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Dassault Falcon 900LX and Falcon 2000 Series Certified for 100 ft EFVS...

Dassault Falcon 900LX and Falcon 2000 Series Certified for 100 ft EFVS...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 February 2019

The Dassault Falcon 900LX, Falcon 2000LXS and Falcon 2000S have been certified by EASA and the FAA for an enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) capability that greatly improves access to airports...

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Kashmir: De-radicalization is the only solution

Kashmir: De-radicalization is the only solution

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 February 2019

There is again grief in the nation. The nation is again angry. This is the phenomenon since at least three decades. Yet after every attack we look for reasons, as though it is the first one. Like...

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Coming – MiG-29 Fulcrums?

Coming – MiG-29 Fulcrums?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 February 2019

Not many would know it was NATO that gave the codename ‘Fulcrum’ to the Classic MiG-29 when the MiG-29 became operational in 1982; a name liked and adopted by the Soviets. IAF received around 70...

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MBDA offers next generation air combat capabilities for the Indian Air Force

MBDA offers next generation air combat capabilities for the Indian Air Force

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Vol. 34.1 Jan-Mar 2019 | Date: 22 February 2019

MBDA exhibiting a full range of missiles and missile systems during Aero India 2019 designed to provide next generation air combat capabilities, including air dominance, strike and maritime...

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The ship-based Ka-226T helicopter presented at Aero India 2019

The ship-based Ka-226T helicopter presented at Aero India 2019

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 February 2019

Russian Helicopters presented the ship-based Ka-226T helicopter at Aero India 2019 show. Indian customers are already familiar with the “land-based” version of this helicopter. As part of the...

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GE to Supply LM2500 Gas Turbine Auxiliary Equipment for Indian Navy’s P17A...

GE to Supply LM2500 Gas Turbine Auxiliary Equipment for Indian Navy’s P17A...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 February 2019

GE Marine will provide gas turbine auxiliary equipment for the LM2500 engines that will power the Indian Navy’s new P17A frigates. This contract is with India-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders...

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Airbus opens state-of-the-art commercial pilot and maintenance training...

Airbus opens state-of-the-art commercial pilot and maintenance training...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 February 2019

Airbus has inaugurated a world class training centre for commercial pilots and maintenance engineers in the National Capital Region of Delhi, as part of its continuing efforts to support the...

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Boeing to accelerate growth in India’s defence sector

Boeing to accelerate growth in India’s defence sector

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 February 2019

Boeing presented its strategy and plans for ‘Make in India’ and also offered advanced capabilities to the Indian armed forces at Aero India 2019. At the core of its strategy is Boeing’s...

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Future of Air Dominance

Future of Air Dominance

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra |Issue: Vol. 33.3 Jul-Sep 2018 | Date: 21 February 2019

The USAF and the US Navy are leading the evolution of next-generation platforms and technologies. Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, USAF Research Labs, Boeing ‘Phantom Works’,...

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"Thales strategy of developing its industrial footprint in India is in line...

By: IDR INTERVIEW |Issue: Vol. 34.1 Jan-Mar 2019 | Date: 21 February 2019

Indian Defence Review Interview Please elaborate on Thales’ journey in supporting the modernization of the Indian Armed Forces? Present in India since 1953, Thales has been a reliable partner...

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Saab at Aero India: Brings ready-for-tomorrow defence and security solutions

Saab at Aero India: Brings ready-for-tomorrow defence and security solutions

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 February 2019

Saab attending the Aero India show at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru from 20-24 February 2019. Saab presents a wide portfolio of products and systems from the air, land and sea domains....

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1962 War: The Role of the IAF

1962 War: The Role of the IAF

By: Air Chief Marshal P C Lal |Issue: Book Excerpt: My Years with the I.A.F. | Date: 21 February 2019

What part did the lAF play in this sad event? A non­combatant role but an important one nonetheless. It was a logistical role—transportation of men and material and supply­-dropping with large...

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Lockheed Martin unveils 'F-21' Fighter Jet for India

Lockheed Martin unveils 'F-21' Fighter Jet for India

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 February 2019

Lockheed Martin emphasized its commitment to India by unveiling the F-21 multi-role fighter for India. Specifically configured for the Indian Air Force, the F-21 provides unmatched Make in India...

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Resolute action, not bombast, required in terror attacks

Resolute action, not bombast, required in terror attacks

By: Sudip Talukdar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 February 2019

Forthright action should now replace the sheer bombast that drives political and social discourse in India, regarding wanton acts of terror against soldiers, security men and civilians alike. What...

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The LCA Tejas Programme: Leading to Indigenous AMCA: Quo Vadis?

The LCA Tejas Programme: Leading to Indigenous AMCA: Quo Vadis?

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev |Issue: Vol. 33.4 Oct-Dec 2018 | Date: 20 February 2019

The LCA programme trundles along with new delays added at irregular points in time. Not only is the FOC unattainable yet, even the HAL assembly line is nowhere near producing 16 aircraft a year as...

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“Kalyani Group is very well poised and prepared to undertake indigenous...

“Kalyani Group is very well poised and prepared to undertake indigenous...

By: IDR INTERVIEW |Issue: Vol. 34.1 Jan-Mar 2019 | Date: 20 February 2019

Indian Defence Review interview What are your capabilities when it comes to manufacture of indigenous aircraft, helicopters and UAVs in India? Kalyani group has invested sizeable resources in...

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Airbus large-scale presence at Aero India

Airbus large-scale presence at Aero India

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 February 2019

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero India. Static &...

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Pakistan's Threat Perception

Pakistan's Threat Perception

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Book Excerpt: Asian Strategy and Military Perspective | Date: 19 February 2019

Geographically, the creation of Pakistan was most unnatural. Right from its inception, the Pakistani leaders of all hues, at a subconscious level did realise that the historical, sociological and...

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Kashmir – Let Truth Be Told

Kashmir – Let Truth Be Told

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 February 2019

“Nero fiddled while Rome burnt.” In July of the year 64 CE (Common Era) a great fire ravaged Rome for six days destroying seventy percent of the City and leaving half its population homeless....

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'Article 370 is a very misconceived Article'

'Article 370 is a very misconceived Article'

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 February 2019

Claude Arpi’s interview with Jagmohan, Former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Minister. It was recorded in 2007. Claude: Sir, there are rumors that India and Pakistan will soon have a...

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