Shed the flab, reduce wasteful expenditure, modernise combat forces, says the Shekatkar expert committee report

Shed the flab, reduce wasteful expenditure, modernise combat forces, says the Shekatkar expert committee report A 4-star chief of defence staff (CDS) as the chief military adviser to the defence minister, devising an integrated war approach by the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force, financial management reforms and doing away with the multi-layered system of according financial clearances (first within the finance division of MoD and then at the finance ministry), effective utilisation of resources and roll on of unused funds are some of the proposals of the Lt Gen DB Shekatkar expert committee. …

India’s First Blueprint on Modernisation of Its Armed Forces

India’s First Blueprint on Modernisation of Its Armed Forces fter nearly a year of hard work and intense engagement with the industry at all levels and best academic and R&D institutions of the country, …

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Shed the flab, reduce wasteful expenditure, modernise combat forces, says the Shekatkar expert committee report

Shed the flab, reduce wasteful expenditure, modernise combat forces, says the Shekatkar expert committee report A 4-star chief of defence staff (CDS) as the chief military adviser to the defence minister, devising an integrated war approach by the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force, financial management reforms and doing away with the multi-layered system of according financial clearances (first within the finance division of MoD and then at the finance ministry), effective utilisation of resources and roll on of unused funds are some of the proposals of the Lt Gen DB Shekatkar expert committee. …

Army Firepower Stimulus To Augment New Age Solutions From Industry and Academia

Army Firepower Stimulus To Augment New Age Solutions From Industry and Academia January 9, 2017, for the first time, saw a blend of industry and academia at the Army’s “firepower show” conducted at the Artillery School, Deolali in Maharashtra. This convergence brought together a large section of India’s defence industry including leaders like the Larsen & Toubro, Tata’s, Bharat Forge and others along with various mid-segment industry groups, SMEs and MSMEs as also representatives of leading academic institutions including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), the Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc), and other academic organisations from across the country.…

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Gen Rawat likely to visit Eastern Command tomorrow

Gen Rawat likely to visit Eastern Command tomorrow Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat is likely to visit the strategically important Eastern Command tomorrow during which he will review the security situation in the region and preparedness along the border with China.…

Three terrorists killed in Kashmir.

Three terrorists killed in Kashmir. Security forces on Tuesday shot dead three terrorists, including two foreigners, in Jammu and Kashmir, authorities said.…

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Indian Air Force Airlifted Six Diesel Tankers With A Total Capacity Of 96 Kilolitres

Indian Air Force Airlifted Six Diesel Tankers With A Total Capacity Of 96 Kilolitres Indian Air Force airlifted six diesel tankers with a total capacity of 96 kilolitres diesel from Guwahati to Imphal on 22 and 23 Jan 2017. Heavy lift transport aircraft C-17 was employed for the purpose.…

17 states and 6 central ministries to showcase their tableaux in Republic Day Parade 2017

17 states and 6 central ministries to showcase their tableaux in Republic Day Parade 2017 This year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath will witness tableaux from 17 States and Six Ministries of the Central Government…

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IIT Students May Give The Indian Navy Its Next Big Thing: An Intelligent Unmanned Submarine

IIT Students May Give The Indian Navy Its Next Big Thing: An Intelligent Unmanned Submarine In a country where schools and universities have long championed rote learning, a team of engineering students is doing pioneering work on “a submarine with a brain of its own," reports Quartz.com…

India’s largest bank SBI teams up with INS Vikramaditya, the nation’s largest warship

India’s largest bank SBI teams up with INS Vikramaditya, the nation’s largest warship The ATM machine is a unique floating banking system, and along with the Point of Sale machine that is also proposed to be installed onboard, would go a long way in supporting cashless transactions on the ship, in line with the government’s policy of digitising the India economy.…

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Exclusive Interview From Defenceaviationpost.com Of Jan Widerstrom, Chairman, Saab India Technologies.

Exclusive Interview From Defenceaviationpost.com Of Jan Widerstrom, Chairman, Saab India Technologies.

Swedish based aerospace and defence giant Saab AB, is viewing India as one of the most strategic market for its Gripen aircraft.

