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Centre pulls plug on $500 million Israeli missile deal, asks DRDO for home-grown weapons

Centre pulls plug on $500 million Israeli missile deal, asks DRDO for home-grown weapons

Centre's effort to boost development of indigenous weapon system for the Army took an interesting turn after the Defence ministry canceled a $500 million Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) missile deal with Israel.

Nov 20, 2017, 10:34 AM IST
India set to test-fire nuclear-capable BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet: Sources

India set to test-fire nuclear-capable BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet: Sources

If the tests are successful, the integration of Sukhoi-BrahMos will enable Indian Air Force to not just target installations deep inside enemy territory but also fend off air defence covers at such target locations.

Nov 14, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
India tests long-range sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay'

India tests long-range sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay'

'Nirbhay' missile can carry warheads of up to 300 kg. 

Nov 07, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Indian Air Force, DRDO successfully test-fire guided 'Glide Bomb'

Indian Air Force, DRDO successfully test-fire guided 'Glide Bomb'

Designated as the Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW), the bomb released from the IAF aircraft was guided through precision navigation system.

Nov 03, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman pushes for 'Make in India' in defence sector

Nirmala Sitharaman pushes for 'Make in India' in defence sector

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday interacted with industry representatives from Indian as well as foreign companies in defence sector at a round table on "Energising Make in India".

Oct 28, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
India needs large lithium-ion battery plants for EVs push: Niti Aayog

India needs large lithium-ion battery plants for EVs push: Niti Aayog

The Niti Aayog member said that at present lithium-ion battery is not manufactured in India and therefore the country has to depend on imports from Japan or China.

Oct 08, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
India's indigenously developed anti-tank guided missile 'Nag' successfully test-fired

India's indigenously developed anti-tank guided missile 'Nag' successfully test-fired

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test-fired Anti-tank Guided Missile (ATGM) 'Nag'.

Sep 09, 2017, 18:26 PM IST
Indian Air Force postpones trial series of Astra missile due to bad weather

Indian Air Force postpones trial series of Astra missile due to bad weather

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has postponed the trial series of visual range air-to-air Astra missile due to bad weather on Thursday.

Aug 31, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
Chicken biscuits, tulsi bars developed by DRDO

Chicken biscuits, tulsi bars developed by DRDO

The major food products developed by DRDO are chicken biscuits, mutton bar, composite cereals bars, egg protein biscuits, iron and protein rich food bar, chicken katti rolls and anti-fatigue tulsi bar, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said.

Jul 21, 2017, 21:11 PM IST
  Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile, capable of engaging multiple targets, successfully test-fired

Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile, capable of engaging multiple targets, successfully test-fired

The indigenously developed QRSAM short range missile was successfully test-fired on Monday.

Jul 03, 2017, 20:53 PM IST
Prithvi-II ballistic missile successfully test-fired from Odisha's Chandipur

Prithvi-II ballistic missile successfully test-fired from Odisha's Chandipur

India on Friday successfully test-fired Prithvi-II ballistic missile from the launch pad No.3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha's Balasore.

Jun 02, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
India successfully test fires Agni-II Ballistic Missile

India successfully test fires Agni-II Ballistic Missile

The Agni-ll Ballistic Missile was successfully test fired on Thursday at 10.22 a.m from A.P.J Abdul Kalam island of Dhamara in Odisha.

May 04, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

DRDO to develop naval light combat aircraft Mark 2

The DRDO on Wednesday said it will develop a new version of the Naval Light Combat Aircraft, which is likely to fly by the end of 2020.

Feb 15, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
India to increase range of BrahMos missile to 450 km

India to increase range of BrahMos missile to 450 km

The BrahMos missile, having a range of 290 km and a Mach 2.8 speed, is capable of being launched from land, sea, sub-sea and air against sea and land targets.
 

Feb 15, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
India to make six more AWACS on Airbus platform

India to make six more AWACS on Airbus platform

India will build six more next-generation Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS) on the Airbus platform to enhance surveillance and detection with longer range and complete view, a top official said on Sunday.

Feb 12, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
India's indigenously built Airborne Early Warning and Control System - Key features

India's indigenously built Airborne Early Warning and Control System - Key features

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is ready to unveil its latest technology called as the Airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system to detect drones, cruise missiles and fighter jets from neighboring countries of China and Pakistan as reported to TOI.

Feb 11, 2017, 19:53 PM IST
In major breakthrough, India successfully tests ballistic missile interception

In major breakthrough, India successfully tests ballistic missile interception

With this, India has achieved a significant milestone in the direction of developing a two-layered Ballistic Missile Defence system.

Feb 11, 2017, 11:28 AM IST
India conducts second successful test of Guided Pinaka Rocket from ITR launch pad in Odisha

India conducts second successful test of Guided Pinaka Rocket from ITR launch pad in Odisha

India on Tuesday conducted the second successful test of the Guided Pinaka rocket from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch pad at Chandipur in Odisha.

Jan 24, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

India to pitch for defence exports: Manohar Parrikar

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said India will pitch for the sale of state-of-the-art indigenously built missile systems in the global market to earn foreign exchange as the country was emerging as a global defence manufacturing hub.

Jan 16, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
India successfully test-fires Guided Pinaka rocket

India successfully test-fires Guided Pinaka rocket

India on Thursday successfully test-fired the Guided Pinaka rocket from Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch pad at Chandipur in Odisha.

Jan 12, 2017, 21:42 PM IST