Indian Air Force to Call Off Deal to Procure 20 Hawk Jets

A defence deal to buy 20 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer planes is likely to be called off by the Air Force. The main reason for scrapping the deal is that the price to buy these advance trainer jets are like to cost more than Rs 2,000 crore, which is beyond the expectations of the defence … Continue reading Indian Air Force to Call Off Deal to Procure 20 Hawk Jets

Defence Ministry Approves Procurement of Anti-Tank Guided Missiles NAG Along With 127 mm Calibre Naval Guns

The Defence Acquisition Council (ADC) led by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on April 27, approved capital acquisition proposals of over Rs 3,687 crore. The proposal included third generation Anti-Guided Tank Missiles (ATGMs), NAG missile system developed by Defence and Research Orgnisation (DRDO).  The NAG missile system (NAMIS) worth Rs 524 crore will give a big … Continue reading Defence Ministry Approves Procurement of Anti-Tank Guided Missiles NAG Along With 127 mm Calibre Naval Guns

LCA Tejas Test Fires Derby Missile Off Goa Coast; Moves Inch Closer Towards Final Operational Certification

In a major breakthrough, indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas has successfully test fired an air-to-air beyond visual  range (BVR) missile from the Goa coast on April, 27.  It demonstrated its overall capability as an effective combat jet. This move has paved the way to receive Final Operational Clearance (FOC). The test firing of the … Continue reading LCA Tejas Test Fires Derby Missile Off Goa Coast; Moves Inch Closer Towards Final Operational Certification

India Holds DGMO-Level Meeting With Pakistan; Warns Pak to Stop Supporting Terrorists

The India Army yesterday conveyed a strong message to the Pakistan Army, telling it to cut down support to all terror groups operating from Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian Army also warned Pakistan of retaliatory action. According to an army official, in a telephonic conversation, India’s Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lt. Gen. … Continue reading India Holds DGMO-Level Meeting With Pakistan; Warns Pak to Stop Supporting Terrorists

India Gifted 1971 Liberation Souvenirs to Bangladesh

India has handed over one Mi-4 helicopter and two Pt-76 tanks to Bangladesh as part of the 1971 Liberation War mementoes on April 26. According to a defence ministry spokesman, these gifts will be showcased at the Bangladesh army and air force museums. The helicopter and the tanks were parts of the gifts given by … Continue reading India Gifted 1971 Liberation Souvenirs to Bangladesh

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa Raises Concern Over Chinese Air Force’s Increasing Presence in Tibet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa on April 26, said that there was a ‘significant increase’ in the presence Chinese aircraft and aircrew in the Tibet Autonomous region as compared to any other military region. This statement of the Chief of Air Staff comes at the time when Prime Minister … Continue reading Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa Raises Concern Over Chinese Air Force’s Increasing Presence in Tibet

Indigenous Built LCA-Tejas Performed Well During The ‘Gagan-Shakti 2018’

  The major positive to take away from the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) biggest war-like exercise, ‘Gagan-Shakti 2018' is the performance of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas. The indigenously-manufactured (LCA) Tejas was put to test by the IAF in the 14-day long exercise. The aircraft performed as per the requirement of the force. The major … Continue reading Indigenous Built LCA-Tejas Performed Well During The ‘Gagan-Shakti 2018’

Indian Navy Inducts Third Ship of LCU Mk-IV Class at Port Blair

The Indian Navy inducted the third ship of the Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mk-IV project at Port Blair on April 25. The ship was commissioned as INLCU L53 by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, commander-in-chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command, of the Indian Armed Forces' tri-service command. The command oversees India's Andaman and Nicobar Island territories, including the … Continue reading Indian Navy Inducts Third Ship of LCU Mk-IV Class at Port Blair

Malabar Exercise 2018: India, US and Japan to Exhibit Their Strength in Guam in June

The Indo-US-Japan Malabar exercise will be held in Guam in June this year. The Indian Navy will send three ships to the exercise which is taking place in the Western Pacific region. Indigenous stealth frigate INS Sahyadri, anti-submarine stealth corvette INS Kamotra and a fleet tanker will be participating in the exercise. The main attraction of … Continue reading Malabar Exercise 2018: India, US and Japan to Exhibit Their Strength in Guam in June

World War II Aircraft ‘Dakota DC-3’ Reaches India to Re-Join Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force welcomes the Dakota DC-3, VP905, home. The Aircraft VP905 got airborne from Muscat International Airport, Oman and touched down at Jamnagar Air Force Station (AFS), Gujarat at 16:30 hours on Wednesday. The aircraft was received with a lot of splendour at AFS Jamnagar. To honour the old warhorse in its new … Continue reading World War II Aircraft ‘Dakota DC-3’ Reaches India to Re-Join Indian Air Force