Saanvi JhadavAsked on 8 July, 2019
Why does the IAF need new aircrafts?
The Indian Air Force's fleet has been depleting. The IAF is down to just 30 fighter squadrons when 42 are required. Meanwhile, IAF's AN-32s are also ageing and need to be phased out.
Hansika SubramaniumAsked on 8 July, 2019
What is Tata and Airbus' joint venture?
The Tata-Airbus joint venture includes the acquisition of 56 twin-turboprop tactical C-295 aircrafts. The first 16 jets will be supplied by Airbus, while the other 40 will be built in India.
Muhammad GavdeAsked on 8 July, 2019
When will the 114-fighter project complete?
The 114-fighter project is still in its early stages. The IAF is seeking the request for proposal (RFP) to be issued by late-2019 or early-2020, but it will be years before it nears completion.
Trisha PatilAsked on 8 July, 2019
How much do these deals cost?
Collectively, the two deals cost Rs. 15 lakh crore ($22 billion).