The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon induct women into fighter pilot role that will put them in combat positions, Air Force chief Arup Raha said on Thursday. "We are now planning to induct them into the fighter stream to meet the aspirations of young women of India," Air Chief Marshal Raha was quoted as saying by TOI
The Indonesian Military (TNI) will “prioritize” Su-35 fighter jets procurement along with radars, kilo-class submarines and frigates during the 2016 financial year. Responding to a planned defense budget cut, Indonesian Military (TNI) chief Gen
South and North Korea militaries have relaxed the defense postures at their boundaries to armistice levels. South and North Korea raised their militaries' readiness levels following the tensions over a land mine explosion and ensuing artillery exchange earlier this month
People's Liberation Army (PLA) generals have shed more than five kg on average as they train for the Sept 3 military parade. More than 50 generals, with an average age of 53, will lead parade units involving 12,000 people
China plans to showcase a large number of new weapons and armaments on the Sept. 3 parade to mark the 70th anniversary of China's resistance against Japan
Administrative staff at the headquarters Edificio Condor will be working from 08:00 to 13:00 hours to save on power and to ration catering. “Headquarters will only provide rations to the personnel from the security, shifts and residents in the Aeroparque premises and the minimum necessary for the functioning of heads of staff, different departments and commands”, according to an internal release which was leaked to the Argentinian media
China plans to integrate civil-military airports in Tibet and Wuxi as part of the pilot project to strengthen aviation safety and combat support capabilities. The integration includes joint maintenance of airport support facilities, joint flight safety support and joint airport management, said a circular released by People's Liberation Army(PLA) Air Force and General Administration of Civil Aviation (CAAC), according to a joint statement from the country's Air Force and aviation authority
Indian Air Forces (IAF) four Su-30MKI Flanker fighters are ‘dogfighting against Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4 Fighter in a major airpower training exercise in the skies above Britain. The IAF has flown their Russian built Flanker jet fighters for exercise ‘Indradanush, along with transport and tanker aircraft, across three continents, the Royal Air Force announced Monday
An unknown number of employees of Russias naval shipbuilder, the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) have been arrested by Federal Security Service (FSS) on corruption charges. A USC statement said yesterday “the United Shipbuilding Corporation continued systematic implementation of a program to combat corruption
Russia has received seven new warplanes and six helicopters and overall 4,500 pieces of military equipment in the second quarter of 2015. According to the defense ministry, “The overall share of modern equipment and weapons in Russian Armed Force has increased with the figure ranging from 30
Japanese House of Councilors on Wednesday approved an amendment related to Defense Ministry (MOD) that takes away the power of the civilian defense bureaucrats over uniformed Self-Defense Forces officers. Further, the amendment places them on an equal footing, Various Japanese media reported Wednesday
The Indian Navy has prepared a maritime infrastructure perspective plan to improve maintenance and operability of naval assets, the Chief of Staff of the Navy, Admiral R K Dhowan said today. Addressing a press conference in Delhi, the chief said that the plan would be in sync with the overall preparedness of the navy
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