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May 9, 2016

Lt Gen Hanut Singh Memorial Lecture

Lt Gen Hanut Singh Memorial Lecture was held at Kothari Auditorium, DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi today. The General passed away last year on 11 Apr 2015 and as a tribute this memorial lecture was held for the first time.
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May 7, 2016

COAS pays homage to Sep Ramesh Chand Yadav

General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of the Army Staff, paid homage by laying a wreath on the mortal remains of 23 years old Sep Ramesh Chand Yadav of 21 KUMAON who was martyred while foiling an infiltration attempt by terrorists in Kupwara sector...
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May 6, 2016

Exercise Chakravyuh-II

In a follow up to 'Exercise Shatrujeet' by the Strike Corps (Strike One) in Apr 2016, the pivot formations are holding major military training exercise codenamed "Exercise CHAKRAVYUH-II" in the general area of Pallu – Sardarsahar (Suratgarh)...
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May 3, 2016

Indian Army and Industry come together at AMICOM - 2016

The Annual Master General of Ordnance (MGO) Industry Cooperation Meet (AMICOM-2016) commenced with the keynote address being delivered...
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Elbit Systems provides advanced driving simulators for two NATO Armies

Elbit Systems announced today that it has completed the delivery of a number of driving simulators for the armed forces of two NATO member countries.
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May 2, 2016

'100 Years of the Tank' - A symposium held to discuss challenging future of Tanks in Future Battlespace

A symposium on "100 years of the Tank" was organised by South Asia Defence & Strategic Review on 2nd May 2016 at Kothari Auditorium, DRDO Bhawan...
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April 30, 2016

India Pak – No forward movement
By Ranjeet Kumar

The on-off India Pakistan talks at various levels in recent years after the 26-11 Mumbai attack, has been like taking one step forward and then two step backwards.
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April 26, 2016
April 25, 2016

Army Commanders' Conference Commences

The Army Commanders' Conference commenced on 25 April 16, at Manekshaw Convention Centre Delhi Cantt. The bi-annual Conference was addressed by the Hon'ble Raksha Mantri, Shri Manohar Parrikar on 25 April 2016...
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Indo-Mongolia joint military Exercise, Nomadic Elephant - 2016 commences at Mongolia

The Eleventh Indo-Mongolia joint training Exercise, 'Nomadic Elephant - 2016' to promote military associations between India and Mongolia has commenced today...
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April 22, 2016

Chief of Army Staff reviews Exercise Shatrujeet

General Dalbir Singh, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) witnessed the conduct of exercise SHATRUJEET in Rajasthan today. The Army Chief was received by Lieutenant General Sarath Chand, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief...
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Army Commanders' Conference begins on April 25, 2016

The Army Commander's Conference will be held from 25 April to 30 Apr 2016, in New Delhi to appraise current and emerging strategic security scenario, review of operational preparedness of the Indian Army...
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April 19, 2016

Elbit Systems of Australia awarded approximately $30 million contract for the supply of thermal weapon sights

Elbit Systems Ltd. ("Elbit Systems"), announced today that its Australian subsidiary, Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd (ELSA), was awarded a contract...
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April 16, 2016

Indian Army to Conduct Major Exercise to Validate Strike Capability

With about 30,000 soldiers in action, the Indian Army is conducting a major Exercise SHATRUJEET by the elite STRIKE 1 in deserts of Rajasthan wherein the capability to Strike deep in enemy territory...
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April 14, 2016

Deepening partnership - India and US
By Ranjeet Kumar

The fourth meeting on April 11, 2016 within a span of one year between the Indian Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar and the US Secretary of Defence, Ashton Carter has resulted in an unprecedented announcement from India that both the countries have agreed in principle to sign the much discussed and negotiated...
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Boeing, Army to remanufacture 117 helicopters

Boeing continues its role as the United States' leading provider of attack helicopters with a contract to remanufacture 117 AH-64D Apaches to the new, more capable AH-64E model.
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DSM Dyneema showcases latest Dyneema® Anti Stab Technology at DSA 2016

DSM Dyneema is showcasing its recently launched Dyneema® Anti Stab Technology at the 15th Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference 2016.
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April 12, 2016

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter calls on the Prime Minister

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today received the US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter. Prime Minister expressed satisfaction at the progress...
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India-US Joint Statement on the visit of Secretary of Defense Carter to India

U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Ashton Carter is on an official visit to India at the invitation of Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar from April 10-13, 2016.
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April 8, 2016

COAS visit to USA

Gen Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army, met Gen Mark A Milley, the Chief of Staff of the US Army (CSA), the Chief Host for the ongoing four day visit to the USA on April 7, 2016.
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April 6, 2016

