• 06 October, 2022
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Indigenisation: The Unsung, Unknown and Untold Story of IAF

In a recently organised seminar at Pune, AOC in C Maintenance Command mentioned the indigenisation plans and achievements by IAF. The crux of his statement was achieving self-reliance for 95…

By Air Vice Marshal Samir Borade, VSM (Retd)

Cabinet approves Amendments to the National Policy on Biofuels -2018

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Amendments to the National Policy on Biofuels -2018. The “National Policy on Biofuels - 2018” was notified…

Defence Acquisition Council, headed by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, approves proposals worth Rs 7,965 crore for Armed Forces modernisation under ‘Make in India’

Key highlights: Approval for procurement of 12 Light Utility Helicopters from HAL Lynx U2 Fire Control System from BEL to enhance detection tracking and engagement capabilities of Naval war ships Approval…

Indian Navy Receives First Ship 12704 (Visakhapatanam), First Ship of Project 15B, Built in Mazgaon docks

Y 12704 (Visakhapatnam), the lead ship of Project 15B stealth guided missile destroyers being built at Mazgaon Docks Limited (MDL), was delivered to the Indian Navy on 28 Oct 21. The…

Integrated ASW Defence Suite: A Key Enabler Towards Ocean Dominance

As a further fillip to the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ drive and towards the goal of self- reliance in the Defence Industry, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has, on 27 August, concluded…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

LCA TEJAS: Ready To Touch The Skies With Glory

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has this month placed an order worth Rs. 5375 Crores with General Electric (GE) Aviation, US for supply  of 99 F404-GE-IN20 engines for the TEJAS Light…

Rs 14,000 crore ‘Make in India’ boost for Indian Army through Akash missiles, ALH Dhruv choppers procurement

New Delhi [India], August 30 (ANI): In a major boost to 'Make in India' in the defence sector, the Indian Army has sent proposals worth around Rs 14,000 crore to…

Indigenous Aircraft Carrier : Indian Navy’s Veritable Varuna

There have recently been some articles written by analysts and Navy veterans for and against the philosophy of the aircraft carrier (AC) as an instrument of war fighting and National…

India’s Mounted Gun System: Ensuring Future Combat Readiness

In order for a country to build and retain strategic relevance, it is imperative that a comprehensive approach towards capability building be adopted. While the political processes continue to push…

India’s ATGMs : Lethal Anti Armour Capability

An ATGM or Anti- Tank Guided Weapon (ATGW) is a guided missile designed to defeat armoured combat vehicles. Development has focused on two primary objectives- sufficient lethality to defeat armour…

Israel’s IRP systems, India’s Sona Comstar to create Magnet-Less E-Motor Technology

New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): Inspired by the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' philosophy, India's Sona Comstar and Israel's IRP Nexus Group Ltd (IRP) have collaborated with iCreate (International Centre for Entrepreneurship…

India’s Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicle

The Infantry Combat Vehicle (ICV) has traditionally been one of the  indispensable bulwarks of the Indian Army’s combat potency along the Western Front from the mid- 1970s through the 1980s.…