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On the occasion of the 83rd Anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC, Chief of the Air Staff and Chairman, Chiefs of the Staff Committee, spoke to Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, SP’s Aviation
Inordinate delay in the finalisation of the deal for 36 Rafale jets could well undermine the efforts of the IAF to modernise its combat fleet
Advances in technology have led to significant improvements in rotorcraft
Since fresh induction of combat aircraft is beset with uncertainty, the IAF is pursuing force multipliers with renewed vigour in order to enhance its combat potential
To exploit the full potential of air power, the IAF’s transport fleet needs to be equipped for all contingencies, strategic as well as tactical, during war and peace
The fleet of trainer aircraft in the IAF that plays a critical role in building strong foundations has been in disarray over the last decade
For many years Russia and even the Soviet Union has been Indian Air Force prime supplier delivering a variety of Sukhoi, MiG, Ilyushin and Antonov aircraft.
SP’s Aviation spoke to Robert Mullins, Executive Vice President, Strategy, Portfolio & Business Development, Cobham Plc and H. Shankar Managing Director, Cobham India, to know more about the company’s global and India strategies.
The Ambassador of Spain in India, Gustavo de Aristegui, in an interaction with Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief of SP’s Aviation, explains how Spain has in the last about four years deepened ties with India...
In the recent years, China has embarked on consolidating her control over the South China Sea, an area over which she claims indisputable sovereignty
NASA confirms evidence that liquid water flows on today’s Mars
Through the successful development of the cryogenic engine, ISRO has not only scripted a new chapter in its history, but has ensured substantial financial gains for the nation
Presently, India has 14 scheduled operators including one cargo operator and three regional operators, all the three from South India
Under the proposed special purpose vehicle it is mandated to set up fuel farms to be operated on the lines of an open access model across major airports
The government should take decisive steps to improve infrastructure, nurture healthy competition, rationalise taxes and airport charges and such other liberal policies to boost growth...
Unfazed by the racial prejudice that pervaded the country, Willa Brown became an activist for racial equality and strove to dismantle as many barriers as possible
As the Indian Air Force (IAF) celebrates its 83rd anniversary, we look back with an overwhelming sense of pride at the role this glorious organisation has played both in war and peace especially after independence.
The moot point is whether or not, Ashwani Lohani can replicate his achievements in the past in his new assignment as the CMD of the national carrier