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To attain a continental stature, it is imperative the Indian Air Force gets adequate ‘capital’ budgetary support of at least $5-7 billion annually in the coming decade and timely clearances for its acquisition programmes
Air Marshal P.K. Barbora, the new Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS), in a candid conversation with SP’s Editor-in-Chief Jayant Baranwal, elaborates on efforts to accelerate the acquisition of new aircraft and induction of latest technology
Unmindful of the scores of issues which keep our country divided, men and women of the IAF toil relentlessly to assure the nation of their readiness to help and support. This is the sum and substance of its contribution towards building a strong, vibrant and prosperous India.
Julian Scopes, President, BAE Systems India speaks to Sangeeta Saxena on the company’s strategies to extend its foothold in India
All matters related to C4I2 were discussed threadbare in five sessions spanning two days during a summit in Delhi.
Gene Blackwell, Vice President, Network Centric Systems, Raytheon
Bell Helicopter, at a recent maintenance and operations conference, showcased its unique efforts at customer support and plans for its latest offering, the Bell 429
Today, the company is renowned in the global commercial, executive and defence aviation markets.
Rainer Farid, Eurocopter’s Vice President for Sales & Customer Relations–South Asia, in an interaction with SP’s Aviation
The Su-30MKI deal may have been dictated by not only India’s geopolitical compulsions but also A Benevolent Response by the Indian government to help bailout the ailing defence industry of a decades-old friend
In the Su-30MKI, the IAF got A Formidable Multi-Role Strike Platform. Therefore, rumoured geopolitical and strategic compulsions notwithstanding, it was perhaps not a bad buy
Aviation infrastructure has not kept pace either with the impressive increase of passenger and cargo traffic or with the remarkable growth of the Indian economy.
Will there ever be another adventurer like Steve Fossett? There are only seven absolute world records for fixed-wing aircraft recognised by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.