Sunday, July 04, 2010

IAF Floats UCAV Procurement Bid

The Indian Air Force has published a request for information (RFI) for an unspecified number of unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs). The IAF says it's looking for a modern high-endurance single/twin engine stealthy UCAV, with a satellite data link and an internal weapons payload, in other words just like AURA, India's indigenous UCAV programme. Trying to figure who they could've sent the RFI to. Full text of RFI with perimeter specs:

Read Livefist's scoop on India's indigenous stealth UCAV programme AURA here and here.


Anonymous said...

The beast of Kandahar maybe?

Apart from Boeing and LM....who else?
The killer part is the internal weapons bay.....hmmm


Anonymous said...

hehehehe, forget AURA....why Airforce is in such a hurry?? all the forces are doing is buying they have any strategy.

Anonymous said...

Nobody can sell us UCAV because of MTCR restrictions.
RFI may be just to get information on such systems so that GSQR can be prepared for DRDO AURA.

Chan Akya said...

@anon 9.09am - no, they just want to buy them so that they can store them in the hangar so it looks good for inspections. What do you think?

Ra said...

It is a good start.

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