• 18 August, 2022
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The Farnborough Air Show 2022: Prospects For India?

The Farnborough International Air Show (FIAS)-2022, in vogue since 1948, was held at Farnborough, UK from 18 to 22 July 2022. The five-day event is the world’s largest airshow, hosted…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet completes operational demonstration

New Delhi, Jul 20 (PTI) US aerospace major Boeing on Wednesday said its F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter aircraft completed operational demonstration at a naval station in Goa, as the company…

Rafale or F/A-18 ‘Super Hornet’: Who Will Board India’s Vikrant?

India’s Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC)-1, christened INS Vikrant (in honour of the 50th anniversary of participation of its similarly named predecessor in the 1971 Indo-Pakistan conflict), was launched in August…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Boeing to fly 2 Super Hornet fighter aircraft to Goa this summer for operational demonstrations

Washington, Apr 22 (PTI) Boeing is planning to fly two Super Hornet fighter jets to Goa this summer for operational demonstrations before its potential buyer the Indian Navy, according to…

India-US defence relationship is ‘trusted one’: says ex-Pentagon official

Washington, Apr 21 (PTI) The defence relationship between India and the United States, the world’s largest and oldest democracies, over the years has become a “trusted one”, a former top…

Rajnath Singh meets executives of US aerospace giants Boeing and Raytheon

Washington, Apr 11 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has met senior executives of American aerospace and defence majors Boeing and Raytheon and asked them to take advantage of policy initiatives…

The Singapore Air Show 2022: Opportunities For The Indian Armed Forces?

 The Singapore Air Show (SAS) 2022 was held at the Changi Exhibition Center, Singapore from 15 to 18 February 2022. The last SAS, held in 2020, saw diminished participation in wake…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

U.S., Qatar to discuss energy security during emir’s Washington visit

WASHINGTON/DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's ruling emir will hold talks with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House on Jan. 31 on a range of issues that will include global…

5G Technology on Collision Course With Aviation ?

It all started with the launch of the 5G cell phone service in the United States on 19 January 2022. Despite years of lead time, things hadn’t moved the way…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Indonesia allows Boeing’s 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crash

By Bernadette Christina JAKARTA (Reuters) -Indonesia has lifted a ban on the Boeing 737 MAX, its transport ministry said on Tuesday, three years after the crash of one of the…

Maritime Reconnaissance Platforms: Key to Multi Domain Awareness

In the global scenario of ever-shrinking battlespaces, populated by regular and non-State belligerents, there is a need to equip our Armed Forces with the capability for persistent, accurate and robust…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Boeing to compensate victims in Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Boeing Co on Wednesday agreed to acknowledge liability for compensatory damages in lawsuits filed by families of the 157 people killed in the 2019 Ethiopian…