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Approval granted for purchase of defence equipment worth Rs 2,700 cr

The meeting of the council, the highest decision-making body for defence purchase, was chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

27 Feb 2019 1:52 PM

'Hope to get new squadron of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets soon’: HAL

According to reports, HAL is expected to manufacture two additional aircraft from the facility by the end of 2019.

21 Feb 2019 1:02 PM

India, Sweden ink security protection agreement

The agreement was signed on Wednesday during Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's visit to the Nordic country.

15 Feb 2019 10:55 AM

India signs contract with US firm for 72,400 assault rifles for Indian Army

These new assault rifles will come at a cost of around Rs 700 crore, Defence Ministry officials said.

12 Feb 2019 6:56 PM

Defence ministry objected to role of PMO on Rafale deal in 2015: report

The Defence Ministry vehemently objected to the 'parallel negotiations' conducted by PM's office with France, according to a report.

08 Feb 2019 11:50 AM


No TA/DA for Army officers: Def Min wing issues order, backtracks after uproar

Army officials started an uproar on social media and subsequently the PCDA removed the information from its website.

05 Feb 2019 11:47 AM

Government clears Rs 40,000 crore project to construct 6 submarines

This was decided at a meeting of the DAC, the ministry's highest decision-making body on procurement, officials said.

01 Feb 2019 11:40 AM

Defence Ministry approves military procurement worth Rs 3000 Cr

The go-ahead for both acquisitions was given by Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), ministry's highest decision-making body on procurement.

01 Dec 2018 3:47 PM

Defence ministry is in a spot after tweet by official

Some of them even said the principal spokesperson’s comments reflected the approach of the bureaucracy towards the armed forces.

27 Oct 2018 1:21 AM

Defence Ministry reiterates stand, says govt had no role in choosing Reliance

'Unnecessary controversies are being created and the statement perhaps needs to be seen in its full context', Ministry said.

22 Sep 2018 5:57 PM


Military equipment worth Rs 9,100 crore gets defence ministry's approval

Acquisition proposals were approved by DAC, Defence Ministry's highest decision making body on procurement.

18 Sep 2018 4:00 PM

Govt clears procurement of 111 naval helicopters at a cost of Rs 21,000 cr

The utility helicopters will be used in attack missions as well as for search and rescue and surveillance operations.

27 Aug 2018 9:38 AM

At last, military to get some guns & missiles

The $6.5 billion deals may be minuscule for US defence manufacturers, but the industry does not scoff at any business coming its way.

27 Aug 2018 12:00 AM

Govt approves Rs 46,000 cr for guns, missiles and copters

Focus on Make in India, indigenous tech; aim to boost Naval power.

26 Aug 2018 4:57 AM

Indian Navy to get 111 utility helicopters worth Rs 21,000 crore

The Defence Ministry on Saturday approved the procurement of 111 utility helicopters for the Navy.

25 Aug 2018 5:30 PM


Major Aditya Kumar, Rifleman Aurangzeb to get Shaurya Chakra

The official list of gallantry award winners was released by the Defence Ministry on the eve of the Independence Day.

14 Aug 2018 9:09 PM

Reliance Group denies recieving Rafale contract from Defence Ministry

Dassault choose Reliance Defence Ltd to meet its 'offset' or export obligation.

12 Aug 2018 12:54 PM

Govt seeks Parliament's nod for Rs 11,698 cr additional expenditure

The government is also seeking Rs 1,708 crore for the Petroleum Ministry.

31 Jul 2018 12:56 PM

India, US to hold its first tri-military services drill this year

Three wings of armed forces of India, US hold separate military exercises, this will be first time both countries will have joint drill.

15 Jul 2018 1:33 PM

Indian Army tests 'Air Cavalry' concept in Rajasthan desert

Under the concept, weaponised helicopters carry out combined action against enemy in coordination with tanks and mechanised ground forces.

13 May 2018 5:24 PM