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April 15, 2015, 4:45 PM

Indian Rethink Is Leading To a Smaller Rafale Deal

Procurement funds may be switched to indigenous LCA and Indo-Russian FGFA.

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The Indian Air Force will upgrade 51 Mirage 2000Hs to a standard roughly equi...
Aug 1, 2011 - 5:00 AM
India confirmed that it will upgrade its 51 Mirage 2000H fighters, and entered final negotiations with Thales, which will act as prime contractor.
Currawong electronic fuel injection system for small combustion engines used ...
Aug 1, 2011 - 4:50 AM
Goodrich signed an agreement to distribute an electronic fuel injection system developed by Australian firm Currawong Engineering.
L-3 has started an export drive for “Spydr,” a multi-sensor version of the Ki...
Jul 25, 2011 - 5:00 AM
L-3 Communications has unveiled another ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) conversion of the Hawker Beechcraft King Air series, which will
The first F-35A for the “schoolhouse” arrived at Eglin AFB in Florida on July...
Jul 25, 2011 - 4:40 AM
The first two production <a href="news/single-news-page/article/paris-2011-f-35-will-be-affordable-says-usaf-program-officer-30199/">Lockheed Martin F-35s<
The Orion Aircraft Group has modified this Gulfstream IISP as a communication...
Jul 25, 2011 - 4:30 AM
The <a href="http://www.orionairgroup.com/">Orion Air Group</a> upped its profile by displaying a Gulfstream IISP modified as an R&D testbed at the Royal I
Shadowed by a chase plane, the Northrop Grumman Euro Hawk UAV touched down at...
Jul 25, 2011 - 4:20 AM
Northrop Grumman flew the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/euro-hawk-is-unveiled-but-latest-global-hawks-face-problems-22589/">Euro Hawk</a> UAV demo
Attack helicopters, including this British AH-64D Apache, are launched from s...
Jul 18, 2011 - 5:50 AM
Recent briefings in Brussels and London on <a href="news/single-news-page/article/paris-2011-eurofighter-typhoon-earning-its-first-combat-ribbons-in-libyan
The British have switched from the STOVL version of the F-35 to the carrier v...
Jul 18, 2011 - 5:40 AM
A report by the UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) has listed some risks arising from the decision by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to switch its Joint St
The AL-31FN is based on the standard Su-27 engine but is reconfigured to suit...
Jul 18, 2011 - 5:30 AM
China has signed a fifth contract with Russia’s Rosoboronexport for the supply of Saturn AL-31FN military turbofan engines from the MMPP Salyut factory to