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c/o Ministry Of Defense; Government Of India
By 'Anup Kumar Chaturvedi'

India's Heavy Transport & Reconaissance Aircraft


(A) - Boeing's C-17 GlobemasterIII Long-Range Strategic Heavy Lift Transport (1996) Video of: C-17 Landing
Some more good Videos of: C-17

The Indian Air Force has bought 10 C-17 Globmaster111 aircraft; with an option to buy 10 more for a total of 20 !
IAF plans to induct 10 large, C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Boeing has almost finalized a deal to supply 10 of these C-17 for the IAF strategic lift capability, with an option to buy another 10 in future! IAF plans to induct 10 large, C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Boeing has almost finalized a deal to supply 10 of these C-17 for the IAF strategic lift capability, with an option to buy another 10 in future! IAF plans to induct 10 large, C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Boeing has almost finalized a deal to supply 10 of these C-17 for the IAF strategic lift capability, with an option to buy another 10 in future! IAF plans to induct 10 large, C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Boeing has almost finalized a deal to supply 10 of these C-17 for the IAF strategic lift capability, with an option to buy another 10 in future! IAF plans to induct 10 large, C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Boeing has almost finalized a deal to supply 10 of these C-17 for the IAF strategic lift capability, with an option to buy another 10 in future! IAF plans to induct 10 large, C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Boeing has almost finalized a deal to supply 10 of these C-17 for the IAF strategic lift capability, with an option to buy another 10 in future!

- BOEINGS P-8I Poseidon, Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft (2011) Video of: P-8I
The Indian navy has bought 12 P-8I Poseidon Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft; with an option to buy 12 more for a total of 24 !
BOEING has sold the Indian Navy 8 'Poseidon P8I'; with an option to sell 16 more. BOEINGS P-8I Poseidon, (LRMR) Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aicraft, is a derivative of B737-800 series. This is the most advanced Anti-submarine aircraft being developed with latest Active Electronic Steered Array (AESA) radar & electronic warfare systems aboard. This aircraft is a feather in the cap for the Indian Navy !! BOEING has sold the Indian Navy 8 'Poseidon P8I'; with an option to sell 16 more. BOEINGS P-8I Poseidon, (LRMR) Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aicraft, is a derivative of B737-800 series. This is the most advanced Anti-submarine aircraft being developed with latest Active Electronic Steered Array (AESA) radar & electronic warfare systems aboard. This aircraft is a feather in the cap for the Indian Navy !! BOEING has sold the Indian Navy 8 'Poseidon P8I'; with an option to sell 16 more. BOEINGS P-8I Poseidon, (LRMR) Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aicraft, is a derivative of B737-800 series. This is the most advanced Anti-submarine aircraft being developed with latest Active Electronic Steered Array (AESA) radar & electronic warfare systems aboard. This aircraft is a feather in the cap for the Indian Navy !! BOEING has sold the Indian Navy 8 'Poseidon P8I'; with an option to sell 16 more. BOEINGS P-8I Poseidon, (LRMR) Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aicraft, is a derivative of B737-800 series. This is the most advanced Anti-submarine aircraft being developed with latest Active Electronic Steered Array (AESA) radar & electronic warfare systems aboard. This aircraft is a feather in the cap for the Indian Navy !! BOEING has sold the Indian Navy 8 'Poseidon P8I'; with an option to sell 16 more. BOEINGS P-8I Poseidon, (LRMR) Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aicraft, is a derivative of B737-800 series. This is the most advanced Anti-submarine aircraft being developed with latest Active Electronic Steered Array (AESA) radar & electronic warfare systems aboard. This aircraft is a feather in the cap for the Indian Navy !! BOEING has sold the Indian Navy 8 'Poseidon P8I'; with an option to sell 16 more. BOEINGS P-8I Poseidon, (LRMR) Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aicraft, is a derivative of B737-800 series. This is the most advanced Anti-submarine aircraft being developed with latest Active Electronic Steered Array (AESA) radar & electronic warfare systems aboard. This aircraft is a feather in the cap for the Indian Navy !! BOEING has sold the Indian Navy 8 'Poseidon P8I'; with an option to sell 16 more. BOEINGS P-8I Poseidon, (LRMR) Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aicraft, is a derivative of B737-800 series. This is the most advanced Anti-submarine aircraft being developed with latest Active Electronic Steered Array (AESA) radar & electronic warfare systems aboard. This aircraft is a feather in the cap for the Indian Navy !!

