12 Days Left – LCA races to meet its target date

With the recent Public Accounts Committee criticising the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) over failure in timely delivery of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas and with the deadline for the Final Operational Clearance (FOC) fast approaching, the agencies involved in the fighter jet’s development are working against time to

Gaganyaan: Countdown to India’s Biggest Space Mission to Date

On November 14, scientists from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) waited impatiently as anxious minutes ticked away on the clock. The launch of the 3,423-kg satellite GSAT-29 from its launch pad at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, had been delayed due to the incoming Cyclone Gaja. When the ‘Bahubali’ rocket finally took flight at 5:08 pm

Indian Army Moots $5Bln Air Defence Guns That Fires Smart Ammunition

source:sputnik The Indian Army has commenced a defence procurement process for purchasing air defence guns that can fire smart ammunition to replace the aging Swedish L-70 and Soviet-era ZU-23MM-2B guns currently in use by the Indian Army. The air defence guns will be deployed for providing terminal air defence to critical and vulnerable points in

Indian Air Force Flies First Military Aircraft With Bio-Jet Fuel

source:NDTV. An-32 military transport aircraft: The project is a combined effort of IAF, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the Directorate General Aeronautical Quality Assurance (DGAQA) and CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum. In a first, experimental test pilots and test engineer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) flew an An-32 military transport aircraft using blended

Isro all set to launch Gsat-7A onboard GSLV-F11 on December 19

source:TIMESOFINDIA. BENGALURU: Preparations are on for the launch of the country’s 35th communication satellite Gsat-7A onboard the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch VehicleGSLV-F11 on December 19, the Indian Space Research Organisation said Monday. Gsat-7A, built by Isro, will provide communication capability to users in Ku-band over the Indian region, the space agencysaid in a release. The countdown

India-Israel: Ashok Leyland and Elbit sign MoU for self-propelled howitzers

Ashok Leyland, the largest supplier of wheeled military vehicles to the Indian army, will provide high mobility vehicles for mounting Elbit’s howitzers. On 12 December 2018, Ashok Leyland (India) announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems Ltd. to provide High Mobility Vehicles (HMV), actually 6×6

India may cut US surveillance drone deal by half due to fund crunch

Source:HINDUSTAN TIMES The downsizing of the order will mean that the Indian Navy will have to prioritise the areas it wants to keep under surveillance using the SeaGuardian unmanned aerial vehicles. An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) flying over sky of Porbandar during its commissioning in Indian Navy.(PTI File Photo) India may prune by half a
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