Indian Defence Update Blog

Why India should consider buying 40 more SU 30 MKI?

With the Sukhoi-30MKI fighter — the backbone of the air force fleet — nearing the end of its production run, its manufacturer, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), is taking up a case to build 40...

Is Ghatak UCAV Program getting prioritized over AMCA?

Ghatak or AURA is an autonomous unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV),The ADA describes the AURA as a “self-defending high-speed reconnaissance UAV with weapon firing capability”.The project is  being developed by the Defence Research and...

Does India Really Need a Stealth Fighter?

On July 30, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced “India’s status as a Major Defense Partner will allow it to receive more U.S. high technology and military items without individual export licenses. India will...

S-400 : The geopolitical missile

In an off-the-record conversation, a senior air force commander uses the word ‘game-changer’ three times to refer to the Russian S-400 long-range missile system. “The system can knock down anything that flies, at a...