July 18, 2017
MoU signed between Department of Defence Production and BDL
Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a miniratna Defence Public Sector Undertaking (DPSU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Defence for the financial year 2017-18.
July 17, 2017
MoU signed between Department of Defence Production and BEL
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a Navratna Schedule 'A' Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the financial year 2017-18 with the Ministry.
July 10, 2017
Lockheed Martin receives $471 million US Army contract for Guided MLRS rocket production
Lockheed Martin received a $471 million contract from the US Army for Lot 12 production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) rockets.
July 11, 2017
THAAD system intercepts target in major missile defense flight test
The Lockheed Martin built Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system successfully intercepted a target today in a missile defense test led by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency with critical support provided by the U.S. Army.
July 10, 2017
Unified Commanders' Conference 2017
The Unified Commanders' Conference for the year 2017 commenced on 10 July 2017 at New Delhi. The Conference provides a platform for discussions at the apex level on all 'Joint' issues amongst the three Services.
July 7, 2017
Poland selects Lockheed Martin's HIMARS launcher for Homar program for exclusive further negotiations
The Polish Armament Group (PGZ) has selected Lockheed Martin for exclusive further negotiations to develop the Polish Homar program on the basis of the Lockheed Martin High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS).
July 5, 2017
Joint Indo-Thailand Military Exercise - Exercise Maitree 2017
Indo-Thailand relations are multifaceted and founded on historical linkages. Both countries have a history of extensive cooperation. Taking it forward, Armies of India and Thailand have been conducting the yearly Joint Training Exercise named Ex Maitree.
June 30, 2017
Sikorsky signs five-year production contract to build Black Hawk helicopters for US Army
The U.S. government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today signed a five-year contract for 257 H-60 Black Hawk helicopters to be delivered to the U.S. Army...
June 26, 2017
First-ever helicopter-based firing of high energy laser
Raytheon Company and the US Army Apache Program Management Office, in collaboration with US Special Operations Command, recently completed a successful flight test of a high energy laser system onboard an Apache AH-64 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
June 8, 2017
Raytheon awarded up to $600 million to sustain and modernize US Army strategic software systems
Raytheon Company has been awarded a contract valued up to $600 million for software support and sustainment to modernize missile defense and other strategic systems.
June 1, 2017
Stinger missiles with proximity fuzes destroy UAVs in first-ever test
During a recent Army test, a pair of Raytheon Company Stinger anti-air missiles equipped with new proximity fuzes intercepted two small unmanned airborne systems—an MQM-170C Outlaw and an unidentified smaller system—for the first time.
May 28, 2017
Chief of Army Staff visits Myanmar
General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff is on a four days visit to Myanmar from 28 to 31 May 2017. During the visit General Bipin Rawat is scheduled to meet a number of high ranking dignitaries of Myanmar...
May 17, 2017
Exercise THAR SHAKTI
Indian Army's Chetak Corps carried out operational manoeuvres code named Exercise THAR SHAKTI in the deserts of Rajasthan. The exercise involved approximately 20,000 troops along with Tanks, ICVs, Artillery Guns and advanced surveillance sensors.
May 16, 2017
New Lockheed Martin exoskeleton helps soldiers carry heavy gear
Their demanding missions often require soldiers to carry heavy equipment packs long distances over rough terrain, or up and down stairs and underground infrastructure in urban environments.
May 10, 2017
Sanjay Mitra appointed as new Defence Secretary
The government on May 10 approved the appointment of West Bengal cadre and 1982 batch officer Sanjay Mitra as the next Defence Secretary with a fixed tenure of two years.
May 8, 2017
HENSOLDT expands "Xpeller" counter-UAV product family
HENSOLDT, the new sensor house, has entered into a collaboration in the area of counter-UAV with sensor provider Squarehead Technology AS, aslo.
