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Tejas fighter jet very very capable: Singapore defence minister
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Tejas fighter jet very very capable: Singapore defence minister

Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen today hailed India's indigenously-built multi-role light combat aircraft Tejas as 'very very capable'.As the first civilian foreigner to fly on Tejas, Ng took a half-an-hour flight in the two-seater plane piloted by Air Vice Marshal A P Singh at the Kalaikunda airbase in West Bengal."It is a very very capable plane," Ng told reporters in  Kalaikunda after flying on Tejas.Hailing Tejas as 'very impressive', Ng said, "This is the reason why our air force ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago

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Singapore Defence Minister flies in LCA at Kalaikunda

Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Tuesday flew a sortie in the trainer version of the Light Combat Aircraft at the Indian Air Force base at Kalaikunda in West Bengal, and called it a "very good plane"."Privileged to be flown on the Tejas, India's own ...
 Prokerala1 week ago Singapore Defence Minister - first foreign VIP to fly in a LCA  Deccan Herald1 week ago Singapore Defence Minister flies Tejas  catchnews.com1 week ago

A vertical climb to glory: Tejas enthralls at Air Force Day

With vertical climbs, loops, turns and more, indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas on Sunday left spectators spellbound as it flew over the Hindon airbase at a function to mark the 85th Air Force Day.Poor visibility failed to play spoilsport for the ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

IAF plans highway landing of its fighters next week

Indian Air Force plans to land several of its fighter and transport aircraft on the Agra-Lucknow express-way next week to train the pilots on emergency landing. Allhabad-based Central Air Command intends to land multiple aircraft including Mirage and Jaguar ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Was Rafale a must for the IAF?

'It is hard to justify $225 million a plane for an increasingly obsolete mission.'The purchase of the 36 Rafales has changed little for the IAF, explains Ajai Shukla. PART 1: 4 puzzling questions about the Rafale deal PART 2: Has India paid more for the Rafales? Since the turn of the century, when the Indian Air Force began its quest for cheap, light fighters to replace the Soviet-era fleet of light MiG variants, the IAF's specifications for the replacement fighter have changed so much as to ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

India, Singapore favour multilateral naval drill with Asean

India and Singapore on Wednesday favoured having a naval exercise in an area between the Andaman Sea and Malacca Strait with the participation of more South Asian nations - a move that may upset China. "Both countries want to see more participation and more ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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There was no 'Quattrocchi' in Rafale deal: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has hit back at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for questioning the Rafale fighter aircraft deal, saying unlike during Congress regimes when middlemen ruled the roost,there was no "Quattrocchi" in the contract for the fighter jet. Jaitley, who is the BJP's election in-charge for Gujarat, was referring to Ottavio Quattrocchi, the Italian businessman believed to be involved in the Bofors scam which came to light when Rajiv Gandhi was prime minister. "It ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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Can strike nuke targets in Pak; ready for two-front war: IAF chief

The Indian Air Force is capable of effectively countering any threat from China while engaging in a two-front war also involving Pakistan, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said on Thursday and indicated that tension still prevailed between Chinese and Indian troops in Doklam. The IAF chief said Chinese troops were currently present in the Chumbi valley, which is in the Doklam Plateau, and added that a peaceful resolution of the issue would be in the interest of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago IAF has Plan-B for a two front war scenario involving Pak and China  Deccan Herald2 months ago IAF capable of countering China: Dhanoa  Deccan Herald2 months ago IAF capable of countering China: IAF chief  Mathrubhumi2 months ago
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Raksha Mantri: Don't let the services down!

'Make in India is one of the priorities identified by Nirmala Sitharaman and this is our great weakness,' warns Vice Admiral Premvir Das. With Nirmala Sitharaman's appointment as defence minister India has a woman in that pivotal position for the first time. The notion that Indira Gandhi had preceded her is not entirely correct. While the then prime minister had, indeed, held additional charge of defence for a while, the ministry was ,em>de facto run by the minister of state, or MoS, for ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Manufacturing sector sees cultural barrier in digital shift: L&T Tech CEO

L&T Technology Services said manufacturing companies across different nations would need a major "cultural shift" before they adopt to new technologies such as internet of things (IoT). Chief executive officer of the engineering services arm of L&T, Keshav ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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