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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 […]


India’s Share in Joint Fighter Project with Russia Likely to Grow

India’s Share in Joint Fighter Project with Russia Likely to Grow

India’s share in research-and-development work for the joint Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) project with Russia is currently limited by India’s domestic industrial capabilities but will gradually increase with the project’s implementation, a Russian military expert said Friday. India’s The […]


Upgraded Indian Mirage 2000 Undertakes Maiden Flight In France

Upgraded Indian Mirage 2000 Undertakes Maiden Flight In France

Under IAF’s over Rs 10,000 crore modernization program, the first Mirage 2000, upgraded by its manufacturer, has successfully completed its maiden flight at an air base in France. India had signed an upgrade programme worth over Rs 10,000 crore with […]


AgustaWestland Given Final Show Cause Notice to Cancel Indian Helicopter Deal

AgustaWestland Given Final Show Cause Notice to Cancel Indian Helicopter Deal

The Defence Ministry has issued a final show cause notice to Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland for cancelling its contract worth Rs 3,600 crore (556 million euros—Ed.) for supplying 12 choppers to the Air Force for “violating” the terms of its contract. […]


Army seeking in-depth engagements in Asia-Pacific theater

Army seeking in-depth engagements in Asia-Pacific theater

Countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region are “excited by our increased participation here,” said the Army component commander for that area. “We intend to put into motion a pathway of activity (for the Army) into multiple countries for extended periods of […]


India Grappling With Free Fall In Fighters, Will Have to Fly Upgraded MiG-21s Till 2025

India Grappling With Free Fall In Fighters, Will Have to Fly Upgraded MiG-21s Till 2025

Just ahead of its 81st anniversary on October 8, the IAF has virtually sounded the red-alert over its fast-dwindling number of fighter squadrons. Confronted with the government’s slow decision-making, fund crunches and Hindustan Aeronautics’ sluggish performance, the force is now […]


 
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