Are Boeing and India About to Open the Door on a Possible F/A-18 Super Hornet Deal?
February 04, 2016
Are Boeing and India About to Open the Door on a Possible F/A-18 Super Hornet Deal?
Boeing may be interested in manufacturing the F/A-18 Super Hornet in India.
Are Boeing and India About to Open the Door on a Possible F/A-18 Super Hornet Deal?
Book Review: <em>Indian Power Projection: Ambition, Arms and Influence</em>
January 27, 2016
Book Review: Indian Power Projection: Ambition, Arms and Influence
Shashank Joshi catalogues India's relationship with hard power and its wide-ranging military toolkit.
Book Review: Indian Power Projection: Ambition, Arms and Influence
French Aircraft Maker Expects $9 Billion Rafale Deal to Be Signed Within a Month
January 26, 2016
French Aircraft Maker Expects $9 Billion Rafale Deal to Be Signed Within a Month
Dassault Aviation says that it is quickly “moving towards a Rafale contract with India.”
French Aircraft Maker Expects $9 Billion Rafale Deal to Be Signed Within a Month
India to Consider French Fighter Jets for Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier
January 25, 2016
India to Consider French Fighter Jets for Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier
France's Dassault Aviation will brief Indian Navy officials on the naval version of the Rafale aircraft this week.
India to Consider French Fighter Jets for Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier
Is Another Indo-Russian Defense Deal About to Falter?
January 13, 2016
Is Another Indo-Russian Defense Deal About to Falter?
India and Russia recently failed to agree on moving forward on a joint air transport project.
Is Another Indo-Russian Defense Deal About to Falter?
India’s New Fighter Jet Will Make International Debut in Bahrain
January 05, 2016
India’s New Fighter Jet Will Make International Debut in Bahrain
The Tejas fighter jet will perform a flight demonstration during the Bahrain International Air Show in January.
India’s New Fighter Jet Will Make International Debut in Bahrain
India: Air Force to Induct Its First Female Fighter Pilots in 2017
October 29, 2015
India: Air Force to Induct Its First Female Fighter Pilots in 2017
Women will finally be allowed to fly fighter jets in the Indian Air Force.
India: Air Force to Induct Its First Female Fighter Pilots in 2017
India’s Air Force Will Field 42 Combat Squadrons by 2027
October 06, 2015
India’s Air Force Will Field 42 Combat Squadrons by 2027
The Indian Air Force chief is optimistic about expanding the number of IAF combat squadrons.
India’s Air Force Will Field 42 Combat Squadrons by 2027
India and the US Sign $3 Billion Deal for New Attack Helicopters
September 29, 2015
India and the US Sign $3 Billion Deal for New Attack Helicopters
The recently signed contract also includes a new fleet of transport aircraft.
India and the US Sign $3 Billion Deal for New Attack Helicopters
India Wants Its New Armed Israeli Drones Fast
September 28, 2015
India Wants Its New Armed Israeli Drones Fast
India is speeding up its plans to acquire armed Israeli drones.
India Wants Its New Armed Israeli Drones Fast
India’s Air Force to Get 10 Killer Drones from Israel
September 15, 2015
India’s Air Force to Get 10 Killer Drones from Israel
New Delhi recently approved a $ 400 million deal for the purchase of armed Heron TP UAVs.
India’s Air Force to Get 10 Killer Drones from Israel
Indian Air Force Chief Visits Vietnam
September 12, 2015
Indian Air Force Chief Visits Vietnam
India and Vietnam continue to expand their strategic security cooperation.
Indian Air Force Chief Visits Vietnam
What’s the Status of India’s Light Combat Helicopter?
September 08, 2015
What’s the Status of India’s Light Combat Helicopter?
The HAL Light Combat Helicopter recently completed crucial trials.
What’s the Status of India’s Light Combat Helicopter?
India Approves $1.1 Billion Helicopter Contract for Additional Russian Mi-17s
September 04, 2015
India Approves $1.1 Billion Helicopter Contract for Additional Russian Mi-17s
New Delhi's fleet of Russian Mi-17 helicopters is set to grow yet again.
India Approves $1.1 Billion Helicopter Contract for Additional Russian Mi-17s
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
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