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Balakot Raid, Naushera battle and beyond

 The recent air strikes on Balakot and the subsequent air battle near Naushera will be fodder for discussions for years to come.  Lost in the hyperbole of claims and counter-claims on both sides are some glaring issues on which questions should be asked. And the lessons should be recorded for future conficts. Air Marshal Harish Masand shares his thoughts on various aspects of the recent events.

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HAL and the Indian Aviation Industry

 Wing Commander (Retd) Inder Mohan Chopra is a distinguished test pilot who served as the Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited from 1988 to 1991. In this article he writes about the Indian Aviation Industry and the limitations keeping back HAL from becoming a world class leader in Aeronautcal design and manufacturing.

 

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Never an easy day

Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Bahadur, a serving officer of the Indian Air Force, analyzes the crash of the Black Hawk used in the Bin Laden Raid on Abbotabad.

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