Military aircraft Current Affairs, GK & News
Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced that Israel has concluded a 12-day-long international military aerial exercise ‘”Blue Flag’ on 14 Nov. It was the first international “Fifth Generation” exercise held in Israel involving F-35 warplanes. The “enemy” forces operated advanced surface-to-air anti-aircraft missiles to simulate the capabilities of the S-300 aerial defence system that Russia has ..
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on 19th September 2019 flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru. He becomes the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously built light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas. Defence Minister Flies in Tejas Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari, ..
Topics: Aeronautical Development Agency • Aircraft • Aviation • Carrier-based aircraft • Future of the Indian Air Force • HAL Tejas • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited • LCA • Light combat aircraft • Military aircraft • Ministry of Defence • Tejas
The Indian Air Force plans to induct the Advanced Multi-rope attack helicopters, the AH-64E into its fleet on September 3, 2019. The inducted Helicopters will provide a major boost to the attack and reconnaissance capabilities of the Indian Air Force. About the AH-64E Apache Helicopters The AH-64 Apache is a versatile and all-weather twin-turboshaft attack ..
Indian Air Force (IAF) recieves first AH-64E (I) – Apache Guardian helicopter at Boeing production facility
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has recently received the first AH-64E (I) – Apache Guardian helicopter at Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona in the United States. The AH-64E Apache is a leading multi-role attack helicopter and is flown by the US Army. The IAF had signed a multi-billion dollar contract with the US government ..
Topics: AgustaWestland Apache • Aircraft • Attack aircraft • Attack helicopters • Boeing AH-6 • Boeing AH-64 Apache • Gunships • Indian Air Force • Military aircraft • No. 125 Helicopter Squadron, IAF
Two marine corps died after their helicopter crashed near Arizona. The members were flying AH – 1Z Viper helicopter. They were on a routine training mission as a part of weapons and tactics instructor course. The identities of the pilots have not yet been released. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
The 12th edition of the country’s biennial air show and aviation exhibition – Aero India 2019 – has been launched by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru on 20th Feb. The chiefs of the three Armed Forces — Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Admiral Sunil Lanba and General ..