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Indian Navy gets 10th P-8I aircraft from Boeing

Indian Navy received 10th anti-submarine warfare aircraft P-8I from US-based aerospace company, Boeing. Key Points Contract for eight P81 aircraft was signed by defence ministry in 2009. In 2016, ministry signed a contract for four additional P-8I aircraft. 10th P-81 aircraft is the second aircraft to be delivered under option contract for four additional aircraft ..

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President Ram Nath Kovind boards Air India One for its inaugural flight

On November 24, 2020, President Ram Nath kovind boarded the Air India one-B777 aircraft. The president boarded the aircraft to visit Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and offer prayers at the Venkateshwara Swamy temple. The aircraft is carrying its first VVIP official. About Air India one The Air India one will be a call sign for ..

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SpaceX Crew-1 Mission: Four Astronauts launched into space

On November 16, 2020, SpaceX launched four astronauts into the space under Mission Crew 1. The Crew Dragon capsule becomes the first spacecraft to be certified by NASA after 40 years. Being the first in a series, there will be regular flights by the SpaceX to the International Space Station. Highlights The SpaceX Falcon 9 ..

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Israel tests advanced missile defense system Arrow-2

The Defence Ministry of Israel has declared that it has conducted a successful test of the country’s advanced defence system against long-range ballistic missiles. The flight-testing of Arrow-2 interceptor was part of Israel’s technological effort that ensures that the country will be one step ahead of its enemies all the time. Details of the Test ..

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Demo-2 mission: NASA to launch Astronauts to space first time in 11 years

On April 18, 2020, NASA announced that it will launch its flight of astronauts on May 27, 2020. This is the first flight of NASA in 9 years. Highlights The mission is to use Falcon-9 rocket. The astronauts are to be sent for an extended stay at the international space station. The mission is to ..

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