Confirmed: India to Buy Only 36 Rafale Fighter Jets
June 02, 2015
Confirmed: India to Buy Only 36 Rafale Fighter Jets
Is the 'mother of all defense deals' finally dead?
Confirmed: India to Buy Only 36 Rafale Fighter Jets
Revealed: India's Newest Air Defense System
May 06, 2015
Revealed: India's Newest Air Defense System
Indian sources claim that the Akash SAM system is more accurate than US MIM-104 Patriot missiles.
Revealed: India's Newest Air Defense System
The Indian Air Force's Big Problem: Not Enough Pilots!
April 30, 2015
The Indian Air Force's Big Problem: Not Enough Pilots!
New Delhi faces a critical shortage of both planes and pilots a parliamentary panel revealed this week.
The Indian Air Force's Big Problem: Not Enough Pilots!
India Makes it Official: The 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
April 14, 2015
India Makes it Official: The 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
India's $20 billion medium multi-role combat aircraft tender is no more.
India Makes it Official: The 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
India Will Buy 36 Ready-to-Fly Dassault Rafale Fighters from France
April 13, 2015
India Will Buy 36 Ready-to-Fly Dassault Rafale Fighters from France
In Paris, Narendra Modi announced that New Delhi would purchase 36 Rafale fighters in fly-away condition.
India Will Buy 36 Ready-to-Fly Dassault Rafale Fighters from France
Did Ukraine Just Lose 5 Indian Air Force Planes?
March 30, 2015
Did Ukraine Just Lose 5 Indian Air Force Planes?
India is looking to upgrade its military airlift capacity, yet Kiev has proven to be an unreliable partner.
Did Ukraine Just Lose 5 Indian Air Force Planes?
This Missile Is How India Plans to Attain Aerial Supremacy
March 21, 2015
This Missile Is How India Plans to Attain Aerial Supremacy
India successfully tested the Astra, a supersonic air-to-air missile.
This Missile Is How India Plans to Attain Aerial Supremacy
Is India's Defense Budget Adequate?
March 03, 2015
Is India's Defense Budget Adequate?
New Delhi's defense spending will rise modestly in the new fiscal year.
Is India's Defense Budget Adequate?
What’s the Status of the Indian-Russian Fifth Generation Fighter Jet?
February 10, 2015
What’s the Status of the Indian-Russian Fifth Generation Fighter Jet?
A delay of the delivery of the new jet past 2022 seems likely.
What’s the Status of the Indian-Russian Fifth Generation Fighter Jet?
US Missile Defense in South Korea 'Concerns' China
February 06, 2015
US Missile Defense in South Korea 'Concerns' China
Plus, Japan's constitutional reform, Russian Air Force bombers, and shifting Indian defense priorities.
US Missile Defense in South Korea 'Concerns' China
Indian Air Force Still Plagued by Poor Procurement Process
February 05, 2015
Indian Air Force Still Plagued by Poor Procurement Process
The Indian Air Force (IAF) continues to underperform.
Indian Air Force Still Plagued by Poor Procurement Process
Majority of Australians Support Neutrality in Hypothetical China-Japan Conflict
January 10, 2015
Majority of Australians Support Neutrality in Hypothetical China-Japan Conflict
Plus, Indian Air Force gets new Su-30s, invading North Korea, Putin and Tea Party conservatives, and more. Links.
Majority of Australians Support Neutrality in Hypothetical China-Japan Conflict
Space: The Final Missile Defense Frontier?
September 20, 2014
Space: The Final Missile Defense Frontier?
Also, Indian Air Force deals, the INS Vikramaditya, U.S.-China military relations, and MH370. Weekend links.
Space: The Final Missile Defense Frontier?
South Korea Takes Delivery of C-130J Super Hercules
March 31, 2014
South Korea Takes Delivery of C-130J Super Hercules
South Korea adds a C-130 J, India investigates a C-130 J crash, and more.
South Korea Takes Delivery of C-130J Super Hercules
Indian Air Force C-130 Crashes
March 28, 2014
Indian Air Force C-130 Crashes
An Indian Air Force C-130 J aircraft has crashed, killing all five personnel on board.
Indian Air Force C-130 Crashes
The Sukhoi-30 MKI: India's Two-Front War Ace?
January 10, 2014
The Sukhoi-30 MKI: India's Two-Front War Ace?
The Sukhoi-30 MKI could be the Indian Air Force's ace up its sleeve as a "swing force" fighter in a two-front war.
The Sukhoi-30 MKI: India's Two-Front War Ace?
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