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The 'Astra' beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile developed by DRDO | Photo: Commons

India working on next ‘Astra’ missile with 160 km range as Mk1 is integrated in IAF & Navy

The DRDO expects to complete the extension of range by May 2022. Astra is an indigenous beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile.
File photo | PM Narendra Modi, China President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin at 2016 G20 Summit | Flickr

Why Russia really stopped its S-400 supply to China

Russia wants to play a bigger role in South Asia now. Even if it clouds relationship with China.
A Rafale taking off

IAF inducts Rafale today, here’s how the deadly fighter jets will boost India’s air power

Rafale is considered to be one of the finest fighters in the world. With its avionics, radars & weapon systems, it is the most potent aircraft in South Asia.
Putin

Putin’s hypersonic nuclear missile stirs fears of US-Russia arms race

A disarmament expert describes it as an unprecedented situation where Russia is technologically ahead of the US and the Pentagon is playing catch-up.
ASRAAM being fired from an F-35 jet

India to test advanced British missile after reality check of 27 Feb dogfight with Pakistan

IAF chose the British ASRAAM in 2013 after a contest that involved the Israeli Python, the German Diehl IRIS-T & American Raytheon AIM-9X Sidewinder.
The S-400 air defence system | Commons

In historic US-India talks, focus is on China & not Russian missiles Modi govt is eyeing

The Americans believe that now’s not the time to corner Delhi, especially as the acquisition of Russian S-400 missiles is going to take quite long.
The Indian chopper fleet consisting of a Advanced Light Helicopter and Light Combat Helicopter are set to be fitted with air-to-air missiles

India’s chopper fleet to get teeth with air-to-air missiles

Final price negotiations are on for India's Rudra choppers and the first firing from the Light Combat Helicopter to be held by year-end.

Indian offer to sell Brahmos missiles to Vietnam stalled

Vietnam is reconsidering deal as it is in direct talks with Russia for supply of similar missiles

Exclusive: ‘Aridaman’, India’s second nuclear-armed submarine, is ready for launch

Launch within 6-8 weeks, will leave dry dock but induction to take some time.

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