The F-15EX, is the latest and most advanced version of the combat-proven, multi-role, all-weather day/night aircraft from the F-15 family of jets. The F-15EX can offer a future-ready, multi-role solution to the Indian Air Force in the form of unmatched payload, performance, and persistence by integrating leading edge technologies, networks, and weapons and sensors
It’s an agile, maneuverable aircraft that flies twice as far and twice as fast as the Black Hawk helicopter it will replace — and sits in the same operational footprint
Doing a ‘ski-jump’ take off is needed for Short Take-Off But Arrested Recovery (STOBAR) operations off the carriers. The ability to do STOBAR operations is listed as a requisite in the January 2018 Request for Information (RFI) by the Indian Navy. It had sought 57 deck-based fighters for an estimated cost of about 95000 crores (USD 9.5 Billion
The US policy change affected in July this year and the subsequent moves, break China’s rapidly growing influence in the ‘armed drone market’. India or Taiwan would be a ‘no go zone’ for Chinese companies, which, however, in the past, had sold drones to UAE. Beijing had even sold some drones to Saudi Arabia, a long standing ally of the US
The United Arab Emirates (UAE), headquartered EDGE, has broken into the top 25, making it the first company from the middle east to break into the exclusive club dominated by US, European, Russia and Chinese companies.
Indian Navy has been using the Boeing P8I planes since 2013 and now has fleet of nine such planes, three more are on order and deliveries are expected to be done in 2021. Besides this, six additional ones means the fleet goes up to 18 and could be deployed over wider areas and longer periods.
the ones we will get next are be much more potent in tackling threats, include those from underwater,
Dr Lall is the Chief Executive of General Atomics Global Corporation based at their headquarters in San Diego, California. General Atomics is one of the world’s largest privately held nuclear and defense companies.
HAL will adopt some of the best practices followed in some of the similar industries globally
490 fighter jets are needed by the Indian Air Force (IAF) over the next 20 years, or roughly by end of 2040. Inductions will be in batches from November 2020 which literally lays down the future of military aviation in India.