Tag: Indian Navy

Boeing says India can launch the Super Hornet from INS Vikrant's ski jump with significant payload
The Super Hornet strike fighters would replace Indian Navy MiG-29Ks that are facing problems with engines and electronic control systems Dan Gillian, Boeing’s program manager for the F/A-18 and EA-18G, told Economic Times that his company had done simulations of the Super Hornet taking off from a ski jump and the aircraft can be launched with a ‘significant’ payload without...
Dassault will deliver first Rafale to India in September 2019
All 36 Rafale aircraft will be delivered by April 2022 India will take delivery of the Dassault Rafale fighter starting from September 2019, the chief of Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, disclosed. He added that all 36 aircraft will be delivered by April 2022. As reported by The Week, Dhanoa defended the Rafale deal by saying that there was...
Video shows Indian Navy Il-38 after emergency landing in Russia
The nose gear of the Il-38 had failed to lower. Ilyushin company press service says the aircraft was flown by the company’s test pilots An Indian Navy Il-38 had to make en emergency landing at Zhukovsky Air Base, Russia on Apr. 28, 2018. The nose gear of the aircraft had failed to lower. Ilyushin company press service says the aircraft was...
Here's why India could become Asia's hub for fighter jets
Several companies are trying to sell their aircraft to the country to modernize its fighter fleet This article originally appeared in Fighter Jets World on Feb. 7, 2018. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has been undergoing a modernization program to replace and upgrade its aging fighter fleet since the late 1990s. The main goal of IAF fighter fleet modernization plan is...
Only 3 MiG-29Ks out of a fleet of 10 were normally available for operations in 2016 because of problems with engines and electronic control system Taken on Jul. 16, 2017 the interesting photos in this post feature Indian Navy MiG-29K Fulcrum fighter jets flying over the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Bay of Bengal during Exercise Malabar...
Indian Navy will continue to support the Defence Research and Development Organisation and Aeronautical Development Agency in its research on the Naval LCA Chief of the Indian Navy, Adm. Sunil Lanba, has ruled out the deployment of the HAL Tejas, on his aircraft carriers. According to Lanba, since India’s indigenous fighter aircraft is too heavy, his service will be acquiring a...

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