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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.

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.

Agni-IV, nuke-capable ballistic missile with 4000-km strike range, successfully test fired off Odisha coast

Agni-IV, nuke-capable ballistic missile with 4000-km strike range, successfully test fired off Odisha coast

India on Monday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of 4000-km, from Balasore test range in Odisha.

After successful test launch of Agni-V, India eyes Agni-VI, capable of hitting multiple targets

After successful test launch of Agni-V, India eyes Agni-VI, capable of hitting multiple targets

After the successful test-launch of the indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni-5’ from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast on Monday, the scientists at the DRDO have begun work for a more lethal Agni-VI missile.

President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Narendra Modi congratulate DRDO scientists on successful test-firing of Agni-V

President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Narendra Modi congratulate DRDO scientists on successful test-firing of Agni-V

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated the DRDO scientists on the successful test-firing of nuclear-capable intercontinental missile Agni-V, saying it will add tremendous strength to the country's strategic defence.

Navy inducts four types of indigenously developed sonars

Navy on Friday formally inducted four types of indigenously developed sonars that will boost its underwater surveillance capability.

Rustom-II, DRDO's indigenous drone, successfully takes first flight - Watch video

Rustom-II, DRDO's indigenous drone, successfully takes first flight - Watch video

The drone is similar to the likes of American Predator drones.

CBI registers FIR against NRI arms dealer in Embraer deal

CBI registers FIR against NRI arms dealer in Embraer deal

CBI has registered a case against NRI arms dealer Vipin Khanna and two companies based abroad in a case of alleged kickbacks worth over USD 5.70 million in connection with three aircraft deals with Embraer signed in 2008.

India sucessfully test fires long range surface-to-air missile

In a bid to galvanise its air defence capabilities, India today successfully test fired a new, long range surface-to-air missile jointly developed with Israel from a defence base off Odisha coast.

Embraer aircraft deal: Defence Ministry writes to CBI, seeks preliminary inquiry

Embraer aircraft deal: Defence Ministry writes to CBI, seeks preliminary inquiry

The Defence Ministry has written to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and sought preliminary inquiry in the 2008 Embraer aircraft deal.

DRDO chief briefs Parrikar over Embraer deal

DRDO Chief S Christopher on Monday briefed Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the USD 208-million Embraer Aircraft Deal of 2008 which has come under cloud over allegation of bribery.

Govt seeks info on alleged graft in USD 208-million Embraer jet deal of UPA era

Govt seeks info on alleged graft in USD 208-million Embraer jet deal of UPA era

The company has been under investigation by the US Justice Department since 2010 when a contract with the Dominican Republic raised the Americans' suspicions.

BITS Pilani can collaborate with DRDO: Manohar Parrikar

BITS Pilani can collaborate with DRDO: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said the Defence Research and Development Organisation was ready to collaborate with the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani for research.

No commercial interest in disputed Mussoorie property: Sachin Tendulkar

No commercial interest in disputed Mussoorie property: Sachin Tendulkar

A spokesperson for Tendulkar said he did not have any business relationship with Narang, who owns the property.

Sachin Tendulkar sought Manohar Parrikar's help to rescue 'illegal' Mussoorie resort: Report

Sachin Tendulkar sought Manohar Parrikar's help to rescue 'illegal' Mussoorie resort: Report

The property, allegedly breached a 50-foot, no-construction zone right next to the Institute of Technology Management, forcing DRDO to intervene.

DRDO inks pact with IITs for Centre for Propulsion Technology

DRDO inks pact with IITs for Centre for Propulsion Technology

The initiative is aimed at achieving synergy between DRDO and IIT for channelising research efforts towards developing aerospace technologies.

Why Tejas got delayed by a decade - Parrikar explains

Why Tejas got delayed by a decade - Parrikar explains

The production of the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft was delayed for "eight to 10 years" because of shoddy coordination by the Defence Ministry agencies involved and lack of required support, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.

President congratulates DRDO for successful test-firing of MRSAM missile

President congratulates DRDO for successful test-firing of MRSAM missile

On Thursday, India test-fired twice a medium-range surface-to-air ballistic missile, off the coast of Odisha.

Boost India's indigenous defence capabilities: President to DRDO

Boost India's indigenous defence capabilities: President to DRDO

President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated DRDO on the successful test-firings of a medium-range missile and said it should make greater efforts to boost India's indigenous defence capabilities.

India-Israel medium-range missile test-fired twice

India on Thursday successfully test-fired twice a medium-range surface-to-air ballistic missile, developed jointly with Israel, off the coast of Odisha, officials said.