The 31st Road Safety Week will be observed across Maharashtra between January 11 and 17. Identifying ‘black spots’ is one of the most important tasks given to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC), and civic bodies.
Friday’s event at the Air Force Station in Jodhpur was marked by a final farewell flight of ‘Scorpios’ from the Number 29 squadron — the only IAF unit that operated the upgraded MiG-27s — in a five-jet arrowhead formation flanked by Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft.
The second edition of bilateral tri-services exercise Indra between the Armed Forces of the two nations concluded with the Army module in Babina in Uttar Pradesh, Air Force leg in Pune and the Navy exercise in Goa.
Dogfights refer to close-proximity battles between fighter jets, which comprise various tactics of manoeuvering the jets. Simulated and practice dogfights are an important element of pilots’ flying practice and sorties.
The Indian Air Force has fielded its frontline fighter jet of Russian make, Sukhoi-30MKI, ground attack jets Jaguar, MI-17 helicopters, Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft and units of Garud commandos.
Exercise Sindhu Sudarshan, one of the largest field exercises of the Indian Army, concluded in Thar desert in Rajasthan recently The Indian Express explains the objectives of the exercise, how it was conducted and the message an effort of this scale sends
The four-day symposium, which will conclude Thursday, focuses on quantum technology - an emerging field that could transform information processing and confer big economic and national-security advantages to countries that dominate it.