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No women Air Force cadets opt for combat role

No women Air Force cadets opt for combat role

Nearly a year after Flying Officers Avani Chaturvedi, Mohana Singh and Bhawana Kanth were commissioned in the Indian Air Force (IAF) as India’s first women fighter pilots

History of Indian armed forces

History of Indian armed forces

Gokul M Nair Once considered a tepid sideshow of our colonial past, the study of military history is gaining traction because it feeds several disciplines from international relations, sociology, and public policy

Centre initiates efforts to start air services in Jaisalmer

Centre initiates efforts to start air services in Jaisalmer

Acting on the state government’s proposal, Centre has initiated the efforts to start air-services in Jaisalmer. Union minister for civil aviation, P Ashok Gajapati Raju on Monday informed the Parliament that Jaislamer

Five priorities for the new defence minister

Five priorities for the new defence minister

Since India aspires to become a leading power which conducts its foreign policy based upon real rather than perceived strengths it should, among other things, become a credible military power.

Air Force to equip new C-130J Hercules fleet with Terrain Awareness Warning System

Air Force to equip new C-130J Hercules fleet with Terrain Awareness Warning System

The Indian Air Force is to equip its new fleet of six C-130J Hercules aircraft with Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS), shows a solicitation posted by the US Air Force on the US Federal Business Opportunities website.

On India-Russia defence agenda: Kamov-226 helicopters, Project 1135-6 frigates, T-90 tanks; Arun Jaitley, Russian industries minister set to meet soon

On India-Russia defence agenda: Kamov-226 helicopters, Project 1135-6 frigates, T-90 tanks; Arun Jaitley, Russian industries minister set to meet soon

Issues related to the $1-billion Indo-Russian Kamov-226 helicopters, progress of Project 1135-6 frigates for the Indian Navy and T-90 tanks for the Indian Army

Post PMO letter, 4-lakh defence civilian staff to protest ‘privatisation’

Post PMO letter, 4-lakh defence civilian staff to protest ‘privatisation’

Four-lakh defence civilian employees from 430 defence unions working in 41 ordnance factories, 52 Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) labs, the army, navy and the air force are protesting what they term the Centre’s bid to privatise the defence sector.

Taiwan navy, air force to train in disputed South China Sea

Taiwan navy, air force to train in disputed South China Sea

Taiwan’s navy will step up regular patrols around the South China Sea and conduct joint training with the air force in response to China’s growing military power in the disputed waterways, the island’s defence minister said on Thursday.

Defence to emerge as the largest business bet of Reliance Infra in years to come, says Anil Ambani

Defence to emerge as the largest business bet of Reliance Infra in years to come, says Anil Ambani

With 27 industrial licenses for manufacturing various defence equipments for Army, Navy and Air Force, Reliance Infra (RInfra) is confident of becoming one of the leading defence companies in India, its Chairman Anil Ambani said on Monday at an analysts meet.

No land to station Rafale fighters in UP, Air force explores other options

No land to station Rafale fighters in UP, Air force explores other options

After a facing problem in acquiring the land near the airbase, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to shelve plans to base the under-procurement 36 Rafale fighters at Sarsawa,

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