They said Air Marshal Singh visited the strategically crucial air base in Daulat Beg Oldie, known as one of the world’s highest airstrip where the IAF has deployed a number of its key platforms in view of the tense border row with China. The airbase is situated at an altitude of 16,600 feet.
“This is a fundamentally new plane with a new sighting and navigation system. This plane will be equipped with the latest communication systems and electronic warfare, and will have little visibility to radar,” Long-Range Aviation Commander Lt.-Gen. Anatoly Zhuravlev said.
This was Gandhi’s vision when he launched the Quit India movement in August 1942. It was the time of World War II; Germany was advancing towards the USSR in the west; on the opposite side, Japan was advancing towards India. The country was also in ferment at this time. On the one hand, there was […]