India Readies Its Brahmastra

India Readies Its Brahmastra

Another missile milestone was achieved Wednesday with the successful testing of the BrahMos supersonic air-launched cruise missile. The missile was “successfully flight-tested for first time from the IAF’s frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal,” said a defence ministry release. Jointly built by Ind

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How 4 Great Indians From 3 Rival Parties Saved Sukhoi Su-30MKI

How 4 Great Indians From 3 Rival Parties Saved Sukhoi Su-30MKI

A Sukhoi Su-30MKI in action

by Shekar Gupta

A Sukhoi-30 fired a Brahmos missile to national applause and defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman hailed it as a world record. An inside story of how the IAF’s Su-30 dream would have crashed before take-off but for the sagacity of Narasimha Rao, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Jaswant Singh and the most unlikely, M

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Why Detailed Price Specs of Rafale Deal Aren't Being Shared

Why Detailed Price Specs of Rafale Deal Aren't Being Shared
The government and Dassault say that the new Rafale deal is far more comprehensive

Confidentiality clause in 58,000-crore Rafale deal. Details of prices can only be shared if there is legal dispute. Congress alleges inflated prices, crony capitalism, government denies

by Vishnu Som

Exactly a week after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman promised to

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Congress’ Allegations Misses Out On Facts On Rafale Deal

Due procedure was followed in the procurement of Rafale fighter jets by the NDA government

Scams related to the procurement of military hardware have surfaced frequently in India since the procurement of the Bofors guns from Sweden for the Indian Army in the 1980s.

The most recent scam, which was particularly traumatic for the Indian Air Force

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