The Idea of India attacking Pakistani Nuclear Reactor may sound absurd to many but the Fact is India had considered attacking Pakistani nuclear reactor at Kahuta. In his book, India’s Nuclear Policy —1964-98: A Personal Recollection, K Subrahmanyam a prominent international strategic affairs analyst, journalist and former Indian civil servant recollected that India proposed to … Read more Was India planning a Covert Military Strike on Pakistan’s Nuclear Reactor?
These are the amazing scenes which show a Russian-built fighter jet taking on a US Air Force F-16 in a mock dogfight – in what could be a sign that America is preparing for the possibility of war with Moscow. The images were captured by air traffic controller Phil Drake in the skies above Area … Read more Is America preparing for war with Russia? US plane spotted in a mock dogfight with a Russian jet above the top secret Area 51 base
To the West, most of the legendary Soviet aircraft of the Cold War came from the design bureau Mikoyan Gurevitch, which spawned such aircraft as the MiG-15 “Fagot,” MiG-21 “Fishbed,” MiG-25 “Foxbat” and MiG-29 “Fulcrum.” The single best Soviet fighter of the Cold War, however, was Sukhoi’s Su-27 “Flanker.” Intended both to defeat U.S. fighters … Read more Why America (and the World) Fears the Su-27 Flanker
As India looks to replace its ageing Soviet-era lightweight combat aircraft fleet, two players have emerged as possible contenders, American defence major Lockheed Martin’s F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 70 and Swedish defence major Saab’s Gripen E fighter aircraft. Indian Air Force (IAF) has requirement of over 400 fighter aircraft, which is far higher than the 126 aircraft that … Read more F-16 vs Gripen: Which combat jet will rule supreme in Indian fighter dogfight?
TURKEY scrambled six pairs of fighter jets last night as tensions grow between the country and Russia following the assassination of a Russian ambassador. Twelve F-16 fighter planes took off from Eskisehir Air Base at around 7:30pm in a “loud blast” just a day after Andrei Karlov was shot dead in the Turkish capital Ankara, … Read more World War III fears as Turkey scrambles TWELVE F-16 fighter jets in show of force amid growing tensions with Russia over ambassador’s assassination
India is offering to buy hundreds of fighter planes from foreign manufacturers – as long as the jets are made in India and with a local partner, Indian Air Force(IAF) officials say. A deal for 200 single-engine planes produced in India – which the Air Force says could rise to 300 as it fully phases … Read more Govt offers to buy 200 foreign fighter jets if they are Made in India
India has kick-started a race to supply fighter jets for its air force in what could be among the world’s most lucrative military aerospace contracts, with international defence companies lining up to pitch for as much as $10bn worth of business. ompanies worldwide have received letters in the past few days from the Indian government … Read more India launches race to build fighter jet
An Indian Air Force plan to replace its MiG fighter fleet with a ‘Made in India’ combat aircraft is heading for trouble. As of now the choice is between two aircraft from Sweden and the US, both of which failed a comprehensive technical evaluation process in 2010. Plus, there are grumbles that other countries which … Read more IAF’s plan to replace ailing MiG with ‘Make in India’ combat aircraft heading for trouble
India is not likely to come to a resolution in ‘transfer of technology’ in the production of F16 and other fighter jets “for at least a year and a half”, a top Pentagon official has said. “Obviously technology transfer is something that India is really really hoping for — looking for so how much we’re … Read more India not likely to set up Production line of F-16 – US Official
Lockheed Martin (LM) plans to manufacture ‘F-16’ fighter jets in India. The American defence major has confirmed that it recently offered to move its lone production line of the latest version of F-16, named ‘Block-70’, to India from Texas. Speaking at a media conference in New Delhi, Head (F-16 Business Development) of LM Randall L … Read more Lockheed Martin offers to Manufacture F-16’s in India
Russian air defenses may appear formidable as part of Moscow’s increasingly sophisticated anti-access/area denial (A2/AD) capability, but areas protected by these systems are far from impenetrable bubbles or ‘Iron Domes’ as some analysts have called them. While it is true that a layered and integrated air defense may effectively render large swaths of airspace too … Read more America’s F-22 and F-35 Stealth Fighters vs. Russia’s S-300, S-400 and S-500
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 Indian Air Force in Red Flag 2016