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Rajnath Singh becomes 1st Defence Minister to fly LCA Tejas

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has scripted history by becoming first Defence Minister to fly Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) ‘Tejas’, an indigenously-built multi-role fighter aircraft. He undertook 30-minute sortie in LCA Tejas along with Air Vice Marshall Narmdeshwar Tiwari, at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Airport in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Defence Minister even controlled ‘Tejas’ in ..

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First ever arrested landing of Naval Tejas successfully executed in Goa

The First ever arrested landing of Naval variant of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, a 4.5 generation, light weight, multirole fighter was successfully executed at the Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF), INS Hansa in Goa. This will pave the way for this Indigenous platform to undertake Aircraft Carrier landing demonstration on board the Indian Naval ..

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Bulletin: India delivers First Pair of Mi-24 helicopters to Afghanistan

India recently handed over two Mi-24 attack helicopters to Afghanistan. The helicopters were formally handed over by Indian Ambassador to the acting Minister of National Defence of Afghanistan at Kabul Air Force base. Key Highlights Background: Under a tripartite agreement in 2018, India had agreed to finance purchase of four attack helicopter from Belarus and ..

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HAL places order with Thales for 2.75-inch Rocket Launchers

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has awarded French aerospace and defence company Thales a contract to supply 135 2.75-inch (70-mm) rocket launchers. These certified, field-proven, competitive rocket launchers are suitable for use on both light and combat helicopters. The order is aimed to boost the tactical capabilities of the Indian armed forces. Enhancing the capabilities of Armed Forces ..

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Anti-tank Missile Helina Flight Tested

The Helicopter-launched anti-tank missile Helina was successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in Balasore district of Odisha. Features of Helina-Anti Tank Missile The important features of the Helicopter-launched anti-tank missile Helaina are: Helina is the indigenously designed and built missile system. Helina is the air-launched variant of the Nag, a fire-and-forget ..

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