Tag Archives: Air Force

Defence Minister inaugurates HAL-Safran joint venture for Helicopter Engines

Defence Minister inaugurates HAL-Safran joint venture for Helicopter Engines

The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar inaugurated Helicopter Engines Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Pvt. Limited (HE-MRO), a Joint Venture of HAL and Safran Helicopter Engines (SafranHE), France at Sattari District, North Goa, yesterday. The JV will provide MRO services for Safran TM333 2B2 and HAL Shakti engines installed on HAL-built helicopters operated by the Defence Services. Elaborating on the project, ...

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84th Indian Air Force Day celebrated with full fervor, on October 8

84th Indian Air Force Day celebrated with full fervor

With the Indian Air Force celebrating its 84th anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday saluted the Air Force personnel and their families, thanking them for protecting the nations’ skies. The air force anniversary celebrations began at the Hindon air base in Ghaziabad with a large parade and an air display. The air display commenced with flag bearing sky divers of famous ...

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Discussion on Rafale Deal and the Defence procurement procedures of India

Discussion on Rafale Deal

We present you with a discussion on the recently concluded Rafale deal. The Rafale deal, which has been regarded as the biggest step forward for the Indian Air Force, in the 21st century has made the topic of defence procurement procedures in India all the more relevant for UPSC Mains Examination 2016 and other related exams. If you are an ...

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IAF squadron ‘The Tigers’ test fires Air to Air MICA Missile

MICA Missile

‘Tigers’ the first squadron of Indian Air Force, successfully fired the recently acquired long range ‘Beyond Visual Range’ Air-to-Air MICA missile on a manoeuvring target from Mirage-2000 Upgrade aircraft. The missile achieved a Direct Hit on a target which was much smaller than an actual aircraft and flying at low altitude. The target was destroyed on missile impact validating the ...

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Explained: India & France’s 7.84 billion euro Rafale deal

Explained: India-France's 7.84 billion euro Rafale deal

Finally, India and France have inked the all important Rafale fighter jet deal. In this article, GK Mantra will try to analyse this topic in a holistic way so that you are able to answer each and every question asked on the issue. Rafale fighter jet Rafale is a 4.5th generation multi role fighter aircraft made by French company Dassault ...

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