Indian Defence Update Blog

Does India need Fleet of Strategic Bombers?

Bombers are used to bomb enemy’s strategic positions which are far away from air bases. Attack aircrafts can also bomb target, but they are not long range and carry less payload. Thus Bombers are...

Why doesn’t India have a helicopter carrier?

India did not needed Helicopter Carrier in the past. Aircraft Carrier were enough for projecting air power. Whatever the Helicopter Carrier did, the AC could do too. And Helicopter Carrier are used against enemy...

Dassault Rafale Deal beneficial to Indians and why?

Dassault Rafale is nothing but a perfect option for Indian Air Force which is a shot in the arm for IAF capabilities and roles.The Dassault Rafale is a French Twin-Engine,Canard Delta wing,Mulitrole fighter aircraft...

After Rafale splurge, a sensible Jaguar upgrade

The Indian Air Force (IAF), after being criticised for spending $9.2 billion on 36 Rafale fighter aircraft, is closing in on a far more prudent deal — the rejuvenation of 80 ageing Jaguar fighters into highly capable, multi-role,...