• 21 February, 2024
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IAF’s Fighter Squadron Drawdown And The Mitigation Plan

“While, IAF has plans to steadily induct locally made fighter jets like Tejas Mk1, Mk2, and AMCA, the need for 114 jets under Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft (MRFA) will remain, due…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

The Russia Ukraine War: Impact On IAF And Way Ahead

The current war between Russia and Ukraine which began in February 2022 has been continuing for more than a year now, with no signs of an end to hostilities. There…

By Air Vice Marshal Samir Borade, VSM (Retd)

Hub of Aviation Industry Manufacturing: India Needs Whole of Nation Approach

Atmanirbharta is clearly the flavour of the season. India is already the fifth largest economy of the world, and slated to be the third by 2027. It is the fourth…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

Future of Indian Airforce from LCA to AMCA

After making the LCA Tejas, India plans to develop its 5th generation fighter aircraft named the AMCA (Advanced Medium Multirole Aircraft). So here I bring to you a small but…

Aero India 2023: Runway To A Billion Opportunities

The 14th Edition of five-day Aero India 2023, the biggest biennial air show and aviation expo in Asia, is scheduled from February 13, 2023 to February17, 2023at “Yelahanka Air Force…

By Prof (Dr) DK Pandey 

Shipborne Unmanned Aerial Systems: Extending India’s Maritime Reach

In keeping with the requirement to enhance the Indian Navy’s (IN) maritime intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) capabilities, the Indian Armed Forces’ Technology Perspective & Capability Roadmap, a…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

India’s MRFA Program: Seeking To Conquer The Skies!

The looming spectre of a collusive, two-front war with China and Pakistan, has necessitated the Indian Armed Forces to plan and carry out quantitative/qualitative right-sizing of their equipment profile to…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

DEFEXPO 2022: A Marque Of ‘Atmanirbharta’ In Defence

The Indian DefExpo 2022 was held from 18-23 October at the Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The present edition is India’s 12th and largest Defence Exposition,…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

The Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft: India’s ‘Garuda’ And Global Leader

“Garuda is described as the King of the birds ….. a protector with the power to swiftly travel anywhere, ever vigilant…. Garuda is invoked as a symbol of …. violent force,…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Chief of the Air Staff Flies Indigenous Aircraft At Bangalore

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) was on a two day visit to Bangalore. He flew three indigenous platforms, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA)Tejas, Light Combat…

Indigenisation: The Unsung, Unknown and Untold Story of IAF

In a recently organised seminar at Pune, AOC in C Maintenance Command mentioned the indigenisation plans and achievements by IAF. The crux of his statement was achieving self-reliance for 95…

By Air Vice Marshal Samir Borade, VSM (Retd)

Philippines in talks with India to procure advanced light helicopters

New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) The Philippines is looking at procuring a batch of advanced light helicopters from India to crank up its combat capability, months after sealing a USD…