India for higher indigenous content in Ka-226 choppers

  India wants higher indigenous content in the Kamov-226T light utility choppers which are to be jointly built in the country with Russia, two officials familiar with the move said on condition of anonymity. The Kamovs will serve as a replacement for the military’s aging Cheetah and Chetak helicopters. India…

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Navy Mig-29 trainer jet crashes in Goa, pilots safe

  An Indian Navy MIG trainer aircraft crashed outside a village in Goa on Saturday noon, a senior defence official said. Both the pilots ejected safely, said Indian Navy Flag Officer, Goa, Rear Admiral Philipose George Pynumootil. A major tragedy was averted as the pilot pointed the aircraft away from…

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India 5th Gen AMCA Program will boost defence industry

  It is expected that one of the most ambitious ventures by India’s defense establishment ever undertaken involving design and prototype development of Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) would get the approval by the Cabinet Committee on Security early next year. This project involves the development of a fifth-generation fighter…

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