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India paves way for Tejas Mk1A procurement

Khalem Chapman

India’s Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has finalised the procurement of 83 indigenously produced Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas Mk1A light fighters.

Khalem Chapman

Russian Helicopters signs production roadmap for Ka-226T in India

Khalem Chapman

Russian Helicopters – a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation – has signed an events roadmap with Indo-Russian Helicopters Ltd (IRHL) for the localisation of Ka-226T helicopter production in India.

Khalem Chapman
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‘Flogger’ Farewell

Angad Singh

The Indian Air Force retired its last MiG-27s in late December 2019 and Combat Aircraft Journal was at Jodhpur Air Force Station for the final farewell.

Angad Singh

India’s naval Tejas prototype completes carrier milestones

Khalem Chapman

The naval prototype of the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas – also known as the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) – has become the first Indian-made fighter aircraft to land and take-off from an aircraft carrier.

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India bids farewell to the MiG-27

Khalem Chapman

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has retired its final Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-27ML UPG variable-geometry ground-attack aircraft, following a ceremony at Jodhpur Air Force Station, Rajasthan, on December 27.

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LCA Navy makes first arrested landing

Thomas Newdick

AN INDIAN Navy Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) LCA Navy fighter caught an arresting cable at a shore-based test facility in Goa for the first time on September 13.

Thomas Newdick

Indian Air Force receives first Dassault Rafale

Khalem Chapman

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has officially received its first Dassault Rafale multi-role fighters, which were handed over during a ceremony held on October 8, a date that neatly coincided with the 87th anniversary of the air arm's formation.

Khalem Chapman