How American, Russian And French Fighter Jets Have Shaped The History Of Power Dynamics In South Asia

The strategic convergence of interests between the US and Pakistan saw the PAF acquire the F-86F Sabre in 1954, followed a short while later by the F-104 Starfighter in 1961. The latter had an aura of invincibility around it as the world’s fastest, high altitude supersonic fighter. The age of high performance combat aircraft had dawned in the subcontinent.

Indian Air Force Wg Cdr Abhinandan receives Vir Chakra

Wg Cdr Abhinandan awarded Vir Chakra for shooting down Pakistani F-16 Wg Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet during the February 27 aerial conflict with Pakistan, has been awarded the third-highest wartime gallantry award, Vir…