Jay Menon

Jay Menon
India Correspondent,
Aviation Week
Bangladesh Navy To Buy Two More Dornier 228s 
The Bangladesh Navy has decided to buy two more new Ruag Aviation Dornier 228 aircraft.
Indian Air Force Transport Helicopter Crashes 
An Indian Air Force transport helicopter has crashed in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, killing all seven passengers and crew on board.
India To Launch Remote Sensing Satellite In November 
India plans to launch the next satellite in its Cartosat-2 series next month.
India’s HAL To Hold IPO 
India has approved the sale of a 10% stake in its military airframer Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) through an initial public offering (IPO).
India Needs 75 New Satellites By 2021 
India requires at least 75 additional satellites by 2021 to meet the country’s growing demand for space-based research and applications, according to the country’s space agency.
India Begins Work On 9th Navigation Satellite 
India’s state-run space agency has begun work on IRNSS-1I, the ninth satellite of the country’s navigation constellation, following the failed launch of a backup satellite last month.
India Considers Satellite To Aid Border Patrol 
After a summer of scuffles with China along the Tibetan border, India is considering developing a satellite to improve surveillance.
India Plans Recovery From Launch Failure 
The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System spacecraft was lost on Aug. 31.
India Looks To Resume Launches By Year’s End 
India plans to resume satellite launches by end of this year, as it recovers from the Aug. 31 launch failure that claimed an Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System spacecraft.
Indian Lunar Lander Nearly Complete 
Work on India’s first lunar lander is almost complete as the Indian space agency targets March 2018 for its launch as part of the country’s second lunar exploration mission.
India Boosts Efforts To Involve Industry In Satellite Making 
India’s state-run space agency is ramping up plans to get Indian industry more involved in satellite building.
India’s Failed Navigation Satellite To Re-enter 
India’s IRNSS-1H navigation satellite, which failed to reach its intended orbit following its Aug. 31 launch, is expected to re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere in 40-60 days.
Indian Navigation Satellite Launch Fails 
“The [spacecraft's] heat shield did not separate, as a result of which the satellite didn’t complete the fourth stage,” says A.S. Kiran Kumar, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization.
India To Acquire More Than 230 Naval Helicopters 
India has issued its biggest-ever global tender to procure more than 230 new multi-role maritime helicopters, in an attempt to address the growing shortage of helicopters available for deployment on its warships.
India Mounts Aggressive Plan To Launch 21 Rockets By 2021 
The 21 launches will include the second test flight of India's heaviest rocket—the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle or GSLV Mk.3..
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