Thales and Airbus Defence and Space to produce new digital maps for French Defence

The IGN has awarded Thales and Airbus Defence and Space the GeoMaps contract to supply the French Ministry of Defence database with digital geographic data...
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April 5, 2016

COAS Meets UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

Gen Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff along with Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, Permanent Representative of India to UN met Mr Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General, United Nations on 04 Apr 2016.
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Patroller: the French army's new tactical drone

During a visit to the Sagem (Safran) plant in Montluçon today (Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian witnessed the official announcement of the French army's new "tactical drone system" (SDT) program contract.
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US Army awards Raytheon, DRS $56 million to develop next-gen infrared night vision

The U.S. Army awarded $56 million to the team of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), and DRS Technologies to engineer, manufacture and develop the 3rd Generation Forward Looking Infrared B-Kit...
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Lockheed Martin Mini-Missile takes flight in new demonstration

A Lockheed Martin-built Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) interceptor was successfully launched from a Multi-Mission Launcher (MML) in an engineering demonstration on April 4 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
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April 4, 2016

Visit of COAS to USA

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Gen Dalbir Singh, is embarking on a four day goodwill visit to USA from 05 to 08 Apr 2016. The visit assumes special significance in light of enhanced defence cooperation between the two countries. The visit is a part of the ongoing High Level Exchanges between India & USA.
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March 31, 2016

People of Goa make Defexpo 2016 a grand success

A very large crowd turned up on the concluding day of Defexpo 2016 making the event a grand success. While many visitors travelled from far reaches of Goa and adjoining districts, the largest response to the exhibition was received...
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Integrated Fixed Towers Obtains Border Patrol Chief's Certification Paving the Way for Further Deployments

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, announced today that its Integrated Fixed Towers border surveillance system was certified by the Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol...
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March 30, 2016

DRDO/Defence PSUs showcase cutting edge technology during Defexpo

Leading from front, Defence Research and Development Organisation and Defence Public Sector Undertakings participated in the Defexpo 2016 in full strength.
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Saab and Ashok Leyland to manufacture truck simulators in India

Defence and security company Saab and Ashok Leyland have joined hands to manufacture Truck Simulators in India under the Make in India concept. The two companies signed a teaming agreement in the end of 2015.
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March 29, 2016

Indian Army Everest Expedition Flagged Off by Vice Chief of Army Staff

The Indian Army Everest Massif Expedition to scale Mount Everest and Mount Lhotse, was 'Flagged Off' by Lt Gen MMS Rai, the Vice Chief of the Army Staff...
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Rockwell Collins demonstrates HF Cellular technology for the Brazilian Armed Forces in the Amazon region

Rockwell Collins has demonstrated an HF Cellular system, which augments...
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Lockheed Martin Restarts Production of Tactical Missile System at Arkansas Facility

Lockheed Martin has restarted its Tactical Missile System (TACMS) production line at the company's facility in Camden, Arkansas.
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DRDO Media Conference at Defexpo 2016

Dr S Christopher, Secretary, Department of Defence R&D and DG DRDO addressed the media during DRDO press conference held today in Media Centre at Defexpo 2016, Goa.
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FFV Ordnance celebrates 40 years in India at Defexpo 2016

FFV Ordnance, part of defence and security company Saab, celebrates 40 years of being in India by showcasing its new Carl-Gustaf M4 for the first time at a land defence exhibition in India at Defexpo 2016.
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March 28, 2016

Defence Minister inaugurates Defexpo 2016 at Goa

The 9th edition of Defexpo India, a biennial exhibition on Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems was inaugurated today by the Defence Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar at Naqueri Quitol, Quepem Taluka, South Goa, Goa.
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IAI to present a wide range of strategic systems at Defexpo India 2016

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will present a wide range of strategic systems, including special mission aircraft such as AEW&C (ELM-2090)...
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FICCI welcomes path breaking approach to push for indigenisation in DPP 2016

FICCI welcomes the announcement of Procedure (DPP) 2016 which spells out the thrust onself-reliance and greater indigenisation. FICCI fully supports the government vison to cut down the procurement cycle...
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Saab and Tata Power SED to jointly develop and manufacture Self-Protection Systems for Land-based Platforms in India

Defence and security company Saab and Indian company Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) have started the process of manufacturing Self-Protection Systems for Land-based Platforms...
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March 27, 2016

Largest Defexpo of the country till-date to commence tomorrow at Goa

The 9th edition of Defexpo India, a biennial exhibition on Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems is being organized by Defence Exhibition Organisation of Department of Defence Production...
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