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50 soldiers died in Siachen in last 3 years: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:37

Fifty soldiers lost their lives in Siachen Glacier due to climatic conditions and avalanches in the last three years while 16 soldiers died while serving in UN peacekeeping operations during that period, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Ten key DRDO projects delayed: Jaitley

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 14:25

Ten major projects of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), including the LCA Tejas aircraft and several key missile programmes, have been delayed due to various reasons, Lok Sabha was informed Friday.

Smaller version of BrahMos missile being developed

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 15:28

Indo-Russian joint venture firm BrahMos Aerospace today said it is developing a smaller version of the 290-km supersonic cruise missile for enabling its deployment on submarines and smaller fighter aircraft such as MiG 29K.

DRDO claim on LCA export premature: Former top IAF officers

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 13:59

DRDO`s claim about being in a position to export Light Combat Aircraft Tejas has been dismissed as premature and unrealistic by former top IAF officers who want it to focus on getting the indigenous fighter plane inducted into own air force first.

Juvenile attacker of DRDO official nabbed

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 23:13

A juvenile pickpocket who was on the run after attacking a senior DRDO official with a razor blade after he was caught while stealing a cellphone has been apprehended, police said on Monday.

Three special teams formed to nab pickpocket in DRDO attack case

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:59

Three special teams have been formed to nab the juvenile pickpocket who allegedly attacked and injured a senior DRDO official with a razor blade after he was caught for stealing a cell phone in the crowded Charminar area, police said today.

DRDO Regional Director stabbed by juvenile in Hyderabad

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 16:12

A senior DRDO official was stabbed allegedly by a juvenile "pickpocket" while the boy was being chased by a group of people in the crowded Charminar area here today.

Akash missile clears final test, ready for induction

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 00:06

India Wednesday successfully test fired indigenously developed surface-to-air missile Akash from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.

India aims at 75 per cent indigenisation in defence in 2020-2025

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 00:23

India aims to achieve 75 per cent indigenisation in defence production between 2020 and 2025, said Avinash Chander, scientific advisor to the defence minister.

India to lay down policy for missile exports

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 00:02

India has the capability to export missiles and it will soon start laying down policy norms, said Avinash Chander, scientific advisor to the defence minister.

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile test-fired successfully

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 14:26

In a major boost to the country`s combat capabilities, the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired off the coast of Karwar on Monday.

Akash supersonic missiles test-fired successfully

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 22:49

DRDO on Wednesday successfully test-fired the Akash air defence missiles off the coast of Balasore in Odisha.