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SO WHERE IS THE SCAM? The reality of the NDA’s (now) controversial 2016 Rafale deal

By Abingdonboy 17-12-2017 As certain political campaigns have heated up in recent weeks a deal signed more than twelve months ago that had been signed to much adoration and applause has suddenly become somewhat of a “hot potato”. Those who were silent then have now sought to cast doubt on not only the costs of […]

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Why Su-30MKI is Special For Indian Air Force ?

By Tarun K. 16 December 2017 Sukhoi 30mki is a super-maneuverable twin-jet air superiority fighter developed by Russia’s Sukhoi and built under licence by India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the Indian Air Force(IAF).  The Su-30MKI development was started in 1995 by Sukhoi Corporation and manufactured at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Nasik, Maharashtra production line . It […]

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Tavor in India : Israeli Assault Rifle’s Journey and Prospects in India

The Tavor family of assault rifles has seen, perhaps the most widespread use among the various Special Forces and paramilitary units of India, compared to any other foreign rifle in recent times (save for the ubiquitous and never-dying Kalashnikov)…making it just a few steps short of gaining SLR-like status and renown among armed units in […]

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Why India Needs to Demonstrate Anti Satellite (ASAT) Capability – Publicly

Opening Comments On Jan 03 2010, a statement was made by Dr Sawaswat “India is putting together building blocks of technology that could be used to neutralise enemy satellites,” Defence Research and Development Organisation Director General V K Saraswat told reporters on the sidelines of the 97th Indian Science Congress. However, he added that the […]

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India gets a step closer to Laser Weaponry

In a leap towards building laser weapons capability, India has made a breakthrough in its efforts to develop directed energy weapons, or DEWs, that can potentially end future wars before they begin. It’s not exactly what we saw in Star Wars films or Flash Gordon comics decades ago, but DEWs such as high powered lasers […]