Construction of ‘Next Generation Missiles Vehicles’ for the Indian Navy expedited, Cochin Shipyard wins contract worth ₹100 billion

Construction of ‘Next Generation Missiles Vehicles’ for the Indian Navy expedited, Cochin Shipyard wins contract worth ₹100 billion

New Delhi: Expeditious moves have started to build advanced warships, equipped with advanced indigenous missiles like BrahMos and Nirbhay. In shipbuilding, the leading government enterprise, Cochin Shipyards has been assigned the task of building ‘Next Generation Missiles Vehicles’ (NGMV). It has been announced that the Cochin Shipyard has been awarded a contract worth ₹100 billion […]

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DAC approves weapons purchase of Rs 13.7 billion

DAC approves weapons purchase of Rs 13.7 billion

New Delhi: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved a purchase of weapons worth Rs 13.7 billion to prioritise the Indian defence forces’ preparedness and domestic investment in the defence sector. The defence ministry said that the decision was taken in a meeting presided over by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. A timeline of two years to […]

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India-Maldives sign a Defence Cooperation agreement

India-Maldives sign a Defence Cooperation agreement

Male: India has signed an agreement of 50 million defence cooperation with the Maldives after it slammed China’s One Belt One Road’ plan by investing heavily in its infrastructure. The deal was made between the two countries during India’s Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar’s visit to the Maldives. Jaishankar announced that the Maldives is India’s partner […]

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US defence department tested wreckage of the UFOs: researcher Anthony Bragalia

US defence department tested wreckage of the UFOs: researcher Anthony Bragalia

Washington: Researcher Anthony Bragalia made a sensational claim that the US defence department studied the Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO). As per the information unearthed by Bragalia, advanced technologies like Memory Metal, Metamaterials, invisibility, and the power to reduce the speed of light and shrink the electromagnetic energy. In 2017, the US defence department, for the […]

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Centre agrees to provide additional Rs 2.38 lakh crore as non-lapsable fund for modernisation of armed forces

Centre agrees to provide additional Rs 2.38 lakh crore as non-lapsable fund for modernisation of armed forces

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the union government has approved the Non-Lapsable Defence Fund recommendation. As per this, Non-Lapsable Defence Fund of Rs 510 billion will be allocated per year, for the next five years, amounting to Rs 2.38 trillion. This will accelerate the modernisation of the defence forces. Confidence is […]

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Reduction in imports and increase in exports will be achieved in the defence sector: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Reduction in imports and increase in exports will be achieved in the defence sector: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Bengaluru: The government has set a goal to reduce imports of defence equipment by $2 billion by 2022. For this indigenous manufacture of defence, equipment is being encouraged. 137 projects for defence equipment manufacture, with a cost outlay of $37 billion have been approved between 2016 and 2019. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that if […]

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Defence equipment exports will increase in the next five years, DRDO chief expresses confidence

Defence equipment exports will increase in the next five years, DRDO chief expresses confidence

New Delhi: G. Sathish Reddy, the chief of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), expressed confidence that there will be a significant rise in the export of defence equipment, over the next five years. The DRDO Chief spoke at a webinar, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The proportion of indigenously made weapons […]

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Indian Navy prepares to purchase drones, as China deploys drone submarine

Indian Navy prepares to purchase drones, as China deploys drone submarine

New Delhi: Recently, a report was published that China has deployed a submarine drone near the Indian Ocean region. Against this background, the Indian Navy has started preparations to purchase drones for deployment on warships. The Navy has submitted a proposal to purchase these drones at the cost of nearly ₹1.3 billion, to the defence […]

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India’s ATAGS Howitzers are best in world, no need to import artillery guns, claims DRDO

India’s ATAGS Howitzers are best in world, no need to import artillery guns, claims DRDO

New Delhi: The indigenously developed Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) is the best in the world. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) claimed that henceforth, India would not have to import artillery guns. ATAGS Howitzer, indigenously developed by DRDO, is being tested consistently. The guns were tested in Nagar in Maharashtra at the beginning […]

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Scope of India-US defence cooperation increased, purchase of defence equipment worth more than USD 3 billion this year

Scope of India-US defence cooperation increased, purchase of defence equipment worth more than USD 3 billion this year

Washington: India has embarked on massive arms purchase to increase its level of defence preparedness because of the tension reigning with China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. The US agencies informed that India purchased defence equipment worth a whopping USD 3.4 billion from the United States in this year. This defence […]

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