Defence

DAC has approved Procurement of Equipment Worth Rs 9,100 Crores.

20/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman accorded approval for the procurement of equipment for the Defen ...

Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM)

17/9/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) conducted the first successful test firing of a new indigenously designed and developed m ...

US gives India Strategic Trade Authorisation-1 status

2/8/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

USA has granted Strategic Trade Authorisation (STA-1) status to India reflects its efforts to improve its own export-control regime, its adherence to ...

DAC approves implementation of Strategic Partnership guidelines

1/8/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved implementation of Strategic Partnership guidelines. It is considered as major step towards boosting pri ...

Shekatkar committee

27/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

The government recently reviewed the implementation of ambitious reform initiative for the Indian Army based on recommendations of a committee headed ...

India to have national database for gun holders

18/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

Union Home Ministry is planning to create National Database of Arms Licenses system from April 2019. The decision has been taken by exercising powers ...

Agni-5 Ballistic Missile

6/6/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

India has successfully tested Agni-V, validating the long range surface-to-surface ballistic missile’s reliability. This was the fifth test of the mis ...

S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems

30/5/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs 40,000 crore deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for the India ...

INSV Tarini

21/5/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

INSV Tarini has completed a historic global Circumnavigation. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. It’s a ...

Tejas Successfully Test Fires Derby Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range Missile

1/5/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

Tejas, the Light Combat Aircraft successfully demonstrated an Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile firing capability by releasing Derby Air-to ...

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

9/4/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

The world’s chemical watchdog is meeting after a British laboratory said it had not proved that Russia manufactured a deadly nerve agent used to poiso ...

Draft policy on defence production

26/3/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

Government has released a draft policy on defence production which increases the foreign direct investment (FDI) cap in niche technology areas to 74% ...

Usage of MPVs In Sukma Maoist Blast Under Scanner

21/3/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

The usage of an 'all visible' mine protected vehicle (MPV), in which nine CRPF men were killed Chhattisgarh, with Maoists lurking around in a denuded ...

India emerges as world’s largest importer of arms

18/3/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

According to a latest research released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India has emerged as the largest importer of ...

C-17 Globemaster

16/3/2018 | Security Issues | Defence

The Indian Air Force’s (IAF) largest transport aircraft – C-17 Globemaster – has made a historic landing at Arunachal Pradesh’s Tuting Advanced Landin ...

India successfully test-fires ATGM Nag in desert conditions:

8/3/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

India has successfully test-fired Anti Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) Nag in desert conditions. About Nag missile: The Nag missile is indigenously develo ...

DAC simplifies defence acquisition procedure

21/1/2018 | Security Issues | Defence

In a move to encourage greater participation by industry in acquisition of defence equipment, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) cleared a simplifi ...

India test-fires nuclear-capable ICBM Agni-V

20/1/2018 | Science Affairs | Defence

India successfully conducted the "first pre-induction trial" of its over 5,000-km range Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile, which brings the wh ...

Exercise ‘Ekuverin’

18/12/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

Exercise Ekuverin, the joint military exercise of the Indian Army and Maldives National Defence Force commenced at the Maratha Centre in Belagavi. The ...

Navika Sagar Parikrama

26/10/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

INSV Tarini entered Fremantle (Australia) port today during it’s maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This is the first-ever Indian circumnaviga ...

Astra Missile

18/9/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

The indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) — Astra — underwent a series of successful trials for four days over the Ba ...

Nag missile successfully Test Fired

12/9/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

India's indigenously developed third generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) Nag has been successfully flight tested by premier defence research or ...

Private Investment in Missile technology

9/8/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility, a joint venture between Kalyani Group and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence Sy ...

MiG-35

26/7/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

MiG corporation has started actively promoting the aircraft in India and other parts of the world. What is MiG-35? Russia’s newest war planet MiG-35 i ...

Malabar Exercise 2017

13/7/2017 | Security Issues | Defence

Navies of India, US and the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force have begun Malabar naval exercise 2017, aimed at achieving deeper military ties between ...

Nag Missile

18/6/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

The Anti-Tank Guided Missile Nag was successfully flight tested in the desert ranges of Rajasthan. About Nag missile: The Nag missile is indigenously ...

Prithvi-II missile

3/6/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

India has successfully test-fired it’s indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a test range in Odisha as part of a user trial b ...

