Defence Update Blog

Boeing and HAL discuss building F/A-18 fighter

The Boeing Company (hereafter Boeing), which is a vying strongly to supply the Indian Navy with 57 “multi-role carrier borne fighters” (MRCBF), has entered talks with Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) to explore the co-manufacture of its F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter in...

‘Tejas not enough, need foreign single-engine jets’

The Indian Air Force is committed to buying the indigenously developed and manufactured Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), but to maintain its operational effectiveness it will still need other foreign single-engine fighter jets to...