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14th December. Srinagar. Dawn. The morning that Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon chose to become the Indian Air Force’s greatest war hero.The 1971 War was on. No 18 Squadron was based in Srinagar. ‘Brother’ Sekhon was a great fan of the Gnats he flew. His big worry -...
HAL's Hindustan Turbo Fan Engine - HTFE 25 25 kN Indigenous Aero EngineNEW DELHI: In a boost for India, the inaugural run of the core of 25 kN indigenous Aero Engine (Hindustan Turbo Fan Engine - HTFE 25) was successfully completed in the presence of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at HAL's...
A Russia-made autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) named Rus has successfully dived below a 6-kilometer (3.7-mile) mark in the central Atlantic Ocean, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.MOSCOW — The underwater vehicle, also known as a sea drone, is suitable for "technical work, search-and-rescue, and scientific research at depths of...
India will be participating in two major military exercises, Exercise Rim of the Pacific and Exercise Red Flag next year. This was announced by US Defence Secretary, Ash Carter during a joint press conference with the visiting Indian defence minister, Manohar Parrikar at Pentagon. Parrikar is on a 8-day...
The new global players China, Japan and India are on course for the next ‘African campaign’. The continent is once again the object of attention of the world’s leading States, wrote Vladimir Terekhov.“The irony of historical process in this case is in the fact that some time ago the...
BANGALORE: The Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, pegged as the world's smallest combat jet, will become longer by 500mm-550mm in its Mark-II avatar, which is expected to take off after 2021, the defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has said. Besides, the cost of Mark-IA, the upgraded version of the...
According to officials, this will be the 32nd flight for the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. Through this launch, ISRO will be sending six satellites belonging to Singapore. Space scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are all set to launch the PSLV C-29 rocket from the Sriharikota space center in...
BEIJING: Reacting sharply to India's move of including Japan in the Indo-US Malabar naval exercises, China today said it is hopeful Tokyo will not "provoke confrontation" and "heighten tensions" in the region."Our position is very clear. It is hoped that the relevant country will not provoke confrontation and heighten...
Pakistani fishing boat which exploded on the eve of New Year last yearNEW DELHI: Coast Guard DIG B K Loshali has been sacked following a Board of Inquiry over his comments that contradicted the government's stand on the sinking of a Pakistan fishing boat last year."He was dismissed from...
Defence Minister, Mr. Manohar Parrikar at the inaugural run of the core of 25 kN indigenous Aero Engine (Hindustan Turbo Fan Engine – HTFE 25) at HAL’s Engine Division, Bengaluru on December 14, 2015. Mr. T. Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL is also seen.The inaugural run of the core of...