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Indian Air Force plans to move fast into Space and focus on Aerospace
Time has come to make the world know what Indian Air Force is capable in Space technologies and Aerospace competition.

India with its growing economy needed to pump in more resources to develop its aerospace power which is set to play a "beyond-the-shore" role in the times ahead, India's Air Chief Marshal S P Tyagi said on Saturday [15 October].

"No future war can be won without adequate exploitation of aerospace power," Tyagi said at a Second Subroto Mukerjee Seminar on Aerospace Power here.

India's economic boom, the air chief said, would jack up energy demands. "India will get energy hungry. We (too) will need all IAF aircraft to be capable of air-to-air refuelling. We will need more tankers... more means of air surveillance," he said.

"There is no choice but to put more resources in aerospace power. I do believe that out north-centric focus will change and aerospace power will have to play a role beyond shores," the air chief said.

Tyagi said only aerospace power was capable of bringing about a change in what he called a status quo on hilly terrains.

"It is only through the means of aerospace power that you can change the status quo... as the terrain does not permit pumping in of ground forces," he said.

The air chief, however, attributed India's victory in conflicts with Pakistan to coordination between air and ground forces.


Posted by Jehangir Unwalla @ 2:40 PM


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