Month: January 2011

French Army chief in India

French Army chief General Elrick Irastorza Monday arrived here on a two-day visit, seeking to ramp up defense cooperation and relations between India and France and initiate joint training programs.

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.

28 Indian warbirds to buzz Republic Day parade

28 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and army will overfly the Republic Day parade next Wednesday in New Delhi including 13 fighters and five transport aircraft. Ten helicopters, including three Indian Army Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) will also be part of the flypast.