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54 defence aircraft lost in crashes in last three years

Last Updated: Monday, December 10, 2012, 17:50

Fifty-four defence aircraft, including combat planes and helicopters, have been lost in crashes in the last three years in which 66 defence personnel and six civilians were killed, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Monday.

China needs `three aircraft carriers`: General

Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011, 16:14

China recently confirmed it was revamping an old Soviet ship to be its first carrier.

39 defence aircraft lost in crashes since 2007-08: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, August 16, 2010, 19:24

39 aircraft including the latest Sukhoi 30 MKI and MiG series fighter jets and helicopters have been lost in crashes which claimed 16 lives during the last 40 months, the Lok Sabha was informed today.