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.
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...
Integrated Fixed Towers Obtains Border Patrol Chief's Certification Paving the Way for Further DeploymentsMarch 30, 2016DRDO/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.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.
March 29, 2016Indian 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...Rockwell Collins demonstrates HF Cellular technology for the Brazilian Armed Forces in the Amazon regionLockheed Martin Restarts Production of Tactical Missile System at Arkansas FacilityDRDO Media Conference at Defexpo 2016FFV 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.
March 28, 2016Defence 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.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)...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...
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...
March 27, 2016Largest 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...
May 9, 2017
29th India-Indonesia Co-ordinated Patrol (CORPAT) Commences
The 29th series of India–Indonesia CORPAT is scheduled from 09 – 25 May 17 with the opening ceremony being conducted from 09 - 12 May 17 at Port Blair under the aegis of Andaman and Nicobar Command.March 23, 2016Defexpo India 2016: Astronautics demonstrates unique artillery battle management system
Astronautics C.A. Ltd. Israel — a wholly owned subsidiary of Astronautics Corporation of America, and a supplier of airborne, naval, and land civil & defense...Defexpo India 2016: CI Systems' Advanced Weapon Boresight System dramatically increases first hit probability
CI Systems — a leader in the development and production of sophisticated Electro-Optical Test Equipment and Measurement Systems for defense...Defexpo India 2016: RP Optical introduces multi-sensor system for border & coastal surveillance missions and critical infrastructure protection
RP Optical Lab — a leader in the field of infra-red Electro-Optical modules and systems — introduces a multi-sensor system for border and coastal surveillance...March 22, 2016Defexpo India 2016: NIMDA highlights its powerpack upgrade capabilities for the T-72 tank
Nimda Co. Ltd. — part of the Nimda Diesel Group anda leading provider of upgrade and modernization programs for military and commercial vehicles...
AEROMAOZ Ltd. — a leader in the design and manufacturer of control systems and Illumination solutions for commercial and military air, ground and naval applications — will establish a joint venture...
March 21, 2016Defexpo India 2016: MAGAL to highlight fiber-optic sensors for fence, pipeline, and dataline protection
Magal Security Systems Ltd. — a leading provider of integrated security solutions and products for physical security, specializing in PIDS...Defexpo India 2016: SCD introduces three advanced IR detectors for a variety of electro-optic applications
Semi Conductor Devices (SCD) — a leader in the development and manufacture of cooled and uncooled infrared detectors and laser diodes...Defexpo India 2016: ROBOTEAM introduces new generation of PROBOT tactical multipurpose UGV
The new generation includes upgraded communications and navigation capabilities, higher carrying capacity, and enhanced maneuverability...Defexpo India 2016: CONTROP announces the supply of houndreds of Optronic Sensor Systems for the Indian ArmyMarch 17, 2016Defexpo India 2016: CONTROP (Israel) and DEFSYS (India) Sign Cooperation Agreement
SIBAT — the International Defense Cooperation Directorate at Israel's Ministry of Defense — will present a record number of Israeli companies in the Israel National Pavilion at the upcoming Defexpo India exhibition...
March 16, 2016Standards presented to 75 Armoured Regiment and 43 Armoured Regiment by the Chief of Army StaffMarch 14, 2016
The world's newest missile defense radar is gearing up for a road trip. Raytheon Company funded, developed and built a new Gallium Nitride (GaN) powered Active Electronically Scanned Array main antenna...
March 11, 2016Indo-Indonesia Joint Training Exercise GARUDA SHAKTI IV opening ceremony conducted at magelang, IndonesiaMarch 10, 2016March 8, 2016"Exercise Force -18" Culminates
"Exercise Force -18", the largest ground forces multinational field training exercise on 'Humanitarian Mine Action and Peacekeeping Operations' culminated at Pune with a closing ceremony which was presided over by General Dalbir Singh...
March 7, 2016Foreign Observers Witness Multinational Exercise at PuneStandard presented to 18 CAVALRY by the Chief of the Army StaffMarch 2, 2016March 1, 2016The Defence Budget — Lowest Rise
By Ranjeet Kumar
Probably this year's defence budget (2016-17) has seen the lowest rise in the history of defence budgets. The negligible rise in this year's defence budget will shock the armed forces and the strategic community who visualize a new great power role...
