India marks 85th Indian Air Force Day। Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa says IAF working towards ‘Technology Intensive’ capability। For the first time, indigenous LCA Tejas takes part in IAF Day Flypast । IAF will issue RFI for 114 single engine combat aircraft within two weeks or so । RFI will go to Lockheed Martin for F 16 and Saab for Gripen for their latest variants । IAF aims to get 18 aircraft in 4-5 years, and 96 more in progressive manufacture from then onwards । Capability will be the first parametre for selecting the aircraft, and then the price । The selected aircraft will have more capabilities than those specified in the 2007 RfP for MMRCA । 18 aircraft will । IAF will consider General Atomics’ Predator C Avenger if offered by US Government। But, says Air Chief BS Dhanoa, no RFI or RFP issued yet by IAF yet। Government approves partial disinvestment in HAL। HAL initiates process for 10 percent disinvestment through Initial Public Offer (IPO)। Indian Army destroys NSCN (K) camps on Indo-Myanmar borders.। India says No to Troops Deployment in Afghanistan। India, US Entering a New Phase in Strategic Defence Partnership, says Nirmala Sitharaman। Mattis describes India as a Major Pillar of Regional Stability and Security। German Chancellor Wins 4th Term। First Scorpene submarine delivered to Navy। Named Kalvari, after India’s first Foxtrot class submarine, it will formally be commissioned very soon। India’s legend, Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh passes away।
October 18, 2017
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Pratt & Whitney Adds New Business, Showcases New Products at Paris Air Show

Published: June 2017

June 23. Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation and a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units, announced several new business agreements and key product milestones during this week’s Paris Air Show, which concludes on Sunday, June 25.

Among the highlights:
· Pratt & Whitney to Power IAG 47 Airbus A320neo Aircraft
· Pratt & Whitney Canada signs agreement to supply its PW150C engine to power the MA700 Aircraft
· Pratt & Whitney’s F119 Powers F-22 Raptor to 500,000 Engine Flight Hours
· Pratt & Whitney Commemorates 30 Years of PW4000-94” Engine Power

Pratt & Whitney is transforming aviation. During the show, the company’s engines were showcased on more than 25 aircraft, including several new platforms, such as Embraer’s E2 and KC-390, Mitsubishi’s Regional Jet, and Gulfstream’s G500. Powered by Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engines, the F-35 also took to the skies for its Paris Air Show debut.




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