INS Viraat, the second aircraft carrier in the Indian naval fleet, will be decommissioned on March 6, Vice Admiral Girish Luthra said here today.
Police in New York City are looking for the owner of a drone that crashed through a window on a high-rise apartment building.
Contrary to senior Congress leader and former Union minister P. Chidambaram’s recent statement that Kashmir was nearly lost for India, the CRPF, which is one of the lead agencies controlling the law and order incidents in the state, today said that the situation is not as tense as it was last year.
Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram’s statement on Kashmir being nearly lost kicked a major storm in the political corridors recently. Coming to the rescue of the ruling government, outgoing CRPF chief K Durgaprasad said the “situation in Jammu and Kashmir is better compared to 2016”.
The government-owned Air India is keeping all options “open” on the type of wide-body aircraft, which it plans to lease, including the latest jetliner from Airbus, A350.
trategic reach of India, with the expansion of its Navy and Air Force, is ever increasing. In line with this thought process, Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, has planned to commence his international engagements with the immediate neighbourhood with the aim of conveying the importance that India attaches to its neighbours
While the first carriage flight of Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft with BrahMos missile—only a dummy drop—was successfully achieved in June 2016, the firing of the actual supersonic missile is now scheduled for April. This integration will allow India to order surgical strikes destroying targets about 300 km away.
Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba Sunday held extensive talks with the top brass of UAE’s defence establishment and explored ways to bolster strategic partnership between the two navies, in tune with India’s efforts to deepen security ties with the key Gulf nation.
Iran launched naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean on Sunday, a naval commander said, as tensions with the United States escalated after US President Donald Trump put Tehran “on notice”.
Pitching defence business as the main growth driver, industrialist Anil Ambani will brief the sectoral and market analysts here tomorrow about future plans of his Reliance Group in this segment.