Arjun Subramanian P The initiation of the programme in the late 1990s to develop a stealth fighter was a very bold attempt by the Chinese aeronautical complex given that it was a just a decade after the initiation of the military modernisation programme. The Chinese aeronautical industry was not very mature at that time. However,… Read More J-20A ENTERS ACTIVE SERVICE: EVOLUTION AND CURRENT CHARACTERISTICS
India will reportedly create a new cyber warfare unit to undertake defensive and offensive cyber operations. The unit will be a tri-service agency comprising personnel drawn from the Army, Navy and Air Force. The move is seen as a realisation among the policy makers on the indispensable nature of cyber warfare capability for the future.… Read More India to Get a New Cyber Defence Agency for Offensive and Defensive Operations: How effective will it be?
The Indian Air Force will soon start the process of buying 100 single engine fighter aircraft to increase its squadron strength. IAF’s fighter fleet at present is below the number of squadrons required for a two front scenario as there are just 33 squadrons against the sanctioned strength of 42. But the number would go… Read More Single Engine Fighters for the Indian Air Force: F-16 IN and JAS-39 Gripen in the Race
The S-400 system is an improvement over the S-300PMU2 and hence is even more potent with a very high power aperture performance. As per the recent statement of the Indian Air Force Chief B.S Dhanoa, India will buy the powerful Russian made S-400 Surface to Air Missile (SAM) system. The S-400 is a long range… Read More India to buy the powerful Russian S-400 missile system
South Korea is reported to have developed a blackout bomb to be used against North Korea in the event of a conflict. The bomb however is nothing new as it already exists with the armed forces of countries like the United States. The weapon is also known as the ‘graphite filament’ bomb as it is… Read More South Korea reveals its ‘Blackout Bomb’. Want to know how it is used?!
The mainstream media, both television and print, were quick to deliberately misinterpret the recent statement made by the Chief of the Air Staff B.S. Dhanoa in a press conference in New Delhi. This was probably done for the sake of catchy headlines and TRP. The chief was very professional and candid but at the same… Read More What Did The Chief Actually Mean? Know How the Media Misinterpreted the Air Force Chief’s Statement on the Tactical Nuclear Weapon Question.
The Russian defence ministry has once again accused the United States of supporting and aiding Islamic State forces in Syria. Recently, IS jihadists attacked Syrian regime forces in the South-Eastern region of Syria. The attack was reportedly carried out from a US controlled territory called At Tanf, where US forces are deployed. This is not… Read More Russia accuses the United States of supporting ISIS in Syria
Chinese navy is now a twin carrier force as it recently inducted its second, but first indigenously built vessel. The second Type 001A carrier too is based on the Russian Kuznetsov design like the Liaoning and sports a ski-jump ramp system to launch aircraft. The second carrier, though lower in tonnage compared to the first,… Read More Chinese navy is now a twin carrier force. Know about their navy’s second vessel!