(B) - Lockheed-Martin's C-130J Super Hercules Tactical Transport (1999) Video of: C-130J
Some more good Videos of: C-130J

India has purchased 10 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft for Cargo / Special Operations; with an option to buy 6 more soon ! The C_130J
can be a contender for the IAF's future plan to buy 56 medium-transport planes to replace IAF HS-748 and AN-32 turbo-propeller aircraft.
Lockheed Martin has sold India 6 Super Hercules tactical Airlifter; C-130J aircraft, with an option to sell 6 more. The C-130J is a very advanced version with four powerful Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines; Northrop Grummans MODAR 4,000-colour weather and navigation radar, with range of 250 nautical miles & four L-3 display systems multifunction liquid crystal display glass cockpit. The cargo capacity is over 15 tons. Lockheed Martin has sold India 6 Super Hercules tactical Airlifter; C-130J aircraft, with an option to sell 6 more. The C-130J is a very advanced version with four powerful Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines; Northrop Grummans MODAR 4,000-colour weather and navigation radar, with range of 250 nautical miles & four L-3 display systems multifunction liquid crystal display glass cockpit. The cargo capacity is over 15 tons. Lockheed Martin has sold India 6 Super Hercules tactical Airlifter; C-130J aircraft, with an option to sell 6 more. The C-130J is a very advanced version with four powerful Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines; Northrop Grummans MODAR 4,000-colour weather and navigation radar, with range of 250 nautical miles & four L-3 display systems multifunction liquid crystal display glass cockpit. The cargo capacity is over 15 tons. Lockheed Martin has sold India 6 Super Hercules tactical Airlifter; C-130J aircraft, with an option to sell 6 more. The C-130J is a very advanced version with four powerful Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines; Northrop Grummans MODAR 4,000-colour weather and navigation radar, with range of 250 nautical miles & four L-3 display systems multifunction liquid crystal display glass cockpit. The cargo capacity is over 15 tons. Lockheed Martin has sold India 6 Super Hercules tactical Airlifter; C-130J aircraft, with an option to sell 6 more. The C-130J is a very advanced version with four powerful Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines; Northrop Grummans MODAR 4,000-colour weather and navigation radar, with range of 250 nautical miles & four L-3 display systems multifunction liquid crystal display glass cockpit. The cargo capacity is over 15 tons. Lockheed Martin has sold India 6 Super Hercules tactical Airlifter; C-130J aircraft, with an option to sell 6 more. The C-130J is a very advanced version with four powerful Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines; Northrop Grummans MODAR 4,000-colour weather and navigation radar, with range of 250 nautical miles & four L-3 display systems multifunction liquid crystal display glass cockpit. The cargo capacity is over 15 tons. Lockheed Martin has sold India 6 Super Hercules tactical Airlifter; C-130J aircraft, with an option to sell 6 more. The C-130J is a very advanced version with four powerful Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines; Northrop Grummans MODAR 4,000-colour weather and navigation radar, with range of 250 nautical miles & four L-3 display systems multifunction liquid crystal display glass cockpit. The cargo capacity is over 15 tons. Lockheed Martin has sold India 6 Super Hercules tactical Airlifter; C-130J aircraft, with an option to sell 6 more. The C-130J is a very advanced version with four powerful Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines; Northrop Grummans MODAR 4,000-colour weather and navigation radar, with range of 250 nautical miles & four L-3 display systems multifunction liquid crystal display glass cockpit. The cargo capacity is over 15 tons!!

