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WASHINGTON: Some 200 Islamic State jihadists were killed by US-led coalition aircraft during an intense battle in Iraq this week, a US military spokesman said on Friday.Baghdad-based Colonel Steve Warren, who represents the US-led coalition that is attacking the IS group in Iraq and Syria, said about 500 jihadists...
Russian Mi-26 Heavy Lift HelicopterA contract to develop the Advanced Heavy Lift (AHL) helicopter should be signed between China's Avicopter and Russia's Rostec in mid-2016 instead of end-2015, Dmitry Shugaev, Deputy CEO of Rostec has said."We can say that both sides have a desire to come together and finalize...
December 15 marked the first ever Combined Commanders Conference (CCC) outside Delhi and on board a carrier, as mandated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who chaired the annual affairby Jugal R PurohitAbout six minutes before the final, five helicopter ensemble touched down upon the flight deck of aircraft carrier...
Aerojet Rocketdyne's AR1 engine is on schedule for certification in 2019, the company saidWASHINGTON — Aerojet Rocketdyne’s AR1 rocket engine achieved a milestone by passing a design review this week, the company announced Thursday.The company remains on schedule to conduct full-scale engine testing in 2017 and to deliver a...
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey will build a military base in Qatar, its staunchest regional ally, officials said.The move comes a year after the two countries signed a military cooperation agreement. The treaty was ratified by the Turkish parliament in June. Turkish diplomats dealing with security matters said that the...
by Tathagata BhattacharyaThe Indian Air Force (IAF) finds itself in a precarious position at a time when achieving air superiority is a necessity in deciding the outcome of a limited conflict or an all-out war. New Delhi’s late nod on Thursday to the purchase of five Russian S-400 Triumf...
PANAJI: The Indian Navy celebrated the liberation of Goa by laying of wreaths at the war memorial at INS Gomantak on Saturday morning along with a parade, navy officials said.Flag officer commanding Goa area Rear Admiral Puneet K Bahl, naval officer in charge Goa commodore Pankaj Singh, and commanding...
A Sukhoi Su-30MKI Air Superiority Fighter of the Indian Air ForceNEW DELHI: The CAG has punched several holes in the operational capabilities of IAF as well as Army Aviation Corps, ranging from poor serviceability of the country's most modern fighters Sukhoi-30MKIs and "eyes in the sky" AWACS to the...
Newly Commissioned Air Force Officers who graduated on 19 Dec 2015 in a function held at Air Force Academy, in a jubiliant mood immediately after the passing-out.The blue skies of Air Force Academy turned vibrant, with an amazing aerobatics display by various aircrafts of IAF in the air while...
Humiliated Pakistani troops lay down their weapons in East Pakistanby Rajeev ChandrasekharThis year marks the 44th anniversary of Vijay Diwas, the triumph of Indian armed forces’ win over Pakistan in the 13-day war, considered to be one of the shortest wars in modern history that resulted in the unilateral...