30 Oct '16, 5am

IAF to use combat drones in future surgical strikes to prevent risking soldiers' lives

IAF to use combat drones in future surgical strikes to prevent risking soldiers' lives

After using Special Forces troops to attack and destroy terrorist launch pads in Pakistan- occupied Kashmir, India is now planning to add combat drones to its fleet which can do the same job without risking soldiers’ lives. The Indian Air Force is working to upgrade and equip its fleet of Israeli-made Searcher and Heron Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) with missiles under a top secret and classified programme code-named ‘Project Cheetah’. For the ambitious plan, which is expected to cost almost more than Rs 10,000 crores, the Air Force is looking to join hands with the Israel defence major Israeli Aircraft Industry (IAI). “Under the project, we are planning to equip our Searchers and Herons with advance snooping capabilities and missiles which can target terrorists and their hideouts both within India and if required, across the borders,” a senior IAF source told Mail Today...

Full article: http://www.defencenews.in/article.aspx?id=28970

Tweets

HC Surgical Specialists Limited: HC Surgical Sp...

thefinance.sg 30 Oct '16, 11am

HC Surgical Specialists Limited (“HC Surgical” or “the Company”) is offering 30m placement shares at $0.27 each for a list...

Army Video: The Complexities of Maintaining Mil...

smallwarsjournal.com 29 Oct '16, 2pm

The megacities of the future (population >10M) will be more densely populated and socially and politically complex than an...

LTG McMaster: #USArmy must develop new ground combat vehicles

LTG McMaster: #USArmy must develop new ground c...

ausa.org 01 Nov '16, 4pm

One of the Army’s chief strategists warns of an “urgent” need to upgrade Army ground combat platforms to respond to the in...

Soldiers test, provide feedback on technology i...

armytimes.com 29 Oct '16, 3pm

More than 5,000 troops tried out dozens of warfighting capabilities in a desert exercise designed to give the Army feedbac...

Taliban kills 2 US soldiers in Kunduz

longwarjournal.org 03 Nov '16, 12pm

The Taliban killed two US soldiers and wounded two more in an attack in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz. The US sol...