• 26 June, 2022
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IAF’s ‘VAJRAYUDHA’ : THE ‘ASTRA’ AIR TO AIR MISSILE

“Vajrayudha, also known as Vajra, is Lord Indra’s personal weapon that shoots thunderbolts. The word’s literal meaning is lightning.” A testimony to India’s self-reliance in the Defence Sector and progress…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Defence Acquisition Council, headed by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, clears proposals worth Rs 76,390 crore, in major boost to ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’

Following Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s clarion call for ‘Aatmanirbharta’, Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), in a meeting chaired by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh on June 06, 2022, accorded Acceptance…

MoD signs over Rs 2,900 crore contract with BDL for procurement of ASTRA Mk I Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile System

In a major boost to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, Ministry of Defence, on May 31, 2022, signed a contract with Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) for…

Indian industry, ‘Make in India’ turning out to be ray of hope for global growth: PM Modi

New Delhi, May 22 (PTI) The Indian industry and the "Make in India" initiative are turning out to be a "ray of hope" for global growth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

India’s Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS)

The National drive to ‘Make in India’ in order to achieve self-reliance in industrial capabilities, particularly in Defence manufacturing, has spawned several projects, ranging from the TEJAS aircraft to various…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Disengagement and de-escalation way forward: Rajnath on eastern Ladakh row

New Delhi, Apr 21 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the ongoing talks with China for a peaceful resolution of the eastern Ladakh row will continue and…

DPSUs produced military hardware worth Rs 1.52 lakh crore in last 3 fiscals: LS informed

New Delhi, Mar 25 (PTI) India's defence public sector units have produced military platforms and hardware worth Rs 1,52,275 crore in the last three financial years, according to official data…

India achieving USD 400 bn goods export target key ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ milestone: PM

New Delhi, Mar 23 (PTI) Hailing the country's success in achieving its goods export target of USD 400 billion this fiscal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted on Wednesday that this…

China’s Growing Defence Exports – Implications & Options For India

The conflict in Ukraine will have a huge impact on global arms trade. Russia would have consumed a large amount of weapons and would need to replenish them. In view…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

PM Modi bats for indigenous manufacturing in defence sector

New Delhi, Feb 26 (PTI). Cyber security is no longer limited to just the digital world as it has now become a matter of national security, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said…

Atmanirbhar Bharat 2022: A Report Card on Defence Modernisation

A lot has been spoken and written on Atmanirbhar Bharat in recent times. There was a lot of fanfare associated with the Make-in-India campaign wherein a number of defence reforms…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

Indian Navy Showcases Latest Indigenous Acquisitions During The President’s Fleet Review

The Hon’ble President and Supreme Commander of the armed forces of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind reviewed the Indian Navy Fleet at Visakhapatnam on 21 Feb 22. With the theme…