The contracts India signed with Russia for long-term maintenance of the Su-30 MKI fleet increase the serviceability of the frontline fighter jet fleet, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) chief T. Suvarna Raju said on Monday.
In August 2016, the Sri Lankan government made the announcement that it was seeking to procure between eight and 12 combat aircraft to replace its ageing air force assets.
The government on Friday told the Lok Sabha that over Rs 2.42 lakh crore were spent on purchase of defence equipment from 2013-14 fiscal to 2015-16 fiscal.
Even though india has moved into the world’s top five defence spenders club, nearly 50 percent of its expenditure is on imports, with Russia being the biggest supplier.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) was formed through an Act of 1932 and the first Squadron came up on April 01, 1933. Then known as the Royal Indian Air Force (RIAF), it imbibed rich British aviation practices and also gained operational experience in the Burma Campaign of World War II.
The contract valued $8.5 million will see the ToT for in-country maintenance of Saab’s Integrated Defensive Aids Suite (IDAS) system in India
Air India is planning to add Dornier 228 twin turboprops to the fleet of its Alliance Air subsidiary to boost service to second- and third-tier cities under the government-backed Regional Connectivity Scheme
“It is a wonderful machine and my flying is intended to enthuse youngsters to look for flying as a career in defence or in aerospace as engineers and take-up challenging assignments”
BAE Systems and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) displayed their joint Advanced Hawk on the ground, while HAL also demonstrated its blue-coloured Hawk i in the air.
A dual role combat-capable Advanced Hawk jet trainer, developed jointly by the UK’s BAE Systems and India’s public-sector Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)