In the latest development Indian government has asked Indian Air Force (IAF) to consider twin engine Boeing Super Hornet F/A-18 E/F along with SAABs’s Gripen and Lockheed Martin’s F-16. already talks are going on between Indian Navy and Boeing to finalise the deal of $8 billion (Approx) for the procurement of 57 fighter jets. IAF … Continue reading Boeing’s Super Hornet F/A-18 for Indian Air Force?
India successfully test fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Rajasthan’s Pokhran test range on 22nd March 2018 around 8:42 AM. The missile was test fired with an indigenous seeker developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Earlier India used to use seekers made by Russia. Initially the range of BrahMos was capped at 290 … Continue reading India taking a step forward in terms missile technology, Test fires BrahMos
India and Russia are on the verge of signing Rs 40,000 crore defence deal. Senior Defence official told The Hindu that the two countries could be just weeks away of signing one of the biggest defence deals. The deal for the purchase of S-400 Triumf, long range air defence systems is expected to get closed … Continue reading S-400 Triumf deal is expected to conclude by 31st March
Controversy on the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets has not yet died and there have been reports that government is mulling over purchasing 36 more Rafale jets from France. The Congress on one hand accused Modi government of purchasing Rafale jets at higher cost causing a loss of Rs ‘12,000 Crore’ to the country, … Continue reading Will India buy 36 more Rafale Jets?
History is created today during the Passing out Parade of Officer Training Academy (OTA) held at Chennai, as Academy Cadet Adjutant (ACA) Preeti Choudhary received the Sword of Honour whereas Senior Under Officer (SUO) Vreeti was awarded with the silver medal. This is for the first time in the history of OTA that two lady … Continue reading History created: Lady Cadets secure top honours at OTA
India is advancing forward by crushing the gender discrimination in the armed forces. Last year in June during the passing out parade of Indian Military Academy (IMA) Chief of Army staff General Bipin Rawat hinted towards the induction of women in combat role in the Indian Army. (Picture Courtesy: http://www.telegraphindia.com) Priya Jhingan is the first … Continue reading Changing role of Women Officers in Indian Defence Forces
Uncertainty prevails over $500 million deal that Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Limited hopes to sign with the Indian government. India on the other hand is trying to develop its own Anti-Tank Guided Missile, NAG 190. According to reports published in Israeli website Globes, Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) tested its anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) … Continue reading India tests NAG 190, $500 Million Spike Missile deal in jeopardy
The much awaited naval exercise ‘Milan – 2018’ hosted by the Indian Navy begins in Port Blair on Tuesday. In this week long naval exercise 38 contingents from 16 navies will display their skills. The theme of ‘Milan- 2018’ is ‘In Pursuit of Maritime Good Order - Need for Comprehensive Information Sharing Apparatus’, so the … Continue reading Naval Exercise ‘MILAN – 2018’ Begins
The main aim of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her visit to Russia will be to conclude Rs 40,000 crore deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence system. The deal is yet to be inked mainly due to differences over price. In 2016 an agreement was signed between both the countries on ‘Triumf’ interceptor based … Continue reading India eyes to seal S-400 deal with Russia during Sitharaman’s Moscow visit
For the first time ever India will project its Defence Manufacturing capabilities to the world in DefExpo 2018 which is to be held in Chennai from April 11 to 14. The tagline of the DefExpo2018 is ‘India : The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’. India will exhibit weapons and military hardware along with showcasing its … Continue reading DEFEXPO 2018 – Government’s initiative to promote Defence Manufacturing Capabilities.