Indian Defence Update Blog

Fighters in the sky

One is convinced that as a citizen, like millions of our countrymen, we have virtually reached a stage of “now or never” so far as indigenous production of fighter aircraft is concerned. It is...

Foreign Light Fighters Will Kill Indigenous Tejas

Off late there has been misplaced and exaggerated case (or even outright propaganda against Tejas) to acquire foreign light fighter which needs to be countered. First it was lack of capability (“Tejas cannot fly...

French Barracuda project’s utility to India

On his recent visit to France, India’s chief of naval staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba, was given a detailed presentation by his French hosts on the Barracuda-class, its latest nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN), the first...