• 14 April, 2024
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SPEED RACE: HYPERSONIC WEAPONS

Hypersonic projectiles and platforms are emerging as a highly valued weapon system for militaries, the world over, due to their unique combination of attributes. The characteristics of hypersonic missiles include…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

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)

PROJECT UDBHAV : REVISITING NATION’S HISTORICAL TREASURE

Since the existence of civilization, the concept of war fighting has also been in practice in some way or the other. The reasons for the conflict, the scope of the…

By Maj Gen Ashok Kumar (Retd)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – Can India be the Manufacturing Hub

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) began making unmanned aerial system (UAS) with the Fluffy target drone in 1970s, which was replaced by the reusable, subsonic, pilotless target aircraft Lakshya…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

China’s Growing Defence Exports – Implications & Options For India

The conflict in Ukraine will have a huge impact on global arms trade. Russia would have consumed a large amount of weapons and would need to replenish them. In view…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

Indian Air Force – Game Changers in the Current Geo Strategic Scenario

“The one who controls Aerospace will control the planet Earth” was well established by the 1950s. The major powers began spending greater sums on aerospace. Air offers speed, range, accuracy,…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

C 295 and India’s Aircraft Production Ecosystem

Indian government finally cleared Rupees 21,000 crore ($3 billion) Airbus-Tata project for 56 C-295W military transport aircraft. Additional six may be acquired by the Coast Guard. The long-pending deal for…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)