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IAF crash reports 2015

1) January 27, 2015 - Mig 27 crashed near Barmer in Rajasthan
IAF's MiG-27 aircraft crashes in Rajasthan, pilot safe

2) January 31, 2015 - Mig 21 crashed in Gujarat near Jamnagar
MiG-21 Fighter Jet Crashes in Gujarat's Jamnagar, Pilot Safe

3) March 5, 2015 - Jaguar crashed near Shahbad in Haryana
IAF's Jaguar aircraft crashes; pilot ejects safely - The Economic Times


4) May 9, 2015 - MiG-27 crashed near Hasimara in West Bengal
IAF's MiG-27 crashes near Hasimara in West Bengal on Friday, no casualties | NetIndian

IAF crash reports 2015

1) January 27, 2015 - Mig 27 crashed near Barmer in Rajasthan
IAF's MiG-27 aircraft crashes in Rajasthan, pilot safe

2) January 31, 2015 - Mig 21 crashed in Gujarat near Jamnagar
MiG-21 Fighter Jet Crashes in Gujarat's Jamnagar, Pilot Safe

3) March 5, 2015 - Jaguar crashed near Shahbad in Haryana
IAF's Jaguar aircraft crashes; pilot ejects safely - The Economic Times


4) May 9, 2015 - MiG-27 crashed near Hasimara in West Bengal
IAF's MiG-27 crashes near Hasimara in West Bengal on Friday, no casualties | NetIndian

5) May 19, 2015 - Sukhoi 30 crashes in Nagaon in Assam
Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft crashes in Assam; pilot, co-pilot safe - The Economic Times
 

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HAL LUH to be powered with the Ardiden 1U engine.
That means Dhruv, LCH,LUH and russian KA-226T wil be using Turbomeca engines.

Engines from the same manufacturer, but varients of eachother and not the same once. HAL's LUH is suppose to get a smaller Shakti engine and it needs to be seen when the deal is finalized which engines the Ka226 will get.
 

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Engines from the same manufacturer, but varients of eachother and not the same once. HAL's LUH is suppose to get a smaller Shakti engine and it needs to be seen when the deal is finalized which engines the Ka226 will get.
I know that, what i am saying is all are from same French company.
Shakti engines are manufactured in india, rite?
 

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Not grounding Su-30s combat jets post-crash: Parrikar | Zee News

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 15:22
New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) doesn`t intend to ground its fleet of Sukhoi SU-30MKI combat jets despite a sixth plane crashing in six years, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar even as concerns over the frontline fighter continue.

The SU-30 fleet has in the past been grounded thrice after accidents but this would not happen again despite Tuesday`s crash of a fighter in Assam.

"We are not grounding the fleet... We can`t ground the fleet after every accident," Parrkiar told IANS.

The defence minister has, however, called a high-level meeting next week to evaluate the condition of the Sukhoi fleet.

"We will have a meeting next week and discuss the issue," he said.

The IAF chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, is expected to attend the meeting along with his key officers.

The first Russian-made Sukhoi was accepted by the IAF in 2002, and the first indigenously assembled Su-30MKI entered service in 2004.

The first Su-30MKI crashed in the Pokhran region of Rajasthan in April 2009, following which the entire fleet was grounded for around three weeks. The then defence minister, A.K. Antony, said it was due to failure of the fly-by-wire system.

On November 30, 2009, another plane crashed in Rajasthan and the fleet was grounded once again. The crash was attributed to accidental ingestion of a foreign object in the engine intake.

Another crash took place near Pune in December 2011, and again in Pokhran in February 2013.

In October 2014, a crash near Pune led to longest grounding of the fleet for almost a month.

A court of inquiry into the crash, however, remained inconclusive.

Asked about this, Parrikar said: "Not every inquiry reaches a conclusion. It remained inconclusive."

According to defence ministry figures, around Rs.2,264 crore ($355 million) was spent on the upkeep of Sukhoi jets between 2011 and 2014.

India has 10 squadrons of 200 Su-30MKIs at present, and at least 70 more are to be inducted in the next few years.

The Su-30s make up almost a third of India`s fighter jets.

Interestingly, a recent report of a parliamentary panel on defence expressed concern over the lack of shelters for the jets.

According to the report, the committee was informed that the Su-30MKIs were parked outside as they could not fit into existing hardened shelters.

The committee expressed concern over the situation, saying it is "extremely pertinent" that no damage is caused to the available aircraft.

The committee said New Generation Hardened Aircraft Shelter (NGHAS) should be provided for the jets.

IANS
 

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Did I just see the IAF exercise common sense and show some confidence by not ground the Su-30 MKI when there was an accident ?

What has changed ? Oh ...wait. Its Modi Sarkar. :angel:
 

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Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh, AOC-IN-C, Maintenance Command, Visits Air Force Station Tughlakabad

Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh VSM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C), Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force arrived at Air Force Station Tughlakabad, a premier Base Repair Depot (BRD) under Maintenance Command, on 26 May 2015 on a two days visit. This was his first visit to BRD, after assuming Command as AOC-in-C, Maintenance Command. AOC-in C, MC was received by Air Commodore Yogesh Handa, Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Air Force Station Tughlakabad. On his arrival, an impressive Guard of Honour was presented to the AOC-in-C.

The AOC-in-C visited various production wings, calibration facilities, logistics sites and other vital installations. While addressing the Depot personnel, he appreciated the involvement & enthusiasm of all the personnel in ensuring high serviceability of the equipment towards operational preparedness of the field units. He also emphasised on the need to focus on indigenisation efforts so as to achieve self-reliance, while ensuring reliability and quality of production. The Air Marshal also stressed upon the need to find solutions to techno-logistic challenges for sustaining operational preparedness of the IAF, in the coming decades.
 

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The Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Ravi Kant Sharma laying a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate, in New Delhi on May 29, 2015. The Air Marshal retires on 31 May after 40 years of service.
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The Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Ravi Kant Sharma reviewing a Guard of Honour, in New Delhi on May 29, 2015. The Air Marshal retires on 31 May after 40 years of service.
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Today, ALH was spotted doing some survey by hovering over Begur Lake in Bangalore:

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It seems carrying a gun!! Is it ALH gunship RUDRA ?
 

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