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February 20, 2017, 3:58 AM

‘Make In India’ Was the Key Focus of Aero India Show

From fighters to helicopters to AEW aircraft to missiles, foreign OEMs competed to meet India’s requirements.

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RQ-4 Global Hawk
Aug 23, 2016 - 5:16 PM
Raytheon will install modernized 'building-based' ground stations for the Global Hawk at Beale and Grand Forks air force bases.
HPW3000 turboshaft engine
Aug 23, 2016 - 9:06 AM
GE Aviation and the ATEC joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney will complete preliminary designs of a new 3,000 shp engine.
Sagem Patroller
Aug 22, 2016 - 4:24 PM
Ecarys will deliver 15 ES15 fixed-wing airframes to France's Sagem, which will convert them into the unmanned Patroller for the French army.
KC-46A tanker refuels an F-16 fighter
Aug 22, 2016 - 11:31 AM
Boeing will deliver 19 low-rate initial production tankers over two production lots by August 2018.
Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bomber
Aug 18, 2016 - 9:43 AM
Hamedan is the second foreign base Russia has occupied in its bombing campaign against militants fighting the Syrian government.
Airlander 10 in flight
Aug 17, 2016 - 6:22 PM
Manufacturer says that defense is still the key market, although civil authorities EASA and UK CAA will monitor flight tests.
F-35 fighter
Aug 16, 2016 - 2:08 PM
The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first British-designed missile to enter service on the F-35.
General Atomics Predator B
Aug 16, 2016 - 9:59 AM
General Atomics said two MQ-9 Predator Bs participated in the Pacific Dragon naval exercise off Hawaii in late June.
U.S. sailors with AeroVironment Puma AE
Aug 15, 2016 - 4:12 PM
The hand-launched drone supports surface ships that do not have their own organic helicopter or aircraft capability, according to the Navy.
F-16B in flight
Aug 15, 2016 - 7:33 AM
The Diehl BGT IRIS-T weapon was carried by aircraft flown to Australia for big multinational exercise.