Saturday, February 27, 2010

IAF to procure 181 basic trainer jets

The Indian Air Force has initiated the process to procure 181 basic trainer jets for training its rookie pilots, the Government said today."Request for Proposals have been floated for procuring 75 basic trainer aircraft on multi-vendor basis and 106 aircraft will be built by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)," Defence Minister A K Antony said in written reply to Rajya Sabha.The IAF is procuring these aircraft for replacing the fleet of HPT-32, which were grounded after a fatal air crash on July 31 last year..........................Full Story


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