Air Force

HAL approaches Tatas to make Sukhoi floor beams again

October 5, 2016 editor 0

Tata Group’s TAL Manufacturing Solutions, which has a unit at Mihan-SEZ, was recently approached by Bangalore-based defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), for making floor beams and other similar components for Sukhoi fighter aircraft. This […]


Why a special relationship with Russia matters

October 3, 2016 editor 0

After India’s surgical strikes along the LoC, Moscow expressed concern “with aggravation of situation along the line of control” and called on “parties not to allow any escalation of tension”. This stood in sharp contrast […]

Air Force

IAF loses 4 Hawk AJTs in eight years

August 7, 2016 editor 0

crash of an Indian Air Force Hawk advanced jet trainer (AJT) in Kalaikunda air base in West Bengal is the fourth of the fleet.The IAF inducted the British-origin Hawk Mk132 aircraft in 2008 to simplify […]

Air Force

KRET develops new video data processing system

August 4, 2016 editor 0

The Radio-Electronic Technologies Concern (Russian acronym: KRET, a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) is developing the Okhotnik (Hunter) video data processing system to increase the target detection range of the Sukhoi PAK FA (T-50) […]