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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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In a candid admission, DRDO officials have admitted to idrw.org at Bhartiya Vigyan Sammelan (BVS) Expo 2015 held in Goa that blanked Ban of supply of Tatra Trucks have affected the supply of many key weapons systems which require Tatra Trucks for mobility .

Swathi ( Weapons locating radar ) which has been primarily designed to locate guns, mortars, rockets have cleared all user trials and has entered limited production but due to lack of Tatra trucks further deliveries have been on slower side admitted officials . Pinaka MK-1 / MK-2 Rocket systems are also affected by lack of Rocket launcher which needs to be mounted on Tatra Trucks said the official. Continue reading

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Bangalore-based Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) which participated in Bhartiya Vigyan Sammelan (BVS) Expo 2015 held in Goa confirmed to idrw.org that long-range Subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay successfully test fired on  17 October, used a Russian provided engine and Indian developed engine of similar thrust class is under development . Continue reading

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Russian company United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation will be having a planned meetings  with representatives from the Indian Air Force and aircraft manufactures from the corporation Hindustan Aeronautics Limited on sidelines of  Aero India-2015 exhibition which will be held from February 18-22.

Russian Company will discuss the possibility of upgrading the communication equipment of the Su-30MKI Indian fighter jets and also outfitting Russian-Indian aircraft such as the FGFA fighter jet and the MTA transport aircraft with communication equipment. Continue reading

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At Bhartiya Vigyan Sammelan (BVS) Expo 2015 held in Goa, idrw.org spoke to Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) officials who had participated in the Expo. Lakshay pilotless target aircraft (PTA) developed by ADE has been one of their Key successful Product which has been widely Inducted into Indian Armed forces which provides realistic towed aerial sub-targets for live fire training.

ADE has confirmed to idrw.org that Users ( Armed Forces ) are demanding new Supersonic missile target which can be used to train and simulate realistic training and evaluation for Users. Continue reading

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At Bhartiya Vigyan Sammelan (BVS) Expo 2015 held in Goa, idrw.org spoke to GTRE officials who had participated in the Expo and in a candid admission to idrw.org have confirmed that plans to test Kaveri engine on Twin engines fighter jets or Lca Tejas aircraft has been dropped permanently.

GTRE had plans to use retired Tejas PV-1 aircraft to test Kaveri engine, but MOD recently cleared closure of the ambitious engine development project undertaken by Bengaluru-based Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE). Continue reading

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Under Defence Technology and Trade Initiative, (DTTI) talks Washington has agreed to assist Delhi in sharing, designing and developing jet engines for aircraft.

New engine most likely will be for Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) which is a single-seat, twin-engine fifth-generation stealth multirole fighter which will be developed by India. Final design work of AMCA has been completed and final design model of the aircraft will be showcased in soon to be held Aero India 2015 this month after which Government of India will officially grant funds for the project . Continue reading

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Indian Navies first Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Patrol Aircraft (LRMR) Tu-142M landed at INS Hansa Naval base in Goa way back in 1988 and first Naval Tu-142M will complete 27 years of service next month. With Zero aircraft lost to attrition since it induction, Squadron strength still remains 8 aircrafts, but their era soon might be all set to fly into Sunset. Continue reading

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Successive failure in finding suitable replacement for ageing Hawker Siddeley HS 748 ” Avro ” aircraft has prompted IAF to reassess their priorities and aircrafts requirements.

IAF had brought 125 AN-32 aircrafts from Soviet Union and recently has upgraded 40 An-32s in Ukraine and the remaining 65 will be overhauled at the BRD-1 aviation plant of the IAF in Kanpur. Continue reading

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India did not display its nuclear-capable Agni-V missiles during the Republic Day parade Monday, where US President Barack Obama was the Chief Guest.

Agni missile series always have been showcased in India’s Republic day parade right from days of Agni-TD in mid 90’s, While Media was kept in dark regarding real reasons behind why it was missing from the parade. Murmurs making rounds for last few years have been that Americans are asking India to Cap further missile developments. Continue reading

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According to latest media reports accessed by idrw.org , India’s first indigenously designed and built Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) aka INS Vikrant will complete major outfitting on the ship by 2016 on schedule and will progress to carry out basin trails and extensive sea trials later before it could be delivered to Indian Navy in 2018.

The keel for Vikrant was laid by then Defence Minister A.K. Antony at the Cochin Shipyard on 28 February 2009 was launched on 12 August 2013 and immediately it was re-docked for completion of the rest of the work. at that time about 83% of the fabrication work and 75% of the construction work had been completed. Continue reading

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