Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines
  • Air chief Bhadauria flies sortie in HAL's trainer aircraft:-Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria on Thursday undertook a sortie in the basic trainer aircraft HTT-40 here, thereby becoming the first serving Chief of Air Staff to fly in the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited developed aircraft at the prototype stage....
  • Screening process for selection of crew for Gaganyaan being done professionally: IAF chief:-Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria, has said the screening process for the selection of crew for ISRO's proposed humanspace flight programme-Gaganyaan-is being done professionally. ...
  • Centre inks pact with Goa Shipyard for two missile frigates:-The Centre has signed a contract with the Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) for construction of two advanced missile frigates for the Navy, Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik has said....
  • India, US begin first tri-services exercise:-In reflection of growing congruence in bilateral defence ties, armed forces of India and the US on Wednesday began their first tri-services exercise on the Eastern seaboard. The nine-day humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) exercise code-named 'Tiger Triumph' is aimed at developing inter-operability between the militaries of the two countries in HADR operations....

Eastern Air Command starts fighter ops exercise from 6 civilian airports

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

IAF's Sukhoi-30MKI fighters. A file photo

KOLKATA (PTI): The Eastern Air Command started a fighter plane operations exercise from six civilian airfields in its area of operations, including Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh and Kolkata, from Wednesday, a Defence official said.

The other four airfields hosting the operations are Dimapur in Nagaland, Imphal in Manipur, Guwahati in Assam and Andal in West Bengal.

The exercise, part of capability build-up and operational training from dispersed locations in case of hostilities, is to be held in two phases, the official said.

It is being held in Guwahati, Imphal, Dimapur and Kolkata airports in the first phase between October 16 and 19, while Andal and Pasighat will host the exercise in the second phase from October 29 to November one.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will use SU-30MKI multi- role air superiority fighters and Hawk 132 jets in this exercise.

The exercise will familiarise the IAF crew with the procedure of flying at these busy airfields and coordinate with civilian counterparts, the official said.

The exercise will also help in familiarising the civilian functionaries at these airfields in the conduct of military operations.

Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

GSAT-7A: India's major strategic asset in space

ISRO – the flagbearer of India's globally-acclaimed space programme – has drawn the curtains on the year 2018 with a highly successful note. Giving a major strategic boost to the Indian Air Force, the space agency has successfully launched a dedicated communications satellite, GSAT-7A, exclusively designed for the country's air wing to strengthen its network-centric operations.

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2019

Image Gallery