Archive For The “Technology” Category

GE Aviation brings advanced avionics computing to unmanned vehicles

GE Aviation has introduced a new advanced avionics computer specifically built for military and commercial unmanned vehicles. This new computer provides an open architecture design that integrates vehicle management and advanced mission processing into a compact, lightweight design. GE Aviation made the announcement at AUVSI Xponential, taking place April 29-May 2 in Chicago. “Our customers have told […]

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Most of debris generated from India’s anti-satellite test has decayed, says DRDO Chairman

DRDO Chairman Dr G Satheesh Reddy has said that most of the debris generated from the anti-satellite test conducted by India in March have decayed and rest of it will dissipate in a “short period of time”. He said this in response to a question after delivering a talk on ‘Technology for National Security’ at […]

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Boeing India launches innovation programme to develop aerospace entrepreneurs

Aerospace major Boeing  announced the launch of a programme for Indian university students, faculty and early stage start-ups to help innovators convert their ideas into viable business offerings that have the potential to shape the future of aerospace and defence. Applicants can submit their ideas in the fields of aerospace, autonomous vehicles, advanced manufacturing, augmented and virtual reality, analytics (artificial intelligence and […]

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MIG-21 v/s. TEJAS :- Can Tejas replace MIG-21 and is it better than it?

Back in the 1980s, when Indian Air Force put forward its ‘Long Term Re-Equipment Plan 1981’, a big revelation came that almost all of the Mig-21 in Indian Service will be reaching the end of their service life which by estimation was almost 40% of the Combat Strength of Indian Air Force by 1995. Henceforth, […]

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What is the difference between combat role of HAL Rudra and Kamov 226t?

The two helicopters in question belong to two completely different operation platforms. HAL Rudra, a modified version of HAL Dhruv, is essentially an attack helicopter, but can also be used in unarmed roles like troop-transport, reconnaissance, etc. It’s also known by the name of ALH-WSI(Advanced Light Helicopter-Weapons Systems Integrated). It has Forward Looking Infra-Red(FLIR) and Thermal Imaging Sights […]

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ASAT test: How India shifted gears to match changing geopolitical realities in space with Mission Shakti

The utility of space as a medium for war has grown exponentially since the days of the Cold War Space Race. The military potential of satellites is manifold: communications, navigation, early-warning systems, reconnaissance, and signal intelligence. Any state that manages to get the upper hand in this frontier can be expected to dominate the outcome […]

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How a Sukhoi-BrahMos strike will make Pakistani airspace look like Swiss cheese

India has signalled its intent to strike enemy targets with devastating force early on in a conflict. Following the success of the Balakot raid by 12 Mirage-2000 fighters using Israeli ground penetrator bombs, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to test fire the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from its Sukhoi Su-30MKI air dominance fighter. […]

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Explained: How will Apache attack helicopter augment capabilities of IAF

Indian Air Force has been handed over the first AH-64E (I) Apache Guardian Attack Helicopter yesterday at the Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona in the United States of America. Indian Air Force will be receiving some 22 Apache Helicopters from Boeing in the future which will start induction in Indian Air Force by the […]

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RISAT-2B: Radial Rib Antenna

Radial Rib antenna (RRA) is a world class technology demonstrated in-orbit today at 2:20 pm IST in the RISAT-2B spacecraft. This 3.6 metre antenna was folded & stowed during launch and later successfully unfurled & deployed in-orbit. The deployment was completed in 7 mins and 20 seconds. Development of light weight structure, hinge mechanism, design […]

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Indian Army building new tunnels, caves to house firepower

The Indian Army, in order to stock up on ammunition in a sensitive environment, has set about constructing caves and semi-underground tunnels at mountain ranges near the northern border. The project, which is on a pilot basis currently, envisions caves at four locations, to be built at a total cost of around Rs 15 crore. […]

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