A total of Rs 82,496 crore was spent on buying military hardware and weapon systems from foreign vendors in the last three financial years.
Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has drawn up plans to make India self-sufficient in production of arms and ammunition with the twin objectives of reducing imports and meeting nation’s requirements.
The US has topped the list of foreign countries with which India has signed contracts for procurement of weapons and military platforms in the last two years, followed by Israel and Britain.
Manohar Parrikar demonstrated urgency in arms purchases, but failed to take measures to synergise combat capabilities During his tenure as India’s Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar came across as a sincere and perceptive leader and an accomplished manager. He gave a free hand to the Army to engage proactively on the LoC. He got the Prime […]
The agreement encompasses the transfer of technology and production capabilities from IAI to DTL to enable the indigenous capability for mini UAV systems for the benefit of Indian end-users and in support of the Indian government’s “Make in India” initiative.
In line with Government’s Act East Policy, both public and private defence companies are looking to export defence products and equipments to friendly nations like Vietnam, Thailand and others. India has held a range of talks on the sale of indigenously developed surface-to-air Akash missile and supersonic Bramhos missile to Vietnam, the government today […]
Back to back successful test firing of Missiles by India gives a strong message across the borders in China and Pakistan
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.
India’s future main battle tank, the T-90MS ‘Tagil’, which will be license manufactured in Avadi in Chennai, will not be equipped with new-generation active protection systems that destroy incoming missiles and shells before they can hit the tank. Active protection systems have saved the lives of dozens of tank crew deployed in Israeli combat […]