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MoD signs contract with Airbus Defence & Space, Spain for acquisition of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft for IAF

Key Highlights: Big step towards modernisation of IAF transport fleet 5-10 tonne capacity aircraft equipped with contemporary technology Airbus to also directly purchase eligible products & services from Indian Offset…

MoD places supply order for 118 Main Battle Tanks Arjun Mk-1A for Indian Army with HVF, Avadi

Key Highlights: DRDO-developed new variant of MBT to enhance firepower, mobility & survivability Order worth Rs 7,523 crore 72 new features & more indigenous content compared to Mk-1 To open…

MR-SAM: Boosting Efficacy of India’s Air Defence

India’s’ Air Defence (AD) arsenal witnessed a significant fillip with the Hon’ble Defence Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh handing over of the first deliverable Firing Unit of the Medium Range Surface…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Cabinet approves procurement of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft for Indian Air Force

Key Highlights: 16 aircraft to be delivered in flyaway condition from Spain; 40 to be manufactured in India Unique initiative to strengthen indigenous capabilities & boost ‘Make in India’ All…

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)

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…

PM Modi to give a clarion call for ‘Local Goes Global: Make in India for the World’

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with Heads of Indian Missions abroad along with stakeholders of the trade and commerce sector of the country…

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…

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.…

Counter Drone Systems: Dealing with Lethal Unobtrusive Threats

Image Source- defensesystems.com The drone attack on Jammu Air Force station on 27 June should not have caught the Indian security establishment unawares, but it actually did. The looming danger…