RECENT STORIES

  • August 13, 2020
    IBCS Intercepts Multiple Targets, Demonstrates Resiliency and Survivability in Contested Environment

    Flight test further demonstrates the system’s capability to fuse data and successfully defeat multiple threats

  • August 12, 2020
    Northrop Grumman Awarded DARPA Gamebreaker Contract

    Northrop Grumman Corporation was recently awarded a contract from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Strategic Technology Office (STO) for the Gamebreaker program.

  • August 12, 2020
    Boeing Proposes Next Generation Interceptor to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency

    Boeing submitted its offer to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) competition, proposing a design that leverages the company’s more than 60-year track record and expertise in strategic missile and weapon systems.

  • August 10, 2020
    CAE appoints Daniel Gelston as Group President, Defence & Security

    CAE is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Gelston as Group President, Defence & Security, effective August 24, 2020. He will be based in Washington, D.C. and will be succeeding Heidi Wood, CAE's Executive Vice-President, Business Development & Growth Initiatives, who was also acting as interim Group President.

  • August 9, 2020
    Statement attributable to Mr. Baba Kalyani, CMD, Bharat Forge

    The Kalyani Group welcomes announcement by the honorable Union Minister, Rajnath Singh. This strategic step will accelerate the Atmanirbhar Bharat narrative and bolster Indian defence equipment manufacturing industry.

  • August 7, 2020
    Disengagement or Deceit Again
    By Lt. General J.K. Sharma (Retd)

    Throughout their history, China has had brutal conflicts with their neighbours and time and again it has been proven that they cannot be trusted.

  • August 7, 2020
    China-Pakistan Collusive Threat
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    News reports of July 22 cited Defence Minister Rajnath Singh having asked the Armed Forces to be prepared to respond at short notice as also build and sustain military capabilities to deter any adversary in the long run.

  • August 7, 2020
    China’s Sakteng Googly
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    In Beijing’s characteristic rotten style, the Chineses representative at the 58th meeting of the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) on June 2-3, 2020 tossed a googly by illegally claiming Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in Bhutan as Chinese Territory saying that it was “disputed area”.

  • August 7, 2020
    Defence Production & Export Promotion Policy
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    On August 3, 2020 the Ministry of Defence (MoD) relased a draft Defence Production and Export Promotion Policy (DPEPP) 2020 whose stated objective is to achieve a turnover of 1,75,000 crores (US$25 billion), including export of 35,000 crores (US$ 5 billion) in aerospace and defence goods and services by 2025.

  • August 7, 2020
    Bharat Drones
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    News reports of July 22 have revealed that the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has provided indigenously-developed drones called 'Bharat' to the Indian Army amid the ongoing boundary tensions at LAC between India and China.

  • August 7, 2020
    Chinese Consolidation in POK
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    China appeared uncomfortable with completion of India’s Darbuk-Shyok-Daulat Beg Oldi (DSDBO) Road in Eastern Ladakh. But it has no compunctions about blatantly undertaking projects in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) which is Indian Territory.

  • August 7, 2020
    No Dearth of Young Talent
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    Saad Nasser, a class five dropout from school in Bengaluru has developed a fully autonomous sub-ton carrying vehicle which is driverless and acts with precision.

  • August 3, 2020
    Raytheon and RAFAEL to establish U.S.-based Iron Dome Weapon System production facility

    Raytheon Missiles & Defense and RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., an Israeli-based defense technology company, have signed a joint venture to establish an Iron Dome Weapon System production facility in the United States.

  • August 3, 2020
    Raman R takes over as General Manager (Internal Audit), Bharat Electronics Limited

    Raman R took charge as General Manager (Internal Audit) of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) on August 1, 2020. He was working as Additional General Manager (Internal Audit) at BEL-Corporate Office prior to his elevation.

  • August 1, 2020
    Dinesh Kumar Batra takes charge as Director (Finance) at Bharat Electronics Limited

    Dinesh Kumar Batra assumed charge as Director (Finance) of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) on August 1, 2020.

  • July 29, 2020
    Desperate Quad
    By Lt. General J.K. Sharma (Retd)

    An isolated China attempts fortifying alliances in frustration

  • July 28, 2020
    Inducting New Light Tanks
    By Lt. General J.K. Sharma (Retd)

    The strategic prudence lies in exploiting country’s own bandwidth to equip our armed forces with indigenous light tank which will transmit a far stronger message of indigenously equipped self-reliant nation.

  • July 20, 2020
    $74.2 M contract to equip Indian Army’s T-90 tank fleet with mine ploughs for extended armoured reach
    By Vishal Thapar

    BEML to provide 1,512 kits by 2027 with 50 per cent indigenous content in Buy and Make (Indian) programme

  • July 20, 2020
    Defence Minister’s Ladakh Visit
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    On the first day of his visit to forward areas, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Ladakh on July 17, accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane.

  • July 20, 2020
    Lessons from Ladakh Standoff
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    The norm we follow is to appoint committees after conflict situations whose reports are either buried like Henderson Brooks report of 1962 or lessons forgotten like of Kargil Review Committee.