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12th DefExpo to be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat between October 18-22, 2022

The 12th edition of DefExpo - India’s flagship exhibition on Land, Naval and Homeland Security systems - will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat between October 18-22, 2022. The five-day event will witness…

MoD approves three Private Sector Banks to provide financial services in overseas procurement

In line with further opening of allocation of Government business to Private Sector Banks by the Department of Financial Services, MoD has assigned three Private Sector Banks viz HDFC Bank…

Defence Secretary & Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Defence for Strategic Affairs discuss ways to enhance bilateral defence cooperation

Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Defence for Strategic Affairs Mr Ahmed A Aseeri called on Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar in New Delhi on June 30, 2022. They discussed ways…

In a transformative reform, Cabinet clears ‘AGNIPATH’ scheme for recruitment of youth in the Armed Forces

The Union Cabinet today approved an attractive recruitment scheme for Indian youth to serve in the Armed Forces. The scheme is called AGNIPATH and the youth selected under this scheme…

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…

Defence Ministry approves procurement of military platforms, hardware worth Rs 8,357 crore

New Delhi, Mar 22 (PTI) The Defence Ministry on Tuesday approved the procurement of Rs 8,357 crore worth of military platforms and hardware, including air defence fire control radar and…

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…

Discussions on India-US deal for 30 Predator drones at advanced stage: Sources

Washington, Feb 27 (PTI) The discussions on the sale of 30 Predator armed drones by the US to India, the first to a non-NATO ally, at an estimated cost of USD…

MoD signs contract worth 1075 crore with M/s BEL for the supply of 957 Commander Thermal Imager cum Day Sights for T-90 Tanks

Providing a further boost to the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government of India in the Defence Sector, the Acquisition Wing of the Ministry of Defence has today signed…

Defence Secretary holds interaction with Defence Industry

Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar held an interactive session on promoting Defence Exports with the stakeholders of the Defence Industry on 27 January 2022.  More than 500 Defence industries from…

Defence Manufacturing Facility in Private Sector

Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor (UPDIC) comprising six nodes, namely Agra, Aligarh, Chitrakoot, Jhansi, Lucknow and Kanpur, was launched in August 2018 to attract and facilitate investments from industries to…