Category Archives: Defence
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. government recently signed a five-year, $3.4 billion contract through which the Army, and a customer outside the U.S., will acquire the latest Apache attack helicopter at a significant savings to taxpayers.
This is the first multi-year agreement for the Apache “E” variant. The Army will receive 244 remanufactured Apaches… Read More
After successful trials of two homegrown interceptor missiles in a gap of 20 days at both high and low altitudes, India is now planning to deploy the anti-ballistic missile system to protect its metros from hostile aerial attacks.
A senior defence official said initially, the Government is contemplating to put the ballistic missile defence (BMD) system in… Read More
The entire cost of station redevelopment is to be met by leveraging commercial development of land and air space in and around the stations. Accordingly, these stations are proposed to be redeveloped at no cost to Railways.
After the award of the bids, the redevelopment work is planned to be completed in approximately three years. The selection of agency/developer… Read More
The modernization of the Armed Forces is an ongoing process and is executed in consonance with the roadmap laid down in the Long Term Integrated Perspective Plan (LTIPP) which specifies the capabilities that the armed forces need to acquire over a 15 year period (2012-27), considering the current capabilities of the armed forces, the emerging threats in the… Read More
Government of India has launched ‘Start-up India’ initiative in January 2016, which aims at fostering entrepreneurship and promoting innovation by creating an ecosystem that is conducive for growth of start-ups. The data of start-ups recognized by Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), is maintained by ‘Start-up India’… Read More
INS Tillanchang, a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, at Karwar today.
INS Tillanchang is the third ship of four follow-on WJFAC built by the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Kolkata. The first two ships of the class,… Read More
Rolls-Royce has expanded support for operators of its RR300 engines powering Robinson Helicopters R66 aircraft, adding new service locations, extended warranty coverage and updated technology.
With nearly 800 RR300 engines delivered into the market for the R66, Rolls-Royce remains focused on delivering the best customer support possible. R66 operators… Read More
International Women’s Day for the year 2017 was celebrated at Research Centre Imarat, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex, in Hyderabad. ASL, the nodal laboratory for the event organized a National workshop on Mahila Unleashing Dynamism in Research Areas “MUDRA”, which showcased women as “Dynamic Leaders” in decision making in DRDO for the achievement… Read More
A joint military exercise SURYA KIRAN-XI between India and Nepal will begin today in Pithoragarh area of Uttarakhand. This is a battalion level joint exercise between the two armies.
The two week long exercise is aimed at training of both the troops in the area of various counter insurgency operations over a prolonged period. It will also focus on other important… Read More
The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar presented the Raksha Mantri’s Trophy and Citation for the best Service Hospital in the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) for the year 2016 to INHS Asvini, Mumbai here today. Commandant of INHS Asvini Mumbai, Surgeon Rear Admiral Ravi Kalra received the awards from the Minister on behalf of the Hospital. The … Read More
The Indian Air Force base in Yelahanka is hosting India’s largest aerospace and defence expo from February 14 to 18.
Billed as Asia’s premier air show, the biennial edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition – Aero India 2017 was inaugurated by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
A total of 549 companies are taking… Read More
A Dozen Israeli Companies will be displaying their military technology at the Aero India 2017 convention in Bengaluru, India, this coming week, showcasing the continued cooperation between Israeli and Indian companies in large-scale security deals in recent years.
Aero India 2017 is the world’s second-largest air show after the Paris Air Show. Cutting-… Read More