• 06 February, 2023
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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 

Defence Budget 2023-24: Staying The Course Of Strength and Self-Sufficiency

The run-up to the budget unveiling is invariably an open season for speculation and ‘requests’ by all the stakeholders of the economy for favourable treatment. This year was no different.…

By Maj Gen Neeraj Bali (Retd)

Role Of Indian Defence Forces During Freedom Struggle

As India Celebrates 75 years of Independence and commemorates the freedom struggle by the Indian citizens against the British Empire, the role of British Indian forces to preserve the British…

By Colonel Deepak Kumar

Indian Military Reforms: Delays, Dispassion and Dissociation

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will attend the Combined Commanders’ Conference in Karwar in March 2023. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Anil Chauhan will also be present. It is…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Ex-‘Veer Guardian-2023’: A Strategic Boost to Indo Japanese Defence Cooperation

The joint air exercise “Veer Guardian-2023” between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Japan Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) has commenced in Japan and is scheduled to take place from…

By Prof (Dr) DK Pandey 

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)

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…

Two pilots of IAF killed in Mig-21 aircraft accident near Barmer

New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI) Two pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) were killed on Thursday night when their twin-seater Mig-21 trainer aircraft crashed during a training sortie near…

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)

IAF’s ‘VAJRAYUDHA’ : THE ‘ASTRA’ AIR TO AIR MISSILE

“Vajrayudha, also known as Vajra, is Lord Indra’s personal weapon that shoots thunderbolts. The word’s literal meaning is lightning.” A testimony to India’s self-reliance in the Defence Sector and progress…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

MoD signs over Rs 2,900 crore contract with BDL for procurement of ASTRA Mk I Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile System

In a major boost to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, Ministry of Defence, on May 31, 2022, signed a contract with Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) for…