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Light Combat Aircraft is a type of aircraft used in air combat. India got its first Naval variant of LCA in July 2010.

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Moog Reports Increased Sales and Earnings per Share
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) today announced second quarter net earnings of $38 million and earnings per share of $.82, a 3% increase over last year. Total sales of $650 million were up 1% from a year ago.

Captronic Systems Named the 2012 National Instruments Alliance Partner of the Year in Asia
National Instruments has named Captronic Systems Pvt. Ltd., a leading provider of automated test and data acquisition systems, 2012 Alliance Partner of the Year in Asia. The award was announced this August at NIWeek 2012, the world’s premier graphical system design conference, in Austin, Texas

DRDO celebrates National Technology Day
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Dr. V.K. Saraswat on Friday said the exponential growth in technological capability in vital areas of defence, atomic energy and space during the last decade has provided a strategic edge to the nation and helped to boost its image.

Security situation around Indian Ocean worrisome: Antony
Describing the emerging security matrix in the Indian Ocean Region as "really complex", with "some political developments" and worrisome factors, Defence Minister A.K. Antony today called upon the top brass of the Navy to maintain high levels of preparedness at all times.

Maiden flight of Naval Light Combat Aircraft carried out
The maiden flight of the Naval variant of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was carried out successfully at the HAL Airport here on Friday.

Manmohan Singh to inaugurate "99th Indian Science Congress"
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will on Tuesday inaugurate the "99th Indian Science Congress" to be held at the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University in Bhubaneswar.

Govt to phase-out MiG fighter aircraft by 2017: Antony
Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Wednesday said that the Government is planning to phase-out the MiG fighter aircrafts from Indian Air Force (IAF) by 2017.

Fighter procurement for dummies: Ashley Tellis does it again!
Amongst the strategic analysts on the Indo-US horizon, few are as incisive and diligent as Ashley J Tellis. In this context Tellis has the advantages of an Indian background and, consequently, a profound insight into India's security issues. Uniquely, he is as much at home on Raisina Hill as in Foggy Bottom or the White House

Ratan Tata to fly F/A-18 Super Hornet at Aero India
Tata Group chairman, Ratan Tata, who is a keen aviation enthusiast, is not a man to miss Aero India and will fly in Boeing's fighter jet F/A-18 Super Hornet on Thursday at the biennial event.

India cannot depend on foreign suppliers for state of art weapons system: Antony
Stressing the need for more indigenisation in military technology, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that for the supply of state of art weapons system India cannot depend on foreign suppliers, as they provide second-grade equipment.

India's Tejas, light combat helicopter dazzle participants at Aero India
India's own first supersonic multi-role combat aircraft Tejas and light combat helicopter (LCH) dazzled participants at the Aero India 2011 on Wednesday with their breathtaking aerobatic manouveres at Air Force Station Yelhanka.

Antony opens Asia's biggest air show in Bangalore
Asia's biggest air show, Aero India 2011, was inaugurated today by Defence Minister AK Antony at Air Force Station, Yelahanka.

Aerobatic display by fighter jets, copters to be major attraction of Aero India 2011
Aero India 2011, Asia's biggest air show, which gets underway at the Yelahanka Air Force base near Bangalore from February 9, will be the largest ever with 29 countries bringing their aerospace products, including fighter jets and transport aircraft.

Aero India 2011: Global defence majors eyeing big deals from Indian armed forces
Eyeing big deals from the Indian armed forces, all major defence producers of the world are present here for the ninth edition of the Asia's biggest air show -- Aero India 2011 -- taking place from February 9 to 13 at Bangalore.

Eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar to be held in Bangalore
The eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar conducted will held at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) Convention Centre here from February 7 to 9, as a prelude to the 'Aero India 2011 Exposition'.

Nation gets set to celebrate 61st Republic Day
India will celebrate its 61st Republic Day on Wednesday with the usual armed forces march past and culturally rich fanfare.

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