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Category Archives: Defence

Flying of LCA Tejas by COAS & Principal Scientific Adviser to GOI

Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat was flown in trainer version of DRDO’s Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas today to demonstrate the operational capabilities of the aircraft during Aero India 2019 at Bengaluru. Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari, Head of National Flight Test Centre (NFTC) at Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), Bengaluru piloted this… Read More

Aero India 2019 | HAL signs MoU with CPWD

HAL signed an MoU with CPWD for the execution of the stage 2 works of Infrastructure development works at its Green Field Helicopter factory in Tumakuru at the on-going Aero India in Bengaluru, today. The MoU was signed by Chief Executive Officer, Helicopter Complex Shri GVS Bhaskar and Chief Project Manager (CPM), HAL project zone, CPWD Shri Rajesh Jainin … Read More

Present Status of Development in India | Indus Waters Treaty 1960

The Indus system comprises of main Indus River, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas and Sutlej. The basin is mainly shared by India and Pakistan with a small share for China and Afghanistan.

Under the Indus Waters Treaty signed between India and Pakistan in 1960, all thewaters of three rivers, namely Ravi,Sutlej and Beas ( Eastern Rivers)averaging around 33 million… Read More

Aero India 2019 | Maiden Drone Olympics Competition held

Maiden Drone Olympics Competition held

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) made a spectacular entry at the Aero-India 2019 with the first ever ‘Drone Olympics’ competition for UAV’s held on today at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru. The Aero India exhibition, with the theme – ‘The Runway to a Billion Opportunities’ designed to bolster business in the international… Read More

Aero India 2019 | HAL hands over three ALHS to Indian Army, ahead of schedule

HAL

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) handed over first three ALHs as part of the 22 ALH MK III contract to the Indian Army in the on-going Aero India 2019, today. HAL had entered into a contract with the Indian Army for 40 ALH (22 ALH Mk III and 18 Mk IV Rudra) in August 2017. Of the 22 helicopters, 19 helicopters have already been produced and will be progressively … Read More

Aero India 2019 | BEL signs Agreement with Hughes India for Helicopter SATCOM Solutions

Aero India 2019

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) made a spectacular entry at the Aero-India 2019 with the first ever ‘Drone Olympics’ competition for UAV’s held on today at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru. The Aero India exhibition, with the theme – ‘The Runway to a Billion Opportunities’ designed to bolster business in the international… Read More

FOC to LCA Tejas MK I for Indian Air Force

LCA Tejas

20thFebruary 2019 is a significant day in the journey of Light Combat Aircraft Tejas MK I for Indian Air Force (IAF), when the formal declaration of Final Operational Clearance (FOC) of the aircraft was made by Secretary Defence R&D and Chairman DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy. The day also witnessed the handing over of FOC Certificate and Release to Service Document… Read More

OFB receives bulk production clearance for Dhanush Artillery Gun

Dhanush artillery gun

Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has received the bulk production clearance (BPC) from the Indian Army and the Ministry of Defence on 18 th  February 2019 for production of 114 nos of ‘Dhanush’, the first ever indigenous 155mm x 45 calibre artillery gun. The weapon is the first long rang artillery gun to be produced in India and it is a major success… Read More

MoD | Passing Out Parade – CG Law & OPS Course 67th Batch

CG Law and OPS Course 67th Batch

56 Assistant Commandants of the 67th Batch passed out of the portals of Indian Coast Guard Training Centre, Kochi on successful completion of CG Law and Operations Course today.  On this occasion, an impressive Passing Out Parade (POP) was held at Indian Coast Guard District Headquarters No. 4, Kochi. POP marked the successful culmination of the Technical… Read More

DRDO | Successful flight test for indigenous ‘Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet’ based Missile System

Successful Flight Test of SFDR

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the second indigenously developed ‘Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR)’ propulsion based missile system from ITR, Chandipur, Odisha today. Ground booster, separation of ground booster and Nozzle-less-booster performance were found satisfactory. Missile was guided… Read More

NRDC MoA with Bharat Dynamics Limited

NRDC MoA with Bharat Dynamics Limited

National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), New Delhi signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), Hyderabad, a public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Defence on 1st February, 2019. The purpose of this MoA is to provide support to BDL for IPR consultancy in Patent filing for the technologies developed by BDL and… Read More