Defence and Security Current Affairs 2018

/Defence and Security Current Affairs 2018

USA Air Force Chief Flies 'Made-In-India' Tejas Aircraft

General David L Goldfein, Chief of Staff of US Air Force flew in India's indigenous light combat aircraft, the Tejas, this morning, in a special flight that took off from the Jodhpur Air Force Station. US Air Force Chief General David L. Goldfein Flies In 'Made-In-India'  India's indigenous light combat aircraft Tejas Aircraft In Jodhpur. [...]

Indian Navy’s Launched Scorpene submarine INS Karanj

The Indian Navy inaugurated third Scorpene class Submarine named as INS Karanj. Named after the earlier Kalvari class INS Karanj the submarine is to be manned by a team of eight officers and 35 sailors and will carry sea-skimming SM39 Exocet missiles and the heavyweight wire-guided Surface and Underwater Target (SUT) torpedoes. It is also said [...]

State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd Flies Light Combat Helicopter

State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd for first time has successfully flown home-made 5.8-tonne Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) with its own automatic flight control system.  The 20 minute maiden flight of the multirole copter was flawless with the engagement of the flight control system throughout. The indigenous flight control system of LCH developed by HAL will replace [...]