TAS, L&T to deliver 100th missile launcher for IAF’s Akash project

NEW DELHI: Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have jointly delivered 100th Akash Air Force Launcher (AAFL) for Indian Air Force, developed with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). This event was flagged off by Dr BHVS Narayana Murthy, DG-MSS, DRDO at the Vemagal facility of TASL (near Bengaluru) on the […]

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India approves procurement of military equipment, platforms worth Rs 76,390

NEW DELHI: In a significant move to boost self-reliance in defence manufacturing, the government of India on Monday approved the procurement of military equipment and platforms worth Rs 76,390 crore from domestic industries to enhance India’s overall combat capabilities. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, cleared the procurement of next-generation […]

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Defence manufacturing needs to be brought into the chain of Make in India

NEW DELHI: Speaking at the PHDCCI 2nd International Conference on Defence & Security, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, Minister of State for MSME, Government of India said Extensive and valuable contribution of the MSME makes PM Narendra Modi’s vision of Atma Nirbhar Bharat through Make in India a reality. The event witnessed the participation of policymakers, […]

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Ministry of Defence signs MoU to onboard pension services under SPARSH

NEW DELHI: Defence Accounts Department (DAD) of Ministry of Defence has signed an MoU with CSC e-Governance Services India Limited, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, to onboard pension services under the System for Pension Administration (Raksha) {SPARSH} initiative across more than four lakh Common Service Centres (CSCs) all […]

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Tri-Service Andaman & Nicobar Command inducts Advanced Light Helicopter MK III

NEW DELHI: In a boost to maritime security, the indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) MK III aircraft was formally inducted at INS Utkrosh by Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) Lieutenant General Ajai Singh at Port Blair on January 28, 2022. As the rotor blades of the versatile helicopter cut through the air, aircraft were […]

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MoD surveys 17.78 lakh acres of Defence Land in a little over three years using modern surveying technologies

NEW DELHI: As per the records maintained by Defence Estates Offices, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) owns large tracts of land admeasuring about 17.99 lakh acres out of which approximately 1.61 lakh acres is situated within the 62 notified Cantonments. About 16.38 lakh acres is spread across many pockets outside the Cantonments. Out of 16.38 […]

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PDTC signs agreement with BEL to promote defense and aerospace technologies in both countries

NEW DELHI: Power For Defense Technologies Co (PDTC), a Saudi Arabian company signed an agreement with Navratna Defense PSU, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) India, to bring India and Saudi Arabia closer through the promotion of defense and aerospace technologies. Power for Defense Technologies was founded by Sheikh Mohammed Mustfa-Zaini Al-Shaibi, a member of a highly […]

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New generation ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ successfully test-fired by DRDO

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested the new generation nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha at 11:06 am on December 18, 2021. Various telemetry, radar, electro-optical stations and down range ships positioned along the eastern coast tracked and monitored the […]

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India successfully launches Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo System

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed supersonic missile assisted torpedo system was successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Odisha on December 13, 201. The system is a next generation missile-based standoff torpedo delivery system. During the mission, full range capability of the missile was successfully demonstrated. The system has been designed to […]

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81 gentleman cadets passout from officers’ training academy-Gaya

NEW DELHI: The Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Gaya wore a traditional military look on the occasion of 20th Passing Out Parade. Today 81 officers of the Technical Entry Scheme (TES)-38 including 09 officers from Friendly Foreign Countries and 18 officers of Special Commissioned Officers Course (SCO)-47 passed out of OTA, Gaya. The SCO Course also […]

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