Boeing Current Affairs - 2020

Lockheed Martin unveils new F-21 Fighter Jet

US defence giant Lockheed Martin unveiled the F-21 multi-role fighter jet at Asia’s biggest air show Aero India-2019. Lockheed Martin will manufacture the plane in collaboration with Tata Advanced Systems under India’s flagship programme Make in India. F-21 Fighter Jet The company states that the F-21 fighter jet is specifically configured for the Indian Air Read More…

Chinook Helicopters to be formally inducted into Indian Air Force

The first batch of four Chinook military helicopters manufactured by the American aerospace major Boeing has arrived at the Mundra port in Gujarat. This first batch consignment will be ferried to Chandigarh, where they will be formally inducted into the Indian Air Force in 2019. Chinook Helicopters Chinook is a multi-role, vertical-lift platform, which is used Read More…

AAI inks agreement with US Trade and Development Agency to prepare modernisation roadmap

State-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) has inked agreement with US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to develop a roadmap for modernisation of its air traffic services. Air traffic services (ATS) comprises air traffic management (ATM) and communication, navigation and surveillance (CNS). Key Facts The collaboration is aimed at developing CNS/ATM roadmap for the AAI Read More…

Boeing, HAL, Mahindra tie up to build F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet in India

Boeing India subsidiary of US aerospace manufacturer Boeing, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and Mahindra Defence Systems entered into agreement to manufacture fighter aircraft F/A-18 Super Hornet in India. Three companies exchanged Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for Make in India fighter at on-going ‘DefExpo’ in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Key Facts The partnership will come into effect Read More…

CCS clears Military helicopters deal with US aviation giant Boeing

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has given its approval to a multi-billion dollar deal to purchase Military helicopters from United States aviation giant Boeing. Under this deal, India will purchase 22 Apache Attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift choppers from Boeing. Apache Attack helicopters: These attack helicopters are equipped with Longbow gunships and are Read More…