Army Major dies during training exercise in Rajasthan

A 32-year-old Army Major died in a mishap during a training exercise in western sector, near the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan.

Pinaka Mark-II rocket successfully test-fired

An advanced version of the indigenously developed Pinaka Mark-II rocket was successfully test-fired on Saturday from Army's Chandan firing range near Pokhran using a multi-barrel launcher.

Army conducts fire power display at Pokhran

The Indian Army conducted a fire power display at Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan showcasing its capabilities, proficiency and preparedness.

Indian Army conducts fire power display at Pokhran

The Indian Army conducted a fire power display at Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan marking the centenary celebrations of its participation in the first World War.

Final trials of indigenous 155mm howitzers next month

Indigenous 155 mm artillery guns, made on the lines of Swedish Bofors howitzers procured by the Army in the 1980s, will go for last round of trials at Pokhran firing ranges along the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan next month.

BrahMos successfully penetrates hardened targets in Army test

Army successfully test-fired an advanced version of the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile which penetrated and destroyed a "hardened target" in the Pokhran firing range in Rajasthan.

No threats of nuclear blackmail post-Pokhran: NSA

India faced nuclear threats between the 70s and 90s but after the 1998 Pokhran tests it has not faced any such "nuclear blackmail", National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon said on Tuesday.

MHA employee arrested, remanded in espionage case

An employee of the Foreigners division in the Union Home Ministry was arrested by Rajasthan Police in an espionage case in which he allegedly shared classified information with a suspected ISI agent who was held in Pokhran.

Rajasthan spy case: MHA official questioned

An official in the Ministry of Home Affairs was questioned in connection with an espionage case in Rajasthan.

Pakistani spy nabbed in Pokhran, Rajasthan

The arrested person is suspected to be sending secret information regarding India Air Force’s "Iron Fist" exercise recently held at Rajasthan`s Pokhran ranges.

Light combat chopper shows prowess in IAF exercise

Indigenously built Light Combat Helicopter has demonstrated its prowess in the `Iron Fist` exercise of the Indian Air Force at Pokhran in Rajasthan.

IAF displays precision fire power capabilities, manoeuvres

Frontline fighter jets, helicopters and transport aircraft of Indian Air Force on Friday displayed their operational and precision fire power capabilities during a day-night exercise in a range in Thar desert in Rajasthan.

`Iron Fist`: Prez, PM to witness IAF`s day-night demo in Pokhran

President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Manmohan Singh and Defence Minister AK Antony will witness operational capabilities of Indian Air Force in day-night demonstration `Iron Fist` in Pokhran, Rajasthan.

Nixon`s tilt towards Pak led India to 1st N-test

US tilt towards Pak and its overtures to China in the early 70s apparently led India to go ahead with its first nuclear test in Pokharan in 1974.

Young MPs` visit to Pokhran cancelled

President Prathibha Patil and Defence Minister AK Antony
would witness the war game exercise near Indo-Pak border on
December 5 in Barmer.

User trial of BrahMos Block-III missile successful

Considered one of the fastest cruise missiles in the world, BrahMos can gain a speed of Mach 2.8.

Trials for new version of Arjun Battle Tank on

The second round of field trials of the advanced version of the Arjun Main Battle Tank have begun in Rajasthan`s Pokhran ranges.

Nukes are "weapons of peace": Anil Kakodkar

Nuclear weapons are "weapons of peace" which act as a deterrent, says former Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission Anil Kakodkar.

IAF to showcase `Vayu Shakti-2010` at Pokhran today

The Indian Air Force will display its full combat power capability when `Vayu Shakti-2010`, its biggest firepower demonstration is unleashed at the Pokhran firing ranges this evening.

Air force show near Pokhran

IAF fighter planes will be seen
zipping in the air on February 28 over Chandhan firing range
in the district.