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Defence ministry inks contract worth Rs 2,971 Cr with BDL to procure Astra missiles

Astra MK-I BVR AAM has been indigenously designed and developed by the DRDO based on the requirements issued by the IAF

01 Jun 2022 1:18 AM

Indigenous weapons must to surprise enemies: PM Modi

Modi asserted that surprise element during war can only be attained if customised and unique weapons are developed in one’s own country

26 Feb 2022 6:47 AM

Sri Lanka makes defence ministry's NOC mandatory for foreigners marrying locals

Registrar General WMMB Weerasekera, in a circular dated October 18, said that the decision has been taken due to national security reasons

27 Dec 2021 12:36 PM

India to take up Rs 20,000 crore US Predator drones acquisition case on Monday

The Indian Navy is the lead service for this acquisition case and it is jointly putting it up for clearance from the government

15 Nov 2021 11:27 AM

India issues tender for Rs 50,000 crore project to build six submarines

Clearance for issuing the tender or the request for proposal (RFP) was given in a meeting of the defence acquisition council

20 Jul 2021 1:54 PM

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War histories to be declassified in 5 years

War records will be open after 25 years; Government can withhold sensitive info

13 Jun 2021 9:28 AM

India, China hold fresh talks; Indian Army strengthens troop presence near Pangong

The two sides held talks for around six hours on Monday as well but no concrete outcome emerged from the engagement, the sources said

01 Sep 2020 3:34 PM

Kavkaz 2020: India pulls out of Russia war game over China, Pakistan participation

The exercise Kavkaz is being held in Astrakhan region of Southern Russia from 15-27 September 2020

30 Aug 2020 11:07 AM

Gas tank blast rocks Iran's capital, no casualties: ministry

A number of social media users reported seeing an orange light in the east of Tehran as the tank blew up around midnight

26 Jun 2020 12:19 PM

Defence ministry gives nod for OFB to build 156 BMP II vehicles for the Army

The delivery time is expected to be after two years, according to sources

01 Jun 2020 5:45 PM

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‘Non-lapsable’ fund for military, forces mooted

The defence ministry has also asked the commission to look at the monetisation of surplus land.

03 Feb 2020 3:42 AM

India gets CDS at last: A role that will evolve

The need was felt for a single-point strategic military adviser to the government.

03 Jan 2020 6:35 AM

Govt to forces: Prepare fund requirement plan

The Army, Air Force and Navy have been asking defence ministry for more funds in the forthcoming Union Budget to meet modernisation requirement.

28 Nov 2019 6:14 AM

Army wants homosexuality, adultery to remain punishable uffences: report

Earlier this year, Army chief General Bipin Rawat had said gay sex and adultery will not be allowed in the Army.

01 Nov 2019 9:09 AM

Defence Ministry to decide on Army's Rs 10,000 crore Akash missiles proposal for Pak, China border

The Akash missile system has been developed in India by DRDO and has proven to be highly successful in the defence forces.

21 Oct 2019 1:49 PM

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'Not worried': Rajnath invites investment from defence industry

He asserted that he is not afraid of potential corruption charges and 'not worried' that fingers will be pointed at him.

04 Oct 2019 4:08 PM

Defence Minister to decide on Rs 10,000 crore worth defence deals in August

The first defence acquisition council meeting to be chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to take place in August.

24 Jul 2019 7:23 PM

Modi 2.0 spent Rs 8,500 crore on defence deals in its first 50 days

The ministry sources said some of the projects were initiated before the 2019 elections have been concluded after the government was formed.

23 Jul 2019 9:42 PM

United Nations report on J&K ‘helped’ Pak: Govt

The report said that Indian Army is proactively engaging with MEA and MHA to counter the propaganda.

19 Jul 2019 7:38 AM

Pak continues to encourage terror groups to target India: Defence Ministry report

Pulwama attack is also a confirmation of India continuing to be persistent target of ‘Pakistan sponsored’ cross border terrorism policy.

18 Jul 2019 7:36 PM

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