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".

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".

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.

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).

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.

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.

`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.

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.

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.

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.

New defence procurement policy comes into force

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Commemorating Kargil victory

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

Commemorating Kargil victory

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

Centre withdraws 30,000 troops from J&K

Defence Minister Antony said the withdrawal of troops comes in the wake of improved security.