IRKUT Makes a Case for YAK 130 Trainers for India at Aero India 2013

Russian aircraft manufacturer IRKUT has made a case for the Yak-130 advanced combat trainer to be a part of the Indian Air Force (IAF) fleet. The aircraft which has been inducted into the Russian Air Force to offer both basic and advanced jet training for fourth and fifth generation fighter aircraft is considered a good ...

Russia buys HAL-made radar computers

Russia’s Irkut Corporation has confirmed a contract to buy 34 sets each of the flight-critical radar computer I and II made by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., a statement said. The contract, firmed up during the ongoing Aero India 2013, is worth Rs. 65 crore and the radars will be delivered from January 2014 onwards from HAL’s ...

Indians Order 12 Mil Mi-17V5s

Rosoboronexport reported a new Indian order for 12 Mil Mi-17V5 helicopters at the Aero India show this week amid hopes that some 200 of them could eventually be sold to India. To date, Russian Helicopters has delivered 36 of the 80 machines that were ordered in 2008 in a deal worth more than $1.3 billion. ...

Sattva Group Partners with IIAAT, Russia

At the Aero India 2013 in Bangalore, city based Reality to Aerospace major Sattva Group and International Institute of Advanced Aerospace Technologies (IIAAT), St. Petersburg, Russia, announced a collaborative partnership in Aerospace sectors. Russia has been the largest supplier of Defence equipment to India and offers huge potential for such partnership. This augurs well in ...

Russian sees increased demand for helicopters

Russian arms exports have witnessed a steady growth over the last decade, with India being one the main markets especially in the in the field of aviation. “This past year, Rosoboronexport signed contracts with India worth over $3.5 billion,” said Viktor Komardin, before leaving Moscow to head the company’s delegation at the opening of the ...

Over 400 organizations to attend Aero India 2013 exhibition

Over 400 organizations from 26 countries will take part in an international aerospace exhibition in India, with Russia’s famed Russkiye Vityazi (Russian Knights) aerobatics team to feature in the event’s demonstration program, Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation said on Wednesday. The service said the Russian exposition at the show that opens Wednesday ...