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The Sukhoi SU 35

Having its origin from the Sukhoi SU 27 ”flanker” fighter aircraft,the Sukhoi SU 35 is considered by many as Russia’s most advanced fighter aircraft.The SU 35 inaugurated the Paris Air Show 2013 with thunder.The single-seater, twin-engine supermaneuverable multirole fighter, designed by Sukhoi and built by Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association (KnAAPO) first flew into the skies […]

The T-90 MS ”Tagil”

The modernized version of the Russian flying tank T-90,the T-90 MS is the latest modification of the most popular combat Tank in the Non-Western World,the T-90.The ”Tagil” was first revealed in 2011. It is being proposed for the Russian Army and possible export operators, including India. Powered by a thrusty roaring new V-92S2F diesel ,1,250 […]

USS Independence

LCS or Littoral Combat Ships is the new class of surface vessels in the Unites States’ Navy.In 2000,Planning for a class of small, multipurpose warships to operate in the littoral zone began.The littoral zone is the part of a sea, lake or river that is close to the shore,the depth of the water is less […]

India Opts for Indigenous Defence Production

In the wake of many defence deal scandals in India,with the most recent one being the Augusta Westland Helicopters scam,the Indian defence minister A.K.Antony made it clear that India needs to speed up the indigenisation process of its defence production in order to root out corruption from the defence sector. Mr.A.K.Antony stated;”I think our armed […]

The BMP 3

Successor to the Soviet amphibious infantry fighting vehicle family,the BMP 3 (Boevaya Mashina PehotyBMP /Боевая Машина Пехоты, literally “Infantry Combat Vehicle”) is one of the most heavily armed infantry combat vehicles in service.The Instrument Design Bureau in Tula was the leading developer of the BMP-3 armament system while the machine building plant in the town […]

Tank Ex,the Future MBT for India?

Tank Ex or the MBT Ex (known as ”Karna”),India’s Ambitious Defence Project to Build a Battle Tank after the MBT Arjun,has been a subject of Major Controversy. The Tank,developed to cater to the Army’s original requirement of a 40-ton Tank armed with a 105mm gun,is now under further Research & Development as the Army,supposedly,changed its […]

Lioaning,The First Aircraft Carrier of China

The 300m (990ft) Liaoning – named after the province where it was refitted – is a refurbished Soviet ship purchased from Ukraine.Since the 1970s, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has expressed interest in operating an aircraft carrier as part of its blue water aspirations. The 67,500 ton ex-Soviet aircraft carrier Varyag (Admiral Kuznetsov class),was purchased […]

The RQ-4 Global Hawk

The RQ-4 Global Hawk is a high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system with Excellent unmanned aircraft Capabilities.In service since its first Flight on 28 February 1998,Global Hawk’s mission is to provide a broad spectrum of ISR collection capability to support joint combatant forces in worldwide peacetime, contingency and wartime operations. The Global Hawk is an unmanned […]

The PzH 2000 155-mm self-propelled howitzer

One of the most powerful Conventional Artillery systems currently deployed,the Panzerhaubitze 2000 (“Armoured howitzer 2000”), abbreviated PzH 2000, is a German 155 mm self-propelled howitzer developed by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall for the German Army. It evolved from the international SP70 Programme,started by West Germany and the United Kingdom in the late 1960s. Later this […]

The Tejas LCA.

The Tejas Light Combat Aircraft is one of the most agile Fighter Aircraft in the World.The Tejas is a light weight single engine Multi-role Fighter Aircraft developed by the HAL,The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited . The Tejas is one of the most ambitious Defence Projects of  India to attain a high level Indigenous capabilities in order […]

The Russian T-90 Battle Tanks

First appeared in 1995,The T-90 Russian Battle Tank and its generations has serviced the Russian Armed Forces as the Main Battle Tank along with other Export Countries of Russia.The T-90 A or T-90 Vladimir is the Main Battle Tank of the Russian Forces today. The T-90  is designed and built by Uralvagonzavod, in Nizhny Tagil, […]

The C-17 Globemaster III

The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military airlift aircraft is a high-wing, four-engine, T-tailed military transport vehicle capable of carrying payloads up to 169,000lb (76,657kg). It has an international range and the ability to land on small airfields. A fully integrated electronic cockpit and advanced cargo system allowa a crew of three (the pilot, co-pilot and […]

Apache Longbow to Join The Indian Forces

The Indian Air Force had recently announced a  combat chopper tender for acquisition of Heavy Duty,Multirole attack Helicopters.Out of the wide variety of Contenders which had applied,Boeing’s Apache Longbow Combat Helicopter is very likely to be selected. RIA Novosti news agency reported from Moscow yesterday that the other competitor, Russia’s Mi-28N Night Hunter, had lost […]

DRDO AURA

Playing a very Significant role in Strengthening India’s Indigenous Defence & Research Capabilities,the D.R.D.O i.e,the Defence Research & Development Organisation is known for many Studies & Innovations which have taken India to the Premium League of Nations having Indigenous Defense Production Capabilities. Let it be the MBT Arjun,The Dhruv Advanced Light Attach Helicopter,The LCA Tejas,The […]

Stealth-The New Weapon of Indian AirForce!

The Indian Air Force is all geared up to be one of the Most few & Elite Nations in the World having advanced Stealth & Fighter Production capacity. India’s first stealth fighter is ready. The Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft(FGFA) is being jointly developed by Russia & India,taking Indo-Russian Strategic Alliance to ever new Heights! Russia […]

Russia to lease Nuclear Submarine to India.

Russia will lease to India in 2010 its new Nerpa nuclear-powered submarine.Russia’s Akula class nuclear-powered attack submarine “Nerpa” will be inducted by the Russian Navy after pre-delivery trials are completed this summer, prior to its formal lease to India later this year. The Nerpa, armed with conventional weapons, was laid down in 1993 but was […]

INS Vikrant

INS Vikrant, the first aircraft carrier of Indian Navy, was decommissioned on January 31, 1997. The ship which played a key role during 1971 Indo-Pak war has now been converted into a maritime museum and anchored off the Gateway of India in Mumbai. The word Vikrant means valiant or powerful, and the crest of the […]

HAL Dhruv

With a proven track record and established technology for manufacture of helicopters and its components, the Helicopter Division commenced series production of Dhruv (Advanced Light Helicopter) in 2000 – 2001. The ALH is a multi-role, multi-mission helicopter in 5.5 ton class, fully designed and developed by HAL. Built to FAR 29 specifications, Dhruv is designed […]

The Indian Army plans to deploy light tanks on India-China border

Army is planning to acquire 300 light tanks for deployment in the mountainous regions of the border with China and Pakistan, a move seen as part of efforts to beef up capabilities on the frontiers. The tanks are intended to be deployed in the mountainous region of Jammu and Kashmir in the north and Arunachal […]

NATO-North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization , also called “the (North) Atlantic Alliance”, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on April 4, 1949. The NATO headquarters are in Brussels, Belgium, and the organization constitutes a system of collective defense whereby its member states agree to mutual defense in […]