Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicSukhoi

Topic: Sukhoi

IAF to deploy Rafale, Sukhoi, Mirage 2000 combat jets during Indo-French air exercise

The Indian Air Force said its deployment will also include IL-78 flight refuelling aircraft as well as airborne warning and control system.

India successfully test fires air-launched version of BrahMos missile from Sukhoi jet

The missile hit a sinking ship in the Bay of Bengal with accuracy, official sources said. It was fired after the Su-30 MKI aircraft travelled for over three hours.

After Balakot, Modi govt fast-tracks integration of Brahmos missile on Sukhoi fighter jets

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd & BrahMos Aerospace were told to expedite the project, said officials.

Airbus, Lockheed rush to tap India’s $620 billion defence market

At the heart of the development is India’s insistence on local manufacturing, which mandates that at least 30 percent of parts in imported defence products are made in India.

Inside story: How Brahmos missile got integrated with Sukhoi-30 fighter plane

India successfully test-fired Brahmos from Su 30 fighter aircraft; Russia asked for Rs 1,300 crore for missile integration, Indian companies did it in Rs 80 crore.

IAF’s first Jaguar with advanced AESA radar to fly this month

Deep Strike Fighter ability to hit enemy targets, will increase significantly with this major upgrade to fleet.  Manu Pubby

A plane tale from the past

Rao took an incredibly bold decision which the BJP, locked in a bitter electoral battle with him, was suspicious of, but did not make an issue of, in the national interest.

On Camera

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Taliban confirms Al-Qaeda chief Ayman-al-Zawahiri's killing; condemn US drone attack

Al-Zawahiri dispatch from heaven: I am reunited with Osama. This is the new Muslim Brotherhood

Before you read any theory about how I, as the CEO of terror group al-Qaeda, was killed by Joe Biden, let me walk you through my own story of love, lust and betrayal.
File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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