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A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.

Balakot air strike: Why IAF used 907-kg ‘penetrator’ bombs to target Jaish terror camp

The Israeli SPICE 2000 used by IAF has an advanced electrical fuze, which accurately predicts the impact sequence and delay required to activate.

Kitney aadmi thhey? The most juvenile question to arise from the 90-hour India-Pakistan war

India needs to invest in its military to scare Pakistan to peace and work on its own people to understand the realities of war.
File photo of Mirage 2000 fighter jet | Atul Yadav/PTI

Escalating to de-escalate is India’s new strategy with an irrational Pakistan

Balakot air strikes may not prevent recurrent terrorist attacks, but India chose to change the narrative and demonstrate what air power brings to the table.
Prime Minister Imran Khan

Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls meeting with decision making body on nuclear issues

Pakistan's National Command Authority controls the country's nuclear arsenals including policy formulation, deployment, and research and development.
File photo of Mirage 2000 fighter jet | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Why India picked IAF over the Army and Navy to hit back at Pakistan

The PM Modi-led Cabinet Committee on Security deliberated a variety of options, but eventually chose the Indian Air Force to carry out the strike on Balakot.
Forest fire flames at night

Indian Air Force to help Karnataka govt fight forest fire at Bandipur tiger reserve

The air force chief responded positively to the state's request and that the preparations are on for the operation, said CM H.D. Kumaraswamy on Twitter.
IAF's Tejas at the inauguration of Aero India in Bengaluru | Shailendra Bhojak/PTI

At Aero India, Jaguar, Tejas & Sukhoi honour IAF officer killed in mid-air collision

Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi, 37, died after two Hawk advanced jet trainers collided during rehearsals for Aero India.
Aircrafts on display, a day before the start of Aero India 2019 air show, at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru | PTI

Aero India gets lukewarm response from industry, empty chairs greet minister Sitharaman

While all major defence aviation companies have turned up at the Aero India show in Bengaluru, many have reduced the size and seniority of their delegations.

What is a Hawk, the jet that crashed at Aero India rehearsal in Bengaluru

The introduction of the Hawk resurrected the Surya Kiran aerobatics team in 2015, but Tuesday, two aircraft collided in Bengaluru, killing one IAF officer.

On Camera

File photo of Narendra Modi at the Dhola Sadia Bridge, across River Brahmaputra, in Assam | PIB

Under Modi government, the PMGSY road scheme is connecting every last Indian

Beneficiaries of the programme from Manipur, Meghalaya and Odisha talk about how their lives were transformed thanks to the newly built roads.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.

Defence

A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.