Why a Special Relationship with Russia matters for India

After India’s surgical strikes along the LoC, Moscow expressed concern “with aggravation of situation along the line of control” and called on “parties not to allow any escalation of tension”. This stood in sharp contrast to Russia’s reaction to the 2008 terror strikes, where it supported “resolute actions of the Indian government to cut short … Read more

Ships in search of missing AN-32 Aircraft zero it down to 6 probable locations

Hopes of tracing the missing Indian Air Force AN-32 aircraft which went missing with 29 on board on July 22, has brightened with two government ships zeroing in on possible six locations where the wreckage of the plane could be found. Sagar Nidhi, a ship belonging to Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), … Read more

Search operations for Missing AN-32 Aircraft ends,All 29 people on board presumed dead

The Indian Air Force on Thursday informed the families of those onboard the missing Antonov-32 aircraft that they have been presumed dead and that search operations have ended. Joint search and rescue operations, involving the IAF, Indian Navy, and Indian Coast Guard, failed to secure any leads off the Chennai coast, The Indian Express reported. … Read more

Missing AN-32: IAF Aircraft Search Operation in 15 locations

Fifteen probable points, where the debris of the Indian Air Force transport aircraft AN32 that went missing with 29 crew members aboard on July 22, might have been left, have been located by the Geological Survey of India’s research vessel Samudra Ratnakar along with the National Institute of Technology vessel Sagar Nidhi, according to the … Read more

Mass Production of World’s Largest Aircraft An-225 to Start Again

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A Chinese company is set to purchase the largest aircraft constructed by Ukrainian holding company Antonov, similar to the AN-225. Russian military expert Vasily Kashin discussed with Sputnik the importance of this purchase for both countries. Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov and China’s Aerospace Industry Corporation have signed a deal which will assist the serial production … Read more