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India’s Quest Towards Defence Modernisation: A Pragmatic Approach

Security and operational preparedness of any nation would always be its utmost priority. Therefore, given the present circumstances of economic instability in the world in general, with the Russia-Ukraine conflict…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

Defence Budget 2023-24: Staying The Course Of Strength and Self-Sufficiency

The run-up to the budget unveiling is invariably an open season for speculation and ‘requests’ by all the stakeholders of the economy for favourable treatment. This year was no different.…

By Maj Gen Neeraj Bali (Retd)

Budget 2023: Prioritising Defence and Innovation

Globally, countries are reeling with economic shocks.  Comparatively, India has fared well with World Bank stating that the country is better positioned to manage global headwinds. In the defence and…

By Kriti Upadhyaya

Pak hikes defence budget by over 11 per cent; allocates Rs 1,523 bn

Islamabad, Jun 10 (PTI) Pakistan on Friday announced that it will allocate Rs 1,523 billion for defence, an increase of over 11 per cent than last year, as Finance Minister…

Pak to raise defence spending by Rs 83 bn; armed forces to get Rs 1.4 tn in budget

Islamabad, Jun 5 (PTI) Pakistan’s armed forces are likely to be allocated Rs 1.4 trillion (USD 7.6 billion) in the budget for the next fiscal year, about Rs 83 billion…

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…

Union Budget 2022-23 : Further impetus to Armed Forces modernisation & defence security Infrastructure development

The Union Budget for Financial Year 2022-23, presented by the Finance Minister on February 01,2022, has given further impetus to modernisation of Defence Services and Defence Security Infrastructure development, including…

Japan plans record defence spending in 2022 with 10th straight annual increase

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's government on Friday approved record defence spending, with a 10th straight annual increase in 2022, against a backdrop of…

Taiwan’s special defence budget to go mostly on anti-ship capabilities

By Yimou Lee TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's extra military spending of T$240 billion ($8.6 billion) over the next five years will go mostly toward naval weapons, including missiles and warships,…

Future Force-Indian Military

Future Force - Indian Military Prime Minister Narender Modi in an all-important valedictory session of the Combined Commanders Conference at Kevadia, Gujarat on 05 March 2021 stressed upon the armed…