India’s Jet Fighters Now Equipped with Nuclear-Armed Missiles

India’s Jet Fighters Now Equipped with Nuclear-Armed Missiles

India’s nuclear command has begun receiving fighter jets armed with the country’s most advanced, supersonic cruise missile. According to media reports, India’s Strategic Forces Command (SFC) has begun receiving 42 Su-30MKI air dominance fighters modified to carry air-launched BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. This will significantly enhance the striking power of the air leg of India’s…

India has ordered 464 T-90MS 'Tagil' main battle tanks

‘Make In India’ projects come undone

NEW DELHI: Bureaucratic bottlenecks, long-winded procedures, commercial and technical wranglings, coupled with the lack of requisite political push and followthrough, have ensured that no major “Make in India” project in defence has actually kicked off in the last three years. Stock-taking of half-a-dozen mega projects, collectively worth over Rs 3.5 lakh crore, shows they remain…

Want to Make F16s in India, But Technology Transfer Not One-Way Handover, Says Lockheed Martin

Want to Make F16s in India, But Technology Transfer Not One-Way Handover, Says Lockheed Martin

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is largely dependent on MiG 21s and MiG 27s, but the Soviet-era aircraft are fast becoming obsolete and reports of malfunction are not uncommon. So bad is the condition of the MiG that it has earned the ominous epithet “Flying Coffin” and “Widow-maker”. To replace the fleet, India is set…

The Indian Air Force had asked for armed drones from the US earlier this year (Reuters)

US ‘Considering’ India’s Request For Armed Drones For Air Force: Official

WASHINGTON: The Trump Administration is “considering” India’s request for armed drones for its air force, according to a senior American official. “Yes, yes,” the administration official told PTI when asked about India’s pending request about the purchase of armed drones as part of its armed forces’ modernisation drive. The armed drones, the Indian Air Force…