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It Was DRDO All The Day On February 11, 2017

It Was DRDO All The Day On February 11, 2017

Early Saturday morning at 0745 hours, India’s DRDO successfully test-fired a interceptor missile off Odisha coast and achieved a significant milestone in the direction of developing a 2-layered Ballistic Missile Defence system.

ITBP troops get snow scooters to patrol Chinese border

ITBP troops get snow scooters to patrol Chinese border

Expensive and sleek snow scooters, usually found at ice-capped tourist spots for adventure sport lovers, have for the first time been inducted for patrol by ITBP troops along the Sino-Indian frontier.

Interceptor missile successfully hits incoming missile in sky, big step towards two-layered shield

Interceptor missile successfully hits incoming missile in sky, big step towards two-layered shield

India took a big step towards an operational two-tier ballistic missile defence (BMD) system by testing a high-altitude interceptor missile to destroy an incoming ballistic missile over the Bay of Bengal on Saturday morning.

Aero India seminar to showcase aerospace technologies, military products

Aero India seminar to showcase aerospace technologies, military products

Organised by DRDO and Aeronautical Society of India, event has attracted about 900 delegates

India Provides Dedicated Technology Development Fund For Private Defense Firms

India Provides Dedicated Technology Development Fund For Private Defense Firms

In a bid to push domestic manufacturing, Indian government has decided to provide special fund to small defense manufacturing companies for developing new technologies.

Urgent arms deals of Rs 20,000 crore inked to keep forces ready

Urgent arms deals of Rs 20,000 crore inked to keep forces ready

India is finally taking steps to make its armed forces fighting fit. The country has inked a flurry of emergency deals for ammunition and spares worth around Rs 20,000 crore over the last two to three months to ensure its fighters and tanks, infantry and warships, are all ready to go to battle at short notice. Reports Times Of India.

MSMEs can boost India’s defence exports with policy support

MSMEs can boost India’s defence exports with policy support

India is one of the largest importers of conventional defence equipment and spends about 31.1% of its total defence budget on capital acquisitions and about 60% of its defence requirements being import dependent

Insignificant amount for defence won’t help tackle collusive threat of China, Pakistan: P K Sehgal

Insignificant amount for defence won’t help tackle collusive threat of China, Pakistan: P K Sehgal

Defence Expert Major General (Retd.) P.K. Sehgal on Thursday said such an insignificant amount for defence in the Union Budget will not serve the purpose as India needs more force multipliers

Streamline Procurements To See That Budget Lapse Is Not More Than 2-3% : Roomie Dara Vakil, Solar Industries India Ltd

Streamline Procurements To See That Budget Lapse Is Not More Than 2-3% : Roomie Dara Vakil, Solar Industries India Ltd

Last year the budget was Rs.2.58 Lakh crores of which Rs.88,000 crores was for Capital expenditure. In the last four years Rs.35,000 crores capital expenditure has not been utilized and there is a 10% lapse every year.

In India’s ‘make or break’ Budget, defence may take a back seat

In India’s ‘make or break’ Budget, defence may take a back seat

India’s disruptive cash ban may prevent Finance Minister Arun Jaitley from using this week’s budget to quicken the pace of the country’s much-needed military modernization.

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