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Understanding the ‘connectivity urge’, business jet operators have factored in ICT on board, giving a competitive edge to the high-flying executive.
Voyager achieves its first flight in RAF service
A new winglet design concept for the 737 MAX
After a delay that made the Indian Air Force (IAF) jittery, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has accorded formal approval to a deal with Swiss firm Pilatus for 75 PC-7 Mk.2 basic trainer aircraft for IAF.
It would be imprudent and somewhat premature to declare after the very first test launch of the Agni-V that India already possesses a credible deterrence against the Dragon
While both parties are rooting for their respective products, ultimately L1 could emerge as the decisive factor for the final selection.
While Pakistan is reported to be seeking the Chinese armed UAV, the Indian armed forces are also looking at retrofitting air-to-surface missiles on their Israeli-supplied Heron UAV...
Regional airlines generally operate best on the low-cost model and have to struggle relentlessly to keep the expenses down. Still, in many parts of the world, regional services may not be commercially viable.
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‘We foresee a dramatic growth in the next 20 years. India presents many opportunities; it is one of the world’s fastest growing economies with a large and diverse geographical area.’
Defexpo 2012, jointly organised by the Ministry of Defence and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, brought 567 exhibitors (up from 412 in 2010) from 32 countries for the country’s biggest-ever land, naval and homeland security systems exhibition at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
Norbert Ducrot, Senior Executive Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Eurocopter, said that the company is ready to extend its industrial relationship with local partners
Frederick M. Strader, President and CEO, Textron Systems, laid out the company’s India plans
Mike Alvis, Vice President of International Business Development, ITT Exelis, said that export controls by the US Government are expected to ease in the next five to ten years, making more high-tech goods exportable.
A day-long conference on the Defence Procurement Procedure organised by SP Guide Publications in collaboration with ORF in New Delhi on May 2 emphasised on the need to streamline our defence procurement system to get the best equipment for our soldiers and reap maximum benefit in the future
Post was an incorrigible daredevil, always on lookout for adventure. He never shied away from danger and many Americans had been greatly inspired by the way he overcame his severe impairment and became a celebrated pilot.
Our DPP needs to be streamlined so that our armed forces do not remain in a state of flux; Dealings remain transparent and clearer for overseas and domestic suppliers...