The Indian Air Force has taken a step forward to use highway stretches as ‘landing strips’ in an emergency. A landing was carried out by a Mirage 2000 aircraft on the Yamuna Expressway on 21st May 2015. A generic plan for utilisation of National Highways as landing Strips during eventualities by IAF has been sent to Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
Shri Tarun Bajaj IAS (Haryana 1988) presently Secretary- Department of Revenue, has been given additional charge as Secretary- Department of Economic Affairs, Govt. of India, … [ Read more ]
Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 23, the future USS Cooperstown, completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan. Trials included a full-power run, maneuverability testing, and surface … [ Read more ]
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully conducted a flight test mission featuring distributed processing onboard the U-2 Dragon Lady via Kubernetes containerization technology. The demonstration … [ Read more ]
Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon. Linda Reynolds, CSC, and Minister for Defence Industry, Melissa Price MP, today declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for Australia’s F-35As, making Australia the seventh … [ Read more ]