Author Archives: Larkins Dsouza

Founded Defence Aviation, clean freak, loves everything aviation, serendipitous & loves to create something new.

DRDO Developing Medium Combat Aircraft

a href=””img id=”BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5029476849670378386″ style=”FLOAT: left; MARGIN: 0px 10px 10px 0px; CURSOR: hand” alt=”” src=”” border=”0″ //abr /divIndia will build its own Medium Combat Aircraft (MCA), which will be an extension of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) program, said M. Maharajah, chief of India’s Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).br /“We see opportunities to build an MCA and eventually a UCAV ...

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Russia And India To Jointly Make Fighter Planes

MOSCOW: Russia and India are to co-operate on the development of fighter jets, the Russian defence ministry announced yesterday in advance of Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov’s visit to India /An agreement over the joint development of so-called “fifth- generation” fighter jets should be signed within months, said spokesman Colonel-General Anatoli /A joint Russian-Indian military exercise is also scheduled ...

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B-2 spirit

a href=””img style=”FLOAT: left; MARGIN: 0px 10px 10px 0px; WIDTH: 320px; CURSOR: hand” alt=”” src=”” border=”0″ //abr /divDefeating an enemy’s air defenses to deliver weapons on target is what the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit does best. The B-2 can fly more than 6,000 nautical miles before refueling (more than 10,000 nautical miles with just one refueling) while carrying 40,000 pounds ...

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Zoltán Dani: The Serbian commander who shot down F-117A

The Serbian battery commander, whose missiles downed an American F-16, and, most impressively, an F-117, in 1999,  has revealed many of the techniques he used to achieve this historic moment. Colonel Dani Zoltan, in 1999, commanded the 3rd battery of the 250th Missile Brigade. He had search and control radars, as well as a TV tracking unit. The battery had ...

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MiG-35: Top Candidate for Air Force MRCA Deal

a href=””img id=”BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5029220414353003362″ style=”FLOAT: left; MARGIN: 0px 10px 10px 0px; CURSOR: hand” alt=”” src=”” border=”0″ //abr /divSources close to Defence Ministry reveal that India is likely to announce MiG 35’s as the winner of the massive Indian Air Force MRCA (Multi Role Combat Aircraft) contract during President Putin’s visit to New Delhi on the 25th-26th of this month (January 2007).However ...

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This is how the F-117A was shot down in Serbia by a SA-3 (S-75) Goa SAM in 1999

One F-117 has been lost in combat, to Serbian/Yugoslav forces. On March 27, 1999, during the Kosovo War, the 3rd Battalion of the 250th Missile Brigade under the command of Colonel Zoltán Dani, equipped with the Isayev S-125 ‘Neva-M’ (NATO designation SA-3 ‘Goa’), downed F-117A serial number 82-806 with a Neva-M missile. According to NATO Commander Wesley Clark and other ...

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