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  • What are the five integrated theatre commands as India gears up for its biggest military restructuring since 1947, and other key questions answered Oct 28, 2020 02:27 PM IST

    What are the five integrated theatre commands as India gears up for its biggest military restructuring since 1947, and other key questions answered

    BECA is by far the most important strategic intelligence sharing accord between India and the US, signalling to Beijing that it has crossed the line

  • India, US ink strategic defence pact BECA during 2+2 talks Oct 27, 2020 02:39 PM IST

    India, US ink strategic defence pact BECA during 2+2 talks

    The signing of the long-negotiated Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) during the third edition of the 2+2 dialogue between the two strategic partners also signals further boosting of bilateral defence and military ties and it comes in the backdrop of India’s tense border standoff with China in eastern Ladakh.

  • Centre looking to support startups in defence, aerospace sectors Sep 20, 2020 04:09 PM IST

    Centre looking to support startups in defence, aerospace sectors

    The government's Defence Excellence framework allows for engagement with industries such as MSMEs, start-ups, individual innovators, R&D institutes and academia.

  • The bird has arrived | Five Rafales formally inducted into IAF's fleet of fighter jets Sep 10, 2020 11:17 AM IST

    The bird has arrived | Five Rafales formally inducted into IAF's fleet of fighter jets

    The first batch of five Rafale fighter jets has been formally inducted into the Indian Air Force in Ambala air base.

  • Rafale induction ceremony highlights: Rafales formally inducted into the Indian Air Force Sep 10, 2020 07:49 AM IST

    Rafale induction ceremony highlights: Rafales formally inducted into the Indian Air Force

    Rafale induction ceremony updates: The Indian Air Force (IAF) held a ceremony at the Ambala air force station, to formally induct the first batch of Rafale fighter jets.

  • India-China News Highlights: Confident of ensuring that status quo at LAC doesn’t change, says Army chief Sep 04, 2020 07:28 AM IST

    India-China News Highlights: Confident of ensuring that status quo at LAC doesn’t change, says Army chief

    India-China News Updates: Army chief Naravane is on a two-day visit to Ladakh where he is reviewing the operational preparedness. This comes amid escalating tensions and fresh incursion bids by PLA along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

  • India-China Dispute: Army chief reviews operational preparedness in Ladakh Sep 03, 2020 08:15 AM IST

    India-China Dispute: Army chief reviews operational preparedness in Ladakh

    India-China Dispute LIVE Updates: India has banned 118 more Chinese apps, including popular video game PUBG, amid escalating tensions and fresh incursion bids by the PLA along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.

  • With a wary eye on China, Taiwan moves to revamp its military Aug 30, 2020 12:15 PM IST

    With a wary eye on China, Taiwan moves to revamp its military

    Taiwan, the self-governing democracy is taking steps to bolster its armed forces in order to deter or defeat an invasion from China — with or without help from the United States.

  • India to start getting S-400 Triumf air defence systems in 2021: Russia Aug 28, 2020 09:44 AM IST

    India to start getting S-400 Triumf air defence systems in 2021: Russia

    India and Russia inked the $5.2 billion defence contract for the S-400 Triumf air defence system in October 2018. New Delhi had urged Moscow to deliver units early amid recent border tensions with China.

  • India to add more 'eyes in sky' amid stand-off with China Aug 27, 2020 03:07 PM IST

    India to add more 'eyes in sky' amid stand-off with China

    The Cabinet Committee on Security is all set to give its final nod to the acquisition of the two AWACS after extensive inter-ministerial consultations

  • Germany refuses to help Imran Khan's government modernise Pakistani submarines: Report Aug 26, 2020 02:52 PM IST

    Germany refuses to help Imran Khan's government modernise Pakistani submarines: Report

    Germany's decision to turn down the latest request by Pakistan is believed to be related to the 2017 truck bomb attack on the German Embassy in Kabul in which about 150 people were killed.

  • India prepares roadmap to promote defence exports using diplomatic channels Aug 17, 2020 03:15 PM IST

    India prepares roadmap to promote defence exports using diplomatic channels

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh earlier this month had unveiled a major policy decision, announcing imposition of a phase-wise ban on import of 101 military platforms and weapons systems with an aim to promote the domestic defence industry.

