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…

In July a Chinese H-6K bomber was photographed patrolling the islands and reefs in the South China Sea

Is China a bigger threat to America than North Korea? US military says Beijing has practised bombing Guam

CHINESE jets have rehearsed bombing raids on Guam, according the US military – which now rates Beijing a bigger threat than North Korea. China’s fleet of fighters and bombers conduct a daily “aggressive campaign” of sorties close to the US Pacific territory and incursions into Japanese air space. The news comes as the US and…

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…

Is It Time for the U.S. Navy to Start Building Non-Nuclear Stealth Submarines?

Is It Time for the U.S. Navy to Start Building Non-Nuclear Stealth Submarines?

If Congress and the Trump administration read a recent article in the Wall Street Journal about Russia’s diesel-electric submarines, they might be thinking America needs to seriously consider acquiring its own conventional submarines. The blockbuster article by Julian E. Barnes documents a three-month cat-and-mouse game between a Russian diesel-electric submarine and the NATO countries trying…

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…