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CHANGING DYNAMICS OF AIR DEFENCE OPERATIONS AND THE WAY AHEAD

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, during the Air Force Commanders' Conference in New Delhi on October 26, 2023, pointed out that new trends have emerged in the field of air…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

Indian Air Force activates pan-India Emergency Landing Facility

New Delhi [India], April 4 (ANI): As part of the ongoing exercise Gagan Shakti-24, Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft recently operated from the Emergency Landing Facility (ELF) in the northern…

RUSSIA ENTICING INDIA WITH SU-75 CHECKMATE

The Sukhoi SU-75 Checkmate, also designated as the Light Tactical Aircraft is a single-engine, stealth fighter aircraft under development by Sukhoi. The Sukhoi Design Bureau has also designated the aircraft…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

C 295 AIRCRAFT INDUCTION INTO IAF: CAPABILITY ENHANCEMENT AND ADVANTAGES

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on 13 Sep 23 took the delivery of its first C-295 transport aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space, at Seville in Spain. The aircraft is…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

India’s Ballistic Missile Interceptors!

India’s Nuclear Policy of ‘No First Use’ behoves that the Nation is prepared to absorb a first strike and still retain capabilities for similar retaliation. Retaining such ‘second-strike’ capability will…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Germany’s IRIS-T SLM Air Defence System: A Shot In The Arm For Ukraine?

The Russia Ukraine War (RUW) is replete with instances of large and small-scale ground battles or duels, both in built-up and rural areas. While inputs emerging from this imbroglio differ…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Taiwan jets scramble as China air force enters air defence zone

TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan's air force scrambled on Friday to warn away 18 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defence zone, Taiwan's defence ministry said, part of what is a regular…

Russia starts delivery of some components of 2nd regiment of S-400 missile systems to India

New Delhi, Apr 15 (PTI) Notwithstanding its continuing military strikes against Ukraine, Russia has started supplying some components of the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf missile defence system to…

Ukraine will soon be able to better protect its skies -envoy to Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Ukraine will soon be able to better protect its skies and cities from Russian attacks because it expects "super modern" military equipment from the United States and…

Defence Ministry approves procurement of military platforms, hardware worth Rs 8,357 crore

New Delhi, Mar 22 (PTI) The Defence Ministry on Tuesday approved the procurement of Rs 8,357 crore worth of military platforms and hardware, including air defence fire control radar and…

Slovakia starts deploying Patriot air defence system – minister

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Patriot air defence system has started arriving in Slovakia from NATO partner countries and the deployment will continue in the coming days, Slovakia's defence minister said…

Military Contours Of The Russo-Ukraine War

The world is presently captivated by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis, which saw Russia commencing the invasion of Ukraine on 24 February this year. This operation is a fallout of the…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)