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Philippines in talks with India to procure advanced light helicopters

New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) The Philippines is looking at procuring a batch of advanced light helicopters from India to crank up its combat capability, months after sealing a USD…

India maintains strong ties with neighbours; country helping crisis-hit Lanka: Rajnath

Kolkata, Jul 15 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that India is trying to help Sri Lanka “as appropriately as possible” to deal with the unprecedented crisis that…

Defence ministry sets up apex committee to carry out performance & efficiency audit

New Delhi, Jul 15 (PTI) The defence ministry has set up an apex committee to conduct "performance and efficiency" audit of capital procurements, logistics, inventory and maintenance of assets of…

Defence Acquisition Council clears procurement of 14 items worth over Rs 380 crore from iDEX startups/MSMEs for Armed Forces

In a path-breaking initiative, Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, on March 22, 2022, cleared the procurement of 14 items worth Rs 380.43 crore from…

18 military platforms to be designed and developed by domestic defence industry: Govt

New Delhi, Mar 11 (PTI): The defence ministry on Friday said that 18 major platforms including naval ship-borne unmanned aerial systems and lightweight tanks were identified for their design and…

Postponement of DefExpo 2022

Posted On: 04 MAR 2022 2:40PM by PIB Delhi  Due  to  logistics  problems  being  experienced  by  participants,  the  DefExpo  2022  proposed  to  be  held  in Gandhinagar,  Gujarat  from  March  10th …

India & Oman review progress in military-to-military engagements during 11th Joint Military Cooperation Committee Meeting in New Delhi

Secretary General at the Ministry of Defence, Oman Dr Mohammed Bin Nasser Bin Ali Al–Zaabi called on Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on February 01, 2022. They…

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…

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)

Defence Ministry awards contract worth Rs 1,349 crores to Mahindra Defence Systems Ltd

New Delhi [India], August 27 (ANI): Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Friday signed a contract worth Rs 1,349.95 crores with Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS) Limited for buying 14 Integrated Anti-Submarine…

PM Modi meets US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, sees the Partnership promoting Global Good, US appreciates India’s role in Indo Pacific

"Pleasure to meet U.S. @SecDef Lloyd Austin today. Conveyed my best wishes to @POTUS @JoeBiden . India and US are committed to our strategic partnership that is a force for global good.Lloyd James Austin…

NSA Ajit Doval and US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin to meet on Friday, China and Regional Issues to be on Agenda

Defence Secretary of USA, Lloyd Austin will be visiting India from March 19-21, the first official visit by a high ranking member in US President Joe Biden administration to New…