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  • September 29, 2022
    Carl-Gustaf M4 to be 'Made in India'
    By Neetu Dhulia

    Saab to bring the latest in manufacturing techniques for Carl-Gustaf's production in India

  • September 19, 2022
    India, France to meet China challenge together
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    In view of the continuously evolving geo-politics particularly in the Indo-Pacific, Catherine Colonna and Jaishankar reaffirmed their shared commitment to deepen the India-France strategic partnership

  • August 16, 2022
    DefExpo-2022 dates announcement sends a wave of relief
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The biennial global exhibition, DefExpo- India's flagship Land, Naval, and Homeland Security systems exhibition - will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat between October 18 and 22, 2022.

  • August 1, 2022
    Defence Minister inaugurates the second edition of Ammo India
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Healthy mix of local endeavours & foreign collaboration is the bedrock of India's journey of self-reliance: Defence Minister

  • August 1, 2022
    Self-sufficiency is a strategic imperative for India now: COAS
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Pande visited Ammo India 2022 for a special session.

  • July 18, 2022
    CAATSA – Relief India Deserved
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    US administration had till now deliberately allowed to hang CAATSA sword over India's head since 2017 but Indian government continued to be defiant. The legislation was intended to punish Russia but India was becoming a collateral target by the US.

  • July 11, 2022
    First ever AI in Defence symposium held
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The Defence Minister launched 75 Artificial Intelligence products/technologies during ‘AI in Defence’ symposium in New Delhi.

  • June 17, 2022
    India, Israel – New Vision
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    As both nations marked 30 years of excellent ties, visit of the Israeli Defence Minister gave an opportunity to review the full range of India-Israel relations and reiterate their commitment to expanding cooperation for the security & prosperity of both nations

  • May 7, 2022
    Indian Air Force should become an 'Aerospace Force' —Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister
    By Neetu Dhulia

    The Defence Minister added that to protect our assets from space-guided attacks, IAF should operate on technology, developing expertise and human resource management

  • May 7, 2022
    India and France – next phase of strategic partnership
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    Both sides agreed to find creative ways for France's deeper involvement in the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' efforts in advanced defence technology, manufacturing and exports, through increased industry to industry partnerships

  • May 7, 2022
    Reviving Indo-German defence cooperation
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    Both India and Germany are actively seeking to enhance research, co-development and co-production activities bilaterally, under European Union and with other partners, for enhancing high-technology trade, including defence goods

  • May 7, 2022
    India-NORDIC summit - Major Diplomatic gain
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    The five Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark) as a group have a special place in Europe and bringing them together on a single platform with India displays India's diplomatic clout in the region

  • May 2, 2022
    Synergy, indigenisation, operational preparedness: COAS General Manoj Pande
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    On assuming the appointment of the Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Pande was presented with a Guard of Honour at South Block on May 1, 2022.

  • April 28, 2022
    Indian defence upgrading with Israeli ATGMs
    By Staff Correspondent

    The Indian Army and IAF are inducting advanced Israeli anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) with longer range and greater armour-penetration capabilities.

  • April 18, 2022
    India-US partnership to challenge China
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    Prime Minister Modi held a virtual Summit with President Biden on April 11, 2022. With Indo-Pacific in mind and to effectively meet the China challenge, the US administration needs to keep India in good humour. A strong US-Indian partnership is a critical building block in a more resilient regional security architecture.

  • April 15, 2022
    India-US reaffirm defence partnership
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    The visit of Rajnath Singh to USA for the 2+2 dialogue provided an opportunity to both sides to extensively review the entire gamut of bilateral defence cooperation

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    April 8, 2022
    Forging the future with a Wearable Robot
    By Neetu Dhulia

    Bringing the iron man closer to home, Gavin Barnes, the lead engineer for Lockheed Martin's exoskeleton technologies program, who was in Delhi recently demonstrated its strength to go the distance.

  • January 27, 2022
    The grandeur of Republic Day 2022
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Over seven decades of being a Republic; India showcases its defence, cultural, and developmental highlights around the theme of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'

  • January 24, 2022
    Republic Day Parade - 2022: A journey through Indian Army's uniform & weaponry evolution
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    16 marching contingents, 17 military bands and 25 tableaux to mark the nation's 75th year of independence at this Republic Day.

  • January 14, 2022
    “We are resolved to show “Zero Tolerance’ to terror”
    By Neetu Dhulia

    India will “come out victorious” in case of war with China, war stays only as an “instrument of last resort” —General M.M. Naravane said during press conference ahead of Army Day celebrations on a January 15th.

  • December 21, 2021
    Florence Parly in India: Eyes on Rafales and Scorpenes
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    France has emerged as a major supplier of critical weapon platforms like Fighter planes and Submarines along with powerful short range missiles and has been India's fellow in taking care of India's concerns in international forum

  • December 9, 2021
    India-Russia: Defence to get boost
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic affairs Analyst

    The Putin-Modi hug in New Delhi, displayed the bonhomie that continue to exist between Indian and Russian leadership despite vastly changed geo-political equations.

