First Rafale Jets In Indian Skies Only By May 2020
Air Chief Bhadauria bets for 80 percent indigenous aircraft
Rafale The Game Changer
Acceptance now, Induction in May
Red Velvet Takes To Skies On Its First Commercial Service To New York City
NEW DELHI. Virgin Atlantic’s first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft, G-VLUX, Red Velvet took to the skies September 10th for the very first time, flying customers from London Heathrow to new York JFK.
IAF's Senior Leadership & Force Structure In The Foreseeable Future
There will be an essential necessity to tailor the IAF’s thinking and planning to groom the senior leadership in a Joint Military environment, as well as, in the joint procurement and joint capability development parameters
Thoughts On The 87th Anniversary Of The IAF
Other than the brief excitement of Balakot strikes, during the year gone by, IAF remained on course to consolidate the credibility of its posture against perceived threats by absorbing in its fold new aircraft and weapon systems
“Howdy Modi” In Houston
A Big Push to India-US Relations.
Apache, Chinook And Way Forward For India
Multi-domain operations across a spectrum that stretches from Hybrid Warfare to lowintensity security situations within the country require capabilities that are responsive and adaptive
Re-Energising India - Russia Partnership
The 36-hour visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Vlad Ivostok, Russia on September 4-5 to participate in the 20th Annual Summit and as Guest of honour in the 5th eastern economic Forum (eeF) at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin provided, in PM Modi’s own words, “a new direction, new energy and new speed” to relations between the two countries.
India Honoured With Prime Minister Modi Getting Many International Awards
New Delhi. From Saudi Arabia to the United Arab Emirates, from Bahrain to Israel and the Maldives, and away from this near neighbourhood, Russia, Japan and South Korea – with the United Nations to top them – all have honoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi with their highest civilian awards.
Chandrayaan 2 - India's Quest For The Moon
NEW DELHI. Chandrayaan 2, India’s second mission to the Moon which was to land the Vikram rover on the Moon surface on 7th Sep 2019, faced a glitch at the proverbial last minute, just when it was 2.1km above the moon’s surface after successfully manoeuvring gravitational pulls and hazards for a little short of 400,000km.
Appointment Of Chief Of Defence Staff: A Historic Decision
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rousing Independence Day address delivered from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort covered many issues relating to reforms and development in India.
Indian Air Force Inducts Eight Boeing AH-64E Apache Helicopters
NEW DELHI. The Indian Air Force (IAF) ceremonially inducted eight Boeing AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopters September 3, and with that their home Squadron, 125 (H) Gladiators, also became operational and combat-ready.
Rolls-Royce to provide Totalcare Flex services for Air Canada's Trent 700 fleet
ROLLS-ROYCE Has signed a new TotalCare® Flex agreement with air Canada that will ensure the availability of the airline’s Trent 700 until fleet retirement august 22.
International Police Expo 2019
New Delhi . Policing is a matter of State and always needs equal attention like Defence.
Indian Space Force (ISF)
An idea whose time has come
Indian Navy Commissions Dornier Squadron INAS 313 at Chennai
Chennai. Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 313, the fifth Dornier aircraft squadron was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of Naval Staff at an impressive ceremony held at Naval Air Enclave, Meenambakkam July 22.
Indian Defence and Aerospace Needs IDFC
Bengaluru. Considering the huge potential of industrial growth in defence and aerospace (both civil and military) and challenges of meeting the financial needs for mega aviation projects in India, it is important to think of establishing an organisation like Indian Defence Finance Corporation (IDFC) on the lines of Indian Railway Finance Corporation, IRFC, said Dr RK Tyagi, Chairman of Aeronautical Society of India (AESI) and former ChairmanHAL
India Marks 73rd Independence Day with Colours and Resolve
New Delhi. No country is as diverse as India is in terms of geography, history, faith, region, languages – you name it.
IAF Set to Operate Formidable Apache Helicopters and Rafale MMRCAs
New Delhi. The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to operate the new generation Boeing Apache attack helicopter from September, and Dassault Aviation’s Rafale Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) from around May 2020.
Embraer celebrates 50 years focusing on coming decades
São José dos Campos, Brazil. Embraer celebrated its 50-year anniversary with a ceremony that brought together employees, authorities and commercial partners at company’s headquarters, in São José dos Campos, Brazil August 19.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Elected IDSA President
New Delhi. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has urged the strategic community to help strengthen the country’s security environment by research with a scientific temper.
Abrogation of Special Status Under Article 370: Security Implications
Passage of the bill abrogating special status to J&K under article 370 by both the houses of the parliament brings to an end the major differences that characterised the state of J&K vis-à-vis all other states of the Indian Union.
Indian Civil Aviation Vindication Of The Low Cost Model
NINE YEARS after the first fixed-wing flight by man, India traipsed into its own civil aviation journey; in December 1912 the first domestic air route between Karachi and Delhi was launched as an extension of the London- Karachi flight by imperial airways, a British airline.
Two New Boeing CH-47F (I) Chinooks Arrive At The Indian shores
NEW DELHI. Boeing announced July 8, arrival of two more CH-47F (I) Chinooks for the Indian Air Force ( IAF) at the Mundra port in Gujarat.
India Marks Independence Day With A Promise To Send Man In Space
New Delhi . On August 15, Ind ia celebrated its 72nd Independence Day and as is the tradition, the country ’s Prime Minister addresses the Nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort, projecting his government’s policies and mentioning its achievements.
Vis-a-vis US Sanctions On Iran
Rim of the Pacific International Maritime Exercise: RIMPAC 2018 Concludes
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii. The world’s largest international maritime exercise RIMPAC 2018 concluded August 2 following more than a month of training events conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.
Farnborough International Airshow 2018
Duopoly of Boeing and Airbus Rule the Roost
Gripen's Smart Support Solution Story
From Makers Of The Gripen
Boeing Says 737 Max Software Updated Working With FAA To Resume Flights
CHICAGO. Boeing has completed development of the updated software for the 737 MAX, along with associated simulator testing and the company’s engineering test flight.