Indian Army Successfully Carries Out Summer User Trials of 3rd Gen NAG Missiles

The Indian Army has successfully carried out its summer user trials of third Generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile NAG at Pokhran Field Firing Ranges. The trials of the missiles, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), were conducted between July 7 to July 18,

Kargil Diaries: First physical evidence of Pak Army Presence Came On June 13

It was on June 13, more than a month after the detection of intrusion in Kargil in 1999, that the first physical evidence came about the intruders being Pakistan Army personnel and not the “30-40 mercenaries” as thought earlier. This is what Lt General (retd) Amar Aul, the

Navy To Buy Rs 1,589 Crore Satellite From ISRO

The Indian Navy has placed an order with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for a new dedicated military satellite for communications between its warships, aircraft and shore-based units, with a launch expected within a year.  The Rs 1,589 crore order for a new military

Russia Rejects Pakistan Request For 50,000 AK Rifles, Assures India of No Deals In Future

The Russian government has rejected Pakistan’s request to buy new generation Kalashnikov rifles, commonly known as AK, assuring India that there will not be any military deal with Islamabad. Top sources in the defence and security establishment told ThePrint that India was informed about the

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IAF Pilots Test F-21 Simulator

Indian Air Force fighter pilots, including one of India’s first female pilots in this stream, examined and tested a cockpit simulator of the F-21 fighter aircraft of American aerospace giant, Lockheed Martin, here on Tuesday.  Lockheed Martin has been pitching its F-21 aircraft for the

Why Did Pakistan Open Its Airspace for India? Goodwill Gesture or Move To Save Ailing Economy?

By Siddhi Gaharwar Although Pakistan’s decision to open up its airspace for civil traffic must have come as big relief to the Indian airlines that suffered huge losses because of the airspace closure by the north-western neighbour, it also is undeniably true that the Imran

Pak Opens Airspace Closed Since Balakot Strike, Indian Airlines Resume Flights Operations Over Pakistan

Indian airlines on Tuesday resumed flight operations on normal routes to Europe and other west-bound destinations over the Pakistan airspace, after Islamabad removed access restrictions.  “After cancellation of NOTAMS by Pakistan and India in the early hours of Tuesday, there are no restrictions on airspaces of both countries, flights

IAF Broke Will of Pakistan Army During Kargil War: Ex-Officers

The Indian Army was bringing results but the Indian Air Force (IAF) broke the Pakistani Army’s morale and will to continue holding the heights it had captured in Kargil, former IAF officers said while talking about the 1999 war. Giving credit to air power for

ISRO Calls off Chandrayaan-2 Launch After Technical Snag, Next Date Soon

With the countdown clock freezing minutes before 2 am, the launch of Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to moon, was called off 56 minutes before the scheduled time early Monday morning. The GSLV Mark III carrying the orbiter, lander, and rover was to take off at

Indian Air Force Group ‘Y’ Recruitment Rally 2019 For Karnataka

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Rafale & Su-30MKI Deadly Combo Will Make Pakistan, Other Enemies Worried: IAF

Once the French Rafale and the Russian Su-30MKI jets start operating jointly in the Indian Air Force (IAF), it will be a deadly combination and will make our enemies including Pakistan worried in case of any conflict, said Indian Air Force Vice Chief Air Marshal RKS

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India’s New Advanced Talwar Frigates To Arrive By 2022 After Payments Clearance

The Indian Navy is likely to get its first two advanced Talwar class frigates by 2022, following clearance of payments and key material procurements that will enable Russia’s Yantar Shipyard to commence full-scale work on the warship. The contract for new frigates – two of which are to

JFD Completes Sea Acceptance Trials of Submarine Rescue System For Indian Navy

UK-based subsea engineering and services provider JFD has completed sea acceptance trials and training activities on the second of two fly-away submarine rescue systems built for the Indian Navy. The activities were conducted on the east coast of India at Visakhapatnam, where the system will

India to Buy 18 More Su-30MKI and 21 Mig-29 Fighter Jets From Russia

Indian Air Force (IAF) is eyeing 18 more Sukhoi Su-30 MKI multirole fighters and 21 Mikoyan MiG-29 air superiority jets from Russia to add extra teeth to its arsenal, and tackle the twin threats of Pakistan and China. IAF already has a sanctioned strength of

