Apr 20, 2021 08:15 PM IST
At a virtual meeting with the top defence brass, Singh also granted emergency financial powers to three forces and other defence agencies for procurement of medical equipment and for creation of additional capacities in view of the pandemic, officials said.
- Apr 06, 2021 04:55 PM IST
MM Naravane was delivering a lecture on 'Developments along the Western and Northern Borders and their Impact on the Future Road Map of the Indian Army' at Defence Services Staff College (DSSC) in Wellington, Tamil Nadu.
- Apr 06, 2021 04:10 PM IST
In 2018, India agreed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 surface-to-air missile systems despite warnings of sanctions from the United States.
- Mar 22, 2021 12:32 PM IST
In March 2021, India signed a key pact with the Philippines for the sale of "defence material and equipment", including BrahMos cruise missiles.
- Mar 19, 2021 07:33 PM IST
Combat aircraft and associated missiles accounted for more than half of India’s arms imports in 2016–20.
- Mar 17, 2021 08:54 AM IST
Britain said it planned to replace its current nuclear warhead with a new one which would be able to operate throughout the lifespan of four new submarines being built and due to enter service in the early 2030s.
- Mar 10, 2021 01:23 PM IST
The increase will take South Korea's contribution this year to 1.18 trillion won ($1.03 billion).
- Mar 10, 2021 12:52 PM IST
Responding to questions, Admiral Phil Davidson, Commander of US Indo-Pacific Command, said that China has a vast disinformation machine.
- Mar 10, 2021 09:21 AM IST
INS Karanj can guard strategic sea points, gather intelligence, lay mines and engage in anti-sub warfare.
- Mar 05, 2021 09:40 AM IST
China's annual defence budget maintains a single-digit growth for a sixth consecutive year, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
- Mar 02, 2021 07:09 AM IST
The Pentagon asserts that China is modernising its nuclear forces as part of a wider effort to build a military by mid-century that is equal to, and in some respects superior to, the US military.
- Feb 14, 2021 11:05 AM IST
Investment in the defence supply chain from all countries that fall outside of an approved list, including Russia and China, must be barred, chair of the House of Commons defence subcommittee Richard Drax has said.
- Feb 08, 2021 05:46 PM IST
In 2016, India had signed an inter-governmental agreement with France to procure 36-Rafale Jet aircrafts at a cost Rs 59,000 crore.
- Feb 08, 2021 03:15 PM IST
"The first five Rafale aircraft of IAF were formally inducted into IAF on September 10. The arrangements for this event were made mostly through local resources of IAF. The total expenditure on the event was Rs 41.32 lakh including Rs 9.18 lakh of GST," Rajnath Singh said.
- Feb 04, 2021 02:40 PM IST
Delivering his keynote address at the IOR Defence Ministers' Conclave, he said organising a conclave of countries in the IOR on the margins of the international event "Aero India-2021" shows the importance India attaches to the vision of common growth and stability, and constructive engagements with them.
- Feb 03, 2021 03:35 PM IST
Tens of thousands of farmers have been camped out on the outskirts of the capital, New Delhi, since late last year, braving the winter chill to show opposition to three new laws the government says will make the sector more efficient.
- Feb 02, 2021 04:04 PM IST
Mr Rajnath Singh said Tejas is not only indigenous, but is also better than its foreign equivalents on several parameters and also comparatively cheaper.
- Feb 02, 2021 09:26 AM IST
Defence, consumer affairs, home affairs and rural development were among the top sectors that received the highest budgetary allocations for FY 2021-22.
- Feb 01, 2021 11:55 AM IST
The event comes a day before the opening of the Aero India 2021, the country's premier aerospace and Defence exhibition, commencing at Air Force Station Yelahanka on Wednesday.
- Jan 25, 2021 08:54 AM IST
Allocations for defence may rise in 2021 Union Budget and the government has set specific targets for import substitution and domestic procurement
- Jan 19, 2021 10:09 AM IST
Under the National Infrastructure Pipeline, the government is aiming at a share of 21 percent from the private sector and another 40 percent from the states
- Jan 15, 2021 10:35 AM IST
Strong order pipeline and improving execution make Bharat Dynamics a compelling story
- Jan 02, 2021 07:39 PM IST
Official sources said Gen Bipin Rawat interacted with Army, ITBP and soldiers of the Special Frontier Force (SFF) deployed in the bases including in Dibang Valley and Lohit sector of Arunachal Pradesh.
- Dec 11, 2020 02:21 PM IST
India needs to maximise its military’s operational capacity and increase the possibility of indigenisation without confusing the two and ending up nowhere
- Dec 08, 2020 05:00 PM IST
The defence sector has seen considerable movement, from Boeing Australia’s ‘loyal wingman’ to Turkey’s order for its second batch of Russian S-400s, and from the Armenia-Azerbaijan war to Japan’s aircraft carrier