Articles in Net Edition

DCI successfully completed major overhaul on Qatar Gazelle helicopters

DCI successfully completed major overhaul on Qatar Gazelle helicopters

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jun , 2011

Since the signature of the contract with the Qatar Ministry of Defense two years ago, DCI was in charge of executing major overhaul on 11 Gazelle helicopters. Generally speaking, a major...

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Introspection in Pakistan: Will It Endure?

Introspection in Pakistan: Will It Endure?

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jun , 2011

The anger and humiliation caused in Pakistan by the unilateral raid by US naval commandos on the residence of Osama bin Laden at Abbottabad on May 2,2011, and by the inability of the Pakistani...

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The Indian Army must speak!

The Indian Army must speak!

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jun , 2011

The Indian Army is a cohesive, secular and dedicated organization. In fact, it is dedicated to the fault. Most army personnel are innocent and sensitive. It is these personnel who were in the...

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Kabul Terrorist Attack on Hotel

Kabul Terrorist Attack on Hotel

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jun , 2011

After a gap of two and a half years, Kabul saw another terrorist attack on an important hotel frequented by foreigners and local VIPs on the night of June 28,2011. The previous attack had taken...

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Samjauta Express: Unwarranted Linkage

Samjauta Express: Unwarranted Linkage

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jun , 2011

The five acts of reprisal terrorism carried out by some angry members of the Hindu community against their Muslim fellow-citizens since 2006 need to be strongly condemned and those responsible...

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The Hizbut Tehrir & its focus on Pak Army

The Hizbut Tehrir & its focus on Pak Army

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Jun , 2011

Pakistani military spokesman Major General Athar Abbas confirmed on June 21,2011, that Brigadier Ali Khan, who served in the “regulation directorate” at the army headquarters, had been...

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Links between Harkut-ul- Mujahideen (HUM) and Bin Laden, Al Qaeda

Links between Harkut-ul- Mujahideen (HUM) and Bin Laden, Al Qaeda

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Jun , 2011

The Harkut ul-Mujahideen (HuM), also known as the Harkat-ul-Ansar (HUA), the Jamiat-ul-Ansar (JUA) and Al Faran, is reported to have denied a report published by the “New York Times” on June...

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Hizbut Tehrir's Appeal to Pak Army to act against US & India

Hizbut Tehrir's Appeal to Pak Army to act against US & India

By: B Raman | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2011

The Pakistan Army is reported to have taken into custody one serving Brigadier and four Majors for having links with the Hizbut Tehrir (Party of Liberation).A detailed note on the HT will...

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Eurocopter Malaysia signs contract to upgrade Hornbill Skyways' EC135 Fleet

Eurocopter Malaysia signs contract to upgrade Hornbill Skyways' EC135 Fleet

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2011

Eurocopter Malaysia today signed a Fleet Upgrade and Retrofit contract for all the 5 units of EC135 belonging to Hornbill Skyways. In addition to retrofitting and upgrading works, the contract...

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ATR increases its Paris Air Show record - 88 firm orders and 42 options: 130...

ATR increases its Paris Air Show record - 88 firm orders and 42 options: 130...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2011

ATR keeps increasing its outstanding order book at 2011’s historical Paris Air Show. With today’s signature with the leasing company Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), ATR brings to 88 its total...

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Boeing and American Airlines to Accelerate Quieter, Cleaner Aviation...

Boeing and American Airlines to Accelerate Quieter, Cleaner Aviation...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2011

Leading global carrier to be the customer for first ecoDemonstrator Advanced noise and fuel efficiency technologies to be highlighted Reducing fuel consumption, carbon emissions and...

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Northrop Grumman and SELEX Galileo Execute an MOU to Jointly Pursue the...

Northrop Grumman and SELEX Galileo Execute an MOU to Jointly Pursue the...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2011

Northrop Grumman Corporation and SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica Company, have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at jointly pursuing the international directional...

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Military Airbus A330 MRTT delivered to Royal Australian Air Force

Military Airbus A330 MRTT delivered to Royal Australian Air Force

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jun , 2011

The second Airbus Military A330 MRTT new generation tanker/transport has been formally delivered to the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation at the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base...

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American Eurocopter Delivers First WAAS EC135 to Paradigm Helicopters

American Eurocopter Delivers First WAAS EC135 to Paradigm Helicopters

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2011

American Eurocopter announced the delivery of the first Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS)-capable EC135 in the United States. The aircraft was delivered to Paradigm Helicopters and will be...

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MBDA announces the launch of SCALP Naval, France's future cruise missile

MBDA announces the launch of SCALP Naval, France's future cruise missile

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2011

The first submarine launch as part of the SCALP Naval / MdCN (Missile de Croisière Naval) programme was carried out successfully by the French DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) at its Ile...

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Boeing Begins Final Assembly of India's 1st P-8I Aircraft

Boeing Begins Final Assembly of India's 1st P-8I Aircraft

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2011

Boeing began final assembly of the Indian navy’s first P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft this month at the company’s Renton factory. The P-8I, based on the Boeing Next-Generation...

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Norway approves funding of Lockheed Martin F-35 Training Jets

Norway approves funding of Lockheed Martin F-35 Training Jets

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2011

The Norwegian parliament unanimously approved the funding of four Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II training jets to begin fulfilling Norway’s future air-combat capability requirements. These...

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Boeing Statement on GECAS Agreement for 747-8 Freighters and 777-300ERs

Boeing Statement on GECAS Agreement for 747-8 Freighters and 777-300ERs

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jun , 2011

747-8 Freighter to be a new addition to the GECAS portfolio Boeing announced an agreement at the Paris Air Show that GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and...

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Boeing Phantom Eye HALE Completes Vibration Tests

Boeing Phantom Eye HALE Completes Vibration Tests

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jun , 2011

High-altitude long endurance unmanned airborne system marks major milestone in preparation for 1st flight The Boeing Phantom Eye high altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned airborne system...

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Israel set for the world's biggest Air Show in Paris

Israel set for the world's biggest Air Show in Paris

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jun , 2011

Following successful battle experience with Iron Dome, the counter-rocket missile system, along with the Stunner interceptor, being part of the future David’s Sling, Arrow II, III and Barak 8,...

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