18 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Altogether 19 fighter aircraft and 11 helicopters of the armed forces crashed in last three years in which 24 service personnel were killed, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.
01 Jul 2014
New Delhi: In an endeavour to strengthen and expand the bilateral relationship between the two sides, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday and invited him to visit France.
14 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Indo-Russian joint venture firm BrahMos Aerospace on Monday said it is developing a smaller version of the 290-km supersonic cruise missile for enabling its deployment on submarines and smaller fighter aircraft such as MiG 29K.
11 Jul 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: Israeli jets bombed the Gaza Strip for the fourth day on Friday killing ten Palestinians as the death toll rose to 100 on a day when the Jewish state was targeted for the first time by rocket attacks from Lebanon since the military offensive began.
21 May 2014
Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday completed the induction of 13 frontline F-16 fighter jets into its air force, augmenting its aerial defence capability.
22 Jun 2014
New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressing on the need for increasing arms exports, DRDO has said India can sell combat aircraft and missiles whose production cost would be ‘much lower’ than some of the weapons sold by countries such as China.
27 May 2014
New Delhi: A Court of Inquiry has been ordered into the Indian Air Force’s MIG-21 fighter aircraft crash that took place on Tuesday in Bijbehara area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
09 Sep 2013
Tokyo: Japan scrambled fighter jets on Monday after an unidentified drone flew near Tokyo-controlled islands at the center of a bitter dispute with China, a Defence Ministry Spokesman said. It was the first reported incident of its kind.
10 May 2014
Varanasi: Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is often tagged as a leader with hardcore Hindutva ideologies, has surprised everyone including his detractors on Thursday by touching feet of freedom fighter Colonel Nizamuddin to seek blessings. The Gujarat Chief Minister often hits the headlines for his ‘pro-Hindu’ image and his refusal to don a Muslim skull generated enough buzz in the political as well as apolitical arenas.
12 Mar 2014
Hyderabad: Budget airline SpiceJet has signed a deal with Boeing Co to buy 42 737 MAX jets in a deal worth USD 4.4 billion at list prices, the company said on Wednesday, sending its shares up more than 7 percent.