Made in China 2025 is China’s answer to the sluggish growth in manufacturing by the use of ICT, cloud computing and big data. Will it succeed is anybody’s guess.
In what comes as a major integrated exercise, the month long Annual Theatre Readiness Operational Exercise (TROPEX) of the Indian Navy that just got underway on 24 Jan 17 will see ships and aircraft of both the Western and Eastern Naval Commands, as also assets from the Indian Air Force, Indian Army and the Indian Coast Guard exercising together.
For any grievances that any Indian Army soldier may have can now be straight brought to the notice of the Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat. The Indian Army has set up a new “What’sApp number” for its 13 lakh soldiers to post their problems directly to the Chief of Army Staff. The WhatsApp number to register […]
DefenceAviationPost.com wishes its readers a very Happy Republic Day 2017. Below are the complete details of awards given to the Indian Navy Personnel. ASHU SINGH, CHIEF MECHANICAL ENGINEER (131980 – F) (POSTHUMOUSLY) On 06 Mar 16, at about 1600 hrs, an incident of deck head lagging fire accompanied with heavy smouldering occurred in the ‘B’ […]
The Ministries of Defence of India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) inked an agreement on cooperation in the field of Defence manufacturing and technology.This pact is one of the 14 key Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) inked between India and UAE on various fronts including defence, trade, maritime cooperation, energy, IT and others. The MoU aims to […]
On 01 Jun 16, Squadron Leader Rijul Sharma was authorised to fly an Air Test sortie on MiG 29 aircraft which involved testing of aircraft at Supersonic Speeds at a height of 10 Km. While conducting this test in Supersonic Flying corridor; 110 km away from base at a speed of 1.1 Mach which corresponds to 1200-1300 Kmph of true air speed, the canopy perspex of the aircraft shattered.
In the wee hours of 18 May 16, Indian Air Force received a frantic call from Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board informing a forest fire raging on Trikuta hill which was fast approaching the shrine. Squadron Leader SS Multani (Now Wing Commander) was immediately tasked for dousing the fire by the use of Bambi bucket. He immediately swung into action and got airborne for the site.
India and UAE on Wednesday inked as many as 14 strategic co-operation agreements in the fields of defence, energy, trade and investment, information technology, and maritime security.