In an exclusive interaction, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari speaks with Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld on building and acquiring capabilities for IAF.

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, the Chief of Air Staff takes over the baton in the midst where the combat readiness of IAF is of the highest degree. It is pertinent to map out as how the IAF–and air forces around the world are playing the unprecedented role and critical missions in the conflicts. The next generation technological breakthroughs in aerial warfare are already unfolding in sheer magnitude and in the shape of unmanned systems, hypersonic combat aircraft and laser energy weapon. It is almost redefining the concept of modern…

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In an exclusive interaction, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Chaudhari speaks with Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld on building and acquiring such capabilities. He spells out his thoughts on such national projects in aerospace and defenc

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, the Chief of Air Staff takes over the baton in the midst where the combat readiness of IAF is of the highest degree. It is pertinent to map out as how the air forces around the world are playing the unprecedented role and critical missions in the conflicts. The next generation technological breakthroughs in aerial warfare are already unfolding in sheer magnitude and in the shape of unmanned systems, hypersonic combat aircraft and laser energy weapon. It is almost redefining the concept of modern warfare…

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Time To Step Up Defence Innovation & Modernization; Services Must Be The Primary Driving Force Behind All Defence R&D

BW Businessworld (Cover Issue is Published in the Print Edition (19 July-02 August ) includes the special interaction with COAS) DEFENCE MODERNIZATION IN INDIA has traditionally been prompted by the exigencies of national security. While the security of the nation is still the core concern, modernization of the defence forces is being driven by a goal to build long-term strategic capability through the acquisition of new-age technology and equipment. Driven by innovation though it is, the modernization of defence equipment in India does not always seem to be in step with…

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