General Manoj Pande, Chief of Army Staff , India, France, defence

DRDO develops Single Crystal Blades for helicopter engine application

New Delhi, April 29, 2021: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed single crystal blades technology and supplied 60 of these blades to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as part of their indigenous helicopter development program for helicopter engine application. It is part of a program taken up by Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), a […]

General Manoj Pande, Chief of Army Staff , India, France, defence

Rajnath Singh becomes first Defence Minister to fly ‘LCA Tejas’

Rajnath Singh has scripted history by becoming the first Raksha Mantri to fly the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) ‘Tejas’. The Defence Minister undertook 30-minute sortie in the indigenously-built multi-role fighter aircraft with Air Vice Marshal Narmdeshwar Tiwari, at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Airport in Bengaluru this morning. He described his experience of flying the […]