Akash missiles

30/5/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

The Defence Ministry has decided to cancel the Army’s global contest for Short Range Surface to Air Missile (SR-SAM) systems and instead procure two a ...

BrahMos missile

23/4/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

Indian Navy recently successfully test fired BrahMos Land Attack Supersonic Cruise Missile from a ship. This variant of Long Range BrahMos Missile was ...

Medium-range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) systems

9/4/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

India and Israel have inked defence deals worth over $2 billion for advanced medium-range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) systems. As part of the deal, ...

Non-lapsable Capital Fund Account

14/3/2017 | Security Issues | Defence

The defence ministry has proposed creation of a non-lapsable rolling fund to facilitate buying heavy-duty military hardware like artillery guns, comba ...

Brahmos missile

14/3/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

India has successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, which is capable of carrying a warhead of 300 kg, from a test range along the ...

DRDO Hands Over its Developed Products to Indian Army

4/3/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has handed over three of its products for induction into the Indian Army. The products are namely ...

IAF inducts indigenous early warning system NETRA

22/2/2017 | Science Affairs | Defence

The IAF has formally inducted the first indigenously built Airborne Early Warning and Control System Netra. About airborne early warning and control s ...

Rustom – II

19/11/2016 | Science Affairs | Defence

Defence Research and Development Organization or DRDO successfully carried out the maiden flight of indigenous unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) Rust ...

Exercise YUDH ABHYAS 2016

18/9/2016 | Security Issues | Defence

As part of the ongoing Indo-US defence cooperation, a joint military training exercise, ‘Yudh Abhyas 2016’ started in Uttarakhand. It is a series of o ...

India joins Missile Technology Control Regime(MTCR)

29/6/2016 | Security Issues | Defence

India has become the 35th member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) This breakthrough comes days after India announced that it is subscri ...

Defence Procurement Policy(DPP): 2016

30/3/2016 | Governance Issues | Defence

Defence procurement policy is unveiled by the government with an aim to ensure transparency, fast track acquisition process and give a push to ‘Make i ...

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)

18/2/2016 | Science Affairs | Defence

South Korea is pushing for deployment on its soil of a US high-altitude air defense system(THAAD) as North Korean missile threats expand. Seoul’s incr ...

Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) policy, 2016

15/1/2016 | Security Issues | Defence

The government has approved major changes to the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) on the recommendations of the expert committee headed by Dhirendr ...

LRSAM Successfully Flight-Tested

28/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence

Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LRSAM), jointly designed and developed by Israel Aerospace Industries and DRDO, has been successfully tested from a ...

Anti-Submarine Warship Kadmatt

27/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence

INS Kadmatt is the second of four anti-submarine warfare corvettes built for the Indian Navy by the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers of Kolkata ...

N-capable Prithvi II Missile

27/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence

India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, aspart of a user tria ...

Dhanush ballistic missile

25/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence

India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship INS Subhadra off the Odish ...

India’s Supersonic interceptor missile AAD

22/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence

India test-fired its indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. The interceptor, known as ...

Largest Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel Samarth

11/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence

Coast Guard’s latestandlargest offshore patrol vessel, Samarthhas been commissioned atVasco Da Gama,Goa. It is thefirst in a series of six 105m ...

Army Cloud, Data Centre & Digi-Locker for the Indian Army

9/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence

The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar recently inaugurated the Central Data Centre, Army Cloud and Digi-Locker for the Indian Army. Such initiati ...

BrahMos missile test-fired from INS Kochi

1/11/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos, with a strike-range of over 290 kilometres, was test-fired from the navy's newest stealth destroyer INS Kochi s ...

Government approval for induction of women into the Fighter branch of Indian Air Force

25/10/2015 | Security Issues | Defence

The Ministry of Defence has allowed the Indian Air Force to induct women as fighter pilots. This makes it first of the three services to have women in ...

Airborne Warning & Control System

1/4/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence

Moving towards the target of having at least 12 aircraft-mounted radars for early warning against incoming enemy missiles and aircraft, the Ministry o ...

SIPRI REPORT

18/3/2015 | Security Issues | Defence

India has yet again emerged as the world’s largest buyer of weapons and military equipment, accounting for some 15% of all such international im ...

Four Warships

9/1/2015 | Science Affairs | Defence

India is on its way to indigenously build four warships, which will be the biggest-ever made in the country other than the under-construction 40,000 t ...

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