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

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

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.

Can`t check snooping software on foreign equipment: DRDO

India does not have the capability to check the presence of malwares or snooping virus in weapon systems acquired by the defence forces from foreign countries, DRDO said on Friday.

Amid row over diplomat`s arrest, US bags key aircraft deal

India will be procuring six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft from the US, a decision significantly taken in the midst of a diplomatic row between the two countries over the arrest of Devyani Khobragade.

India seeks 6 more C-130J Super Hercules aircraft

The Pentagon has notified the US Congress about the possibility of a $1.2 bn deal with India for six more C-130J `Super Hercules` heavy-lift aircraft.