Category Archives: Defence

MoD | Opening Ceremony for Indo- Russian Joint Tri Service Exercise INDRA-2019

Indo- Russian Joint Tri Service Exercise INDRA-2019

Opening Ceremony for INDO-RUSSIAN Joint Tri Service Exercise INDRA-2019: Opening ceremony for the second edition of bilateral tri-service Exercise INDRA – 2019 between India and Russia was conducted on 11 December 2019 at Babina, Uttar Pradesh. Lieutenant General DS Ahuja, Chief of Staff Southern Command along with Major General Tsekov Oleg, Commander… Read More

MoD | Status on New Defence Projects

Defence Production

PIB News Update: Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that Government has taken special measures to promote new and innovative defence production projects under the “Make in India” programme in Tamil Nadu and other States.

i. A new category of procurement ‘Buy {Indian-IDDM (Indigenously Designed, Developed and Manufactured)}’ has been … Read More

MoD | Procurement of Anti Tank Spike Missiles from Israel

BDL signs contract for supply of Anti-Tank Guided Missiles to Indian Army

PIB News Update: Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik   has informed that Order has been placed for procurement of Anti Tank Spike Missiles from Israel. A suitable number of Missiles and allied systems have been procured to meet operational requirement of the Indian Army.

Spike Long Range (LR) Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) system is a man portable 4th… Read More

MoD | iDEX – Startups in Defence

Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX)

PIB News Update: Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik  has informed that Department of Defence Production deals with matters such as defence production and indigenisation of imported equipment.

Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) framework, was launched with the aim to achieve self-reliance and to foster innovation and technology development… Read More

MoD | Status on Accidental Deaths in Firing Range

Accidental Deaths in Firing Range

PIB News Update: Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that  Total area measuring 1757031.89 acres is in possession of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) all over country.

As per Military Land Register maintained by DEO Tezpur, area measuring 53.021 acres (Private-2.066+1.266) +(Sarkari-49.689) under village Kalakuchi and Bilapar, District… Read More

MoD | J&K Lt Governor inaugurates 72-metre all weather bridge in Rajouri

J&K Lt Governor Shri Girish Chandra Murmu inaugurates

PIB News Update: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Shri Girish Chandra Murmu dedicated the 72-metre-long Multi Cell Box Type Load Class 70 bridge to the Nation in Rajouri today. The bridge spans over Draj nallah and connected Draj Area to Tehsil Kotranka area under District Rajouri. Lt Governor praised Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for their dedication … Read More

MoD | Defence & Foreign Secretaries of India & Australia hold 3rd 2+2 dialogue

Defence & Foreign Secretaries of India & Australia hold third 2+2 dialogue

PIB News Update: The third India-Australia Secretary-level 2+2 Dialogue was held in New Delhi today. The Indian delegation was led by Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Foreign Secretary Shri Vijay Gokhale, while the Australian side was led by Defence Secretary Mr Greg Moriarty and Foreign Secretary Ms Frances Adamson.

During the dialogue, issues related… Read More

MoD | Status on India’s Defence Expenditure

Defence Export Policy

PIB News Update: Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that Capital procurement of defence equipment is undertaken from various domestic as well as foreign vendors, based on operational requirements of the Armed Forces, the availability or capacity to produce the equipment in India and abroad in order to keep the Armed Forces in a state of readiness… Read More

MoD | Status on Modernisation and Self-Sufficiency in Defence Sector

Funds for Defence Sector

PIB News Update: Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that Modernisation of the Armed Forces is a systematic process undertaken through a Fifteen years Long Term Integrated Perspective Plan (LTIPP), Five Years Services Capital Acquisition Plan (SCAP) and the Annual Acquisition Plan (AAP).  The modernisation process aims at keeping the Indian… Read More

MoD | Status on Defence Purchases from Israel

Status on Defence Purchases from Israel

PIB News Update: Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that Capital procurement of defence equipment is undertaken from various domestic as well as foreign vendors, based on operational requirements of the Armed Forces to keep the Armed Forces in a state of readiness and to meet the entire spectrum of security challenges.

During last five financial… Read More

MoD | Deployment status on Army Personnel serving in UN Peacekeeping Ops

Army Personnel serving in UN Peacekeeping Operations

PIB News Update: Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that 6,026 army personnel are currently serving in the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping operations. During the last five years, 10 Indian personnel have laid down their lives while serving in the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations.

The personnel serving in the UN Peacekeeping Operations… Read More