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Operation Rahat proved once again that air power is the ultimate saviour. The media brought to every home the images of selfless devotion to duty of the proud air warriors.
The Technology Perspective & Capability Roadmap 2013 The Integrated Defence Staff has released an updated Technology Perspective and Capability Roadmap (TPCR) 2013...
In Operation Rahat, the flood relief mission in Uttarakhand, the IAF got the opportunity to put one of its new acquisitions...
With two not-so-friendly nuclear neighbours, the IAF requires advanced fighters, sophisticated support platforms and smart long-range weapons.
The further you fly and the more you work, comfort becomes a necessity. And hence original equipment manufacturers are set on an infinite goal of creating a corporate jet which delivers comfort, space, freedom of movement...
Regional carriers in India can only hope to succeed if they get loads of encouragement. It begins with the recognition that regional airlines do a vital job that no one else wants to do...
AirAsia Chief Tony Fernandes is all set to capture the Indian market and says the aviation market in the country is now favourable and it is the perfect time to enter
The wide-body jetliner A350 XWB astonished visitors at the Paris Air Show with a show-stopping flying display in the skies above the Le Bourget Airport
In the quest for more environment-friendly aircraft, original equipment manufacturers are exploring a number of possibilities which include a small electric airplane and a hybrid helicopter propulsion system
All in all, despite the inclement weather, Paris Air Show continues to be a marquee event not to be missed for technology development, business opportunities and for a true flavour of the aviation industry
Safran (François Planaud, Executive VP, Commercial Engines), speaking to SP’s Aviation, said that the show is more about celebrating deals than starting new negotiations
In an interview with SP’s Aviation, Boeing (Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice President of Asia-Pacific and India Sales for Commercial Airplanes) talks about the company’s plans
Raytheon (William Blair, President, Raytheon Asia), in conversation with SP’s Aviation stated that the company had success across the board during the air show
Speaking to SP’s Aviation, ATK (Amanda Covington, Vice President, ATK Corporate Communications), elaborated on the company’s performance at Le Bourget
Gulfstream Aerospace (Steve Cass, Vice President, Communications) in an interview with SP’s Aviation, spoke about the company’s latest innovation
The European major airframer, Airbus, invariably dominates the Paris Air Show. In this edition too, it did notch up massive orders. In an interview with SP’s Aviation, EADS outlined the success story of Airbus at Le Bourget.
MBDA unveiled the CVS302 Hoplite that is designed to supply an indirect precision attack capability for land and naval artillery. Excerpts of an interview with SP’s Aviation:
AgustaWestland is a total capability provider in the vertical lift market. In an interview with SP’s Aviation, the company shared details on its performance at the show.
ATR recorded its best show at the 50th edition of the Paris Air Show. Speaking to SP’s Aviation, ATR officials gave out details about the company’s performance. at the show.
A few prescient persons however recognised his potential and followed it keenly, most notably the Germans. Wernher von Braun, one of the most important specialists in the field of rocketry and jet propulsion the world has seen...
The Indian Air Force once again rose to the occasion to meet the challenge, deploying its transport and helicopter fleets to provide relief and rescue in flood affected areas of Utarakhand.
IndiGo Airlines may lose a good chunk of its commanders to AirAsia India as around 100 of its pilots have applied for jobs with the proposed carrier. Besides a hefty package that AirAsia India is offering, there are other reasons such as better working conditions that is attracting IndiGo pilots to AirAsia India.
Since the world is still at the ‘waking up’ stage to cyber threats, there are no clearly defined laws. Collateral damage may actually be the intention in this type of warfare. Also there needs to be clear delineation between the military and civilian cyber defence.
As Indian armed forces get more networked, the threat is also increasing exponentially. The challenge therefore is to remain ahead of rogue nations. Militaries across the world are exploring ways to achieve superiority in cyberspace by investing time, resources and money like never before.
It is only through the development of a strong indigenous manufacturing capability, induction of cutting-edge technologies and backing of a powerful domestic economy that the nation can hope to be a credible military power and then aspire to be the superpower.