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Friday, Jan 24, 2020

Fighter jet

Jan 24, 2020 00:58
Reports, including in this newspaper suggested that the government was considering dropping the melancholic Christian hymn, a favourite of Mahatma Gandhi. The army did not comment on these reports at the time. read more
Oct 08, 2019 05:51
The induction of the controversial Rafale fighter aircraft will be a “game changer” for India in regional politics of South Asia, as far as its neighbours are concerned, defence experts have reiterated. read more
Sep 25, 2019 23:38
The IAF currently operates a fleet of six Russian-origin Ilyushin-78 tankers that are plagued by maintenance problems and more refuellers are required to stay prepared to counter China in the eastern sector. read more
Aug 25, 2019 11:20
After the Rafale contract was curtailed from 126 to 36, the IAF had once again hit the global market for procuring 114 jets. read more
Aug 23, 2019 10:46
Beijing has repeatedly said it will levy sanctions against U.S. companies linked to a planned $8 billion sale and demanded Washington cancel it immediately. read more
Aug 14, 2019 23:13
She is the first woman in the India’s military history to be awarded the YSM, a medal that recognises distinguished service of a high order during war, conflict or hostilities. YSM is not a gallantry award. read more
Aug 14, 2019 16:09
Sq Ldr Minty Aggarwal was part of a team of seven fighter controllers on duty on February 27 morning and controlled the Indian Air Force’s interception package launched to stop Pakistan’s fighter jets. read more
Aug 14, 2019 12:40
Reports said a Spanish F-18 jet based in Lithuania had tried to approach Shoigu’s plane, prompting one of two Russian SU-27 fighter jets accompanying him to see it off. read more
Jul 24, 2019 07:05
While the formal induction will happen in September, the first batch of four Rafale jets will fly to their home base in India only next April-May. All 36 fighter planes will arrive by September 2022, a small step on the long road towards building a stronger... read more
Jul 12, 2019 22:08
Pakistan closed its airspace on February 26 after the Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets struck a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist training camp in Balakot following the Pulwama terror attack in Kashmir. read more
Jul 05, 2019 23:05
The armed forces will have to prioritise their purchases for optimal utilisation of the available resources, said a senior army official who did not want to be named. read more
Jun 28, 2019 21:21
The IAF has released a 48-second video of the bird hit and the pilot’s maneuvre that it said, saved the fighter jet and lives of many civilians living in the area near the airfield at Ambala. read more
Jun 03, 2019 07:12
Dhanoa’s visit comes at a time when the Scandinavian country is eyeing projects worth billions of dollars under the Make in India initiative. read more
May 26, 2019 23:21
The office in question oversees the implementation of the project for 36 Rafale multi-role fighters, which India is acquiring. read more
Apr 29, 2019 23:39
According to the SIPRI data, China was the second-largest military spender last year. Beijing increased its military expenditure by 5% to $250 billion in 2018. It accounted for 14% of global military spending. In contrast, India’s military spending went... read more