SP's MAI Issue No. 19 | October 1-15, 2015 - Military Updates

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    MILITARY / CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF (IAF) INTERVIEW
    Scaling new heights!

    On the occasion of the 83rd Anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC, Chief of the Air Staff and Chairman, Chiefs of the Staff Committee, spoke to Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, SP’s M.A.I.

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    MILITARY / REPORT
    Giving economic muscle to strategic partnership - Modi in the US
    By Ranjeet Kumar

    India and US have already achieved a bilateral trade of US $ 100 billion and aim to raise this to the level of US$ one trillion by 2030.

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    MILITARY / REPORT
    First defence deal of Modi regime with the United States
    By Ranjeet Kumar

    Even before Prime Minister Narendra Modi ushered into the meeting room of President Barack Obama in the Headquarters of the United Nations...

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    Defexpo — Killing the concept
    By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    The excuse that the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) cannot make Pragati Maidan available for Defexpo 2016 is truly laughable unless ITPO has been handed over to Pakistan

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    Fighting Falcon Made in India
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    The F-16 has a long and impressive track record of operations around the world and is regarded as one of the most successful combat platforms in the history of military aviation

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    MILITARY / REPORT
    INS Kochi named after traditional home of Destroyers
    By Rear Admiral S. Ramsay (Retd)

    The ship design incorporates the most advanced design concepts for improved survivability, stealth, sea-keeping and manoeuvrability.

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    MILITARY / SPOTLIGHT
    Indian Air Forces's new Aerobatic Team

    The Indian Air Force celebrates its 83 anniversary on October 8, 2015. The new Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team (SKAT) comprising of four Hawk aircraft...

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    MILITARY
    Parrikar asks DRDO to focus on core defence technology areas

    The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar asked the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) scientists to concentrate on core activities factoring the defence technology requirements of the armed forces.

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    MILITARY
    Spanish Minister of State for Defence visits India

    Spanish Minister of State for Defence Pedro Arguelles Salaverria was on a two-day visit to India from September 27, 2015. He called on the Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh.

  • MILITARY
    Visit of First Training Squadron to Seychelles during overseas deployment

    Indian naval ships Tir and Sujata, alongwith Indian Coast Guard ship Varuna, comprising the First Training Squadron, entered Port Victoria, Seychelles, on October 1, 2015, as part of their Overseas Deployment during Autumn Term 2015.