Thursday, 29 September, 2022
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Topic: Boeing

US grounds Chinook choppers over engine fire episodes, but Indian fleet safe

India 'hasn't faced fire issues' with its Chinook fleet, but Indian Air Force is 'in touch' with both US defence officials and manufacturer Boeing.

Rafale or Super Hornets are ‘interim arrangement’ only, says Navy on mega fighter deal

Vice Admiral Ghormade said the indigenous Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter is the future of Indian Navy and the force is working closely with DRDO to make the project a success.

Boeing hard sells its Super Hornets as India set to commission 1st indigenous aircraft carrier

Indian Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A-18 Super Hornet.

F/A-18 Super Hornet built for carrier ops, ‘compliant’ with INS Vikramaditya & Vikrant — Boeing

F/A-18's completion of trials in Goa reinforced its ability to operate off Indian carriers & Indian Navy will benefit from US Navy's tactics and upgrades, says manufacturer Boeing.

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Air India likely to order 300 narrowbody jets in one of history’s largest aircraft deals

Under Tata's ownership, the carrier may order Airbus SE’s A320neo family jets or Boeing Co.’s 737 Max models, or a mix of both, said people familiar with the matter.

Indian Navy deal ‘top priority’, F/A-18 Super Hornets ‘clear pick for ops anywhere’, says Boeing

Torbjorn Sjogren, vice-president of international government and defence at Boeing, says the F/A-18 Super Hornet is the right aircraft for the Indian Navy.

French Dassault vs US Boeing — Mega fighter deal for IAF & Indian Navy could be split

Instead of acquiring 114 fighters in one go as planned earlier, govt looking at going in for an initial order of 54 aircraft for IAF. Navy looking at buying 26.

India to convert passenger aircraft into fuel tankers, to bridge critical mid-air refuelling gap

India currently uses six Russian IIyushin-78 tankers, first inducted in 2003, but they are facing maintenance and serviceability issues.

China’s worst air tragedy in a decade fuels conspiracy theories, claims of US involvement

The MU5735 crash that killed 132 Chinese is a tragedy, but there is no end to conspiracy theories in a world rife with disinformation. Weibo is replete with them.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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