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  • UK MPs call on government to stamp out China, Russia from defence industry Feb 14, 2021 11:05 AM IST

    UK MPs call on government to stamp out China, Russia from defence industry

    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.

  • India to have 17 Rafale jets by March; entire fleet by 2022: Rajnath Singh Feb 08, 2021 05:46 PM IST

    India to have 17 Rafale jets by March; entire fleet by 2022: Rajnath Singh

    In 2016, India had signed an inter-governmental agreement with France to procure 36-Rafale Jet aircrafts at a cost Rs 59,000 crore.

  • Rafale induction ceremony cost exchequer over Rs 41 lakh: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Feb 08, 2021 03:15 PM IST

    Rafale induction ceremony cost exchequer over Rs 41 lakh: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

    "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.

  • India ready to supply weapons systems to countries in Indian Ocean Region: Rajnath Singh Feb 04, 2021 02:40 PM IST

    India ready to supply weapons systems to countries in Indian Ocean Region: Rajnath Singh

    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.

  • India to spend $130 billion on military modernisation, prepared to defeat misadventures at border: Rajnath Singh Feb 03, 2021 03:35 PM IST

    India to spend $130 billion on military modernisation, prepared to defeat misadventures at border: Rajnath Singh

    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.

  • Can't remain dependent on other countries for India's defence: Rajnath Singh Feb 02, 2021 04:04 PM IST

    Can't remain dependent on other countries for India's defence: Rajnath Singh

    Mr Rajnath Singh said Tejas is not only indigenous, but is also better than its foreign equivalents on several parameters and also comparatively cheaper.

  • Budget 2021: These sectors get some of the highest budgetary allocations Feb 02, 2021 09:26 AM IST

    Budget 2021: These sectors get some of the highest budgetary allocations

    Defence, consumer affairs, home affairs and rural development were among the top sectors that received the highest budgetary allocations for FY 2021-22.

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to inaugurate HAL's second LCA production line on Tuesday Feb 01, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to inaugurate HAL's second LCA production line on Tuesday

    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.

  • Renewed push for defence indigenisation to boost company order books Jan 25, 2021 08:54 AM IST

    Renewed push for defence indigenisation to boost company order books

    Allocations for defence may rise in 2021 Union Budget and the government has set specific targets for import substitution and domestic procurement

  • Infrastructure and Defence: Expectations from Budget 2021 Jan 19, 2021 10:09 AM IST

    Infrastructure and Defence: Expectations from Budget 2021

    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

  • Bharat Dynamics: Better execution and revenue visibility to support stock Jan 15, 2021 10:35 AM IST

    Bharat Dynamics: Better execution and revenue visibility to support stock

    Strong order pipeline and improving execution make Bharat Dynamics a compelling story

  • Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat visits forward areas in Arunachal Pradesh Jan 02, 2021 07:39 PM IST

    Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat visits forward areas in Arunachal Pradesh

    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.

  • Three options that will boost India’s defence prospects in 2021 Dec 11, 2020 02:21 PM IST

    Three options that will boost India’s defence prospects in 2021

    India needs to maximise its military’s operational capacity and increase the possibility of indigenisation without confusing the two and ending up nowhere

  • Defence in 2020 | It’s been a low key, but profoundly interesting year Dec 08, 2020 05:00 PM IST

    Defence in 2020 | It’s been a low key, but profoundly interesting year

    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

  • Indian Navy successfully completes 'Operation Samudra Setu' amid COVID-19 pandemic Dec 04, 2020 11:05 AM IST

    Indian Navy successfully completes 'Operation Samudra Setu' amid COVID-19 pandemic

    The Indian Navy began Operation Samudra Setu on May 5 and completed on July 8, by bringing 3,992 Indian citizens back to their homeland by sea from three countries after the novel coronavirus outbreak.

  • Indian Navy's MiG 29K jet crashes into sea; one pilot rescued, another missing Nov 27, 2020 10:29 AM IST

    Indian Navy's MiG 29K jet crashes into sea; one pilot rescued, another missing

    Indian Navy has deployed surveillance aircraft and ships to locate the missing pilot.

  • Midhani: Atmanirbhar Bharat and orders from defence provide opportunities Nov 25, 2020 09:26 AM IST

    Midhani: Atmanirbhar Bharat and orders from defence provide opportunities

    OFS from Midhani will keep the share price in check for the short term

  • India successfully test-fires land attack version of BrahMos missile Nov 24, 2020 01:20 PM IST

    India successfully test-fires land attack version of BrahMos missile

    The land attack version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was test-fired at 10 am from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, reports suggest. It successfully hit its target placed on another island

  • IAF’s strike elements, Army’s amphibious units - India's new maritime command to have both: Report Nov 12, 2020 10:18 AM IST

    IAF’s strike elements, Army’s amphibious units - India's new maritime command to have both: Report

    The new Maritime Theatre Command, with assets from the Indian Air Force and the Army, is expected to reduce the mobilisation time between services during operational events.

  • Breakthrough in border stand-off? India-China on verge of reaching agreement in Ladakh Nov 12, 2020 08:41 AM IST

    Breakthrough in border stand-off? India-China on verge of reaching agreement in Ladakh

    The sources said the Indian Army and the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are looking at sealing the pact in the next round of Corps Commander-level talks as the proposals were agreed to by the two sides

  • Tata Power completes sale of its defence business to Tata Advanced Systems Nov 02, 2020 02:01 PM IST

    Tata Power completes sale of its defence business to Tata Advanced Systems

    Strategic Engineering Division (SED) is a non-core defence electronics division of the company, engaged in business of indigenous design, development, production, integration, supply and life cycle support of mission critical defence systems.

  • 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.

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