Gagan Shakti 2018: Sukhoi 30-MKI Equipped With Brahmos Missile Hit Targets Over Malacca Strait on Concluding Day

After carrying out extensive war drills along the borders with China, the Indian Air Force (IAF) had also carried out war-like operations on the locations from where the Chinese can gain entry into the Indian waters. During the second phase of the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) mega war-exercise, Gagan Shakti-2018, Sukhoi-30 MKIs equipped with BrahMosContinue reading “Gagan Shakti 2018: Sukhoi 30-MKI Equipped With Brahmos Missile Hit Targets Over Malacca Strait on Concluding Day”

Indian Air Force Conducts Advance Landing Ground Operations During ‘Gagan Shakti 2018’

The Indian Air Force (IAF) deployed Advanced Landing Grounds (ALGs) in several areas in North East sector as part of the ongoing Gagan Shakti 2018 exercise. ALGs are unprepared airstrips which are usually placed at a short notice in far flung areas having challenging terrain with limited rail and road connectivity. As India has manyContinue reading “Indian Air Force Conducts Advance Landing Ground Operations During ‘Gagan Shakti 2018’”

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa Reviews ‘Gagan Shakti 2018’

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa on April 17, visited northern and western sectors during the first phase of the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) exercise ‘Gagan Shakti’, to review the operational its strength of the force. The two-week long training exercise involves entire fleet strength of the IAF. The main aimContinue reading “Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa Reviews ‘Gagan Shakti 2018’”

Six-Day long Army Conference Begins; Challenges along Pakistan, China Border to be Discussed

Six-day long conference of top army commander has begun today in New Delhi. Key issues faced by the country, especially challenges along Pakistan and China borders will be discussed. General Bipin Rawat chairs the conference. According to a statement of Defence Ministry, Issues like infrastructure development for capacity enhancement along the northern borders, review ofContinue reading “Six-Day long Army Conference Begins; Challenges along Pakistan, China Border to be Discussed”

Indian Air Force’s Biggest Exercise ‘Gagan Shakti’ begins today

The Indian Air Force’s (IAF) two-week long exercise ‘Gagan Shakti’ begins today. It is one of the biggest combat exercises to be conducted by the air force. The main aim of this exercise is to test the real time coordination and deployment of the air force in a short and war like situation. The exerciseContinue reading “Indian Air Force’s Biggest Exercise ‘Gagan Shakti’ begins today”

S-400 Triumf deal is expected to conclude by 31st March

India and Russia are on the verge of signing Rs 40,000 crore defence deal. Senior Defence official told The Hindu that the two countries could be just weeks away of signing one of the biggest defence deals. The deal for the purchase of S-400 Triumf, long range air defence systems is expected to get closedContinue reading “S-400 Triumf deal is expected to conclude by 31st March”

Naval Exercise ‘MILAN – 2018’ Begins

The much awaited naval exercise ‘Milan – 2018’ hosted by the Indian Navy begins in Port Blair on Tuesday. In this week long naval exercise 38 contingents from 16 navies will display their skills. The theme of ‘Milan- 2018’ is ‘In Pursuit of Maritime Good Order – Need for Comprehensive Information Sharing Apparatus’, so theContinue reading “Naval Exercise ‘MILAN – 2018’ Begins”

India eyes to seal S-400 deal with Russia during Sitharaman’s Moscow visit

The main aim of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her visit to Russia will be to conclude Rs 40,000 crore deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence system. The deal is yet to be inked mainly due to differences over price. In 2016 an agreement was signed between both the countries on ‘Triumf’ interceptor basedContinue reading “India eyes to seal S-400 deal with Russia during Sitharaman’s Moscow visit”

‘Milan – 2018’ – Indian Navy’s strategic move to counter China

India is going to host navies from at least 16 countries across the world for eight-day mega naval exercise, ‘Milan’ starting from March 6 to March 13. Biennial exercise Milan is going to be hosted by the Indian Navy at Port Blair. The main aim of this exercise is to expand regional cooperation. India hasContinue reading “‘Milan – 2018’ – Indian Navy’s strategic move to counter China”