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Successful Trials of Akash Surface to Air Missile System

Successful Trials of Akash Surface to Air Missile System

Akash, the indigenously designed developed and produced Surface to Air missile for the Indian Army, was once again successfully flight tested today at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur. These were part of a series of trials being conducted in […]


India Drops Kaveri Engine for LCA; Will Power Future UCAV

India Drops Kaveri Engine for LCA; Will Power Future UCAV

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) initiated a project for design and development of an aero-engine in 1989 for requirements of combat aircraft. Since then, a considerable progress has been made in development of aero-engine. However, full objectives have not […]


India Hands Over A Dornier Surveillance Aircraft to Seychelles

India Hands Over A Dornier Surveillance Aircraft to Seychelles

The Defence Minister Shri AK Antony handed over a Dornier surveillance aircraft to the Foreign Minister of Seychelles Mr. Jean Paul Adam at a function here today. The maritime surveillance aircraft will be used to guard the extensive coastline of […]


India Inducts Latest SU-30 MKI Variant

India Inducts Latest SU-30 MKI Variant

SU-30 MKI aircraft was inducted into Western Air Command in a formal ceremony at Air Force Station Halwara on 25 Sep 12. Air Marshal Arup Raha AVSM VM AOC-in-C Western Air Command IAF was the chief guest for the induction […]


India Launches New Generation Strategic Missile AGNI-V

India Launches New Generation Strategic Missile AGNI-V

Setting a new milestone in the country’s Integrated Missile Development Programme, India’s maiden Long Range Ballistic Missile (LRBM) AGNI-V (A-5) was successfully flight tested today. The flawless auto-launch of the missile started at 08:04 hours. Piercing the thin cloud cover, […]


First MMRCA Squadron to Be Inducted Soon

First MMRCA Squadron to Be Inducted Soon

The first squadron of Medium-Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) consisting of 18 aircraft is expected to be inducted into the IAF within three to four years of signing of the contract with its supplier. In reply to a question on […]


India: Crashes of Aircraft and Helicopters

India: Crashes of Aircraft and Helicopters

During the last three years (2008-09 to 2010-11) and current year 2011-12 (up to 13.3.2012) 33 fighter aircrafts which includes 01 Jaguar, 02 Mirage-2000, 03 Sukhoi-30 and 27 MIG series aircraft (including 16 MIG-21 series) and 10 helicopters of Indian […]


Indian Defence Updates on Drones, Artillery Guns, And Helicopter Procurement

Indian Defence Updates on Drones, Artillery Guns, And Helicopter Procurement

Probe in Procurement of 12 VVIP Helicopters There was a media report stating that the scope of a probe by Italian prosecutors into allegations against unethical dealings by M/s Finmeccanica, Italy has widened to include the Indian contract signed with […]


India Asks HAL to Realign Its Business Processes, Prepare for Rafale

India Asks HAL to Realign Its Business Processes, Prepare for Rafale

The Defence Minister Shri AK Antony today asked the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to realign its business processes for strategic alliances and joint ventures, as also, to step up R&D efforts to remain globally competitive. Addressing a meeting of the […]


 
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