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US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter to visit India next week

Reflecting a new bonhomie of Indo-US defence ties, the Pentagon today announced that outgoing Defence Secretary Ashton Carter would be visiting India next week on his final around the world trip.

India proposes to raise capacity of Bangladesh armed forces

India has proposed a number of new initiatives to enhance the capacity and capabilities of the Bangladesh Armed Forces.

India to construct strategic railway lines along border with China

The government has decided to construct strategic rail lines along the borders with neighbouring countries, including China and Pakistan, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

India to purchase 200 mini drones

India has decided to revive a four-year-old plan to purchase 200 mini drones following a succession of attacks on army camps located in Jammu & Kashmir, especially with the recent attack on the Pathankot airbase camp. The Indian army plans to deploy the drones for surveillance and detection of enemy movement. The drones would possibly […]

US Congress seeks major defence partner recognition for India

A powerful US Congressional conference committee has asked the Defence Secretary and the Secretary of State to take steps necessary to recognise India as America’s major defence partner in a bid to strengthen bilateral security cooperation.

Policies for defence, aerospace industries soon

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Thursday that the state government will be coming out with policies for defence and aeropace industries

Lt Gen Devraj Anbu takes over as chief of Army’s Northern command

Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu on Thursday took over as chief of Army’s northern command overlooking the operational command of Jammu and Kashmir.

As LoC heats up, army contracts for two rocket regiments from L&T, Tata Power

With tensions escalating on the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan, the ministry of defence (MoD) has bought two regiments of the indigenous Pinaka multi-barrelled rocket launcher (MBRL) for Rs 3,230 crore.

India eyes Israeli tank, APC systems

Representatives of over 20 Israeli companies involved in the development and production program for the Merkava tank and Namer armored personnel carrier today finished the first seminar ever conducted in India. Dozens of Indian companies attended the seminar. The Ministry of Defense SIBAT – Ministry of Defense International Defense Cooperation Authority sponsored the seminar, in […]

Fresh combing operations at Nagrota, 2 complexes cleared

Two main complexes at the army unit in Nagrota, which witnessed a fierce gun battle and hostage-like situation, have been cleared by the army as combing operation continued for the second day today at the camp targeted by terrorists.