Omantribune
Oman Tribune
Omantribune
Omantribune Search News
Web Oman
    Google Search Button
      Tribune
- Oman
- Soccer World Cup
- Other Top Stories
- Middle East
- Business
- Sports
- India
- Pakistan
- Asia
- Europe
- Americas
- Columnists
- Editorial
- Oman Mirror
- Special Features
- Cinema
- PDF Pages
- Weather
- Travel
- Currency Rate
- Hospitals
- Pharmacies
- Services
- Flight Timings
- Museum Timings
Omantribune Home Omantribune About Us Omantribune Advertising Information Omantribune Archives Omantribune Subscribe-Form Omantribune Jobs Omantribune Contact Us
Saturday, November 01, 2014  

IAF likely to buy 75 PC-7 trainers
GENEVA Switzerland’s Pilatus Aircraft is about to sign a record deal to supply 75 of its successful PC-7 trainers to the Indian Air Force (IAF) for $1 billion, a press report said.

The daily Le Temps, which described the contract as the biggest in the company’s history, said it could eventually be extended to as many as 200 of the single-engined turboprop.

Pilatus declined to comment on the report that the trainer had been selected as the winner of offers invited by India two years ago for a new trainer.

Meanwhile, India is planning to set up four manufacturing units in the country for the production of advance Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA), light utility helicopter, fifth generation fighter aircraft and multi-role transport aircraft.

An official of the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, said the company is looking to set up a new complex for MMRCA and separate units for the manufacture of light utility helicopter (LUH), fifth generation fighter aircraft and multi-role transport aircraft.  HAL Director NC Agarwal, said the Bangalore-headquartered company is scouting for a location for manufacture of LUH, and once it is identified, government approval would be sought.

Agencies
NEWS UPDATES
Oman
Sunaidy, Rajnath sign judicial, legal cooperation agreement
Fair trial forum starts today
Pinda meets investors, promotes Tanzania
SQMC cadets get training with live ammunition
Six housing deals inked
Selection for HM Award set to start
Other Top Stories
White House computer system breached
US government buildings put on high terrorism alert
Iraq army closes in on militia-held Baiji refinery
Rocket to ISS explodes on liftoff
Obama calls on Americans to help check Ebola
Middle East
Violence pushes Libya to point of no return: UN
24,000 Gaza workers get pay in boost to Palestinian unity
Hezbollah dug tunnels to Israel, says army general
House rejects Rowhani nominee for minister again
Israeli cult leader jailed for rape, incest
Business
No need to panic, feels Opec
India retains top slot in most confident consumer market: Nielsen
Indian banksí soured loans rise to 3-year high
Japan factory output records biggest jump in eight months
Sports
Mario finally breaks goal drought
Enrique unaware of Messiís painkiller
Relief for Dortmund as they cruise through
Proud father Djokovic progresses
Spurs scrape one-point win over Mavs

Sports


International

© 2013 Oman Tribune. All rights reserved. Best viewed in 800 X 600 resolution