The air assets demonstration included AN-32 aircraft involved in airlifting relief material and as Air Ambulance and 2 Mi17 heavy lift helicopters of the Indian Air Force, in addition to Dornier, Seaking, UH3H and Chetak helicopters of the Indian Navy.
Demonstration inside Naval Dockyard included IN Ships Jalashwa and Gharial loading/unloading of HADR relief material while INS Nirupak demonstrated the role of an Hospital Ship.
In what is seen as the first of its kind set up between leading private firms in India’s defence sector, a weapons integration facility to manufacture Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) is all set to come up in Andhra Pradesh.
In honor of Russian Aerospace Force Day, the Russian Ministry of Defense has released its first official footage of the fifth-generation stealth aircraft
Applauding the efforts of the Indian armed forces in tackling terrorism and remaining in the forefront of relief and rescue operations both in India and abroad, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the eve of India’s 70th Independence Day assured the Army, Navy, Air Force and the Coast Guard of being provided the best weapons and defence platforms in the shortest time.
The government procured defence equipment in excess of Rs 76,000 crore for the Indian Armed Forces during 2015-16, which was around Rs 2,000 cr less than the previous year. This procurement of equipment was from both foreign and Indian vendors.This information was recently shared by defence minister Manohar Parrikar in the Parliament.Individual details of the total procurements of defence equipment from Indian Vendors and Foreign Vendors for the Armed Forces in the last two
Top small arms manufacturers from across the globe are looking to set up shop in India with a critical tweak in rules by the government that has enabled the private sector to set up manufacturing units and even cater to export orders after due permissions
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, is likely to meet on August 18 to take up the final report submitted by the team negotiating the Rafale fighter jet deal with France. “The negotiating team has submitted its report which is under examination,” the Minister said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha today.The Parrikar-headed council had met last month to review the multi-billion Euro Rafale deal and had directed the negotiating team to submit its report expeditiously.
Defence minister Manohar Parrikar has stated that the delivery of Apache helicopters will commence from July, 2019 and will be completed by March, 2020.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited today said it has flown the first Final Operational Configuration (FOC) upgraded Mirage-2000
India is now planning “a direct strategic purchase” of six flight refuelling aircraft (FRA) or tankers to enhance the reach of its fighter jets, bombers and surveillance aircraft after the bid to acquire them through global tenders failed twice over the last decade. Readmore