air warfare

Medvedev sacks Russian Air Force commander


April 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has sacked Air Force Commander Colonel-General Alexander Zelin and dismissed him from military service, the Kremlin said Friday.Zelin, 59, had been ... Read more...

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NDA Commandant conferred Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (With image)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) The Commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Khadakwasla has been conferred the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) in recognition of his distinguished service, ... Read more...

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US Navy’s laser test could spell trouble for pirates


April 15th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Navy has successfully tested the first high-energy laser on sea. The test was carried out off the coast of California.The Navy did not release ... Read more...

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Kayani lauds Pak Air Force role in counterterrorism operations


March 11th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has lauded the role of the country's air force in the war against terrorists, who he said have "disrupted peace and ... Read more...

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Brit pilots used exploding darts to destroy German Zeppelins in WWI


February 18th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): British pilots used exploding darts to destroy German Zeppelins during the World War One.The airmen dropped the foot-long steel devices on the mighty airships, which was jokingly referred ... Read more...

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Air Marshal Roy takes over as NDC commandant


January 21st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Air Marshal P.K. Roy, a seasoned helicopter pilot with varied command and staff experience, Friday took over as the commandant of the prestigious National Defence College (NDC) ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets six more F-16 aircraft


November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Six more block-52 F-16 aircraft reached Pakistan from the US Saturday, raising the number of such fighter jets delivered to the country this year to ... Read more...

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Pakistan receives three US F-16 aircraft


October 30th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday received three new F-16 aircraft from the US as part of 18 such fighter jets scheduled to reach the country by December.The ... Read more...

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Iran starts production of two new missiles


February 7th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) Iran has begun production of the Qaem anti-helicopter missile and Toofan 5 anti-armour missile, a media report said Sunday. The Toofan 5 has two warheads and is one of ... Read more...

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India’s second AWACS eye-in-the-sky to arrive in March


January 17th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will get its second Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), called the eye-in-the-sky, in March providing a dramatic boost to ... Read more...

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Air Marshal Malhotra takes charge as Eastern Command’s SASO


October 4th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, Oct 4 (ANI): Air Marshal LK Malhotra took over as the Senior Air Staff Officer (SASO), at the Eastern Air Command Headquarters here on Sunday.Air Marshal Malhotra is a recipient of ... Read more...

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Air Marshal LK Malhotra takes over as Eastern Air Command SASO


October 1st, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, Oct 1 (ANI): Air Marshal LK Malhotra today took over as the Senior Air Staff Officer (SASO) at HQ Eastern Air Command.Air Marshal Malhotra was commissioned in Fighter Stream in ... Read more...

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Eye-in-the-sky: IAF inducts its first AWACS (Lead)


May 28th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Thursday got its first "eye-in-the-sky" with the induction of the first of the three airborne early warning and control systems (AWACS) which ... Read more...

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IAF’s AWACS eye-in-the-sky to be inducted Tuesday


May 22nd, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The first of three Indian Air Force (IAF) Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS), which will dramatically boost the IAF's capabilities beyond conventional ground-based and tethered electromagnetic ... Read more...

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US `Top Gun fighter pilot academy set up by British


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.23 (ANI): The Royal Navy elite flying instructors inspired the American Top Gun fighter pilot academy, a new book has revealed. The British contribution of a dozen instructors was a ... Read more...

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Development of Air Warfare: 91-year-old retired AVM Goyal looks back


March 29th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Air Chief Marshal Fali Homi Major has unveiled a book on the development of air power authored by Air Vice Marshal (retired) S N Goyal. The ... Read more...

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Exercise Brazen Chariots displays Indias military might


March 20th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
By Praful Kumar Singh Pokhran, Mar 20 (ANI): The Indian Army and the Indian Air Force jointly conducted large-scale war manoeuvres in the Thar Desert on Wednesday, baring their newly acquired lethal ... Read more...

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