China's air force may have tested a new 400-km range air-to-air missile which could take out high- value targets like early warning and aerial refuelling aircraft, which stay far away from battle zones, state media reported today. An image released online by ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
Pak inducts 16 new JF-17 Thunder jets to air force - Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
The indigenous beyond-visual-range missile Astra underwent 12 tests in the last two and half years and would require at least four more trials before it is handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF)for operational use. Scientists at the Defence Research and ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
The Indian Navy wants 'day and night capable, all weather multi-role deck based combat aircraft which can be used for air defence, air-to-surface operations, buddy refuelling, reconnaissance, electronic warfare missions' from its aircraft carriers.Ajai Shukla reports. After declaring that the indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft was not suitable for operations from aircraft carriers, the Indian Navy has declared its interest in buying 'approximately 57' multi-role carrier-borne fighters for ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
WRITING IN Nautilus , the popular science magazine, last summer, the freelance writer Shruti Ravindran bemoaned the widespread resource illiteracy in India among lay persons and decision makers alike about India’s astonishing geo- diversity. Now, while ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
The indigenous light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas will make its maiden appearance at the Republic Day parade, signifying India's self-reliance on critical weapons . Three fighter jets will take off from the Nal air base near Bikaner and reach New Delhi within ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
'The defence minister needs to focus on human resources-related issues at the same pace in 2017 as he did on acquisitions in 2016,' says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). As we step into 2017 new challenges and old rivalries in the geopolitical arena raise their heads to pose a threat to our strides to the goalposts of being a major power in Asia. Our geographical strengths, vast land mass and the fact of our island territories extending deep into the waters of the Indian Ocean through which ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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