Topic: Indian Air Force
A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week
A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.
In a re-run of the scrapped MMRCA race, the same six companies with the same aircraft will compete for the same order from the same customer.
A court of inquiry has been ordered into the accident, one of several over the past few years to hit the Indian armed forces.
The exercise has demonstrated that whenever the call of duty has been blown, the services have pulled together with alacrity.
The refurbished Dakota, called ‘Parushurama’, bearing tail no VP 905 is now part of the IAF Vintage Flight. It will fly next week to Jamnagar.
April 1984 saw the Indian Army, supported by the IAF, launch an audacious and preemptive operation to occupy the Saltoro Ridge and dominate the Siachen Glacier. These vignettes are a tribute to that operation.
The 2 firms were put on a restricted list after their names surfaced in a CBI probe into the Barak missile case.
Air defence system will be a high priority on minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Russia visit; delay in finalising the deal may cost India dear.
The budget allocated is far short of the money the IAF has committed to pay for purchasing aircraft. It will need a mid-year bail out.