Aerospace Updates

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    August 29, 2017
    Boeing offers India made Super Hornets
    By Ranjit Kumar

    The US Defence major Boeing has entered the race for $ 15 billion Indian Navy 57 fighters acquisition programme for its Aircraft Carriers, with an add on lucrative offer to Indian MOD, for manufacturing one of the world's most advanced and stealthy fighter Super Hornet for the Indian Air Force under the 'Make in India' programme.

  • August 21, 2017
    Six Apaches for Army
    By Ranjit Kumar

    The Aviation wing of the Indian Army got a big combat boost on 17th August with the decision of the Defence Acquisition Council of the Ministry of Defence to accept...

  • Boeing KC-46A Tanker – More Capable, Efficient, Versatile
    By Pratyush Kumar, Boeing

    Highly reliable and efficient, the wide-body, multi-role tanker can refuel all U.S., allied and coalition military aircraft any time, on any mission. It can also carry passengers, cargo and patients whenever and wherever needed.

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    September 18, 2017
    Cassini: Mission Accomplished
    By R. Chandrakanth

    Cassini-Huygens has been described by NASA's Planetary Science Division Director as a "mission of firsts" that has revolutionized human understanding of the Saturn system, including its moons and rings, and our understanding of where life...

SP's MAI Issue No. 11-12 | June 1-30, 2017 - Aerospace Updates

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    AEROSPACE
    Lockheed Martin, Tata announce F-16 India partnership

    Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) signed a landmark agreement affirming the companies intent to join hands to produce the F-16 Block 70 in India.

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    AEROSPACE
    Defence Minister witnesses flying display at HAL

    Defence Minister Arun Jaitley witnessed a spectacular flying display of the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) products at HAL Airport in Bengaluru on May 29, 2017.

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    AEROSPACE
    CAS visits Air Force Station Bhisiana

    Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff, led a four aircraft, MiG-21 ‘Missing Man’ formation flypast recently, at Air Force Station Bhisiana, to honour the valour and supreme sacrifice of Kargil martyrs.

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    AEROSPACE
    Indian Navy P-8I fleet achieves 10,000 hours

    Boeing congratulates the Indian Navy and Indian Naval Air Squadron 312A’s P-8I fleet on achieving 10,000 flight hours since induction in 2015 and for receiving the Chief of the Naval Staff’s unit citation for outstanding operational performance.