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Indian Coast Guard now one of world’s prime maritime forces: Rajnath

Indian Coast Guard now one of world’s prime maritime forces: Rajnath

🕔14:10, 9.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the Indian Coast Guard had initially started with less than than six boats and today it has more than 150 ships, and 66 aircraft, becoming one of the prime

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India and US to set-up joint working group in defence industrial security

India and US to set-up joint working group in defence industrial security

🕔21:33, 1.Oct 2021

Key highlights: Held to develop protocol for exchange of classified information between defence industries of both countries In-principle agreement to establish Indo-US Industrial Security Joint Working Group Group to meet regularly to align policies for defence industries to collaborate on

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Headquarters IDS celebrates 21st Raising Day

Headquarters IDS celebrates 21st Raising Day

🕔21:25, 1.Oct 2021

New Dehi, Oct 01 : Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff (HQ IDS) celebrated its 21st Raising Day on October 01, 2021. Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (Air Marshal BR Krishna) extended felicitations to all members

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AIR MARSHAL AMIT DEV AVSM VSM ADC ASSUMES COMMAND OF WESTERN AIR COMMAND

AIR MARSHAL AMIT DEV AVSM VSM ADC ASSUMES COMMAND OF WESTERN AIR COMMAND

🕔21:21, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 01 : Air Marshal Amit Dev AVSM VSM ADC assumed the appointment of Air Officer Commanding in Chief (AOC-in-C) of Western Air Command on 01 Oct 21. An alumnus of National Defence Academy, the Air Marshal was

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Defence Ministry approves proposals worth Rs 13,165 crore

Defence Ministry approves proposals worth Rs 13,165 crore

🕔21:58, 29.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Defence Ministry approved proposals including for Advanced Light Helicopters, guided munition and rocket ammunition valued at Rs 13,165 crore on Wednesday. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) in its meeting held under the chairmanship of Defence

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Balakot, Galwan clear signals of India’s befitting response: Rajnath

Balakot, Galwan clear signals of India’s befitting response: Rajnath

🕔17:32, 25.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India’s actions in Balakot and Galwan are clear signals to all aggressors, that any attempt to threaten sovereignty will be given a swift and befitting response, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday. Speaking at

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Indian army veterans create world record, largest team with disabilities scales Siachen Glacier

Indian army veterans create world record, largest team with disabilities scales Siachen Glacier

🕔20:16, 21.Sep 2021

Jammu, Sep 21  Indian army veterans have created a world record of having the largest team of people with disabilities to scale the world’s highest battlefield, Siachen Glacier, a defence statement said. “Team CLAW, a team of Special Forces Veterans

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Telecall between Raksha Mantri and US Secretary of Defence

Telecall between Raksha Mantri and US Secretary of Defence

🕔11:01, 21.Sep 2021

US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin made a telephone call to Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh today evening. Both the leaders discussed bilateral and regional matters, including developments in Afghanistan. They discussed defence cooperation and looked forward to working closely. The

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Govt inks Rs 1,350 cr deal with Mahindra Defence for ASW defence suites

Govt inks Rs 1,350 cr deal with Mahindra Defence for ASW defence suites

🕔07:39, 28.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 28  The Defence Ministry on Friday signed a Rs 1,350 crore contract for integrated anti-submarine warfare (ASW) defence suites with an Indian company – Mahindra Defence Systems Ltd. “Contract for procurement of 14 integrated anti-submarine warfare defence

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Govt inks Rs 1,350 cr deal with Mahindra Defence for ASW defence suites

Govt inks Rs 1,350 cr deal with Mahindra Defence for ASW defence suites

🕔22:16, 27.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 27  The Defence Ministry on Friday signed a Rs 1,350 crore contract for integrated anti-submarine warfare (ASW) defence suites with an Indian company – Mahindra Defence Systems Ltd. “Contract for procurement of 14 integrated anti-submarine warfare defence

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Defence ministry issues tender under Strategic Partnership Model for 6 subs

Defence ministry issues tender under Strategic Partnership Model for 6 subs

🕔13:22, 21.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 21  In a big boost for the Indian Navy’s submarine fleet, the defence ministry issued a Request of Proposal (RFP) on Tuesday for the first acquisition programme under the Strategic Partnership Model for construction of six AIP

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Signed 102 contracts with local vendors in last 3 years: MoD

Signed 102 contracts with local vendors in last 3 years: MoD

🕔07:28, 20.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 20  The Defence Ministry has signed 102 contracts with local vendors for capital procurement of defence equipment such as aircraft, missiles, tanks, bullet proof jackets, guns, navy vessels, radars, networks and others in last three years, Parliament

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Defence Ministry approves Rs 498.8 cr for startups, innovation

Defence Ministry approves Rs 498.8 cr for startups, innovation

🕔21:54, 9.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 9  The Defence Ministry on Wednesday approved Rs 498.8 crore to support startups and innovation in the defence manufacturing sector. Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar said that the step is a big boost to startups in defence. He

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Defence reforms will make India global powerhouse in coming times: Rajnath

Defence reforms will make India global powerhouse in coming times: Rajnath

🕔21:05, 7.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 7  Expressing confidence about the reforms in defence sector, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that these reforms will make India a global powerhouse in the times to come. Addressing a gathering during launch of a

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Purchase of indigenous air defence guns, ammo worth Rs 6K cr cleared

Purchase of indigenous air defence guns, ammo worth Rs 6K cr cleared

🕔19:23, 4.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 4  In a boost for the air defence system, the Defence Ministry on Friday approved the proposals concerning modernisation of its the Army’s air defence guns. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), in its meeting chaired by Defence

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Defence Ministry clears Navy’s mega deal for submarine procurement

Defence Ministry clears Navy’s mega deal for submarine procurement

🕔16:15, 4.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 4  The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Friday cleared the issuing of a Request For Proposal (RFP) for the Indian Navy’s mega deal to procure six submarines under Project-75I through a strategic partnership route worth over Rs

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No govt decision yet over procurement of 30 armed drones from US

No govt decision yet over procurement of 30 armed drones from US

🕔08:45, 8.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 8  The Defence Ministry has not yet reached any conclusion over procurement of 30 armed drones from US-based General Atomics as the Indian Air Force has raised apprehensions over their usefulness. The deal is valued at approximately

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India approves procurement of 72,000 assault rifles

India approves procurement of 72,000 assault rifles

🕔07:53, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  The Union Defence Ministry has approved a proposal to purchase 72,000 Sig Sauer assault rifles from the US at a cost of around Rs 780 crore. The Defence Acquisition Council led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

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India can now take defence assets on lease

India can now take defence assets on lease

🕔07:49, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  India can take defence assets on lease as and when required and operate without owning thereby, substituting huge initial capital outlays, the Defence Ministry said on Monday while releasing the new defence acquisition procedure. Defence Minister

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Befitting reply if anyone attacks India: Rajnath

Befitting reply if anyone attacks India: Rajnath

🕔07:35, 15.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 15  Asserting that India took actions only for self-defence and not to attack others, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that any enemy country attacking India will be given a befitting reply. “Whatever we do in

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