Defence News | Amidst tension on borders, IAF building emergency airstrip in Kashmir

Amidst prevailing tension on borders with China and Pakistan, Indian Air Force (IAF) has started construction of an emergency three-kilometre-long runway parallel to a stretch of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway in southern Anantnag district.The construction work started on Monday and is going at a fast pace.…

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Need for Indigenous Jet engine grows louder as India now has 4 fighter jet program – Indian Defence Research Wing

SOURCE:  DEEPAK HILORI/ FOR MY TAKE / IDRW.ORG India has given Clearance to start Country’s fourth active fighter jet project recently which too will be powered by American F-414 afterburning turbofan engine, making it India’s third jet to be powered by an American engine made by General Electric company. India’s…

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IAF gears up to fly India’s VVIPs; Air India to ‘co-pilot’ – Indian Defence Research Wing

SOURCE: INDIA TODAY The Indian Air Force is getting ready to fly India’s top three dignitaries — the President, the Vice-President, and the Prime Minister. Unlike in the past, when both the Indian Air Force and national carrier Air India would fly the three VVIPs, henceforth it will only be…

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IAF will have a Desi option for Rafale-Class fighter jet soon, but will it agree? – Indian Defence Research Wing

SOURCE:  MAHESHA M / FOR MY TAKE / IDRW.ORG CDS General Bipin Rawat few weeks ago made a rather controversial statement when he said that Indian Air Force (IAF) has agreed to replace its fighter jets it had sought under MMRCA tender with locally made LCA-Tejas and soon his statement…

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Navy and Air Force might have agreed to commit 150 jets – Indian Defence Research Wing

SOURCE: IDRW NEWS NETWORK Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) has been given go head by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to start work on New Twin Engined Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF) jet as per latest media reports and as per information provided to idrw.org, Senior officials from both Indian Air Force…

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Locusts pose hurdles at IAF base – Indian Defence Research Wing

SOURCE: TNN Locusts entering India from Pakistan are not only causing damage to crops and vegetation in border districts, but also posing danger to operational activities of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at its airbase and to the civil flights in Jaisalmer and Jodhpur. The IAF and civil airport have…

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