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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Salim Ansariin Rajya Sabha today informed that procurement of artillery guns through Foreign Military Sales (FMS) route from US Government has not progressed due to cost issues and the vendor’s (M/s BAE System) proposal not being fully compliant with the offset requirements. Continue reading

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France’s defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian who arrived late Monday evening had a 90 minutes closed-door talks with his Indian counterpart Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in New Delhi earlier today to bring in fresh lease of life to MMRCA deal and on possible sale of 126 Rafale fighter jets to India which is under deadlock for last few months due to differences. Continue reading

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Speaking to idrw.org on sidelines of Aero India 2015 official from Sukhoi Design Bureau revealed that Joint venture on development of 5th generation fighter aircraft which would eventually replace Su-30 and Mig-29 was offered to India for first time in year 2000, almost 15 years back when the Sukhoi Design Bureau was only conducting preliminary design study for development of 5th generation fighter aircraft. Continue reading

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Russian Expert Konstantin Makienko Deputy director of Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technology (CAST) Moscow has warned India that India must do the balancing act and factor in the cost and operational viability while deciding on purchase of air-independent propulsion (AIP)-equipped submarines under Project-75-I .

Air-independent propulsion (AIP) technology offered by Countries who are in the race to supply 6 Conventional Diesel Submarines under Project-75-I to Indian Navy use Different technologies in their AIP and Indian navy will have to take a call on which will suit them better . Continue reading

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French defence minister is rushing to New Delhi today after vibes from Ministry of Defense officials at recently concluded Aero India 2015 was not found Positive on MMRCA deal under which India plans to but 126 French-made Rafale Fighter jets. Russians are hell bent on stalling any chance of French clinching  MMRCA deal, Russian and Indian officials were seen holding closed-door talks on development of FGFA and MTA aircrafts, which also wandered to MMRCA. Continue reading

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HAL’s Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) Technology Demonstrator (TD-3) recently got new “Splinter” schemes paint job which is clearly inspired from Russian 4th and 5th generation fighter aircrafts which are commonly applied in many fighter jets operated by Russian air force and TD-3 which was part of Aero India 2015 got high praise for its new paint scheme from its visitors . Continue reading

SOURCE : IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN) / Aero India 2015 Report

LCA-NP2, second prototype of the Naval version of the Light Combat Aircraft was today spotted with Arrestor Hook, raising curiosity among visitors if Integration of Arrestor Hook has been completed on Naval LCA and tests on NLCA will soon commence to test hook to be used in rapid deceleration of aircraft during routine landings on aircraft carriers . Continue reading

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Indian Navy had virtually written off the naval variant of the advanced light helicopter (ALH), Dhruv, saying it has failed to meet basic operational requirements. Navy only operates 6 Naval Dhruv and have refused to place further orders with HAL since it was not satisfied with the chopper’s rotor blade folding mechanism which are crucial for storage of helicopters on warships.

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) which has developed a new lighter and effectively faster rotor blade folding mechanism for light utility helicopters (LUH) will also integrate same system on Naval Dhruv and will again offer it to Indian Navy for further testing . Continue reading

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Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) showcased model of new 25kN jet engine at its pavilion at the latest edition of Aero India and its very first visitor was none other then Prime minister of India who was given detail explanation on development of the new engine .

458-crore 25-kN jet engine project has been in development for last 5 years and preliminary design of the engine has been completed, HAL will soon start working on the development of Components for the new engine and assembly of the engine will start in next two years admitted HAL officials in Aero India 2015 stall . Continue reading

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi became  first Prime minister of India to ever visit Aero India Defence exhibition from its inception in 1996, after inaugurating of Aero India 2015. Modi  later pitched for “Make in India” in defence and invited various defence companies to make India their manufacturing hub, Later Modi visited various stalls put up in Aero India 2015 and also Checked out LCA Tejas which was part of Static Display .

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French government is relieved after Rafale fighter jet got its first export order from Egypt. Egypt has decided to buy 24 Rafale fighter jets and many French military experts believe that India has lost its bargaining power now and India will have to blink first now on MMRCA deal standoff currently engaged between India and France in possible sale of 126 Rafale jet to Indian air force . Continue reading

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DRDO in its Aero India 2015 official video has showcased small video of countries most advanced submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) to date. K-4 which has ability to strike a land target 3,500 km away from an undersea firing platform and is a significant boon to India’s nuclear weapons program. Continue reading

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Maritime surveillance and patrol variants of Do-228 modified by HAL to cater for a host of equipment demanded by the navy including surveillance radar, FLIR (forward looking infrared), ESM (electronic support measures), satellite communications,and data links are proving to be economical,reliable and highly effective in maritime reconnaissance role in Indian ocean . Continue reading

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Three French made Rafale Fighter jet from  Armée de l’Air ( French Air Force ) have landed in Air force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru to participate in 10th International Aero India 2015 which will start from 18 till 22 February this month .

Three French made Rafale Fighter will be on Static and Flying Display on all four days . Two Trainer variant along with one Single seater Fighter variant have landed today and from tomorrow will be doing practice flight tests in the vicinity.    Continue reading

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