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ISRO, NASA to collaborate on space-based sensors, radar systems

By | September 8, 2017

India’s space agency, ISRO, and NASA of the US are working on the development of advanced space-based sensors and radar systems that can help sharpen earth observation applications in the future, according to Tapan Misra, Director of the Ahmedabad-based Satellite Application Centre (SAC). One of the focus areas of the joint venture called NISAR (NASA-ISRO […]

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FLY A JET YOU DON’T OWN

By | September 8, 2017

If owning a business jet seems tough, the other business mode that has worked in the west is fractional jet ownership. A company or individual buys, or leases, a fractional interest in one aircraft just as they might acquire a partial interest in one condo unit. The concept is still new in India. The future […]

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ISRO to sign MoU with CSIR-NPL to make desi GPS a reality soon

By | September 8, 2017

Seeking to make desi GPS – indigenous regional positioning system named as Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) – independent from the US clock system, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will sign an MoU with CSIR-National Physical Laboratory (NPL) for time and frequency traceability services. The move will help the desi GPS get formally synchronized with the Indian Standard […]

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India’s first satellite actively built by private firms to take off

By | September 8, 2017

Fifty-years after India’s space programme first test fired a rocket, a new chapter is ready to unfold with the country’s first satellite built actively by the private industry all set to enter space. For the first time, private players have been actively involved in building a full satellite. Their role earlier was limited to supplying […]

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India’s HAL flies first AESA radar-upgraded Jaguar fighter aircraft

By | September 8, 2017

India-based Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has reportedly announced the successful flight of the first Jaguar fighter aircraft to be upgraded with an active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar. The aircraft will be capable of tracking multiple targets and communicating in multiple frequencies via high bandwidth using the AESA radar system. HAL’s Mission & Combat System Research […]

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For the first time, Jaguar fighter plane flies with advanced radar

By | September 8, 2017

Test pilots at defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) flew for the first time an upgraded Jaguar fighter aircraft fitted with an AESA (active electronically scanned array) radar. The Jaguar Darin III, which HAL is upgrading for the Indian Air Force (IAF), will now boast of the state-of-the-art AESA radar and improved features like multi target tracking frequency agility, higher bandwidth of operation, […]

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ISRO to develop full-fledged hyperspectral imaging satellite

By | September 8, 2017

‘Hyspex’ imaging will enable distinct identification of objects from space A new set of future satellites called hyperspectral imaging satellites is set to add teeth to the way India is gleaned from about 600 km in space. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) says it plans to launch a full-fledged niche Earth observation (EO) satellite […]

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DRDO Has developed India’s First Unmanned Tank And It’s Awesome

By | September 8, 2017

We all know that how military tankers help in war situations. They are used to carry heavy weapons to the war field which cannot be carried by soldiers and it has many other benefits. All the military tankers were manned and were needed to be manually handled and driven until now, when India has successfully […]

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India’s HAL begins 5.8t light combat helicopter production

By | September 8, 2017

India-based Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has commenced the production of a 5.8t light combat helicopter (LCH) for the Indian military. The twin engine LCH has been designed with narrow fuselage and tandem configuration for the pilot and co-pilot/weapon system operators. The helicopter is equipped with an indigenously developed integrated dynamic system, bearingless tail rotor, and […]

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