HAL must be modernized, if Tejas are to be saved: Admiral Arun Prakash

If the recent induction of the indigenous Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) has received a muted welcome from the IAF, there are very good reasons for it. While the nation and the defence-industrial complex may celebrate a milestone in military indigenisation, the service, charged with the defence of our skies, has much more to worry … Read more

SAAW: India’s First Fully Indigenized Anti-Airfield Weapon

India has actually taken a lead in the development and testing of its ‘First Fully Indigenised’ Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW). Highly placed sources in the Union ministry of defence shared exclusively that the SAAW was successfully test launched from a Jaguar aircraft towards the fag end of first quarter of May by the Aircraft & … Read more

Indian Air Force in Red Flag 2016

The Exercise Red Flag ‘battle‘ has begun in the Joint Pacific Range Complex over Alaska. Some of Indian Air Force’s best fighter pilots are squaring off with pilots from the US Air Force and other top guns from Japan, South Korea and Germany to test their capabilities in a dynamic warfare environment. Led by Group … Read more

10 Reasons why Indian Army prefer Maruti Gypsy over any other SUV

It’s not hard to fathom why the Gypsy isn’t really popular amongst the civilians. It’s uncomfortable, is devoid of air-conditioner, power window, power steering and lacks even the basic fitments of any modern day SUV.  On the contrary, it’s still the only SUV that ‘actually does’ what it was built for—off-roading. Inducted in the army … Read more

New Selection Process for Candidates willing to Join Indian Armed Forces as Officers

Indian armed forces are trying out a new system of officer selection to bring the selection process in tune with the changing job requirement of a modern military officer, while allowing them to better assess the newer generation of aspirants. The new selection system, once approved, will be implemented from 2019. The existing Services Selection … Read more

A new SUPER HUNTER Jet to be in Production in India

hawker hunter

In a move long anticipated by industry insiders, Indian’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar announced today that Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will produce a radically modernized version of the 1950s-vintage Hawker Hunter jet fighter.   The original Hunter, a British design, first flew in 1951 and was widely exported. It proved popular with the Indian Air … Read more

Sukhoi 30 MKI – The Backbone of Indian Air Force

The Sukhoi Su-30MKI  :   NATO reporting name: Flanker-H Flanker-H is a twinjet multirole air superiority fighter developed by Russias Sukhoi and built under licence by Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Indian Air Force (IAF). A variant of the Sukhoi Su-30, it is a heavy, all-weather, long-range fighter. Development of the variant started … Read more

Akash Ganga -Daredevils of the Indian Air Force

Skydiving has been described as the art of performing in the air, defying gravity, but of course, assisted by parachutes.It is a method of exiting an aircraft and returning to Earth with the aid of gravity, then slowing down during the last part of the descent by using a parachute. It may involve more or less … Read more

How to Join Special Forces of India

Indian armed forces are known for their active services and accurate way of handling all situation, whether it be a national or international matter. From war times to the disaster scenario, armed forces always stood ahead. All the three services of armed forces, Army, Air Force and Navy have their special forces to tackle any … Read more

Reason behind different Salutes in the Indian Armed Forces?

A salute is a gesture of respect and trust among soldiers which encourages a pride in their ever-shining uniforms while at the same time elevates them in their own eyes by reminding them all of that is implied by the profession and its traditions of chivalry and courtesy. In the Armed forces, you must work … Read more

Iron Fist 2016 – An Awesome display of Firepower

Iron Fist 2016

Indian Air Force’s Biggest Air Fire Power show along with the show of strength Iron Fist 2016, will be organized on March 18 at Pokhran Test Range,Rajasthan. President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Manohar Parikar, including other cabinet ministers and foreign delegates are expected to attend the show. In this air show air … Read more

Fighter Aircraft’s India might receive by the End of 2016

A strength of any nation’s military depends on how well it can defend, and offend in the three fronts of war – land, sea, and air. The Air Force of any military team in the world is always one of the most important segments of the military, for a strong air team means a wider … Read more

Guardians of the Skies – The Best game to try for Military Buffs

Every youth dreams of serving the country and in India, most of them nourish the desire to be an Air Warrior. However, it is not that everyone gets a chance to fly those fighter planes and obliterate enemies of the nation. Then, the desire remains unquenched and every time you see a combat pilot, you … Read more