Jay Menon

Jay Menon
India Correspondent,
Aviation Week
Indian Air Force Su-30MKI Missing 
An Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter aircraft went missing near the Indo-China border in the eastern state of Assam on May 23.
India, NASA Target 2021 For Earth-Imaging Satellite 
The ISRO and NASA are collaborating on a dual-frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite that will help scientists study changes in climate and environment.
India’s Tejas Inches Toward Final Operational Clearance 
India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft has successfully test-fired a Derby air-to-air Beyond Visual Range missile, a major step toward the aircraft’s Final Operational Clearance.
India Postpones GSLV Mk. 3 Launch 
India has postponed the launch of its long-awaited Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk. 3 heavy rocket by one month, to June, to allow more time for prelaunch testing.
Air-Launched BrahMos May Be Tested In June 
After several delays, India is finally expected to conduct the first flight test of the BrahMos-A, the air-launched version of the Indo-Russian supersonic missile, in June.
India Launches South Asia Satellite 
India on May 5 launched the South Asia Satellite, aimed at meeting the growing telecommunications and broadcasting needs of India and six of its regional neighbors.
India To Launch South Asian Satellite On May 5 
The satellite was proposed by India Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014 to provide a full range of applications and services to India’s south Asian neighbors.
India Aims To Hike Annual Launches To 12 
India is working to increase the number of its satellite launches to 12 per year from about the current eight.
India To Launch South Asia Satellite In Early May 
The satellite features 12 Ku-band transponders to provide assistance in telemedicine, tele-education, crop productivity and disaster management to the South Asia region.
India Calls For Input On Mission To Venus 
Scientists have been asked to come up with suggestions on what type of satellite and rocket will be required for a Venus probe.
India To Export Torpedoes To Myanmar 
India will soon supply indigenously-developed lightweight torpedoes to Myanmar in a deal worth about $38 million.
IAI Signs $2B Missile Defense Deal With India 
Israel Aerospace Industries has signed a $2 billion missile defense deal with India.
ISRO Calls On Private Player To Build Navsat Spares 
India’s state-run space agency has partnered with a local defense equipment maker to develop two spare Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System spacecraft.
India To Buy More Barak-I Missiles 
India will soon buy more than 100 additional Barak-I missiles from Israel for about 5 billion rupees ($77 million).
India To Launch Five Comsats In 2017 
India plans to launch five communications satellites by December.
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