot AirContinue reading “First Batch of 4 Apache AH-64E Attack Helicopters For IAF Arrived At Hindan Air Base”
Apache Guardian helicopter AH-64E (I) was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF) by the United States’ aerospace major Boeing at Mesa in Arizona, USA on May 10. Air Marshal AS Butola, represented the IAF and accepted the first Apache in a ceremonyheld at Boeing production facility.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon induct US-made Apache AH-64E attack helicopters, as the first batch of our choppers will arrive in July this year.
The United States is concerned over India’s plans to sign a deal with Russia to procure the S-400 air defence system. The deal is worth Rs 40,000. Chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee Mac Thornberry said that India’s move would hinder the military ties between the two countries. According to Thornberry, concerns about India’sContinue reading “United States Raises Concerns Over India’s Deal With Russia to Procure S-400 Triumf”
The Indian Army has tested the military concept of ‘Air Cavalry’ in the desert terrain of Rajasthan. This concept was used by the US Army to locate and assault enemy ground forces during the Vietnam War. Weaponised helicopters carry out combined action against the enemy in coordination with tanks and mechanised ground forces during theContinue reading “Indian Army Tests ‘Air Cavalry’ Using Attack Helicopters”
The major positive to take away from the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) biggest war-like exercise, ‘Gagan-Shakti 2018′ is the performance of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas. The indigenously-manufactured (LCA) Tejas was put to test by the IAF in the 14-day long exercise. The aircraft performed as per the requirement of the force. The majorContinue reading “Indigenous Built LCA-Tejas Performed Well During The ‘Gagan-Shakti 2018’”
The DefExpo 2018 is providing the required impetus to the Indian defence manufacturing industry. US based company Boeing is eyeing to secure $15 billion deal with the Indian Air Force (IAF) to provide 110 fighter jets. It pitches for Super Hornet F/A 18 to the IAF. Boeing on Thursday signed a deal with public sectorContinue reading “DefExpo 2018: Saab and Boeing Eye to Secure $15 Billion Deal with The Indian Air Force”
On the very first day of the DefExpo 2018, two US companies pitch in for their respective fighter jets for getting a deal of supplying 110 fighter jets worth $15 billion to the Indian Air Force (IAF). This can be considered as a major boost to the ‘Make in India’ campaign Lockheed Martin offered toContinue reading “DefExpo 2018: Lockheed Martin and Boeing Gearing up to Secure $15 Billion Deal”
Russia offers India to sell 21 used Mig – 29s at a very cheap price. The Indian government would be very cautious to take a decision of purchasing these 21 fighter jets. India needs to draw parallel from the deal of buying aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov. Russia offered this aircraft carrier free of cost toContinue reading “Russia offers India to Sell 21 used Mig-29s at Cheap Price; Will India Consider The Offer?”