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MMRCA – the Finale

The multi-billion dollar tender for the 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA), for which Rafale was shortlisted in 2012, has been withdrawn by the government, after New delhi committed to buy only 36 of the aircraft in April this year. India planned to buy 126 jet fighters for the replacement of its aging MiG-27, MiG-27 and Jaguar fighter jets. According to the plans, 108 of the aircraft would be produced in India and 18 to be imported. The procurement of 36 Rafales, to be built in France will meet only a small part of gap the Indian Air Force has in its fighter jet fleet

Typhoons and Su-30MKI Joined for Training in the UK

Indian Air Force Su-30MKI and RAF Typhoon aircraft are operating in mixed formations as part of the fourth Indradhanush exercise, a 10 day deployment demonstrating trans continental air power projection. This year the deployment includes 190 personnel operating Su-30 fighters, IL-78 tankers, C-17 strategic and C-130J tactical airlift aircraft

India to get 36 French Rafale jets for $7.5 billion

India is doubling the number of Rafale jet fighters it intends to buy from France, increasing the quantity of aircraft built in France from 18 to 36. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and French president Francois Hollande have reached the agreement during their summit meeting today in Paris. The procurement will be part of a government-to-government (G2G) deal worth $7.5 billion.

Israel Air Force opts for drones over attack helicopters

Israel has phased out the AH-1S Cobra helicopter gunship, in favour of using more drones, the Reuters news agency reports. The increasing reliance on unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) has evolved through the years, as the unmanned aircraft assumed increasingly complex missions, and proved themselves as an indispensable asset in the continuous war against terror along and beyond Israel's borders.

Israel has quadrupled its air-strike capacity over the past eight years

"By the end of 2014 the Israel Air Force will be able to do in less than 24 hours what it did in three days of fighting during the Second Lebanon War of 2006". IAF commander Maj. General Amir Eshel

New ‘Samson’ C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft Lands in Israel

In a ceremony held today at the Nevatim Israel Air Force base, the new C-130J Super Hercules military aircraft landed in Israel. The new...

First M-346 Lavie trainer for the Israel Air Force rolls out...

The first M-346 advanced trainer for the Israeli Air & Space Force was rolled out yesterday in a ceremony held at Alenia Aermacchi’s plant...

Israeli Fighter Jets Challenge Cypriot Air Defense in Mock Battle Exercise

Sharing a common interest in securing offshore mineral exploration areas throughout the Eastern Mediterranean, Israel and Cyprus are tightening defense cooperation through a series of...

Pentagon Details Israel’s MV-22 Osprey Package

The US Department of Defense released details about the proposed sale of six V-22B Block C Osprey Tilt-Rotor Aircraft to Israel. Notifying the planned...

Indian Government Approves Procurement of 15 New Heron UAVs

The Indian government has cleared a new procurement of up to 15 Heron I unmanned aerial systems from israel, as part of an effrot...

Blue Flag 2013 Multinational Air Combat Exercise held in Israel

The Israel Air & Space Force (IAF) is conducting a first of its kind multinational exercise at the southern training base of Ouvda this...

Israel Could Receive V-22 Ospreys by 2015

The US plans to expedite the delivery of six V-22 Osprey tilt rotor aircraft to Israel, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said. The Pentagon will...

Israel Air Force Implement Major Structural Changes

Following changes in the scale of the Air Force’s missions and responsibilities, the position of Chief of the Air Group will be divided by...

AUS&R 2013 Expo Autonomous, Unmanned Systems & Robotics

Live Display Agenda Submit PapersExhibition Partners Venu Register  I-HLS and Defense Update are excited to present AUS&R 2013 – a unique opportunity for developers, manufacturers,...
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