SOURCE: Vinayak Shetti / Editor of Indiandefencenews.in
India is surrounded by two nuclear-armed neighbours who make up Second largest combined airforce fleet in the world only to be surpassed by United states of America . Indian Air force might be on the terminal decline for past few years now and several attempts have been made to recover and make it a formidable force in the region back again but without much success .
In 21st-century, a country can neither have a modern smart air force or a large airforce with a high fleet of indigenous combat fighter jets but certainly, cannot have in its possession large fleet of imported combat jets at disposals due to rising cost of airpower . (more…)