With force numbers declining and options like the LCA and the FGFA seem to be falling short, why did successive air chiefs advocate a there-is-no-alternative approach to a non-compliant MMRCA bid?
StratPost tweeted facts about the Indian Air Force (IAF) tender for 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) and the participating aircraft last week. Here they are on a single page, for easy reference. And please feel free to add any more in the comments. They will be updated on this page.
Four Turkish vessels are to arrive at Mumbai on Thursday and will hold exercises with Indian warships this week.
With the commercial bids of the MMRCA-6 vendors scheduled to expire by the end of this month and the ministry under pressure to move on the tender process, StratPost looks at the outstanding issues that still need to be worked out before the announcement of a shortlist.
A C-130J transport aircraft, India’s first acquisition from the US through the foreign military sales route in decades, arrived at its new home at Hindon airbase outside the capital ahead of its formal induction into the Indian Air Force (IAF) Saturday.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has raised objections with the government over the construction of multi-storeyed buildings – part of the Aero City near the Indira Gandhi International Airport – being built near the aviation branch of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).
Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Pradeep Vasant Naik presiding over the IAF Commanders’ Conference.
The gigabyte digital information grid of the Indian Air Force (IAF), AFNET (Air Force Network) went live after Defense Minister Arackaparambil Kurian Antony inaugurated it in New Delhi on Tuesday.
The IAF fraternity in the audience welcomed national icon Sachin Tendulkar into its ranks on Friday, when it commissioned him into the service as an honorary officer in New Delhi.