Jammu and Kashmir
Monday, May 20, 2013
Incursion issue: IAF resumes supplies to Army units in Daulat Beg Oldi area
After having briefly halted its operations in the Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) area in Ladakh after the inc...
Nigerian police to get nine choppers
Nigerian police will get nine helicopters later this month, an official said.
Antony`s comment on copter deal smacks of hypocrisy: BJP
The BJP on Monday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government over Defence Minister AK Antony`s co...
Mi-17 V-5 choppers for anti-Naxal operations
Strengthening its capability for anti-Naxal operations, IAF will deploy a squadron of its latest Mi-...
Changes to VVIP choppers suggested in 2009 cost Rs 300 cr more
Changes in seating configuration and addition of medical evacuation system in the VVIP choppers in 2...
I can vouch for former IAF chief`s integrity: Raju
HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju, who was minister of state for Defence when the deal for procuring 12 ch...
Chopper deal: Delivery of AgustaWestland choppers put on hold
As the scam in the AgustaWestland chopper deal unfolded, India has put on hold the remaining payment...
Ex-IAF chief Tyagi in the dock over chopper deal
Italian investigators claim that former IAF chief SP Tyagi was allegedly bribed by the defence firm ...
`Replacement of Army`s Chetak choppers delayed inordinately`
A former top Army officer has criticised the government for delays in acquiring replacements for Che...
Apache choppers to support Army`s operational plans: Browne
New inductions in the IAF such as Apache attack helicopters will be in support of operational plans ...
Army Chief contests IAF`s claims over Apache choppers
Contesting IAF`s claim that the soon-to-be-procured Apache choppers would remain with it, Army Chief...
IAF gets two AW 101 choppers, rest ten likely by mid-2013
the Indian Air Force has received the first two of the 12 three-engined AW 101 helicopters.
CCS discusses defence deals to be inked during Putin visit
India is expected to sign defence deals worth over USD four billion for procuring additional 42 Su-3...
Apache attack choppers to be with the IAF: Browne
Air Force Chief NAK Browne on Sunday said the soon-to-be-procured Apache choppers from the US would ...
Army choppers to shower petals on Badrinath shrine
Army choppers will shower petals over the famous Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand when the shrine`s s...
We never appointed agent for Chopper project: Augusta Westland
With Italian agencies probing allegations of it paying kickbacks to secure the deal for supplying 12...
Our pilot not involved in Italian probe: IAF
Following the media reports on the deal, Defence Minister AK Antony has ordered a probe into the mat...
Choppers deal: Agusta Westland claims it is clean
Agusta Westland on Friday said it has "not committed" any form of irregularity in the tender for sup...
Deal to procure VVIP choppers for IAF under scanner
The deal to procure 12 VVIP choppers for the IAF is under scanner as an American-Italian person is b...
IAF to procure 12 choppers for Siachen operations
Troops stationed at the Siachen Glacier can look forward to better resource mobilisation as the Indi...
Defence Ministry overrules IAF, allows Army to have own attack choppers
Overruling stiff opposition by the Air Force, Government has allowed the Army to have its own attack...
NSA advice sought on Army-IAF tussle for choppers
Amidst ongoing tussle between the IAF and the Army over control of attack and medium-lift choppers, ...
India to buy 42 Su-30MKIs, 71 Mi-17 V5 helicopters from Russia
India is all set to procure 42 Su-30 MKI combat aircraft and 71 medium-lift helicopters from Russia....
Antony downplays Army-IAF tussle on control of attack choppers
Seeking to downplay the tussle between the Army and the Air Force over control of attack helicopters...
‘India to open bids for choppers, tankers shortly’
India will shortly open bids for procuring 15 heavy-lift helicopters, and six air-to-air tankers.
US choppers on Osama mission crossed Indian airspace?
The path taken by two American MH-47 Chinook helicopters to Abbottabad in Pak to kill Osama bin Lade...
Indian Navy choppers bid delayed, firm protests
India`s bid to buy 16 multi-role helicopters worth over $1 billion for its Navy has been hit by dela...
Russia to sell 52 choppers to China
Russia signed a contract with China for the delivery of a total of 52 Mi-171E (Hip) transport helico...
US buys 10 Russian choppers for Afghanistan
The Pentagon is buying ten Mi-17 helicopters from Russia`s state-run weapons broker Rosoboronexport ...
Par panel raps MoD for failing to service BSF`s choppers
A Parliamentary panel has pulled up the Defence Ministry for not honouring its commitment made to th...
Navy to issue world`s largest chopper tender
The Indian Navy is planning to procure more than 75 choppers at an estimated cost of over USD four b...
IAF to procure 71 more armed choppers
The IAF is planning to procure 71 more Mi-17 V5 choppers, including 12 for the Ministry of Home Aff...
Choppers bring EVMs from remote districts
Election officials in Manipur used helicopters to collect EVMs from 63 polling booths in the remote ...
Coast Guard floats tender for 16 choppers
The Request for Proposal has been sent to three companies - Eurocopter, AgustaWestland and Sikorsky...
Army to deploy Rudra choppers along western front
Army will deploy the Rudra Advance Light Helicopter armed with advance air-to-air and anti-tank miss...
Tender to buy 197 light choppers hits roadblock
The tender to procure these 197 choppers has been marred by delays earlier also as the winter trials...
IAF to induct first batch of Russian choppers
Augmenting its chopper fleet, the Indian Air Force will induct the first batch of Russian-origin M...
Indian Navy looking for latest choppers
The Indian Navy is actively looking out for military helicopters which can succeed its present fleet...
Osama probe panel retraces US choppers` route
The Pakistani commission probing the American commando raid in Abbottabad has flown over the likely ...
`Orissa flouted rules in hiring choppers`
The state spent more than Rs 12 crore between March 1, 2005 and June 10, 2011 in hiring helicopters ...
Some Naxal-hit states to hire choppers: Govt
The government on Tuesday said it has permitted some naxal-affected states to hire helicopters for ...
British military officials using choppers as taxis
The news of lavish perks enjoyed by the top military brass has outraged critics.
US Afghan pullout; French troops follow suit
France will pull its 4000 troops out of Afghanistan on US timelines, Prez Nicolas Sarkozy said.
‘S Korea to deploy Apache choppers near N Korea’
By October 2012, South Korea`s military will have 36 Apache attack choppers armed with guided miss...
NATO aims to deploy choppers in Libya as soon as possible
NATO is gearing up to deploy French and British attack helicopters to strike Gaddafi`s forces in L...
Spain halts sale of military choppers to Iran: Police
In the "Nam" operation, Spanish police snatched choppers destined for Iran.
BSF writes to govt on `Dhruv` choppers
The Border Security Force (BSF) has written to the Government for replacing indigenous `Dhruv` he...
US choppers used in Osama raid refuelled in Pak?
US choppers employed in the raid reportedly used latest stealth technology.
Probe how US choppers flew undetected: Pakistani daily
The daily notes the need to look into "gaps in defence and security system".
Key role in bin Laden raid for secret choppers
Photos of the lost chopper`s wrecked tail are circulating online.
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