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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Defence Ministry confirms govt nod for creation of senior posts in Indian Army

Defence Ministry confirms govt nod for creation of senior posts in Indian Army

New Delhi: Reports reveal the Defence Ministry has confirmed the government’s crucial decision for the creation of two new posts in the Indian Army. Accordingly, the position of Deputy Chief of Army Staff (DCOAS) has been created for military operations and strategic planning. Simultaneously, the Defence Ministry has decided to make another post for handling […]

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India to assist Vietnam to modernise its defence forces

India to assist Vietnam to modernise its defence forces

New Delhi: – India assured Vietnam of complete cooperation for the modernisation of its defence forces. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held discussions with Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngô Xuân Lịch via videoconferencing. At this time, stress was given on strengthening defence ties between India and Vietnam.    This is the third such meeting held between the defence, commerce and […]

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Indian Airforce tests ‘Rudram’ missile that is capable of destroying enemy radar

Indian Airforce tests ‘Rudram’ missile that is capable of destroying enemy radar

Bhubaneshwar: ‘Rudram’ the ‘Anti-Radiation’ missile, capable of killing the enemy radar systems, was successfully test-launched from the Sukhoi-30 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force. It is claimed that with this ultramodern missile, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the Airforce will have the capability to penetrate the enemy air defence systems […]

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Defence ministry approves new Defence Acquisition Policy, DAC sanctions purchase of 72,000 SIG Sauer Rifles for the Army

Defence ministry approves new Defence Acquisition Policy, DAC sanctions purchase of 72,000 SIG Sauer Rifles for the Army

New Delhi: – The defence ministry has approved the new Defence Acquisition Policy (DAP). The new Defence Acquisition Policy will play an important role in the timely procurement of equipment for the defence forces. As per the new policy, the defence forces can acquire the equipment even on lease. This will reduce the time required […]

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