Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said India aims to achieve the $2 billion defence export target by 2019. Stating that Vietnam is already using Indian made warships, Parrikar said at least 16-17 countries are in discussion with Indian shipyards to acquire warships from India.
Army chief-designate lieutenant general Bipin Rawat expects “support and cooperation” from the two generals superseded by the government to elevate him to the top position
Agni-5, the Long Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile was successfully flight tested by the Defence Reasearch and Development Organisation (DRDO) at 1100hrs from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha on Monday, December 26, 2016.
Expressing disappointment over India not being part of the global pact to reduce emission in the aviation sector, global airlines grouping IATA has said it will be a “major concern” for Indian operators, but hoped that the country would join the framework in coming years.
As the evacuation of rebel-held eastern districts of the Syrian city of Aleppo continues, a new order seems to be emerging in West Asia. The UN Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously called for UN officials and others to play a role in observing the evacuation of people from the last rebel-held slivers of eastern Aleppo.
The ‘Cold war’ of 20th century has taken a Paradigm shift in 21st Century, is heating up with new players and expanding to new dimensions.
Tata Safari Storme GS800 4×4 will soon be replacing the decades old fleet of Maruti Gypsy that the Indian Army uses now. The contract is expected to be signed in the next couple of months.