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Gen Rawat likely to visit Eastern Command tomorrow

Gen Rawat likely to visit Eastern Command tomorrow

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat is likely to visit the strategically important Eastern Command tomorrow during whic…

India Conducts Second Successful Test Of The Guided Pinaka Rocket

India Conducts Second Successful Test Of The Guided Pinaka Rocket

India on Tuesday conducted the second successful test of the Guided Pinaka rocket from the Integrated Test Ran…

Three terrorists killed in Kashmir.

Three terrorists killed in Kashmir.

Security forces on Tuesday shot dead three terrorists, including two foreigners, in Jammu and Kashmir, authori…

Republic Day Parade 2017 in Delhi: Things to look forward to during the annual Republic Day Parade

Republic Day Parade 2017 in Delhi: Things to look forward to during the annual Republic Day Parade

India celebrates Republic Day on January 26 every year and it is marked by a grand parade that takes place in …

Donald Trump, Narendra Modi to speak tonight: 5 big issues likely to come up

Donald Trump, Narendra Modi to speak tonight: 5 big issues likely to come up

Donald Trump is expected to call Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight, the American leader's first call to Mod…

Budget 2017: Despite grim trends, hope for more funds to buoy India’s defence

Budget 2017: Despite grim trends, hope for more funds to buoy India’s defence

India’s military spending has averaged an annual increase of around 10% during the last three years and the …

Promising Proposals for Winning India’s Wars with Indian Solutions at Amrita University Seminar

Promising Proposals for Winning India’s Wars with Indian Solutions at Amrita University Seminar

The Indian Army's engagement with the Academia received further impetus on January 23rd when the faculty of Am…

L&T, Reliance, M&M bet on higher defence budget

L&T, Reliance, M&M bet on higher defence budget

Plans of companies like Larsen & Toubro, Mahindra & Mahindra and Reliance Infrastructure are riding on the gov…

India and China enhance Their sea combat capabilities

India and China enhance Their sea combat capabilities

As India aims to induct two new conventional submarines this year that is being called as the year of submarin…

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Hogan to step down as President and CEO of Etihad Aviation Group

Hogan to step down as President  and CEO of Etihad Aviation Group

The Etihad Aviation Group Board of Directors today announced that James Hogan will step down as President and …

Delhi airport bags Corporate Social Responsibility award in aviation sector

Delhi airport bags Corporate Social Responsibility award in aviation sector

GMR Group-led consortium Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) on Sunday said it has bagged the prestigious …

Fog, R-Day prep delay 21 flights

Fog, R-Day prep delay 21 flights

Hundreds of flyers on Friday spent hours holed up inside their aircraft. A mix of low visibility that set in f…

India sees strong initial response to RCS programme tender

India sees strong initial response to RCS programme tender

The Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation has called for counterbids to be submitted for the forty-five initial pr…

Air transport: Infra headwinds may delay the flight to higher growth

Air transport: Infra headwinds may delay the flight to higher growth

Notwithstanding the soaring aircraft orders placed by Indian airlines, which touched 849 with SpiceJet’s ord…

Get Ready To Board Low-Cost Flights To Metro Cities From Delhi’s Terminal T2, as T1 to undergo Rennovation

Get Ready To Board Low-Cost Flights To Metro Cities From Delhi’s Terminal T2, as T1 to undergo Rennovation

Starting, mid-February, fliers from Delhi airport to metro cities of Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai will have to …

Ashok Gajapathi Raju urges Arunachal Pradesh government to explore possibilities for cargo flights

Ashok Gajapathi Raju urges Arunachal Pradesh government to explore possibilities for cargo flights

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today asked Arunachal Pradesh government to explore possibilities…

AirIndia puts 57 ‘overweight’ crew on ground duty

AirIndia puts 57 ‘overweight’ crew on ground duty

Cracking the whip on its over-weight cabin staff, the government-owned Air India has temporarily taken off 57 …

American Airlines to sell restricted ‘basic economy’ ticket

American Airlines to sell restricted ‘basic economy’ ticket

Getting the cheapest fare on American Airlines will soon mean leaving that rolling carry-on bag at home.…

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