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First Indian MiG-29 Fighter Jet Lands on Vikramaditya

First Indian MiG-29 Fighter Jet Lands on Vikramaditya

An Indian MiG-29 naval jet landed on a refitted former Soviet aircraft carrier Friday, marking the first such operation since the ship was delivered by Russia to the south Asian nation earlier this year. “An exciting event took place today […]


India Test-fires Another Prithvi IRBM

India Test-fires Another Prithvi IRBM

A missile unit of the elite Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully launched a Prithvi missile today from the test range at Chandipur, off the Odisha Coast as part of a scenario based live launch training exercise. The launch was flawless […]


India scraps AgustaWestland chopper deal over bribe allegations

India scraps AgustaWestland chopper deal over bribe allegations

India cancelled on Wednesday a 556-million-euro ($753 million) contract with Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland to buy luxury helicopters for VIPs amid bribery allegations. The deal signed in February 2010 was scrapped after Defence Minister A. K. Antony held a meeting with […]


India to Buy Israeli Barak Missiles

India to Buy Israeli Barak Missiles

Defence minister A K Antony has finally bitten the bullet. With the CBI deciding to close the infamous seven-year-old Barak kickbacks case for lack of evidence, the defence ministry on Monday cleared the long-pending “critical” naval procurement of an additional […]


Dassault Plans to Make Rafale Wings in India

Dassault Plans to Make Rafale Wings in India

France’s Dassault Aviation and Reliance Industries are planning to set up a facility to produce wings of Rafale combat aircraft selected by IAF for meeting its requirement of 126 fighter planes. The two firms are planning to set up a […]


India’s Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Completes 2,400 Sorties

India’s Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Completes 2,400 Sorties

The indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas has undertaken 2,400 sorties to meet the requirements of the IAF, which is set to induct the aircraft on December 20. “The LCA has clocked over 2400 flights till now with highest […]


India to Retire Last MiG-21FL Fighter Aircraft

India to Retire Last MiG-21FL Fighter Aircraft

The deafening roar of the Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-21 FL afterburner, an iconic delta-wing fighter aircraft that heralded the ‘supersonic era’ in Indian Air Force (IAF) will no longer be heard after December 11, 2013, the day it is set to fly […]


India expands nuclear weapons site: think tank

India expands nuclear weapons site: think tank

India has expanded a secretive site that could be used to enrich more uranium for nuclear weapons, a US think tank said Wednesday, citing satellite imagery. The Institute for Science and International Security, a private group opposed to nuclear proliferation, […]


Russia hands India long-awaited aircraft carrier

Russia hands India long-awaited aircraft carrier

Russia on Saturday ceremonially handed over a refurbished ex-Soviet aircraft carrier to India after a refit that overran by five years and went vastly over budget, damaging ties between the countries. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and Indian Defence […]


 
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