India’s Fighter Acquisition Troubles
September 01, 2015
India’s Fighter Acquisition Troubles
As the Indian Air Force reduces the FGFA requirement, its fighter capacity continues to shrink.
India’s Fighter Acquisition Troubles
India's 36 Rafale Fighter Purchase From France Hits Roadblocks
August 13, 2015
India's 36 Rafale Fighter Purchase From France Hits Roadblocks
New Delhi is holding out for favorable pricing and guarantees that Dassault will invest in the country.
India's 36 Rafale Fighter Purchase From France Hits Roadblocks
India's MMRCA Is Officially Dead. Now What?
August 05, 2015
India's MMRCA Is Officially Dead. Now What?
The Indian government is going the domestic route to fulfill its MMRCA requirement. Will this work?
India's MMRCA Is Officially Dead. Now What?
Confirmed: India’s 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
August 05, 2015
Confirmed: India’s 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
New Delhi will, however, issue a new Request for Proposal (RFP) for the purchase of 90 fighter jets very soon.
Confirmed: India’s 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
India’s Rafale Fighter Jets May Face Further Delays
July 29, 2015
India’s Rafale Fighter Jets May Face Further Delays
Another week, another delay - the Indian Air Force's fighter procurement crunch might not be over any time soon.
India’s Rafale Fighter Jets May Face Further Delays
Surprise: India's New Fighter Jet Faces More Delays
July 24, 2015
Surprise: India's New Fighter Jet Faces More Delays
Once again, final operational clearance for the Tejas light fighter aircraft had to be postponed.
Surprise: India's New Fighter Jet Faces More Delays
Confirmed: India to Buy Only 36 Rafale Fighter Jets
June 02, 2015
Confirmed: India to Buy Only 36 Rafale Fighter Jets
Is the 'mother of all defense deals' finally dead?
Confirmed: India to Buy Only 36 Rafale Fighter Jets
Revealed: India's Newest Air Defense System
May 06, 2015
Revealed: India's Newest Air Defense System
Indian sources claim that the Akash SAM system is more accurate than US MIM-104 Patriot missiles.
Revealed: India's Newest Air Defense System
The Indian Air Force's Big Problem: Not Enough Pilots!
April 30, 2015
The Indian Air Force's Big Problem: Not Enough Pilots!
New Delhi faces a critical shortage of both planes and pilots a parliamentary panel revealed this week.
The Indian Air Force's Big Problem: Not Enough Pilots!
India Makes it Official: The 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
April 14, 2015
India Makes it Official: The 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
India's $20 billion medium multi-role combat aircraft tender is no more.
India Makes it Official: The 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
India Will Buy 36 Ready-to-Fly Dassault Rafale Fighters from France
April 13, 2015
India Will Buy 36 Ready-to-Fly Dassault Rafale Fighters from France
In Paris, Narendra Modi announced that New Delhi would purchase 36 Rafale fighters in fly-away condition.
India Will Buy 36 Ready-to-Fly Dassault Rafale Fighters from France
Did Ukraine Just Lose 5 Indian Air Force Planes?
March 30, 2015
Did Ukraine Just Lose 5 Indian Air Force Planes?
India is looking to upgrade its military airlift capacity, yet Kiev has proven to be an unreliable partner.
Did Ukraine Just Lose 5 Indian Air Force Planes?
This Missile Is How India Plans to Attain Aerial Supremacy
March 21, 2015
This Missile Is How India Plans to Attain Aerial Supremacy
India successfully tested the Astra, a supersonic air-to-air missile.
This Missile Is How India Plans to Attain Aerial Supremacy
Is India's Defense Budget Adequate?
March 03, 2015
Is India's Defense Budget Adequate?
New Delhi's defense spending will rise modestly in the new fiscal year.
Is India's Defense Budget Adequate?
What’s the Status of the Indian-Russian Fifth Generation Fighter Jet?
February 10, 2015
What’s the Status of the Indian-Russian Fifth Generation Fighter Jet?
A delay of the delivery of the new jet past 2022 seems likely.
What’s the Status of the Indian-Russian Fifth Generation Fighter Jet?
US Missile Defense in South Korea 'Concerns' China
February 06, 2015
US Missile Defense in South Korea 'Concerns' China
Plus, Japan's constitutional reform, Russian Air Force bombers, and shifting Indian defense priorities.
US Missile Defense in South Korea 'Concerns' China
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