India-US Military Trade: Partnership Between the Two Nations on an Upward Trend
The aggregate worth of India’s defense acquisition from the US Defense companies which have crossed over $ 18 billion are now expected to cross $25 billion over the next few years. The defen... Read more
Will America Shape Its Grand Strategy Around China or Russia?
Late last week, as most of America’s political class was transfixed by the denouement of the Kavanaugh confirmation battle, Vice President Mike Pence gave a wide-ranging address on the U.S.... Read more
Rafale: The Deal and the Din: A way forward
Editor’s Note The Rafale deal has been dragged to the streets. It’s not the first time that a defence deal has been questioned so volubly by our political parties, however, the facts and bar... Read more
Tilt- Rotor Technology and Development
Editor’s Note Helicopters are extremely versatile platforms that are used both for military and non-military tasks. The problem encountered in helicopters is primarily its speed and range of... Read more
What is Exercise Pitch Black, The Warfare Drill IAF is Participating in in Australia?
The Indian Air Force is all set to participate for the first time ever in Exercise Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18) hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The multinational warfare drill w... Read more
To Save Time Govt May Bypass Field Trials in MMRCA 2.0
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is working on formulating a set of QRs (qualitative requirements) against which it is likely to benchmark the bids submitted by six major aircraft manufacturers fo... Read more
Russia and India Had Big Plans to Build a Stealth Fighter. So What Happened?
India backed out of a $9 billion agreement to develop a fifth-generation fighter jet with Russia because it didn’t need Moscow’s help, according to a new report. On June 13, India’s Economic... Read more
Defence Exports: An Opportunity; With Pre-Requisites
Editor’s Note The recently released Draft Defence Production Policy 2018 aims to export defence goods and services worth 5 Bn USD approximately by 2025. After this one heard that the Raksha... Read more
Why Helicopter Simulators are Becoming Essential?
Editor’s Note Training on simulators is becoming more and more essential with the cost of the equipment rising steeply. In the case of helicopter pilots the training is extensive and calls f... Read more
Insight: Indian Helicopter Dreams Produce Nightmares
The Indian military’s seemingly endless pursuit of new helicopters is a sorry tale of woe for both the armed forces and for foreign OEMs wanting to cash in on this large market. Attempting t... Read more