Ukraine war

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US Approves $285 Million Sale Of NASAMS Air Defence System To Ukraine

Amid the urgent need for a defence system to Ukraine, the United States announced the approval of a $285 million sale of a NASAMS air defence system. Besides the defence, the United States Government also approved other equipment for Ukraine. Notably, after a recent drone attack, Kyiv needs a boost in protection against Russian strikes. Ukraine's air defenses have played a key role in protecting the country from strikes.

Thu, 25 May 2023 - 10:55 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: ukraine war, Defence, USA, US Government, approval, Russian Airstrike

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

PM Modi At Aerospace Event

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PM Modi Inaugurates 14th Aerospace & Defence Exhibition In Bengaluru

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Aero Show, in Bengaluru, on February 13.  This is the 14th edition of India's largest aerospace and defence exhibition in India. During the inauguration, PM Modi said, that aerospace is a great opportunity for 'Make In India' and "We must work to increase innovation in defence." The five-day event will be held in Bengaluru, with the participation of 100 nations, including over 700 exhibitors from India.

Mon, 13 Feb 2023 - 10:50 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Defence, make in india, PM Narendra Modi, Aerospace Event, exhibition

Courtesy: India Today

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Indian Army To Have New Regiments Of Akash Prime Air Defence System

The Indian Army is set to have two new regiments of the Akash Prime missile air defence system. The proposal is currently at an advanced stage. This comes as a big boost in the Indian military's ability to shoot down incoming missiles and drones from external forces. This announcement comes after the army's western and south western commands conducted test firings of the currently existing Akash missiles.

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 08:48 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: National Security, Indian Army, Defence, air defence system, miltary

Courtesy: ANI

Former Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma

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Court Summons Former Defence Secy In Agusta Westland Case

Acting on a supplementary charge-sheet filed by the CBI last month, a Special Court has summoned ex-Indian Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma and four former IAF officials in the Agusta Westland corruption case. All the accused are supposed to appear before the court on April 28. Notably, the CBI alleges that certain parameters pertaining to the helicopter had been altered to profit the Agusta Westland company.

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 03:32 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Crime, Defence, corruption, CBI, cbi probe

Courtesy: ANI

BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile,

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Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile Successfully Test-Fired From INS Visakhapatnam

Indian Navy test-fired a naval variant of supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from the guided-missile destroyer off the western seaboard, on February 18. The warship has now reached Visakhapatnam to take part in President’s Fleet Review, on February 21. The missile was tested from INS Visakhapatnam which is the latest warship of the Indian Navy. Notably, an underwater version is also being developed which will be exported to foreign nations. … read-more

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 01:10 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: India, Indian Navy, BrahMos cruise missile, INS Visakhapatnam, Defence

Courtesy: ANI News

Modi and LCH

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PM Modi Hands Over Made-In-India 'LCH' To The Indian Air Force

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 19, handed over an indigenously manufactured Made-In-India light combat helicopter (LCH) to the Indian Air Force. For efficient combat missions, the light combat helicopter includes sophisticated technologies and stealth features and is reportedly designed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. It is the world's only assault helicopter capable of landing and taking off at 5,000 meters while carrying a large… read-more

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 07:24 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Made in India, Atmanirbhar, India, Defence, PM Modi

Courtesy: IndiaToday

Abayas Missile Training

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DRDO Successfully Flight Tests 'Abhyas' High-Speed Expendable Aerial Target

Abhyas, a High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) was successfully tested by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The trial was carried out from the integrated test range, Chandipur of the coast of Bay of Bengal in Odisha, which was tracked using radars and electro-optic equipment. The move is believed to provide India with much better defence training and a realistic scenario for practicing "weapon system".

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 - 08:14 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: India, Indian Army, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence

Courtesy: ANI



Indian Army Organises Defence Training For Local Girls, Boys: J&K

The Indian Army on October 22 organized a Village Defence Committee (VDC) training for girls and boys living in the local board area of Rajouri district, Lam Sector. The training focused on weapon handling, firing, martial arts, and certain defence techniques. The training has been kept confidential by the Indian Army due to certain terrorist activity near the border area.

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 - 06:50 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Defence, Indian Army, Military Training

Courtesy: ANI

PM Modi

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PM Modi Inaugurates 7 Defence Firms Carved Out Of OFB

On the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 15 launched seven new companies carved out of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). The new companies will not only achieve expertise but also become a global brand, he said. The Prime Minister added that the goal of the government is to make the country the world's biggest military power on its own.

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 07:24 PM / by Joy Pillai

Tags: PM Modi, Narendra Modi, ordnance factory board, Defence

Courtesy: Business Standard

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defense

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Parliamentary Standing Committee Visits BDL To Study Defense Modernization

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defense on August 27 visited Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) in Hyderabad to understand "Modernization of Defence Public Sector Undertaking". The committee was informed about "present product ranges, production facilities, and modernization activities executed by BDL and its contribution to the "Atma-Nirbhar" program. Reportedly, BDL is also working on various projects ranging from robotics, artificial… read-more

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 - 09:31 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: BDL, Defence, Parliamentary Committee, Hyderabad

Courtesy: ANI