DRDO, Indian Air Force successfully flight-test indigenous Stand-Off Anti-Tank Missile

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) flight-tested the indigenously designed and developed Helicopter launched Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) Missile from Pokhran ranges on December 11, 2021. The flight-test was successful in meeting all its mission objectives. The release mechanism, advanced guidance and tracking algorithms, all avionics with integrated software, […]

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CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, wife and 11 others killed in helicopter crash near Coonoor

NEW DELHI: Gen Bipin Rawat, India’s first Chief of Defence Staff, his wife and 11 other armed forces personnel died on Wednesday after the military helicopter they were travelling in crashed near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said. The lone survivor, Group Captain Varun Singh, is currently under treatment at a […]

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Narendra Modi hands over HAL’s LCH to Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday handed over the indigenously developed light combat helicopter (LCH) to the Indian Air Force in Jhansi. The Prime Minister, on the concluding day of ‘Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv’ in Jhansi to celebrate the 193rd birth anniversary of Rani Laxmi Bai, also laid the foundation stone for a […]

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DRDO, IAF conduct successful flight tests of anti-airfield weapon

NEW DELHI: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) have jointly conducted two flight tests of an indigenously developed smart anti-airfield weapon in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. The two different configurations based on satellite navigation and electro optical sensors have been successfully tested. Electro optical […]

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DRDO, IAF jointly flight test Long-Range Bomb successfully

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) team jointly flight tested indigenously developed Long-Range Bomb (LRB) successfully from an aerial platform on October 29, 2021. The LR Bomb, after release from the IAF fighter aircraft, guided to a land-based target at a long range with accuracy within specified limits. […]

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Air Force Station, Carnicobar conducts multi-specialist medical camp

NEW DELHI: A medical camp with specialist doctors in multiple disciplines was conducted by Air Force Station Carnicobar, under the aegis of HQ Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC), on October 28, 2021 to commemorate ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. The camp organized at Community Centre of Malacca village in Carnicobar included 11 medical personnel from Bishop […]

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Lockheed Martin’s Greenville Site To Add More Than 300 New Jobs By End Of 2022

NEW DELHI: Lockheed Martin will add more than 300 new jobs for F-16 production and sustainment to its Greenville, South Carolina site by the end of 2022. The company is actively hiring today, and interested candidates can apply on LockheedMartinJobs.com. Select roles are eligible for new hire incentives, including up to $2,000 sign-on bonuses and […]

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Indo-UK Tri-Service Exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ Concludes

NEW DELHI: The maiden bilateral tri-service exercise, Konkan Shakti 21, between the armed forces of India and the UK culminated in the Arabian Sea on 27 October 2021. Smooth execution of the first edition of the exercise is testimony to the professional abilities, mutual understanding and shared commitment of the two nations and their personnel […]

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Three units of IAF get chief’s citation for role in eastern Ladakh

NEW DELHI: Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhary on Friday awarded ‘unit citation’ to three squadrons of the Indian Air Force for their role in boosting India’s military presence in eastern Ladakh last year following the military standoff with China in the region. The units presented with the ‘Chief of Air Staff’s citation’ are No. 47 […]

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