Sunday, March 24, 2013
The Indian Navy's recently upgraded INS Sindhurakshak, a modified Kilo-class submarine, making port calls at different countries on its way back to India from Russia.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Extended video footage showing the Soviet Aircraft-carrying Cruiser 'Admiral Gorshkov' turned Indian Navy Aircraft Carrier 'INS Vikramaditya' on its first sea trial, last year.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
As scathing & hurtful as the tone of this article is, there is great merit to what has been said in it,
"....it’s time we woke up to the fact that though we claim to have pride as Indians, we don’t have the courage to uphold it or fight for it, just like how while we claim to have come from a bi-zillion years of culture loaded with morals we ever so rarely display them."
"Now let us look at how the Italians have handled their marines. The day the marines were arrested, the Italian government made sure they got bail, they were put up in a guest house instead of jail, they were well-fed and of course in keeping with their Italian need for fashion, well-clothed and well-cooled with fancy sunglasses."
"Our leaders are so used to cutting deals and compromising within the nation and in corridors of power that they use the same methodology in international politics, embarrassing themselves and us."
It was the second consecutive appearance of this Dassault-built Technology Demonstrator aircraft at the iconic British air show.
A mixed bag of interesting topics to spend time on a weekend, reading.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Satellite image showing the sole Aircraft Carrier China operates, a Russian-origin Kuznetsov-class vessel, recently christened Liaoning, berthed at what has been said to be its home base in China's North-East.
With an already over-flowing work-order, delayed projects & running an operation that, in general, doesn't evoke enough confidence in collaborators, the state's sole Aerospace manufacturer is set to dip its fingers in yet another pie - UAVs.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Monday, March 11, 2013
112 of these Swiss-built aircrafts would eventually be in service with the Indian Air Force [IAF], serving as the Stage-I aircraft to train its cadets, replacing the current HPT-32 Deepak aircraft.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
The recently upgraded Russian-origin Kilo-Class derivative submarine stopped at the Portsmouth port in the UK, in February, on its way back to India, upon completions of its upgrades in Russia.
Saturday, March 09, 2013
"The Data Link System is one of the major systems of UAV that is based on Digital Communications Techniques and provides full duplex communication between UAV & Ground Control Station."
Friday, March 08, 2013
Coffee table picture book capturing life at one of the most well-respected training institutions in the country, grooming cadets to join the Indian Army as Short Service Commissioned [SSC] officers.
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
"During one trip, [NSA Chief] Jones went completely off script and promised Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Pakistan's top military man, a civilian nuclear deal in exchange for Pakistan's cooperation. Panic struck the White House."
Whatever may have been the merit, or lack of it, going by the article above, to Obama's undermining of Richard Holbrooke's efforts in the Pak-Af region, India quite rightly & skilfully torpedoed his yearnings to become a player in resolving the issue involving the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir.