Tag: Aero India 2011

Images: The LCH in distress

My friend and fellow traveler on the defense beat in India, Indo-Asian News Service reporter Nallan Chakravarthy Bipindra reported the story of the indigenous Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) having to cut short its flight in distress on the second day of Aero India 2011 in Bangalore last month. StratPost photographer Shashanka Nanda took pictures of it happening.

Raytheon’s offering at Aero India

US defense systems manufacturer Raytheon plans to exhibit a wide range of products and programs in the areas of Intelligence, Surveillance And Reconnaissance (ISR), Command, Control And Communications (C3), integrated air & missile defense, missile systems, radar and homeland security (including coastal/maritime security), at Aero India 2011 in Bangalore next week.

Boeing at Aero India 2011

A statement issued by the company says it will exhibit large-scale models, interactive displays, a P-8I mobile console, and an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet simulator with a next-generation cockpit. Other defense capabilities to be highlighted include the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, AH-64D Apache, CH-47F Chinook, Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C), ScanEagle, and weapons systems.

Flying car at Aero India

As incredible at it sounds, Aero India 2011, beginning in Bangalore next Wednesday, will feature a flying car as one of the exhibits at the show. The car, a Maruti 800 hatchback, has been converted into a flying machine by a company known as Bangalorean.