Union finance minister Arun Jaitley, who got the additional charge of the defence ministry a week ago, has given the green light to widespread military reforms.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday strongly pitched for fast-tracking procurement of defence systems to enhance India’s military capability and said armed forces must remain ready for warfare along the borders.
In August 2016, the Sri Lankan government made the announcement that it was seeking to procure between eight and 12 combat aircraft to replace its ageing air force assets.
Minister of Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley while inaugurating the India-Russia Military Industrial Conference here today said relations with Russia are a key pillar of India’s foreign policy and Russia has been India’s long standing time-tested strategic partner since the last 70 years.
Pakistan’s powerful military continues to play a strong role in the country’s national security and foreign affairs, the US State Department’s Office of Inspector General has said.
China’s announcement of a 7 per cent rise in military spending for the year came shortly after President Donald Trump called for a 10 per cent increase in America’s defense budget
European Union states agreed on Monday to open a small command centre to run military training missions abroad, a step France and Italy hope is a precursor to an EU defence headquarters.
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.
Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa had some unusual advice when top officers gathered for his first speech last year
The military is under increasing scrutiny. I am often asked as to why we shy away from answering questions on organisational and man-management problems