• 01 March, 2024
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The IAF’s Transformation into the Indian Air and Space Force

The recently initiated renaming of the Indian Air Force to Indian Air and Space Force has drawn attention from many quarters. It is exactly a decade ago that one of…

By Air Marshal (Dr) Diptendu Choudhury (Retd) PVSM, AVSM, VM, VSM

CHINESE GYRFALCON IN PAK SKIES

According to reports published in the media, General Zaheer Ahmed Babar, the Chief of Staff of the Pakistan Air Force, has disclosed the recent acquisition plans of the Pakistan Air…

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)

Indo-Pacific : Scramble For Dominance And Role Of Air Power

In the New World Order, Indo-Pacific is emerging as a strategically integrated arena of competition and cooperation. The rise of China; beyond the South China Sea, across the Indian and…

By Air Cmde SP Singh (Retd)

India Beware Of Copycat Chinese Air Force

In China, ‘Shanzhai’ today means imitation products that originally meant mountain stronghold. This word was originally associated with pirate factories producing duplicate products. Who knew one day, China would be…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (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)

China developing new fighter aircraft base near Ladakh

New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): Seeking to overcome limitations in its fighter aircraft operations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India, China is developing an airbase for…

Another Chinese warplane enters Taiwan’s air defence zone

Taipei [Taiwan], July 9 (ANI): Taiwan on Thursday reported another incursion by the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Air Force as a Chinese warplane flew into the island's air defence identification…

Chinese warplane enters Taiwan air defence zone for second time this month

Taipei [Taiwan], July 5 (ANI): In yet another intrusion by Beijing amid escalating tensions in Taiwan Strait, a Chinese warplane entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone (ADIZ), marking the second…

India-China Border Build-up: Pragmatically Speaking!

A recent news-item has proclaimed that India has redirected at least 50,000 additional troops to its border with China, in a historic shift towards offensive military posture.  Over the past…

China launches record number of warplanes into Taiwan’s airspace in the largest incursion show

In its largest incursion attempt this year, the Air Force of the People's Republic of China (PLAAF) on Monday launched a large number of its warplanes including fighter jets, heavy…