The big birds have flocked at the 11th edition of the international aerospace and defence exhibition -- Aero India 2017 -- at the Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru. One of the most sought after exhibitions in Asia, as many as 549 companies are participating this year with 53 fighter aircraft on display. While the Sukhoi 30 MKI, the indigenous light combat aircraft Tejas, Lockheed Martin's F-16 Falcon from the US, the Gripen fighter from Sweden's SAAB and the French Rafale have been ... Rediff.com, 6 days ago
[India], Jan. 26 (ANI): India on Thursday celebrated its 68th Republic Day with great joy and zeal. While on the one hand, the India's military prowess and achievements in various fields was showcased on the other was the display of state-of- the-art defence ...Sify, 4 weeks ago India to showcase its military prowess on Republic Day Sify, 4 weeks ago India all set to showcase its military prowess on its 68th Republic Day Sify, 4 weeks ago R-Day: India all set to showcase its military prowess Sify, 4 weeks ago
[India], Dec. 31 (ANI): Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC on Saturday took over as the 25th Chief of the Air Staff at a ceremony held at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan). In his address to the IAF, Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa said, "I ...Sify, 1 month ago
With ambitious generals knowing that political patronage might be rewarded, a worrying era of politicisation of the military looms ahead, observes retired Colonel Ajai Shukla who has known Generals Rawat, Bakshi and Hariz for a long time. In 1949, when Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was appointing India's first commander-in-chief (downgraded in 1955 to 'chief of army staff'), he faced a choice between three top professionals. The senior-most was General K M Cariappa, a dead-honest Anglophile with a ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The latest Star Wars movie, Rogue One introduces us to a new droid K-2SO that is the robotic lead of the story. Without giving away too many spoilers, K-2SO is part of the Rebellion freedom fighter group that are tasked with stealing the plans to the first ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
The high and mighty can scarcely be expected to move on ground. After all, too much distance to be covered, too many engagements to attend to and precious little time at hand. That is why they are known as high flyers. The US President-elect Donald Trump ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
The DARIN-III navigation attack system allows a Jaguar pilot to feed in the coordinates of targets deep inside enemy territory, says Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: The Jaguar aircraft with upgraded Darin III avionics makes its maiden flight. Photograph: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited The Indian Air Force took a vital step last week towards boosting its dwindling fleet of combat aircraft. As MiG-21s and MiG-27s retire, forcing the IAF to close down squadrons, a new avionics upgrade for the nuclear-capable ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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