TAS, L&T to deliver 100th missile launcher for IAF’s Akash project

NEW DELHI: Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have jointly delivered 100th Akash Air Force Launcher (AAFL) for Indian Air Force, developed with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). This event was flagged off by Dr BHVS Narayana Murthy, DG-MSS, DRDO at the Vemagal facility of TASL (near Bengaluru) on the […]

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Customer profile guides Airbus Helicopters’ new HCare offer

NEW DELHI: Airbus Helicopters has unveiled a new support and services structure which replaces the company’s previous HCare offer. Operators will be matched to the best combination of services according to their profile and fleet make-up. Simplified to just three flexible solutions, HCare is now composed of HCare Initial, HCare In-service, or a combination of […]

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Indian Air Force, Royal Air Force of Oman begin joint exercises in Jodhpur

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) kicked off  a bilateral exercise named Eastern Bridge-VI today (from 21 to 25 February 2022) at Air Force Station Jodhpur. This sixth edition of the exercise will provide an opportunity to enhance operational capability and interoperability between the two Air Forces. […]

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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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