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Turkey orders first fighter jets from Lockheed Martin

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 18:54

Turkey has decided to place a firm order with US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin for two F-35 stealth fighter jets, a defence source said on Wednesday.

C-130J crash: IAF rejects counterfeit Chinese parts theory

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 09:45

The Indian Air Force has ruled out that the C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft could have crashed due to suspected counterfeit Chinese parts.

C-130J Super Hercules: India`s tactical aircraft

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 06:17

The Indian Air Force`s (IAF) newly-acquired C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, which crashed near Gwalior on Friday is considered to be one of the most modern aircraft - configured for special operations and airborne assault.

IAF`s C-130J Super Hercules plane crashes; 5 killed, PM condoles

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 12:13

In a tragic incident, Indian Air Force`s new C-130J Super Hercules transport plane crashed near Gwalior.

India, US sign deal for six transport aircraft

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 15:17

India has signed a Rs 4,000-crore deal with the US for procuring six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft for the Indian Air Force.

Bid to colonize Mars wins high-profile backing

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 08:52

A Dutch entrepreneur`s bold quest to colonize Mars won high-profile support Tuesday from a US aerospace giant, although the timetable for putting humans on the red planet has been pushed back two years.

South Korea to buy 40 Lockheed F-35s, further 20 jets still open

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 19:52

South Korea will buy 40 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 stealth fighter jets, the country`s military chiefs decided on Friday, with the first delivery expected in 2018.

Defence Ministry issues multi-crore tender for 56 new aircraft

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 21:07

Defence Ministry has issued a tender expected to be worth over Rs 12,000 crore to replace IAF`s Avro planes with 56 new aircraft which will be produced by the Indian private sector firms.

US grounds F-35 fighters over engine problem

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 11:16

All flight operations of Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter planes have been suspended over an engine problem discovered on one aircraft, the US Department of Defense said.

Tata Lockheed delivers 1st Center Wing Box to Lockheed Martin

Last Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012, 23:19

Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures, a joint venture between Tata Advanced Systems and Lockheed Martin, Friday delivered the first C-130 Center Wing Box Made in India to Lockheed Martin.

Soon, supersonic jet capable of flying from London to Sydney in 4 hrs

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 09:05

Three US companies have joined force with NASA to create a supersonic jet that may be able to fly from London to Sydney in four hours.

Soon, laser-guided bombs for IAF’s Jaguars

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 03, 2012, 14:12

Lockheed Martin has bagged a deal expected to be worth over Rs 100 crore for supplying laser-guided bombs for the Jaguar fighter aircraft fleet.