Fighter Jet Sukhoi Refuelled Mid-Air during Indian Air Force’s ‘Gagan Shakti’ Exercise

  The Indian Air Force (IAF) exhibited an extraordinary display of air-to-air refueling of a fighter jet during a two-week long ‘Gagan Shakti 2018’ exercise. A video showed pilots preparing to refuel Sukhoi-30 MKI jet.  According to a report published in NDTV, The Sukhoi Su-30 jet took off from Kalaikunda airbase in West Bengal’s Kharagpur.Continue reading “Fighter Jet Sukhoi Refuelled Mid-Air during Indian Air Force’s ‘Gagan Shakti’ Exercise”

DefExpo 2018: Lockheed Martin and Boeing Gearing up to Secure $15 Billion Deal

On the very first day of the DefExpo 2018, two US companies pitch in for their respective fighter jets for getting a deal of supplying 110 fighter jets worth $15 billion to the Indian Air Force (IAF).  This can be considered as a major boost to the ‘Make in India’ campaign Lockheed Martin offered toContinue reading “DefExpo 2018: Lockheed Martin and Boeing Gearing up to Secure $15 Billion Deal”

Indian Air Force to get 110 Fighter Jets; Will it Suffice?

The Indian Air Force on Friday initiated a process to acquire 110 fighter jets. The IAF issued a Request for Information (RFI) for  $15 billion deal. It is considered to be the biggest defence deal. The fighter jets would jointly be produced by a foreign company in collaboration with an Indian company under ‘Make inContinue reading “Indian Air Force to get 110 Fighter Jets; Will it Suffice?”

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”