In a first, IAF Embraer AEW&C aircraft carries out air-to-air refuelling

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Embraer transport aircraft with Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) function today got a major operational boost, which will allow it to prolong its surveillance missions. The aircraft successfully carried out Air to Air Refuelling (AAR), to fly a long duration flight beyond the aircraft’s stated endurance. “It is also […]


Indian Scientists at DRDO Successfully Fired Electromagnetic Railgun (Mach 6) Test Shot

Indian defense scientists have successfully developed electromagnetic railguns (EMRG) that can fire projectiles at Mach 6 (six times the speed of sound) or 4,600 miles per hour. Such railguns are touted as one of the future technologies of warfare, as they use kinetic and laser energy instead of controlled explosives for firing missiles. The Indian […]


DRDO Conducts Successful Flight Trial of ‘NIRBHAY’ Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) achieved yet another feat today with the successful test flight of ‘NIRBHAY’ – India’s first indigenously designed and developed Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile which can be deployed from multiple platforms. It was successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, Odisha. The missile has the capability […]


DRDO Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon : Another DRDO’s nightmare for enemies

The Indian Air Force, along with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested an indigenously developed light weight ‘Glide’ bomb in Chandipur in Odisha. Designated as the Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW), the bomb released from the IAF aircraft was guided through precision navigation system. According to an official statement, the ‘glide bomb’ reached […]


Reforms worked : India has jumped 30 places to rank 100th in the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ ranking

India has jumped 30 places to rank 100th in the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ ranking, helped by a slew of reforms in taxation, licensing, investor protection and bankruptcy resolution. The CEO of World Bank Kristalina Georgieva lauded India, saying its jump of 30 places in World Bank’s ease of doing business report is […]