Aero India 2011: Competition Heats up Over India's Next Multi-role Medium Fighter

Rahul Bhonsle

The buzz at Aero India 2011 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru (more popularly known as Bangalore in Southern India) from 9 to 13 February will ironically not be emanating from aerobatic displays. Rather, it will be surrounding those aircraft that have undergone trials conducted by the Indian Air Force recently. They include the six leading fourth-generation plus combat fighters of the world: Lockheed Martin’s F-16IN Super Viper and Boeing’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, as well a...
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