Saurabh is a journalist based in New Delhi, India who has worked in print, television as well as internet news media. Besides defense and strategy, his past assignments have ranged from reporting terror strikes to elections. He has studied journalism and law at the University of Delhi.
Boeing and Airbus will compete in a new IAF tender for tanker aircraft being conducted for the 3rd time – this time without a Russian bid. Airbus had won both the earlier tenders that were later withdrawn.
The Indian defence ministry has asked the U.S. Government for a third extension of the validity of the Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) for the purchase of the last C-17 Globemaster III heavy lift aircraft.
In a move certain to dial up the tempo in their bid to build F-16 fighters for the Indian Air Force, Lockheed Martin has appointed Dr. Vivek Lall to the position of Vice President, Strategy and Business Development.
According to the Indian Navy, “The pilot aborted take-off during a training sortie. During deceleration, the aircraft veered off the end of runway and caught fire. The pilot jettisoned the canopy and egressed the aircraft safely.”
StratPost recently had the opportunity to pose some questions to the senior-most submariner in the Indian Navy, Vice Admiral Srikant, Inspector General Nuclear Submarines (IGNS), about the state and future of the submarine arm, on the occasion of its golden jubilee.