Month: September 2011

The Age of Stuxnet

The world changed forever in 2010 and the jet age is firmly behind us. As we explore this brave new world, we will, in the interests of informing each other, reach into bits of the Internet that are perhaps best left alone. This is old-fashioned reporting combined with internet-age opinion, with a few glances thrown at a crystal ball, now and then.

MDL-Pipavav JV blocked: MoD

The Indian Ministry of Defense has put on hold the proposed Joint Venture between government-owned Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) and Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering Company Limited.

DRDO creates ‘Performance Enhancing Drug’

This is not what it sounds like. The drug is said to ‘improve physical and mental performance in High Altitude and Hypoxic Conditions’ and is said to be rich in antioxidants and other bioactive compounds that improve performance of brain, heart, kidney and lungs and also improves blood circulation.

First look: The Navy’s new P-8I

The Indian Navy’s first P-8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft looks painted and ready. But the crucial bells and whistles are still to come and the aircraft will be delivered in early 2013, ahead of seven others.