India approves RFP for construction of six submarines at approx cost of Rs 43,000 crore

NEW DELHI: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), in its meeting held under the Chairmanship of Raksha Mantri (India’s Defence Minister) Rajnath Singh on June 04, 2021, has approved proposals concerning Capital Acquisitions of various equipment for modernisation and operational needs of the Armed Forces amounting to approx. Rs 6,000 crore. In addition, the DAC also […]

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Rajnath Singh holds second meeting to review efforts of MoD and Armed Forces to fight current COVID-19 crisis

NEW DELHI: India’s Defence Minister (Raksha Mantri) Rajnath Singh reviewed the efforts of the Ministry of Defence and the three Services to fight the current COVID-19 crisis through video conferencing on April 24, 2021. The meeting was attended by Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of […]

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Aero India 2021 expo will help in achieving self-reliance & export growth in defence sector: Ram Nath Kovind

NEW DELHI: Curtains came down on the mega three-day international event Aero India 2021 on February 05, 2021 in Bengaluru where 201 Memoranda of Understanding, product launches and technology transfers were concluded to provide further impetus to the aerospace and defence industry of the country. The valedictory function was graced by President Ram Nath Kovind […]

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Rs. 48,000 contract for 83 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas handed over to HAL

NEW DELHI: Today at Inaugural Ceremony of Aero India 2021, in the presence of Raksha Mantri (Defence Minister) Rajnath Singh, the Contract for 83 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas was handed over to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The Cabinet Committee on Security under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had approved procurement of 73 LCA […]

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Rajnath Singh inaugurates Dassault Systèmes showcase at Aero India

NEW DELHI: With the theme of showcasing “Digitalization to realize a thriving Aerospace, Defense and Space ecosystem,” Dassault Systèmes at the 13th edition of Aero India 2021 showcases technology solutions to Improve Supply Chain Collaboration, to Design for Flexible Manufacturing, to Manage Complex Systems and Accelerate Program Integration and to Deliver High Performance Operations. Experts […]

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About 540 exhibitors would showcase their defence manufacturing prowess at Aero India 2021: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: Aero India 2021 three-day mega event to showcase the prowess of Aviation Industry will begin from tomorrow at Bengaluru. The Curtain Raiser Press Conference chaired by India’s Defence Minister (Raksha Mantri) Rajnath Singh for Asia’s premier air show was held on 2nd February. Aero India-2021 will be inaugurated by Rajnath Singh and will […]

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Induction of Rafale jets into IAF crucial considering atmosphere on border: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday used a ceremony marking induction of five Rafale jets into the Indian Air Force (IAF) to send a strong message to China over its belligerence in eastern Ladakh, saying national security is a major priority for India and it is determined to protect its territory. Singh said […]

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Rajnath Singh to inaugurate induction of Sukhoi-30 fighter squadron

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM : Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh would inaugurate the induction ceremony of SU-30 fighter squadron at the Air Force Station in Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, Air Marshal Amit Tiwari said on Wednesday. At a press meet here, Air Marshal Tiwari said this would be the second frontline fighter squadron of the Indian Air Force […]

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First Indian Air Force Rafale handover to the government of India

NEW DELHI: Today, Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, hosted the handover ceremony of the first Indian Air Force Rafale in Mérignac, Dassault Aviation’s Rafale final assembly facility. Ceremony hosted by Eric Trappier, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dassault Aviation, under the high patronage of the Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence […]

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