Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

air defence


How the VSHORAD missile system will boost the Indian Army’s mountain warfare prowess

January 12, 2023 7:59 am

Meant to meant kill low altitude aerial threats at short ranges, VSHORADS is a man portable Air Defence System designed and developed indigenously by DRDO.

Daily Briefing: Centre extends tenure of CBI, ED; Veena George explains Kerala Covid strategy

November 15, 2021 8:45 am

The ordinance now opens the door for a further extension of Mishra's tenure even as the Supreme Court had asked the government not to extend it any further.

India’s air defence gets a big boost, Russia starts delivery of S-400 missiles

November 15, 2021 8:56 am

India had bought the system for over $5 billion in 2018, in a deal that became contentious amid a threat of sanctions from the US on countries engaging in defence deals with Russia.

India has over 6 lakh rogue drones; agencies analysing sky fence, drone gun tech

September 29, 2019 6:11 pm

Recent incidents like the lethal drone attack on Saudi Arabia's largest petroleum company and arms dropping by UAVs in Punjab from across the India-Pakistan border has alerted Indian security and intelligence agencies.

Failure to take off

October 09, 2014 12:04 am

Air chief has pointed to worrying absences in air defence.

'In the 1971 war,as Flying Officer I flew MiG-21 in 31 missions'

December 12, 2013 4:40 am

The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) had already raided Halwara and Pathankot.

Vajra corps to launch ‘Ashwamedh’ exercise

May 26, 2012 12:50 am

The Vajra Corps,defenders of Punjab borders,would launch a military exercise,‘Ashwamedh’,somewhere in the western sector beginning May 27.

Multi-crore aerostat radar was damaged due to lapses: CAG

September 09, 2011 2:53 am

India’s air defence capabilities have taken a major hit with one of the two aerostat radars purchased from Israel to plug gaps in radar coverage rendered unserviceable.

India to boost air defence on China border

September 26, 2009 9:27 am

India will boost its air defence capabilities along the China border with the induction of a series of new lightweight mountain radars.