May 4, 2017
Erdogan's visit will cement relations
By Ranjit Kumar
India and Turkey have differences over the status of Kashmir and Northern Cyprus, but that has not stopped the two nations from strengthening relations. Both nations believe that economic and trade relations can be more comprehensive and India believes that economic-relations can help in weaning away Turkey from Pakistan.
May 4, 2017
Punj Lloyd and IWI set-up India's first private sector small arms manufacturing plant at Malanpur, Madhya Pradesh
Diversified conglomerate Punj Lloyd and its JV Partner, Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) today inaugurated the country's first Private Sector Small Arms...
May 4, 2017
HENSOLDT's Spexer Radars conquer the World Market
The "Spexer" product family from HENSOLDT, the former Electronics business unit of Airbus Defence and Space, is becoming a real export hit.
May 2, 2017
Patriot saves lives by downing more than 100 ballistic missiles in combat
Since Jan. 1, 2015, Raytheon's Patriot™ integrated air and missile defense system has shot down more than 100 tactical ballistic missiles in combat operations around the world.
May 1, 2017
Army Chief assures Bhutan of continued support
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat is on a Goodwill Visit to Bhutan from 27 to 30 April. Today the Army Chief had an audience with, His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, King of Bhutan at Tashi Chhodzong Palace, Thimpu.
May 1, 2017
The Armoured Corps Celebrates '79th Armour Day'
The Armoured Corps celebrated its '79th ARMOUR DAY' on 01 May 17. The event commemorates the mechanization of the erstwhile Indian Cavalry on 01 May 1938, when the SCINDE HORSE became...
April 25, 2017
Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chairman COSC & CNS releases Joint Doctrine Indian Armed Forces - 2017
Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff released a revised version...
April 23, 2017
Army Commanders' Conference concludes: Army Chief stresses on need to push modernisation and inclusive HR policies
Army Commanders' Conference came to an end on 22 April 17 with the closing remarks of General Bipin Rawat.
April 21, 2017
Rockwell Collins to feature open system avionics, FACE apps, communication and navigation technology at AAAA 2017
Rockwell Collins, a leader in Army avionics, will participate in AAAA 2017 on Apr. 26-27, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
April 20, 2017
Long Range Discrimination Radar program led by Lockheed Martin Achieves Preliminary Design Review on-schedule
Lockheed Martin announces new Solid State Radar Integration Site that will significantly reduce risk before the missile defense radar is constructed in Alaska
April 17, 2017
Army Commanders' Conference begins
Biannual Army Commanders' Conference commenced on 17 April 2017 with the opening address by Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt.
April 11, 2017
Lockheed Martin eyes military exoskeleton market
Eyeing a new generation of industrial and military exoskeletons, Lockheed Martin has licensed the bionic augmentation technology Dermoskeleton™ from B-Temia, Inc.
April 11, 2017
Rockwell Collins awarded $21 million contract to modernize Air Force, Navy and Army test ranges
The U.S. DoD awarded Rockwell Collins a $21 million contract to support the second production lot of the CRIIS for upgrading Air Force, Navy and Army test ranges.
April 10, 2017
Indo-Mongolian Joint Exercise Nomadic Elephant
Twelfth iteration of Indo-Mongolian Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant is presently underway at Vairengte from 05 April 2017 till 18 April 2017.
April 6, 2017
World's most capable X-band ballistic missile defense radar upgrades to gallium nitride technology
Ballistic missiles will soon be easier to detect and defeat. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon Company a $10 million contract modification...
April 6, 2017
IAI Signs Contracts in India Worth almost $2 Billion
Over $1.6 billion contract for MRSAM Air & Missile Defense System for the Indian Army is considered to be the largest defense contract in Israel's Defense Industries' history
April 4, 2017
New electric gun for Phalanx® Close-In Weapon System passes first test
Raytheon Company successfully tested a new electric gun for the Phalanx® Close-In Weapon System. The upgrade allows soldiers and sailors to fire at varying rates, which uses less ammunition.