Military Updates

  • January 15, 2018
    Modi invites Israeli investment in defence sector
    By Rohit Srivastava

    After the debacle of Spike deal, proving the skeptics wrong the two Prime Ministers display confidence in the strength and depth of the bilateral relations between India and Israel and agree to take it further into new territories.

  • January 12, 2018
    "Man behind the weapon that matters" – Army Chief Bipin Rawat

    Responding to a question of Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, SP Guide Publications, during the annual press conference, Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat explained in detail how the army is technologically empowering and motivating its soldiers to tackle emerging threats.

  • January 9, 2018
    Defence Minister witness's naval operation
    By Rohit Srivastava

    On a two visit to western coast to witness Indian Navy's operational prowess, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on January 8, arrived at Indian Naval Base INS Hansa, Goa.

  • January 8, 2018
    Army launches compendium of problem statement and solution
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, on January 8, launched compendiums of problem statements and solutions for the previously released compendium at the second edition of Army Technology Seminar which was jointly organised...

  • January 2, 2018
    India to buy missiles and precision bombs for 1,600 cr
    By Rohit Srivastava

    To add more precise fire power to Indian military, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today cleared two procurement proposals worth over 1,600 crore.

  • December 30, 2017
    First Chinese made carrier to undergo sea trial in Feb
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Come February and China will cross another milestone in its military self reliance when it will begin the sea trial of its home made Aircraft Carrier (ACC) technically known as Type 001A from Dalian Shipyard where it is being constructed.

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    December 29, 2017
    India conducts successful test of endo-atmospheric interceptor missile
    By Rohit Srivastava

    India, on December 28, successfully conducted test of indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence (AAD) - anti ballistic missile interceptor.

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    December 26, 2017
    India starts Sea Guardian procurement
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Giving a major flip to Indo-US defence cooperation, India has begun the process to procure remotely piloted Predator 'B' Sea Guardian from United States.

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    December 21, 2017
    HAL gets RFP for 83 Tejas
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) last year cleared proposal for purchase of 83 LCA Mark 1 A aircrafts including 10 twin seat trainer version.

  • December 19, 2017
    Does the Government has any timeline for INS Vishal?
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Indian military acquisition is a sorry tale of delays. Indian Navy has been at the fore front of indigenisation and acquisition of assets. Although with delays, Navy, unlike the other two services, has been acquiring platforms regularly.

  • December 15, 2017
    India hosts trilateral talks with Japan and Australia
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Aiming at countering the expanding Chinese Naval power in the Indian Ocean and its belligerent behavior in the South East Asian waters, India in December held secretary level talks with Japan and Australia to discuss the existing challenges...

  • December 14, 2017
    Navy gets new shark-Kalvari
    By Rohit Srivastava

    After a hiatus of almost two decades, Indian Navy on December 14 received its first conventional submarine INS Kalvari, from the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.

  • December 12, 2017
    India becomes member of Wassenaar Arrangement
    By Rohit Srivastava

    After much wait, India, during the plenary of the participating states at Vienna, becomes the 42nd member of the global dual use technology group ‘Wassenaar Arrangement’ (WA) on December 8.

  • December 5, 2017
    US asks Pakistan to redouble anti-terror efforts
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Amid stern warning of United States' intelligence chief to Pakistan - to act against its terror network, Defense Secretary General James Mattis, during his inaugural visit the country on December 4, asked Pakistan to redouble its efforts against terrorists.

  • November 30, 2017
    India–Singapore Defence agreement
    By Rohit Srivastava

    With twin objective of balancing the expanding footprints of Chinese Navy in the East Asian waters and creating a strong military base for 'Act East' policy, India and Singapore on November 29 signed India-Singapore Bilateral Agreement for Navy...

SP's MAI Issue No. 23 | December 1-15, 2017 - Military Updates