With the Taliban rapidly taking control of several key areas in Afghanistan's Kandahar, 50 diplomats and other staff members of the Kandahar Consulate have been evacuated on an Air Force plane by India. The Indian embassy had earlier advised about the growing security concerns adding, Indian Nationals face a "serious threat" of kidnapping. External Affairs Ministry said that India was carefully examining Afghanistan's deteriorating situation… read-more
The World Air Forces Report has revealed that India, with 2,119 active fleet, stands fourth among the countries having strongest air force in the world. The list has been topped by the USA with 13,232 active fleet. Moreover, Russia with 4,143 and China owning 3,260 aircrafts have been ranked second and third respectively. The report published by Flight International and Embraer ranked S-Korea, Japan, Pakistan and France on fifth, sixth,… read-more
Courtesy: Money Control
The PM headed Cabinet Committee on Security approved the procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircraft and 10 trainer aircraft at the cost of Rs 45,696 crore on January 13. Equipped with critical operational capabilities, the fighter-jet is an indigenously designed, developed, and manufactured fighter aircraft. Touted as game-changer, the 4th-generation Light Combat Aircraft would be equipped with Active Electronically-Scanned Array… read-more
After an 11-day search, the dead body of MiG 29K pilot Commander Nishant Singh has been recovered on December 7. Reportedly, a MiG 29K fighter jet plummeted into the Arabian Sea with Commander Nishant and a co-pilot on November 26. However, the other pilot was rescued immediately. "The squadron stands with the family and the family… read-more
Courtesy: The New Indian Express
Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa on October 7 confirmed that the Aero India Show 2021 will be conducted in Bangalore with COVID-19 precautionary measures. The CM stated that the delegates will be screened and social distancing measures will be undertaken in accordance with COVID-19 protocol. He also stated that most of the slots were booked by the exhibitors as they prepare for the event scheduled between February 3-7, 2021.
Courtesy: Deccan Herald