Indian Navy Sea Kings to Return to Service

AFTER MANY years of storage and cannibalisation, seven Indian Navy Sea King Mk 42Bs are to be returned to service following the award of a contract to AgustaWestland to repair and overhaul these helicopters. Under the deal, announced by the manufacturer on September 26, work will begin immediately, with AgustaWestland providing a specialist team to cooperate with Indian aerospace industry personnel on the recovery programme.

Following India’s Pokhran nuclear tests in May 1998, US sanctions were imposed on the country, which had prevented spares being acquired for the Indian Navy’s Sea Kings and led to most of them being grounded.

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Smartphone Philips Xenium W737

Philips has released the next model of the «energy-saving» range Xenium. At the first examination the impression of a solid, highly detailed unit dark blue aluminum housing (except for the back cover), protective border on the front, no squeaks, no cracking and does not fall off, not washed and not break …

The smartphone can be placed on any surface scratches will not. I wore two weeks W737 in your pants pocket jeans in a variety of bags, backpacks, etc., but not a single scratch earned. The same proved to be a strong body and painting.

Consider the device closer.

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Addition and subtraction

Typically, such a sandwich made with grilled bacon, which, of course, delicious. But we thought that the butter and the fat from the bacon — it’s not too healthy combination. And we decided to take a much less greasy chop. The experiment was a success! Minus — a couple of hundred calories, plus — the perfect combination of products

1. Mix 3-4 tablespoons. l. softened butter with 1-2 tbsp. l. mustard grains uniformly. A little salt and pepper.

2. Cut 1 large red apple into quarters, remove the core and cut the flesh slices 3-4 mm thick. Cut 4 thin

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Indian Defenders to Myanmar

DESPITE PROTESTS from the UK, the Indian Navy transferred two of its Britten-Norman BN-2B Defender maritime surveillance aircraft to Myanmar in August.

Plans to supply the aircraft were announced on January 12 (see More Sea Harriers for India, March, p7). On January 30, British High Commissioner Michael Arthur said the UK would not provide spares or maintenance support for the aircraft if they were delivered, due to its opposition to Myanmar’s military administration. European Union guidelines preclude the sale of military equipment to Myanmar and Western nations have previously suspended military sales to the country in protest at its suppression

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Puffs «Pears» with frangipani

Poached pears stuffed with almond franzhipana in the shell of puff pastry will eclipse any other treat on your desk. Crisp perfectly contrasts with the soft core of fruit and nut cream.


The confectionery business frangipani called almond cream with butter. His exquisite nutty flavor goes well with aromatic pears and turns pretty simple dessert and special holiday treat. Franzhipan this recipe can be prepared not only from almonds, roasted and ground hazelnuts, cashews or Brazil nuts. If desired, lemon zest, orange or lime, replace, or use ground spices — cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.

How to wrap PEAR

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Word editor.

I somehow think that all the good things happening to us in the summer. When a lot of sun and heat, our protective crust diminishes, and we become more open and emotional. Summer — a meeting with friends, traveling, weddings, long walks on the beach or in the woods … Why am I? Oh, you just want as long as possible to stay in a comfortable, relaxed, enjoy the photos of brides in our magazine, and not to think about the long frosty winter and the introduction of the euro. The bride, by the way, we are dazzling («Wedding with

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Indian Air Force Jaguar Fleet Temporarily Grounded

AS A result of the investigation into the take-off crash at Ambala on May 7 of Indian Air Force (IAF)/6 Squadron Jaguar IS JS148, the entire IAF Jaguar fleet was temporarily grounded for checks on May 30. Investigators discovered the cause of the crash was a missing split pin in the engine, as a result of which the fleet was grounded for thorough checks before flying could be resumed. A similar problem was discovered in another operational aircraft at Ambala. A team from BAE Systems, HAL and the IAF began inspections on the IAF Jaguar fleet, believed to comprise around

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Layer Cake with vegetables

Bright and satisfying main course, which is equally appreciated by both vegetarians and meat eaters so. Under the golden crust dough hides filling of roasted vegetables, rice and fresh herbs. Additions to this cake takes a bit — quite mixed lettuce, lightly dressed with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.


Preheat oven to 200 ° C. Mix the chopped bell peppers, onions, eggplant and fennel, season with olive oil, season to taste and place in baking dish. Bake in oven for 20 minutes, add the zucchini and cook for another 20 minutes, until the vegetables are soft and begin

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Indias Air Warriors

Alan Warnes, assisted by Simon Watson, visited Air Force Station Hindon on October 8 for this year’s annual Indian Air Force Parade Day.

THIS YEAR the Indian Air Force celebrated its Air Force Parade Day at Hindon, just outside the industrial city of Ghaziabad, some 20 miles (32km) north-west of Delhi. This was the first time Hindon had been selected for this event, having been moved for safety reasons from Delhi-Palaam air base, which is located on the edge of the busy Indira Ghandi International Airport.

Guns and Flares

However, the suburbs of Ghaziabad — a relatively new city designed

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ALEXEI Filippychev: Used the beginning of the spring season, when we were talking to you on the subject of preparation for it, you mentioned that at this time you drain the water will be used more sparing scheme to use herbal diuretics. He said that you have some idea in the regimens, and you oprobuesh them to himself and to his disciples, who are also preparing for this season. And now, after the season, it would be very interesting to hear what happened, and what conclusions did you do this.

But first I’d like to go back to the history

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