1.86 lakh Bulletproof Jackets To Be Procured By April Next Year: Govt

The shortage of bullet-proof jackets for armed forces is being met through procurement of 1.86 lakh such jackets by April 2020 for nearly Rs 639 crore, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh informed Rajya Sabha on Monday. Replying to supplementaries, the minister said there was no embargo

Air Marshal R Nambiar: ‘We Were Very Innovative in Kargil War, We Fought With What We Had’

Air Marshal R Nambiar is the AOC-in-C of Western Command, and was the first fighter pilot in IAF to hit the Pakistani infiltrators at Tiger Hill during the Kargil War with a precision-guided bomb. A test-pilot, who flew the Mirage 2000, dropped five of the

IAF Pushes Rs1.5 lakh cr ‘Make In India’ Deals For 170 Aircraft

With the budget done and dusted, the IAF is now finalising two long-pending mega ‘Make in India’ projects worth about Rs 1.5 lakh crore ($22 billion). But while the project for 56 medium transport aircraft by the Tata-Airbus consortium is set to take off this

Upgraded BrahMos With 500-km Range Ready: CEO of BrahMos Aerospace

The upgraded version of the homegrown BrahMos missile with an enhanced range of up to 500 km is ready, the CEO of BrahMos Aerospace, Sudhir Kumar Mishra, has said. Mishra, in an interview broadcast on Doordarshan News Sunday, said it is possible to increase the

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INS Viraat Will Be Sold As Scrap

The government has decided to scrap Indian Navy aircraft carrier INS Viraat, following the trajectory of the country’s first carrier INS Vikrant. Docked at the Mumbai naval yard since being decommissioned in 2017, INS Viraat has been expensive to maintain, according to Shripad Naik, Minister

There’s No Room For Cowards In The Army : Supreme Court to Jawan

“There is no room for cowards in the Army,” said the Supreme Court while approving the dismissal of a jawan who abandoned his post and failed to fire at militants during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir way in 2006. Dalbir Singh, posted with Rashtriya

India To Test Advanced British Missile After Reality Check of 27 Feb Dogfight With Pakistan

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to test-fire the British Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM) from the Russian Su-30 MKI and the Anglo-French Jaguar aircraft by the end of this year, ThePrint has learnt. The planned test comes as India tries to bridge

IAF To Change Missile-Firing Procedure To Ensure Video Feed In Balakot-Like Operations

The Indian Air Force is likely to change firing procedures for missile and bombs in the wake of the Balakot air strike, during which the pilots could not launch Israeli air-to-surface missiles called the Crystal Maze due to laid down protocols. If the Crystal Maze missiles had

Work Begins on India’s Next Gen Nuclear-Powered Submarines

Work has started on the Rs 1 lakh crore project to produce next generation nuclear-powered submarines for the Indian Navy, with a defence public sector unit working on a special alloy for the hull. A scale model is likely to be tested soon as part of

1 Dead In INS Visakhapatnam Fire; Inquiry On

At least one person died after a Level 3 fire broke out on the second and the third deck of warship Visakhapatnam which is currently under construction in South Mumbai, Maharashtra. The deceased has been identified as a contract worker who succumbed possibly due to

‘Operation Bandar’ Was IAF’s Code Name For Balakot Airstrike

When the Air Force sent its package of 12 Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft to attack the Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist camp in Balakot on February 26, it code-named it ‘Operation Bandar (Monkey)’, to maintain secrecy. “In order to maintain secrecy and ensure that the plans don’t leak out, the Balakot operations were

Why ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 Mission to Moon is Full of Challenges: A Detailed Look

As the launch date for India’s second Moon mission nears, the journey of Chandrayaan 2 has already started as its journey from ISRO’s satellite centre in Bengaluru and will be moving towards India’s rocket port situated at Sriharikota. The lift-off is slated for 2:51 AM

Indian Navy Executes ‘Operation Sankalp’ For Gulf Region Amid Rising US, Iran Tension

Indian Navy on Thursday launched Operation Sankalp in the Gulf of Oman to re-assure Indian Flagged Vessels operating/ transiting through Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman following the maritime security incidents in the region. Indian Navy spokesperson posted a tweet saying that INS Chennai &