  • Modi’s Independence Day speech reiterates the Aatmanirbhar Bharat motto Aug 15, 2020 12:03 PM IST

    Modi’s Independence Day speech reiterates the Aatmanirbhar Bharat motto

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech did not fixate about the challenges India is facing, but, instead, highlighted the opportunities ahead of each Indian

  • What should you bet on to play the import curb theme in the defence sector? Aug 10, 2020 10:07 AM IST

    What should you bet on to play the import curb theme in the defence sector?

    Bharat Electronics, Cochin Shipyard, Garden Rich Shipyard and Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) are seen as big beneficiaries from the import ban

  • Defence Ministry set to ban import of 101 military items: Here’s the full list Aug 09, 2020 11:34 AM IST

    Defence Ministry set to ban import of 101 military items: Here’s the full list

    The embargo list not only comprises “simple parts”, but also weapon systems like artillery guns, assault rifles, corvettes, sonar systems, transport aircraft, Light Combat Helicopters and radars, among others.

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh says import of 101 military items to be banned in push for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' Aug 09, 2020 10:09 AM IST

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh says import of 101 military items to be banned in push for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh says the arms import embargo will be progressively implemented between 2020 and 2024.

  • Budgam helicopter incident | Accused IAF officers seek to halt court martial: Report Aug 07, 2020 11:04 AM IST

    Budgam helicopter incident | Accused IAF officers seek to halt court martial: Report

    An Indian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in a 'friendly fire' incident, within 10 minutes of taking off, almost simultaneous to the aerial dogfight between India and Pakistan in February 2019.

  • India makes 'heavy deployments' in Ladakh in response to increased Chinese presence: Report Aug 04, 2020 11:21 AM IST

    India makes 'heavy deployments' in Ladakh in response to increased Chinese presence: Report

    Prior to Chinese movement in the region, India had stationed a mountain brigade and armoured brigade in the area, but has now moved in over 15,000 personnel to the region by air and road

  • Bharat Electronics offers a good opportunity Jul 31, 2020 10:14 AM IST

    Bharat Electronics offers a good opportunity

    Bharat Electronics is sitting on a good amount of cash, which should help in dealing with the current crisis

  • First batch of 5 Rafale jets land at Ambala airbase Jul 29, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    First batch of 5 Rafale jets land at Ambala airbase

    The aircraft flying in an arrow formation were flanked by two IAF Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs in the Indian airspace

  • First batch of Rafales set to arrive in India: Here's what it means for the Indian Air Force Jul 29, 2020 12:31 PM IST

    First batch of Rafales set to arrive in India: Here's what it means for the Indian Air Force

    Induction and deployment of the Rafale twin-engine multi-role fighter jets are being seen as a major boost for the Indian Air Force.

  • India-China border tensions | Indian Army deploys squadron of T-90 tanks near Karakoram Pass: Report Jul 27, 2020 08:58 AM IST

    India-China border tensions | Indian Army deploys squadron of T-90 tanks near Karakoram Pass: Report

    Deployment of T-90 tanks in the area by the Indian Army is to prevent possible Chinese aggression close to the Shaksgam-Karakoram pass axis.

  • US accuses Russia of testing anti-satellite weapon in space Jul 24, 2020 09:25 AM IST

    US accuses Russia of testing anti-satellite weapon in space

    In Moscow, the Defense Ministry said the July 15 event involved “a small space vehicle” that "inspected one of the national satellites from a close distance using special equipment.”

  • India-China border tensions | Chinese Army pulls back troops involved in Galwan Valley clash: Report Jul 20, 2020 10:30 AM IST

    India-China border tensions | Chinese Army pulls back troops involved in Galwan Valley clash: Report

    According to a report, regular Chinese border troops that had been manning the area before, have now been deployed at the friction point in Galwan area.

  • Chinese troops still hold key tactical location in India: Report Jul 18, 2020 01:21 PM IST

    Chinese troops still hold key tactical location in India: Report

    Besides Hot Springs, Chinese troops also continue to maintain presence in Depsang Plains and Pangong Tso in Ladakh as per reports.

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