INDIA’S TEJAS STRUGGLING WHILE PAKISTAN’S JF-17 THUNDER PROCEED TO NEW HEIGHTS

The more-than-three-decade-old indigenous light combat aircraft project hit yet another hurdle when Tejas Mark I failed to get final operational clearance (FOC) in June. FOC is mandatory for a fighter aircraft before it can be bloodied in combat. The plane was supposed to get FOC…

South Korea plans to locally develop missile for homemade future jet

South Korea’s state-funded arms development agency plans to develop an indigenous, air-launched, long-range cruise missile to be equipped with the KF-X fighter aircraft under development, according to defense officials. The Agency for Defense Development, or ADD, under the wing of the Defense Acquisition Program Administration,…

Russia To Develop Indigenous EMALS – YouTube

This video shows you that Russia To Develop Indigenous EMALS. Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) is developing new launch systems for warplanes based on aircraft carriers, USC President Alexei Rakhmanov told TASS on Wednesday. “We closely follow developments in shipbuilding in the leading sea powers…

Plans for India’s second indigenous aircraft carrier continue to stall

The Indian Navy’s (IN’s) longstanding plan to build and commission its second indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC-2) into service by 2030–32 has been further postponed due to steadily declining budgets, technological hurdles, and, above all, enduring delays by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in approving the…

Tejas misses June deadline for being fully combat ready

The indigenous Tejas fighter, first approved way back in 1983, has missed yet another deadline to become fully combat-ready. After several target revisions, the government had repeatedly declared over the last couple of years in Parliament that the jet would get its final operational clearance…

HAL Tejas Fighter Jet Commences Operation with the Indian Air Force

HAL Tejas, India’s indigenous fighter jets commenced operations today on Monday. Tejas is the maiden fly-by-wire advanced plane which has been designed, developed and manufactured in India. Tejas has been developed and designed by HAL and on Monday it commenced operations with ‘The Flying Daggers.’…

Govt stunned by HAL’s offer of Tejas Mark-1A at 463cr per jet,more than Sukhoi 30MKI

The euphoria within the defence establishment over the induction of the first indigenous Light Combat Aircraft into the IAF appears to have subsided with the Defence Ministry forming a committee to look into the “high price” demanded by Bengaluru-based public sector manufacturer, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited…

Dhanush artillery gun clears final test, ready for induction: Official

Dhanush artillery gun clears final test, ready for induction: Official India’s first indigenous, long-range artillery gun “Dhanush” has passed its final test at Pokhran, paving the way for its induction into the Army, a senior official said today. Between June 2-6, fifty rounds of shells…

Indigenous device all set to track and kill enemy drones

A working prototype of India’s first indigenous technology to search, track and kill enemy drones is ready in Bengaluru. With an ever-increasing threat perception — in 2015, the Intelligence Bureau (IB) issued alerts of drone attacks in Delhi and in 2016, the IAF Southern Command…

Final Trials Of ‘Dhanush’ Underway – YouTube

This video shows you that Final Trials Of ‘Dhanush’ Underway. Testing of indigenous weapons/artillery is in continuous progression at Pokhran field firing range in Jaisalmer. And this time, first indigenous, long-range artillery gun ‘Dhanush’ (Deshi Bofors) is being tested finally after two years. Developed by…