India has an appetite for single engine fighters

F-16 fighter

IDD Bureau Much debate has happened in India over buying or producing fighter jets for its Air Force. Opinion is divided, should these be single engine jets, or twin-engined, or a healthy mix of both. Fiscal prudence and sheer 30 percent higher cost in procuring and operating a twin-engine plane had made the Indian Air

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Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters Lunar Transfer Trajectory

India’s second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, is scheduled to enter lunar orbit Aug. 20 following a relatively circuitous journey to the moon. Back on Earth, India’s future space ambitions are also developing. The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft entered lunar transfer trajectory Aug. 13 following five orbit maneuvers to raise its initial elliptical geocentric orbit after launch July 22.

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I-Day awards: Kirti Chakra for soldier Prakash Jadhav

NEW DELHI: The Kirti Chakra, the third highest military honour awarded during peacetime, will be conferred on soldier Prakash Jadhav, who died in a gunfight with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018, on Independence Day on Thursday. The Kirti Chakra will be presented posthumously to Jadhav, a sapper with the Indian Army who succumbed

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