HAL-LUH

Hindustan Aeronautics Light Utility Helicopter demonstrates high altitude capability

India’s state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has successfully completed a 10-day high-altitude demonstration of the indigenously developed Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) in the Himalayan region,...
HAL-LCH

India deploys two Light Combat Helicopters to disputed border with China

State-owned Indian aerospace prime Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) announced on 12 August that it had deployed two prototype Light Combat Helicopters (LCHs) to bolster...
BAE-Tempest

5th Generation Fighters; Beyond Lockheed Martin

International competition is "hotting" up to design alternatives Lockheed Martin’s 5th Generation F-22 and F-35 combat aircraft. And 6th Generation is just over the...
Indian-BMPs

Indian MoD approves more locally made BMP-2 ICVs

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has approved the acquisition of an additional 156 license-built BMP-2 Sarath infantry combat vehicles (ICVs) for the Indian...
HF-Radio

HF Radio: Still Valid After 100 Years

Discovered almost one century ago, High Frequency (HF) radio has never lost its appeal thanks to its ability to move traffic across long distances,...
Tejas-Indian-Air-Force

Indian Air Force inducts second Tejas Mk1 squadron

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has commissioned its second Tejas Mk1 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) squadron – No.18 Squadron ‘Flying Bullets’ – in a...
thaad

Ballistic Missile Shields

Obtaining a ballistic missile defence capability adds another layer to a nation’s nuclear and/or conventional deterrence. On 30 August at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall...
ST-Engineering

ST Engineering Secures More Than $1.6b Worth of New Contracts For...

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced new contracts worth about $1.6b, secured by its Aerospace and Electronics sectors in the first quarter (1Q)...
assault-riffle

Renewing the Assault

Lessons learned from recent conflicts has seen a greater focus on modularity and ambidextrous customisation of small arms, as well as reducing weight and...
HAL-Tejas

Cheaper Options for Ground Attack

There is now a growing range of ground attack aircraft available now, the purchase of which will not break a nation’s defence budget.  COIN air...

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