It is learnt that mega procurement projects and the Su-30 upgrade programme are expected to cost the exchequer Rs 1.6 lakh crore.
The sighting of the UFO over the Imphal airport happened around 2:30 pm after which a few commercial flights were affected yesterday.
Two flights were diverted while three departing flights were delayed due to the sighting of the mysterious object.
Colonel Amitabh Sharma, Defence PRO termed it the end of an era and added "The MiG-21 Bison aircraft were seen for the last time in the skies of Uttarlai in Barmer district, Rajasthan on Tuesday."
The BrahMos air-launched version missile was testfired from a Su-30MKI fighter jet which has the capability to launch the BrahMos cruise missiles that can hit enemy targets at long ranges.
The Indian Air Force has started rescue and relief operations in the Himalayan state, airlifting the first batch of stranded tourists from Lachen to Mangan in North Sikkim.
VR Chaudhari said joint planning and integrated application of combat power will be the "sine-qua-non" of future wars and added that India "must reform or become a relic."
It is said Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had made a request in this regard to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during his recent visit to New Delhi.
The development of Tejas spurred the growth of a robust defence and aerospace industry in India, besides creating opportunities for countless SMEs, research institutions, and skilled workers.
Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari said the IAF does not have a fixed mindset in terms of the deployment of assets in key areas along the LAC.
A bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and Justice Dipankar Datta also laid down directives for the government, courts and quasi-judicial bodies under the framework of the HIV Act.
A Rs 22,000 crore contract with Airbus and Space S.A., Spain, for procurement of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft was signed in September 2021.
The officer is accused of helping the LeT operative to evade arrest and attempting to implicate a police officer who was investigating him.
This will help make up for the fast dwindling fighters in the IAF. At present, the force is down to 30 combat squadrons against the 42 squadrons sanctioned for it.
All 56 aircraft will be fitted with an indigenous electronic warfare suite to be developed by the state-run Bharat Electronics Ltd and Bharat Dynamics Limited.
The Indian Air Force contingent will consist of five MiG-29, two IL-78, two C-130, and two C-17 aircraft.
Once this order is completed in the stipulated 15 years, the IAF will have 40 LCA, over 180 LCA Mark-1A and at least 120 LCA Mark-2 planes.
The decision followed the Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari’s review of the status of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) programme at the Air Headquarters on Wednesday.
The technology was procured from a domestic startup over a year ago as part of the self-reliance objective of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
The Parliament's standing committee on defence presented a report on the inter-services bill to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.