Wednesday, November 25, 2020
India has entered the military-application oriented powered hypersonic club with the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) successfully conducting a test of the scramjet -powered Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) earlier today. According to DRDO, the test has achieved...
  On 27 Jun 2020, it was reported by several news channels that a Chinese PLAAF Il-78 tanker aircraft had landed at Skardu. This was followed by unsubstantiated reports of up to 40 Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF)...
Recent events in Eastern Ladakh have once again brought to the fore the question of just how capable the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) really is, when deployed against India. Providing fuel to the discussions are frequent reports...
  In an unprecedented measure undertaken by the Indian Defence Services, all graduating Officer Cadets of the National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla,  have been taken to their respective Pre-Commission academies i.e. the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, the Air Force...
Image: Squadron Patch of the resurrected No.18 Flying Bullets Squadron On May 27, 2020, the  No.18 squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF) also known as the 'Flying Bullets' will be resurrected at Sulur airbase in Tamil Nadu as the...
Over the past few years, India has been looking to change course from being one of the world's largest importers of military equipment to achieving strategic independence through local manufacturing and procurement. One of the flagship projects being progressed...
    China’s military introduced reforms to the operations of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) following the “most comprehensive restructuring of forces in its history” with the aim of improving its ability to conduct joint operations in an effective manner. Its...
Earlier today, India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Bipin Rawat, issued directives for the creation of an ‘Integrated Air Defence Command’ under the Headquarters of the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS), which he now heads. Gen. Rawat directed...
The era of the swing wing comes came to a close today, December 27, 2019, when the last of the  Indian Air Force's (IAF's) MiG 27s took to the sky for one last time. Tears rolled down the battle...
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas Mk1 received Final Operational Clearance (FOC) earlier this year during Aero India 2019.  Though, this was a watershed moment for the Tejas program, it was however the first part of the FOC process,...

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