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Thursday, January 31, 2013
"Nayan Tarse, Nayan Tarse, Taras Na Mile, Nayan Tarse
Nayan Tarse, Nayan Tarse, Dono Se Bahe Dhaar, Nayan Tarse
Haare Yeh, Path Nihar, Nayan Tarse Tarse Tarse Re"
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
MiG-29K Aircraft Performs Series Of 'Touch-And-Go' Before Landing On Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya [Video]
Video footage from cameras on-board the aircraft shows it landing on the INS Vikramaditya - super cool.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Breath-taking collection of pictures showing the Carrier-capable version of the French aircraft operating off its sole Aircraft Carrier, the Charles de Gaulle.
Indian Navy's Russian-origin Sindhughosh-class submarine, the INS Sindhurakshak [S63], has successfully undergone upgrades in Russia & is set to sail for India tomorrow [January 29 2012].
Sunday, January 27, 2013
A total of at least 12 of these medium-lift transport aircrafts are expected to be inducted into service with the Indian Air Force [IAF] - 6 have been delivered, so far.
Boeing provided this photograph as part of its media kit to the press, while announcing the maiden flight of the Indian Air Force's [IAF] C-17A transport aircraft.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
A glimpse of military hardware & weapon systems used by the Indian Armed Forces.
In his latest column, Lt. Col. [retd] Ajai Shukla Sir makes the case for a peace process between India & Pakistan, ultimately leading to peace - a goal as pious & virtuous as global Nuclear disarmament itself.
Friday, January 25, 2013
The Indian Air Force's [IAF] first C-17 transport aircraft would undergo tests there, as specifically asked for by the end-user.
The latest prototype of the Russian fifth generation fighter undertook, what has been described by its designers as the longest flight journey.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
I'm constantly amazed by the wide range of topics columnist Aakar Patel chooses to write about. A columnist inside whom, perhaps, resides the spirits of Leonardo da Vinci's fellow Renaissance man, Athanasius Kircher1.
Friday, January 18, 2013
The Indian Air Force [IAF] Website was recently updated with these photographs - wallpaper material.
First flight of the IAF's Boeing-built Globemaster III aircraft is said to have taken place on January 11 2013.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Joint partnership & co-operation between two nations with shared values, common interests and similar threat perceptions.
"Bhool Gaye Woh Ramzan, Bhool Gaye Woh Insaaniyat" Translation: "They've forgotten [the Muslim festival of] Ramzan [Ramadan], They forgotten humanity"
[In response] Arif Naseem Khan, minorities affairs minister: "This is shocking. Its very sad to hear that a police officer is promoting communalism."
[In response] Muslim "Activist" Ameen Mustafa Idrisi: "We want a case of spreading communal hatred registered; if they fail to do so, we will file a PIL"
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Article from the latest issue of the 'Flight International' magazine, summarising news of the latest revelation of China's military programme - its Y-20 transport aircraft.
The Dornier Do-228 Transport Aircraft, made by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited [HAL], will soon be transferred for operation by the Seychelles Air Force.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Old, yet so cool - Indian Navy's Shivalik-Class Frigate, INS Shivalik [F47], making a port call to China, as part of the Navy's annual deployment to the Asia-Pacific region.
Friday, January 11, 2013
China's Satellite & Missile Tracking Ship Alongside Its Latest Type 052D Destroyer [Image Of The Day]
Satellite imagery showing China's Yuan Wang 5 Space Tracking ship alongside what is believed to be a Type 052D Destroyer, as China gets ready to conduct an ASAT test.
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Indian Air Force's [IAF] SEPECAT Jaguar Fighter Aircrafts require a more powerful engine to power its upgraded capabilities. Honeywell Aerospace is the only contender with a solution - its F125IN Engine.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Special Frontier Force [SFF], Vikas Regiment, Establishment-22, call them what you may. They're Tibetans trained to fight Han China's occupation of Tibet.
This airframe, with British serial number ZR343, is the fifth helicopter under construction, that would eventually be inducted into the Indian Air Force [IAF].
Monday, January 07, 2013
Sunday, January 06, 2013
Saturday, January 05, 2013
"India is located in the center of sea lanes which connect Japan with the Middle East and Africa, making it an extremely important country in a geopolitical sense for Japan"