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CDS General Anil Chauhan to chair maiden ‘Parivartan Chintan’, a Tri-Service Conference on Jointness and Integration

New Delhi [India], April 7 (ANI): Parivartan Chintan, a pioneering Tri-Service Conference aimed at generating new and fresh ideas, initiatives and reforms to propel jointness and integration efforts, is being…

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…

Mission Divyastra Successful: New Frontiers

On March 11, 2024, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) under “Mission Divyastra” successfully tested the Agni-V ballistic missile, which uses Multiple Independently Targetable Re-entry Vehicle (MIRV) technology. This is…

By Air Cmde SP Singh (Retd)

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)

PM Modi’s Visit To USA: Deal Or No Deal For Fighter Aircraft And Aero-Engines?

“Both sides will identify opportunities for co-development of new technologies and co-production of existing and new systems and facilitate increased collaboration between defence start-up ecosystems of the two countries.” Statement…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

PLA Air Force: Significant Air Power – Time India Must Act

Like the Americans and the Russians, China realised very early that one who controls the aerospace, controls this planet. They began setting up aircraft building plants, initially with the help…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

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)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) And The Armed Forces

Let me begin on a personal note. In the late 1990s, the efforts did not always bear fruit as we trawled the forests in the upper reaches of mountains in…

By Maj Gen Neeraj Bali (Retd)

A Line Divided: The Frayed Edges Will Remain

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) released its Annual Report 2021-22 on March 13. The report notes: "Since April-May 2020, the Chinese side undertook several attempts to unilaterally alter the…

By Lt Gen D S Hooda (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)

Dhanyavaad: A Letter of Gratitude to India from Türkiye

Earthquake in Türkiye Türkiye and India have maintained friendly relations since establishing diplomatic ties in 1948. This historic relation was tested with the unfortunate occurrence of a devastating earthquake in…

By Sarmad Iqbal