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International community condemns attack but China doesn’t budge on shielding Pak-based terrorist leader
From a game-changing missile-firing drone to an Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), key new weapons this year will give India more military muscle, and generate fresh options for the politicomilitary leadership to address threats.
In April 2015, China and Pakistan signed an agreement to work on a $46 billion (currently valued at $62 billion) China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), generally viewed as the crown jewel of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Media reports of January 27 state government has “virtually finalised” a Rs. 5,650 crore military infrastructure development plan for Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) over a 10-year period.
Trijicon, Inc., global provider of innovative aiming solutions for the hunting, shooting, military and law enforcement markets is pleased to announce the promotion of Chuck Wahr to Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), in a landmark decision on January 31, also approved indigenous construction of six submarines for the Indian Navy at a cost of over Rs. 40,000 crore.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the second indigenously developed Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) propulsion based missile system from ITR, Chandipur, Odisha on February 8, 2019.
An Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) between the Government of Republic of India and Government of Russian Federation was concluded on October 15, 2016, for construction of additional Project 1135.6 Follow-on ships in India, at Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL).
Vice Admiral MS Pawar, AVSM, VSM has assumed charge as Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff on January 30, 2019. An alumnus of Sainik School Korukonda and the 60th course of National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune, he was commissioned on July 1, 1982.
Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar, AVSM, VSM has assumed charge as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff on January 30, 2019.
Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P., PVSM, AVSM, VSM took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command on January 31, 2019, at Mumbai.
India received a modest Rs. 90 crore ($12.54 million) Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in defence and aerospace sector in financial year 2017-18, the Defence Minister stated in a written reply to a question in Parliament on February 4.
INS Trikand, a front-line warship of the Indian Navy, participated in a multinational training exercise Cutlass Express-19 held from January 27 to February 6, 2019.
As unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and drones become more common in our daily life, they also become potential threats.
While the process for selection of a new FRA is underway, there is trepidation amongst IAF circles about the budgetary deprivation the defence services are afflicted with
Boeing, on February 10, announced the arrival of the first four CH-47F (I) Chinooks for the Indian Air Force at the Mundra Port in Gujarat.
Demonstrating momentum to his Government’s ‘Make in India’ agenda for military equipment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 19
India and Israel are poised to scale up their partnership in UAVs...
Adani Defence & Aerospace has recently acquired a 25 per cent stake in Bengaluru-based Alpha Design Technologies for an estimated Rs. 400 crore ($55.9 million).