The bomb is part of the class of weapons with a range of 50 km to 150. The government did not share details about the weapon but mentioned that LRB was tested from an aerial platform.
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INDIA SUCCESSFULLY TESTS NEW LONG-RANGE BOMB
An Indian Air Force(IAF) team and the Defence Research and Development organization (DRDO) has successfully flight-tested the country's first indigenously developed long-range bomb (LRB) from a Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet over Balasore in Odhisha in October.
INDIA'S AGNI-5 ICBM OPERATIONALISED:ROAD TO AGNI-6 CLEARED
On October 27, India executed the final test flight of the Agni- 5 thermonuclear-capable ICBM (Intercontinental-range Ballistic Missile) from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha. The missile traveled almost 5000 km before splashing down into the Southern Indian Ocean.
PARAMILITARY MODERNISATION: AN URGENT NEED OF THE HOUR
At a time when the India is facing significant internal security threats both internally and externally, t is high time to reshape the strategic dynamics by modernising the paramilitary forces,
‘PRIVATE SECTOR HAS HUGE POTENTIAL IN INDIA'S AEROSPACE INDUSTRY'
This is an opportune moment for private players to make their presence felt. The DPSUs are beginning o outsource some of their work to MSMEs and private industry, but it is now high time for the industry to step into the big league, ays AIR CHIEF MARSHAL IVEK RAM CHAUDHARI VSM AVSM VM ADC in this exclusive interaction with geopolitics
“WE ARE PREPARED TO HANDLE A TWO-FRONT CONTINGENCY”
Newly appointed AIR CHIEF MARSHAL VIVEK RAM CHAUDHARI PVSM AVSM VM ADC is confident that the Indian Air Force is ready and prepared. The ACM has an air of relaxed confidence and a complete command of the issues that confront the IAF, as it stares down the Chinese both in the Eastern and Western sectors. As he explains during the annual press conference a few days before Air Force Day (October 8), there is a paradigm change in future warfare including the non-kinetic, non-lethal challenges. IAF has its own strategy in place to have directed-energy weapons, unmanned wingman among other futuristic technologies. He is confident that of the force’s offensive strike capabilities that have become even more potent with the induction of cutting-edge weapons. Below are the highlights of the interaction and the key issues he discussed at the event.
EMBRAER CAN HELP INDIA ACHIEVE GLOBAL EXPORTER STATUS
Embraer believes that India’s ‘Make in India’ and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat (Self-reliant India)’ campaigns are not only initiatives to boost Indian local industry, but are also eminent steps to make India a producer of critical technologies in the world, says Jackson schneider, President & CEO of Embraer Defense & Security in this exclusive conversation
''IAF HAS NOW GOT ASSETS THAT CAN CONTRIBUTE TO CREATING STRATEGIC IMPACT‘‘
MANMOHAN BAHADUR, a retired Air Vice Marshal, served in 114 Helicopter Unit as a Flying Officer in 1978-82 and as its Commanding Officer 1994-97. This unit is the lifeline for all Siachen operations and has a storybook full of valour and guts. In this in depth conversation he offers his perspective on the IAF and how we need to address issues in the years ahead
BOEING'S VERSATILE RELATIONSHIP WITH IAF
Surendra Ahuja, Managing Director, Boeing Defence India talks about the wide ranging and comprehensive relationship between the American aerospace giant and the country’s armed forces in this exclusive conversation
A 50 YEAR STRONG PARTNERSHIP
MBDA has a strong reputation as a reliable partner that has supported the Indian armed forces for over 50 years. Going forward, the company is committed to delivering the best of military equipment to the country, said Boris solomiac, MBDA General Delegate India
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