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Indian Navy Il-38SD Sea Dragon fleet makes final public appearance

The Indian Navy’s long-serving, Soviet-era Ilyushin Il-38SD Sea Dragon maritime patrol aircraft fleet made its final public appearance during the nation’s Republic Day Parade flypast over New Delhi on January 26, ahead of the type’s upcoming retirement later this year

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Everything you need to know about India’s new Light Combat Helicopter

India’s Light Combat Helicopter entered service in October 2022 after a lengthy development campaign. AirForces Monthly has followed the programme since the prototype’s maiden flight and provides details of this unique attack helicopter

India deploys Su-30MKIs to Japan for inaugural air combat exercise

In a bid to promote bilateral air defence cooperation between the two countries, the Indian Air Force has deployed four Sukhoi Su-30MKI Flanker-H fighters to Hyakuri Air Base in Japan to participate in the inaugural joint air exercise: Veer Guardian 2023

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India's BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile to become even more lethal

Billed as the first ever operational supersonic cruise missile, the heavyweight, sea skimming PJ-10 BrahMos is set to be developed into a more versatile and lethal version. Alexander Mladenov reports

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Inside Boeing's big push to sell F/A-18 Super Hornets to India

Khalem Chapman explores Boeing’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Block III offering to the Indian Navy as it looks to further modernize its carrier-based fighter fleet

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India inducts first HAL Light Combat Helicopter into service

The Indian Air Force officially inducted its first Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Light Combat Helicopter – serial ZF4831 – into service on October 3

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An overview of India's growing aviation market

Already one of the most dynamic markets on the planet, the Indian aviation scene is gearing up for a further period of radical growth, as Siddharth Ganesh explains.

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Akasa Air plans Indian capital debut

As the fledgling carrier continues to grow, new additions to its routemap are scheduled from next month. Find out all on Key.Aero…

Air India to increase fleet by more than 25%

This fleet expansion will involve both single- and twin-aisle jets from different manufacturers. Find out more on Key.Aero…

Indian government gives go-ahead for Tejas Mk 2

India’s Cabinet Committee on Security gave approval at a meeting on September 1 for design and development of the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Tejas Mk 2 4.5-generation, medium-weight supersonic fighter