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India successfully test fires anti-radiation missile ‘Rudram’

In a major achievement, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test-fired India’s first anti-radiation missile “Rudram”. The missile was test-fired from a Sukhoi-30 fighter jet at the Integrated Test Range in Balasore off the east coast. Union defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday congratulated the DRDO for the “remarkable...

Defence ministry approves acquisition of 33 new fighter jets for IAF from Russia

The Defence Ministry on Thursday approved a proposal to acquire 33 new fighter aircraft including 12 Su-30MKIs and 21 MiG-29s along with upgradation of 59 MiG-29s at a cost of Rs 18,148 crore. “Addressing the long-felt need of the Indian Air Force to increase its fighter squadrons, the DAC also approved the proposal for procurement...

Amid face-off with China, Air Force plans to buy 33 fighter jets from Russia

Amid the Galwan Valley standoff with China, the Indian Air Force is planning an ambitious expansion of the force. The IAF has placed a proposal before the Defence Ministry and is seeking a go-ahead to purchase 33 fighter aircraft from Russia. These will include 12 Sukhoi 30 MKI and 21 Mig-19 fighter jets. The deal...

A glimps of astonishingly decorated morning at Hindon Airbase

New Delhi: The continuously upgrading Indian airforce payed rich tribute to the supreme sacrifice made by the veterans and appriciated the untiring efforts by celebrating the Indian Airforce day today at Hindon Airbase. The new IAF Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria(decorated on 30th Sept) witnessed the celebration today morning. It started with the parade...