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The F-21 is a unique fighter aircraft we are offering only to the Indian Air Force and is not going to be on offer for anyone else around the world, said Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Vivek Lall on Wednesday.

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The president of the Russian United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yury Slyusar has announced his country’s willingness to upgrade the A-50EI airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft currently operated by the Indian Air Force (IAF), reports Sputnik.

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday finally agreed that the indigenously developed and built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas was combat ready, and received the ‘release to service’ certificate—which means the fighter got the final operational . . . .

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The Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) project of India has gone deep into the detail design phase now.

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US defence firm Lockheed Martin on Wednesday unveiled the F-21, a multi-role fighter jet for India, which it claimed will be produced in India. The announcement comes in the backdrop of the firm vying for the multi-billion dollar order from India, which has floated a Request For Information (RFI) for 114 fighter aircraft.

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Airbus is optimistic to make its debut in the Indian defence market as India looks to replace Air Force’s transport planes.

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When India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) announced last week that it would be revealing a new program at Aero India 2019 called ‘Supersonic Omni Role Trainer Aircraft (SPORT)’ aviation watchers wondered what this was. A new aircraft? A clean sheet jet design?

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Two aircraft of Indian Air Force's Suryakiran Aerobatic Team crashed in Bengaluru today, a day before the opening of the Aero India show, a top police official said. The accident took place at around 11:50 am during a rehearsal session at the Yelahanka airbase in north Bengaluru.

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Amid all the controversy over the Rafale deal, the deputy chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, is preparing to lead many other senior officers in flying the French fighter jet at the Aero India show in Bengaluru this week.

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Russia is ready to upgrade the India-operated A-50EI airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft, including with the involvement of third countries, Yury Slyusar, the president of the Russian United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), told Sputnik.

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