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.
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.
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.
A new defence procurement policy came into force on Saturday which aims at enhancing transparency.
Entrepreneurs have immense opportunity in the defence sector as projects worth 30 per cent of the defence budget is open for them.
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.
Twelve years ago, on this day our soldiers recaptured Indian positions from Pak intruders.
Defence Minister Antony said the withdrawal of troops comes in the wake of improved security.
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