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Ninth Boeing P-8I Neptune arrives in India

Boeing announced on November 18 that it has delivered its ninth P-8I Neptune maritime patrol aircraft to the Indian Navy – the largest operator of the platform outside the US

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Indian upstarts in Heathrow debut

Gone are the days when slots at London’s premier gateway were the reserve of flag carriers...

Apache Longbow radar finds export orders

Morocco, the Netherlands, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India are to receive AN/APG-78 Longbow Fire Control Radar (FCR) systems for their Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopters under four contracts worth $164.6m announced in September. 

Indian Air Force inducts first Rafales into service

The Indian Air Force (IAF) formally inducted its first five Dassault Rafale DH/EH multi-role fighters into operational service during a ceremony at Ambala Air Force Station (AFS) in northern India on September 10.

India’s LUH completes hot and high altitude trials

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd announced on September 9 that its Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) had completed a series of hot and high altitude trials in the Himalayas over a ten-day period.

First Rafales reach India

Five Indian Air Force (IAF) Dassault Rafales took off from the company’s Mérignac Airport facility on July 27 to ferry the fighters to Ambala Air Force Station (AFS) in northern India.

Why Were Two Qantas Dreamliners Spotted in Chennai?

Chennai Airport in southeastern India has been graced with the presence of not one, but two Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The jets – which have arrived over the last two days – are both at the facility on repatriation duties.

India inducts FOC-standard Tejas Mk1, stands up second squadron

India has formally inducted the first final operational clearance (FOC)-standard Tejas Mk1 Light Combat Aircraft into service and has stood up No 18 Squadron ‘Flying Bullets’ as the second unit to operate the type.

Lockheed Martin contracted to produce Indian MH-60Rs

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has contracted Lockheed Martin to produce MH-60R Seahawk anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters for the Indian Navy and the US Navy.

India paves way for Tejas Mk1A procurement

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