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The consignment was airlifted to Male by an Indian Air Force C-130 aircraft, as part of 'Operation Sanjeevani'.
The story of the debut of IAF’s MiG-21 in the 1965 India-Pakistan war and its memorable encounter with Pakistan Air Force's Sabres on 4 September.
The Army issued fresh guidelines in which it stated location of a quarantine facility should be far away from troops & also emphasised on cleanliness of the isolation camps.
Defence Ministry Wednesday gave green signal to the purchase of 83 Light Combat Aircraft Mark 1A Tejas from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited at a cost of Rs 37,000 cr.
IAF chief says force had lost the edge to Pakistan Air Force over the past 15 years but adds that the Rafale fighters will tilt the scales in India’s favour.
India has made some progress in moving to acquire fighters, tech and equipment but it is yet to get its hands on any.
There are currently seven fighters, including two from the US, in the fray for the multi-billion dollar deal as IAF looks to acquire 114 new combat jets.
Top Boeing official Thom Breckenridge said the aircraft will fulfill the Indian requirements and that they are in discussion with the Indian Navy for the trials.
CDS General Bipin Rawat also said a number of theatre commands, beginning with a joint tri-services Air Defence Command, will also come up.
Nirmala Sitharaman marginally increased the capital budget of both the Navy and Army in the Union Budget 2020-21 announced Saturday.