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DRDO successfully tests Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon

December 24, 2016

The Defence and Research Development Organization (DRDO) has successfully conducted the flight test of the 120 kg class smart weapon, Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from an IAF aircraft. The flight test was carried out from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur, Odisha. SAAW was indigenously designed and developed...

Air Marshal BS Dhanoa to be new IAF chief

December 17, 2016

Air Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the next chief of IAF. He will take over from the present IAF chief Arup Raha from December 31. Dhanoa got commissioned into the fighter stream of the IAF in June 1978. He has vast experience serving in various squadrons of...

DARIN III gets IOC to join Indian Air Force

November 24, 2016

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has given initial operational clearance (IOC) to the upgraded Jaguar Darin-III twin-seat aircraft. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), certification agencies, trial team of the Aircraft Systems Testing Establishment (ASTE) and other agencies are involved in upgrading Jaguar from Darin-I (Display Attack Ranging Inertial Navigation) to Darin-III standard....

Agra-Lucknow Expressway: India’s longest greenfield expressway

November 22, 2016

The Agra-Lucknow expressway was inaugurated on November 21, 2016.  The 302-km long six lane Greenfield Agra-Lucknow expressway is India’s longest expressway till date. The expressway will reduce travel time between Delhi-Lucknow to 5-6 hours and further cut down the travel time between Agra and Lucknow to just 3.5 hours from...

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