Participants arrive for multinational Military Exercise conducted by Indian Army at PuneFebruary 29, 2016
Exercise 'Lamitye — 2016', seventh in the series of Indo-Seychelles Joint Training Exercises, was conducted from 15 to 28 February 2016 at Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles with an aim to improve interoperability...
February 23, 2016February 19, 2016Indo-Nepal Battalion level combined Exercise Surya Kiran IXArmy Western Command felicitates Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP for his services to veterans and armed forces personnelFebruary 17, 2016BAE Systems Down-Selects Mahindra for Proposed Ultra Lightweight Howitzer Assembly, Integration and TestFebruary 16, 2016US Army awards Raytheon $31.8 million contract for continued Excalibur productionFebruary 15, 2016COAS presentes President's Colours to the corps of signalsFebruary 14, 2016
The Seventh Joint Military Training Exercise between the Indian Army and the Seychelles People's Defence Forces (SPDF) - LAMITYE 2016, will be conducted at Seychelles Defence Academy, Victoria, Seychelles...
February 13, 2016Saab and Kalyani Group announce plans for joint venture company in IndiaFebruary 10, 2016Army Technology Board (ATB) Meeting held at College of Military Engineering, PuneFebruary 8, 2016February 5, 2016
The Ninth Indo-Nepal Combined Battalion level Military Training Exercise SURYA KIRAN will be conducted at Pithoragarh from 08 February to 21 February 2016 under the aegis of Panchshul Brigade of Central Command.
February 1, 2016January 29, 2016Rockwell Collins announces its second affordable open architecture software product at the US Army Aviation FACE™ Technical Interchange MeetingJanuary 15, 2016Army Day Parade 2016
Indian Army celebrated its 68th Army Day today. General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff reviewed the Parade at Army Parade Ground, Delhi Cantonment and awarded fifteen Sena Medals (including five posthumously) for individual acts...
Saab receives order from NSPA for RBS 70 BOLIDE missilesJanuary 14, 2016
General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, inaugurated the Directorate of Indian Army Veterans at Delhi Cantt, today. The directorate shall provide a wide range of veteran care and support services...
January 12, 2016Morpho chosen to help Victoria Police strengthen its criminal identification systemJanuary 11, 2016School of Artillery Conducts Exercise 'Sarvatra Prahar' at Devlali Field Firing RangesDecember 16, 2015Homage Paid to Martyrs at Vijay Smarak
As part of Vijay Diwas 2015, commemorating victory of Indian Forces and Mukti Bahini over Pakistani forces during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971, a memorial service for martyrs of 1971 War was held at Vijay Smarak, Fort William...
December 15, 2015Photo Release - Combined Commanders' Conference 2015 on board INS VikramadityaDecember 11, 2015India-US Joint Statement on the visit of Minister of Defense Manohar Parrikar to the United States
Minister of Defense of India Manohar Parrikar made an official visit to the United States at the invitation of US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter from December 7-10, 2015 that included visits to multiple U.S. facilities...
December 8, 2015Army Flood Relief in Chennai - Update on December 8, 2015December 4, 2015COAS visits Chennai to review rescue efforts
The COAS, Gen Dalbir Singh, flew to Chennai to review the situation and oversee rescue efforts of the Army. During his visit, the COAS along with GOC, Dakshin Bharat Area, carried out aerial recce of the areas worst affected by floods...
December 3, 2015Army Flood Rescue in Chennai - Update at 1700 Hrs on December 3, 2015
As on 03 December 15, The Army has 40 Rescue and Relief teams and 5 Engineer teams carrying out rescue operations in the most critical areas of Chennai.December 2, 2015Southern Command exercise 'Drad Sankalp' underway in Rajasthan
The Southern Command of the Army is undergoing a Command level exercise 'Drad Sankalp' in the deserts of Rajasthan, wherein capabilities...November 27, 201533rd Infantry Commanders Conference
33rd Infantry Commander's Conference is underway from 26 to 28 Nov at The Infantry School Mhow, Madhya Pradesh. The conference is a biennial event aimed at taking a holistic review of operational...November 23, 2015Defence Minister inaugurates DEFCOM-2015
The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar has stressed the need to enhance the Information, Communications, Technology, Electronics and Cyber (ICTEC) infrastructure capabilities of the Indian Army to ensure protection...
