Jay Menon

Jay Menon
India Correspondent,
Aviation Week
Manufacturing Begins On Joint U.S.-Indian Radar Satellite 
India’s space agency and NASA have begun building hardware for the joint Nisar dual-frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite, due for launch in 2021.
India Targets August For Replacement IRNSS Launch 
India plans to launch a backup Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System spacecraft in August to replace the ailing IRNSS-1A satellite, which has seen all three of its rubidium atomic clocks fail.
U.S., India, Japan Begin Malabar Exercise 
“Malabar-17 will be another milestone with the participation of 16 ships, two submarines and more than 95 aircraft,” an Indian defense ministry spokesman says.
Indian MiG-23 Crashes In Rajasthan 
An Indian Air Force MiG-23 trainer crashed in the western state of Rajasthan on July 6, the latest in a line of similar accidents.
IndiGo Eyes Stake In Air India After Privatization Approved 
India’s leading private carrier IndiGo has expressed interest in buying a stake in state-run Air India, hours after the country’s government approved plans to privatize it.
India’s Mars Probe Hits 1,000 Earth Days In Orbit 
A senior scientist at the Indian Space Research Organization says the 1,000 Earth days correspond to 973.24 Mars Sols.
India Launches New Eye In The Sky 
India has successfully launched its Cartosat-2E remote sensing satellite, along with 30 co-passenger satellites.
India To Launch Earth Observation Satellite June 23 
India’s space agency is in the final stages of preparation for the planned June 23 launch of its Cartosat-2E remove sensing satellite.
India To Launch Latest Cartosat-2 This Month 
India is getting ready to launch its latest Earth observation satellite in the Cartosat-2 series by the end of this month.
India’s TASL Delivers Chinook Components To Boeing 
India’s Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. has delivered the first crown and tailcone assembly for India's upcoming batch of CH-47F Chinooks.
India Successfully Launches Its Heaviest Rocket 
India has successfully launched its heavy-lift rocket, the GSLV Mk. 3, carrying communication satellite GSAT-19.
India Unveils Strategic Defense Partnerships Policy 
India has formally decided to allow local private companies to work with international defense equipment makers to build high-tech military systems.
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.
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