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Riding the Atlas

StratPost was invited to the annual Airbus Military Trade Media Briefing in Spain last week and, as it turned out, ended up getting a ride on the A400M. Read about the experience and check out all the pictures.

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Airbus A-330 MRTT for the IAF

StratPost was invited to visited Airbus Military facilities at Getafe in Spain last week to get a sense of the aircraft acquisition under consideration by the IAF, after the A-330 MRTT was announced as the preferred bid in the refueler competition. Here’s a look at what goes into the aircraft.

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HAL looks to build 20 BAE Systems’ Hawk trainer jets

India’s HAL has issued an RFP to BAE Systems for the license production of 20 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer aircraft, meant to replace the HJT-16 Kiran Mk II aircraft of the IAF’s Surya Kiran aerobatics team.

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British aerospace firms eye partnerships at air show

About 40 leading British aerospace firms will participate in Aero India 2011, the Bangalore air show next week to forge partnerships and joint ventures with Indian companies, the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) office said Thursday.

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Eurofighter offers ‘Star Wars’ helmet to IAF

Company sources said that the Eurofighter Typhoon Helmet Mounted Symbology System was part of its bid to win the 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) tender. The helmet can enable a pilot to lock-on target and shoot by voice command, merely after looking at the target.

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Eurofighter gets in-helmet targeting system

The press release issued by BAE Systems, announcing the Helmet Mounted Symbology System, calls it something out of Star Wars.

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Images: IAF-RAF drill

An IAF Sukhoi-30 MKI takes off during Indradhanush.

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IAF-RAF drill begins

Warbirds of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the British Royal Air Force (RAF) took off on Wednesday to match skills against each other in the joint exercise Indradhanush (Rainbow) at IAF Kalaikunda, in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.

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IAF-RAF exercise next week

For the first time, the 17-day exercise will include the IAF’s IL-76 AWACS and the RAF’s Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.

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Air chief visits UK

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