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DRDO chief Dr S Christopher gets one-year extension

DRDO chief Dr S Christopher gets one-year extension

The government on Friday approved a one-year extension in service to DRDO chief Dr S Christopher, an aeronautical scientist who was to retire later this month after a two-year term.

Acquiring arms

Acquiring arms

The proposal to set up a duly-empowered Defence Procurement Organisation, though welcome, would be just another attempt at tackling a situation that has long defied solution ensuring that India gets a decent deal for the vast sums it spends on military purchases.

One sentenced to life term for kidnapping, killing DRDO scientists’ son

One sentenced to life term for kidnapping, killing DRDO scientists’ son

The deceased, Shubh Rawal, was the son of a scientist couple working for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) (Representational Image/ File photo) The deceased, Shubh Rawal, was the son of a scientist couple working for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) (Representational Image/ File photo) A COURT in Pune has sentenced a […]

Army officer lands in CBI net for Rs 500 crore scam

Army officer lands in CBI net for Rs 500 crore scam

An Army official along with some officers of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) were booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation in an illegal land transfer case

Government to set up specialised defence procurement organisation

Government to set up specialised defence procurement organisation

India does not get enough bang for its buck in the arms business. With this in mind, the defence ministry is now looking to create a specialised defence procurement organisation (DPO) to streamline mega arms acquisitions as well as leverage them to build a robust defence industrial base (DIB) in the country.

Furthering India-Japan Defence Cooperation: Arun Jaitley indicates a new approach

Furthering India-Japan Defence Cooperation: Arun Jaitley indicates a new approach

While in Japan for the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank earlier this month, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

India’s missile technology capable of safeguarding its borders, says Bhamre

India’s missile technology capable of safeguarding its borders, says Bhamre

Minister of State for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre hailed the country’s advanced missile technology and said “India is capable enough to even counter dual attacks, if any”.

Jaitley hands over DRDO developed devices to forces

Jaitley hands over DRDO developed devices to forces

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday handed over a number of devices developed by the DRDO to National Security Guard, Delhi Police and National Disaster Response Force.

India-Israel $2bn weapons deal is a balancing act

India-Israel $2bn weapons deal is a balancing act

India will buy nearly $2 billion worth of weapons technology from Israel in a ‘mega’ missile agreement that’s being described as the ‘largest defence contract’ ever signed in Israel’s defence industries ‘ history’.

Indian Air Force UAV Lakshya Crashes During Trial In Odisha

Indian Air Force UAV Lakshya Crashes During Trial In Odisha

An unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV of the Indian Air Force crashed in Odisha this morning during a trial. Nobody was hurt in the incident, a senior police officer said

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