November 18, 2015Indo-Russian Joint Military Exercise Indra-2015 CulminatesNovember 9, 2015Defence Minister Launches Army Cloud, Data Centre & Digi-Locker for the Indian ArmyIndo-Russia Joint Excercise Indra-2015 begins
The seventh Indo - Russian joint training Exercise INDRA - 2015 commenced at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges on 08 November 2015 with an impressive opening ceremony that saw the unfurling of the National Flags of both countries...
October 27, 2015Infantry Day Celebrations on October 27, 2015
Infantry celebrates 27 Oct each year as the Infantry Day. On this day (27 Oct 1947), 68 years ago the leading elements of the Indian Army from 1st Battalion of the Sikh Regiment landed in Srinagar as part force to evict the Pakistani intruders...
October 22, 2015India China Joint Exercise Hand-in-Hand : 2015 ConcludesOctober 21, 2015BEL pays Rs. 139.23 crore dividend to Govt
Navratna defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has paid a total dividend of 292% for 2014-15. Mr S K Sharma, Chairman and Managing Director, BEL, presented the 232% final dividend cheque of Rs.139,23,29,672.
October 12, 2015Joint India-Sri Lanka Exercise "Mitra Shakti-2015" CulminatesOctober 7, 2015Merkel pushes for defence cooperation
By Ranjeet Kumar
In recent decades defence cooperation has not been a shining example of Indo-German relations and strategic partnerships. And the just concluded visit (4th to 6th October, 2015) of the German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel conveyed the same impressions.
September 30, 2015Giving economic muscle to strategic partnership - Modi in USA
By Ranjeet KumarSeptember 29, 2015First Defence deal of Modi regime with the United States
By Ranjeet KumarIndia-US sign mega defence deal for Apache, Chinook helicopters
By R. Chandrakanth
A little before the two heads of State, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President, Barack Obama met in New York, the two countries signed in New Delhi a mega defence deal for the purchase of two of the most advanced...
83rd Air Force Day: Air Display
Indian Air Force will proudly celebrate its 83rd anniversary on 08 Oct 2015. A scintillating air display by various aircraft will be the hallmark of the Air Force Day Parade cum Investiture Ceremony at Air Force Station, Hindan (Ghaziabad).
September 23, 2015Apaches and Chinooks- CCS clears the deal
By Ranjeet Kumar
Before his second crucial US visit and meeting with President Barak Obama in New York on 28th September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi presided over the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meeting on 22nd September...
September 21, 2015DST — Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme takes Indian Innovations to US Markets
Responding to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi's slogan of "Start-up India, Stand-up India" on Independence day, the Indian Department of Science and Technology jointly with US defense major Lockheed Martin Corporation...
September 18, 2015IRRC will fast track defence cooperat
By Ranjeet KumarSeptember 14, 2015Israelis eager to participate in 'Make in India' programme
By Ranjeet Kumar
Israel has emerged as India's second largest supplier of defence hardware, not only because of a special relationship with India, but also because they have done a miracle in the defence sector by mastering the art and science of developing...
September 12, 2015Need to change mindset in Ministry of Defence: Delegation of Power and Mutual Trust Required to build a vibrant Defence Industrial Base: Manohar Parrikar, Raksha MantriSeptember 8, 2015Integrated Test Bed Facility for missile integration at BEL-BengaluruAugust 23, 2015Raksha Mantri visits Ladakh
The honourable Raksha Mantri, Shri Manohar Parrikar arrived at Leh today on a visit to the Ladakh Region. He was accompanied by the Chief of Army Staff, Gen Dalbir Singh and was received by Army Commander...
July 31, 2015Lt Gen Philip Campose, Vice Chief of the Army Staff Superannuates on July 31, 2015July 17, 2015India Pakistan — Ufa betrayed
By Ranjeet KumarJuly 15, 2015Boeing and Tata announce strategic aerospace partnership to Make in IndiaJune 21, 2015PARIS AIR SHOW 2015 — ON GROUND REPORT
Beechcraft highlights ISR platforms
By R. Chandrakanth in ParisWorld Yoga day celebrated at Siachen Glacier, Leh and KargilInternational Yoga Day celebrations at Air Force and Army establishments at Shillong and NER NCC creats recordJune 16, 2015