- Lockheed-Martin's AC-130U Spectre Gunship (1995) Video of: AC-130U
Lockheed Martin has offered the AC-130U Spectre Gunship to the Indian Armed Forces
Lockheed Martin has sold India 6 Super Hercules tactical Airlifter; C-130J aircraft, with an option to sell 6 more. The C-130J is a very advanced version with four powerful Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines; Northrop Grummans MODAR 4,000-colour weather and navigation radar, with range of 250 nautical miles & four L-3 display systems multifunction liquid crystal display glass cockpit. The cargo capacity is over 15 tons!          Lockheeds AC-130H Spectre Gunship
AC-130H Spectre Gunship showing the 25 mm 5-barrel GAU-12/U Gatling gun; 40 mm L/70 Bofors cannon & 105 mm M102 howitzer.          Lockheeds AC-130H Spectre Gunship
AC-130H Spectre over the Florida coast          Lockheeds AC-130H Spectre Gunship
AC-130H Spectre gunship deploys flares, during exercise. Visible on port side, are the 25 mm 5-barrel GAU-12/U Gatling gun; 40 mm L/70 Bofors cannon & 105 mm M102 howitzer.          Lockheeds AC-130H Spectre Gunship
AC-130H Spectre Gunship showing the 25 mm 5-barrel GAU-12/U Gatling gun; 40 mm L/70 Bofors cannon & 105 mm M102 howitzer.          Lockheeds AC-130H Spectre Gunship
Gunners loading 40 mm cannon (background) and 105 mm howitzer (foreground) Lockheed Martin has sold India 6 Super Hercules tactical Airlifter; C-130J aircraft, with an option to sell 6 more. The C-130J is a very advanced version with four powerful Allison AE2100D3 turboprop engines; Northrop Grummans MODAR 4,000-colour weather and navigation radar, with range of 250 nautical miles & four L-3 display systems multifunction liquid crystal display glass cockpit. The cargo capacity is over 15 tons!!

- Lockheed-Martin's P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol & ASW (2002) Video of: P-3C
Lockheed's P-3C Orion Maritime Patrol & ASW aircraft has been offered to the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard
Lockheed has offered India, the P-3C Orion for the Navy. Lockheed P-3C 'Orion' is a Medium Range Maritime patrol aircraft used for maritime patrol, reconnaissance, anti-surface warfare and anti-submarine warfare Lockheed has offered India, the P-3C Orion for the Navy. Lockheed P-3C 'Orion' is a Medium Range Maritime patrol aircraft used for maritime patrol, reconnaissance, anti-surface warfare and anti-submarine warfare Lockheed has offered India, the P-3C Orion for the Navy. Lockheed P-3C 'Orion' is a Medium Range Maritime patrol aircraft used for maritime patrol, reconnaissance, anti-surface warfare and anti-submarine warfare

(C) - Northrop Grumman's E-3D Advanced 'Hawkeye' Airborne Early Warning Aircraft (2010) Video of: E-3D

Northrup Grumman has offered the E-3D 'Advanced Hawkeye', airborne surveillance system to the Indian Navy
The Indian Navy is planning to purchase about 18 'E-3D' Advanced Hawkeye, AEW aircraft for its Navy and Coast Guard
United States has cleared the sale of Northrup Grummans E-3D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for the Indian Navy. The E-3D is a carrier based Airborne Warning and Control (AWAC) aircraft United States has cleared the sale of Northrup Grummans E-3D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for the Indian Navy. The E-3D is a carrier based Airborne Warning and Control (AWAC) aircraft Un3ted States has cleared the sale of Northrup Grummans E-3D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for the Indian Navy. The E-3D is a carrier based Airborne Warning and Control (AWAC) aircraft United States has cleared the sale of Northrup Grummans E-3D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for the Indian Navy. The E-3D is a carrier based Airborne Warning and Control (AWAC) aircraft United States has cleared the sale of Northrup Grummans E-3D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for the Indian Navy. The E-3D is a carrier based Airborne Warning and Control (AWAC) aircraft United States has cleared the sale of Northrup Grummans E-3D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for the Indian Navy. The E-3D is a carrier based Airborne Warning and Control (AWAC) aircraft