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Source: Saab

Saab has offered its cutting-edge Gallium Nitride AESA radar technology if India decides to produce the Gripen fighter aircraft for the IAF.
Photo: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin is offering to transfer its F-16 assembly line to India with officials proposing the idea to the Indian government in April.
Wing Commander Nirmal Kumar Bakshi, Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) | Photo: IAF

Two Mi-17V5 pilots, Wing Commander Nirmal Kumar Bakshi and Wing Commander Rajiv Dobhal have been awarded the Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) for their actions during the Nepal earthquake relief operations.
Thongbam Prakash Singh, NA I (Aircrew Man Diver) | Photo: Indian Navy

A helicopter pilot and three divers have been recommended for the award of the Nao Sena Medal for Gallantry this Republic Day.
Arms and ammunition recovered from terrorists killed at the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot.

A recent intelligence alert has warned of terror attacks by Laskhar e Toiba in Jammu and Kashmir in the coming days, putting the sputtering dialogue between India and Pakistan under pressure.
Ka-226T | Photo: Russian Helicopters

HAL will be the Indian partner for the manufacture of Russian Ka-226T helicopters after months of speculation that Indian private company Reliance Defence could be selected as partner to Rostec.
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The two defense agreements signed by India and Japan on Saturday will enable the faster processing of a deal for the sale of US-2i amphibious aircraft to India.
Boeing India President Pratyush Kumar, Boeing International President, Marc Allen, Tata Advanced Systems Chairman S. Ramadorai and Tom Bell, senior vice president, Global Sales & Marketing, Boeing Defense, Space & Security and Tata Advanced Systems CEO Sukaran Singh at the signing ceremony.

Boeing and Tata plan for the joint venture to manufacture the fuselage of the Apache AH-64E attack helicopter for global customers at a new facility to be set up in Hyderabad.
Video|Martin Jetpack at #PAS15

Martin Jetpack is preparing to bring its line of jetpack aircraft to production and plans to offer it in India, as well. CEO and MD Peter Coker takes us around the concept at the Paris Air Show 2015.

Air Marshal M Matheshwaran analyzes exactly why the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft will never fully meet the ASR and cannot become the IAF ‘s frontline fighter in the Lo segment.

Air Marshal M Matheswaran (retired) goes back in history to examine the reasons why the Light Combat Aircraft project has failed to meet expectations.

The Indo-US Defense Policy Group meet to be held in Washington DC this week comes shortly after a perceived snub to the US offer to co-produce Javelin ATGMs with the Indian order for Israeli Spike ATGMs.
Video: Saab’s Bamse Ashok Leyland-mounted SRSAM at DefExpo

Saab’s Anders Göransson talks about the tie-up with Ashok Leyland to offer India the Bamse Short Range Surface to Air Missile (SRSAM).
Video: Nexter, Ashok Leyland offer the Caesar truck artillery at DefExpo

Check out the Ceasar artillery system mounted on an Ashok Leyland platform as Evelyne Montet shows it off at DefExpo.
Video: General Atomics debuts at DefExpo

General Atomics was present at DefExpo for the first time. But it wasn’t about the Predator or Reaper drones. Hint: It’s to do with aircraft carriers.

The Indian defense ministry could now be blacklisting companies because of their association with other companies that have been debarred from doing business due to allegations of malpractice.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has moved swiftly to convince New Delhi into an entente which is obviously directed at the containment of China.

The India-Japan Joint Working Group (JWG) have held preliminary meetings to initiate the process for acquisition of the ShinMaywa US-2i amphibious aircraft for the Indian Navy.

The foreign office consultation was significant not only as it comes a bit over a week before the UN General Assembly session but at a time when US Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is on a visit to the region.

Mamnoon Hussain has made a virtue of remaining low profile and the consensus is that he has simply been rewarded with the position by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for his loyalty.