  • December 3, 2021
    MoD Revises its Import Ban Decision
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic affairs Analyst

    In case the domestic industry is unable to supply equipment urgently needed by the armed forces, in the stipulated time frame, or quantity or where there are any other technical issues, specific cases of imports could be taken up to meet immediate requirement

  • November 2, 2021
    India scraps programme to buy 13 BAE Mk-45 naval guns, commits itself to HAL's Light Utility Helicopters
    By Vishal Thapar

    Decisions aimed to boost Make in India agenda as part of approvals for acquisitions worth $1.1 Billion

  • October 28, 2021
    India test fires Agni-5 ICBM to signal growing maturity of nukes
    By Vishal Thapar

    Work on credible minimum deterrence on track with operationalisation of most potent missile

  • August 2, 2021
    General Richard D. Clark in India - Not a routine visit
    By Ranjit Kumar

    The visit of US Chief of Special Operations Command to India in end-July, has raised speculations of further deepening cooperation between the Special Forces of two countries in which the Florida based US headquarter of the Command would be extending training facilities to Indian commando soldiers of Special Forces Division.

  • August 2, 2021
    India-US: Partnership of the century
    By Ranjit Kumar

    Considering the deepening strategic relationship between India and US and the realisation in Foggy Bottom that India must be on US side to counter the threatening rise and challenge of China to US predominance in the world, the visit of the seven months old Biden administration's Secretary of State was long overdue.

  • June 7, 2021
    Finally, Six more Submarines
    By Ranjit Kumar

    Finally, the long overdue decision has been taken for acquisition of six new attack submarines for the Indian Navy. The Ministry of Defence has cleared the decks for last leg of the acquisition process.

  • May 11, 2021
    DRDO's anti-COVID drug, a silver lining
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The Drug Controller General of India has granted permission for emergency use of the drug as adjunct therapy in moderate to severe COVID-19 patients.

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    March 30, 2021
    India-Korea: Success stories
    By Ranjit Kumar

    Both the countries are deepening their bilateral defence cooperation, with Defence and Security engagements having grown exponentially over the last few years

  • March 22, 2021
    US-India inching closer
    By Ranjit Kumar

    With major foundational agreements already in place and no major issues to be sorted out, the U.S. Defence Secretary visit focussed on broader aspects of India US strategic partnership and its role in ensuring peace and security in Indo-pacific region and ways and means to counter the aggressive designs of China

  • March 22, 2021
    US Defence Secretary’s first visit to India to uplift defence cooperation
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Austin’s stop in India is a continuation to the Biden-Harris administration's outreach to revitalise ties with partners and allies.

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    March 15, 2021
    QUAD: for the stable health of people, nations and the world ahead
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Australia, India, Japan and the United States' leaders come together, amongst the current major challenges of climate change, COVID-19 & security concerns.

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    February 23, 2021
    Defence Budget 2021-22 is a healthy mix of promise, potential, and progress: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
    By Rohit Goel

    Defence Minister said that “The Ministry has set a target to achieve a turnover of 1,75,000 crore ($25billion) including export of 35,000 crore ($5billion) in Aerospace and Defence goods and services by 2024”.

  • January 21, 2021
    Biden bids adieu to divisions, calls for democracy and unity
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    With Joe Biden sworn in as the 46th President of the USA, anticipations and hope hold high for the world as well as India.

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    September 29, 2020
    Defence Minister discloses the Defence Acquisition Procedure
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) was released on Monday at the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

  • September 18, 2020
    Rheinmetall to invest in UP Defence Corridor
    By Staff Correspondent

    German defence manufacturer, Rheinmetall is exploring options to enter the Indian defence market in collaboration with state-run engineering major BHEL.

  • 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 17, 2020
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on a two day (July 17-18) visit to Ladakh and J&K
    By Lt General Naresh Chand (Retd)

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh started his trip by visiting Ladakh on July 17. He arrived early morning at Leh airport accompanied by the CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and Army Chief Gen M.M. Naravane.

  • July 15, 2020
    Amidst border tensions, armed forces get free hand for procurements up to $40 million
    By Vishal Thapar

    A special meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on July 15, chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, delegated powers for making urgent capital acquisitions up to 300 crore ($40 million) to the armed forces.

  • July 13, 2020
    Indian Army seeks repeat order for American assault rifles
    By Vishal Thapar

    Lack of progress on AK-203 JV forces case for importing 72,000 additional Sig Sauer rifles under fast track process

  • July 3, 2020
    The valour of our Armed Forces displayed India's strength to the world: PM Modi
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    While accessing the situation at LAC, the Prime Minister imparted enthusiasm to the stationed soldiers and highlighted that India is widening its power and the expenditure on border infrastructure has been enhanced three times.