Aerospace Updates

SP's MAI Defexpo 2020 Special - Aerospace Updates

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    Induction of 222 Squadron at Air Force Station Thanjavur

    No 222 Squadron, the Tigersharks were inducted at Air Force Station Thanjavur in a ceremony attended by General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria, Chief of the Air Staff, Dr G. Satheesh Reddy, Secretary, Department of Defence R&D and Chairman, DRDO...

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    IAF announces induction of Astra, its most potent air-to-air missile
    By Vishal Thapar

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) on January 13 announced the induction of the indigenous, 110-km range Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air-missile, Astra.

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    Leonardo’s Falco Xplorer Drone Completes First Flight

    Leonardo has announced the maiden flight of its new Falco Xplorer drone aircraft. Falco Xplorer S/N0001 took off from Trapani Air Force base on January 15, cruised over the Gulf of Trapani in a dedicated fly zone, for around 60 minutes and then returned to base, landing safely.

    GA-ASI Begins MDO Demonstrations Using Gray Eagle ER

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems on November 19, 2019, completed the first in a series of internally funded Multi-Domain Operations (MDO) demonstrations using a company-owned Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).