Indian Defence

US ready to help India modernise its military: Admiral Harris

US ready to help India modernise its military: Admiral Harris

"I believe that the US is ready to help India modernise its military," Commander of the US Pacific Command Admiral Harry Harris told PTI.

Aug 13, 2017, 21:12 PM IST
India wants to be 'the most beautiful woman' wooed by all: Chinese media

India wants to be 'the most beautiful woman' wooed by all: Chinese media

 Playing down India's decision to sign a logistic agreement with the US, Chinese state media today said the proposed deal is stalled because of distrust between the two as India wants to be the "most beautiful woman" wooed by all, especially Washington and Beijing. 

Apr 18, 2016, 10:39 AM IST
Ambition more than threat driving India’s defence strategy, fancy projects, says Pakistani daily

Ambition more than threat driving India’s defence strategy, fancy projects, says Pakistani daily

Dawn said that India’s consideration of Cold Start, a next-generation conventional capability, triggered Pakistan’s interest in tactical nuclear weapons.

Feb 28, 2016, 17:12 PM IST
Agents to be allowed but no scope for mischief: Manohar Parrikar

Agents to be allowed but no scope for mischief: Manohar Parrikar

Drawing a distinction between agents and middlemen, Parrikar said the government will not leave room for any "hanky-panky".

Nov 15, 2015, 09:51 AM IST

DAC meet today, likely to discuss blacklisting

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) will meet on Thursday, officials said, adding that the focus will be this time not on acquisitions but on "policy issues".

Oct 29, 2015, 08:17 AM IST

Synergy among all stakeholders needed to indigenise defence production

 Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt General Philip Campose today emphasised the need for a synergised approach by all stakeholders to ensure success of the 'Make In India' initiative in the defence sector.

May 10, 2015, 03:27 AM IST

Over 1,400 acres defence land encroached in MP, Chhattisgarh: IDES

Over 1,400 acres of defence land has been encroached upon in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, allegedly by farmers and common people, according to officials of the Indian Defence Estate Services (IDES).

Apr 11, 2015, 11:21 AM IST
Yemen crisis: Indian Navy completes evacuation from Aden, tweets Sushma Swaraj

Yemen crisis: Indian Navy completes evacuation from Aden, tweets Sushma Swaraj

Continuing the process of evacuation of Indians stuck in war-struck Yemen, INS Mumbai carrying the rescued nationals on Sunday reached Djibouti, Indian Ministry of External Affairs said.

Apr 05, 2015, 12:12 PM IST

4,685 defence personnel have died since 1999

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday that 4,685 defence personnel have laid down their lives since the 1999 Kargil conflict.

Feb 27, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

`India`s defence spending to rival US, China in next 30 years`

India`s defence expenditure is expected to accelerate over the next 30 years to rival that of the US and China, according to a new UK government study.

Jul 02, 2014, 22:06 PM IST

India's decision on FDI a positive step: US defense industry

India's decision to increase FDI in defence is seen as a long-awaited positive move in the US, but major American defense industry players noted that there is unlikely to be a rush towards the country unless New Delhi is ready with fairly applied regulations.

Jul 18, 2013, 15:04 PM IST

India develops robotic soldiers to replace humans

With futuristic warfare in mind, India is working to develop robotic soldiers as part of efforts to boost unmanned fighting capabilities, joining a select group of countries in this endeavour.

Jun 09, 2013, 09:51 AM IST

India developing guided bombs for fighters

By the end of 2014, Indian fighter planes could be equipped with indigenously-developed `glide bombs`, which will be guided to their targets for precision attacks.

Jun 02, 2013, 11:27 AM IST

New defence procurement policy comes into force

A new defence procurement policy came into force on Saturday which aims at enhancing transparency.

Jun 01, 2013, 15:50 PM IST

Aero India: Top US firms eye Indian defence pie

A large industry delegation from the US will participate at Aero India 2013 in Bangalore showcasing advanced capabilities geared towards India's air, land, naval, and internal security systems needs.

Feb 04, 2013, 11:37 AM IST

Immense scope for entrepreneurs in defence: Artillery DG

Entrepreneurs have immense opportunity in the defence sector as projects worth 30 per cent of the defence budget is open for them.

Jan 20, 2013, 16:33 PM IST

Def Min working on proposal for coastal radars

The Defence Ministry is planning set up 38 additional radars as part of Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) at the cost of Rs 1,000 crore.

Oct 03, 2012, 14:40 PM IST

Dassault, RIL ink MoU for collaboration in defence sector

The MoU comes soon after the Defence Ministry on January 31 had offered Dassault the multi-billion dollar deal to supply 126 combat aircraft to the IAF.

Feb 12, 2012, 14:10 PM IST

Commemorating Kargil victory

Twelve years ago, on this day our soldiers recaptured Indian positions from Pak intruders.

Aug 03, 2011, 22:10 PM IST

Commemorating Kargil victory

Twelve years ago, on this day our soldiers recaptured Indian positions from Pak intruders.

Jul 25, 2011, 21:22 PM IST