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88th Air Force Foundation day and landing of Advanced Light Helicopter

On the occasion of 88th Air Force Day, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi appreciated the initiatives of the air warriors.

From Air Force Station Sarsawa on a routine training mission, an advanced light helicopter of IAF was landed with precautionary steps. Thus, no property damage has been reported with the perfect actions of pilots. The recovery team was also launched.

 

India watching on Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

India is observing the high-profile Armenia Azerbaijan conflict. The top military leadership says that only unmanned aerial vehicles play a role in building up tensions but can’t win wars. UAVs should be part of weapons in any conflict. Also, drones have essential functions.

India is discussing with the US about acquiring 20 armed MQ-9 UAVs on the exorbitant cost of an estimated $3 billion.


 


 

Aero India 2021

Aero India comes under the top exhibitions for aerospace and defence industries. India soon will be among the top five countries of the world for its active participation and hold of qualified human resources in the defence and aerospace industries. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on the 13th Aero India Expo. The Minister focused in the virtual conference on making India self-reliant in defence production for which designs to production process has been enabled.

 

Support from IAF to scale up UTTAM Aesa Radar for the Su-30MKI fleet

The Indian Air Force is observing the progress of the indigenous Uttam Aesa Fire Control Radar. It has provided support to the proposal of developing Uttam Aesa Radar on the largest scale for other fighter jets. The development is, particularly for the Su-30MKI fleet.

The scaled-up Uttam Aesa Radar will feature the larger antenna for Tejas MK1A and MK2 program with 700 transmit/receive modules but later versions with 1000 T/R modules.

LED is working towards the next generation gallium nitride semiconductors for improvement in the performance of electronic countermeasures, wider band and small target detection. It will consume less power and will generate less heat.

 

Back-end young warriors

Jawans of IAF on the front lines and pilots cockpits are playing the pivotal role during India China standoff. The soldiers do practically much more than determining tasks, strategies and tactics of war. Hence, they must be well fed.

The well-oiled procedure is on the shoulders of Army service Corps who will do not only the contracts for FOL but also the stocking up. Indian armed forces are honing skills for the coming winter.

Also, the IAF aircraft is going to take off from Chandigarh; still, the pilots have to go to the challenges of getting blinded in the time before sunrise.