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DefExp 2020
  • As part of Gaganyaan, first unmanned mission in December 2020: ISRO

    Ahead of the launch of India's maiden human spaceflight venture 'Gaganyaan' in December 2021, the Indian Space Research Organisation will undertake two unmanned missions in December 2020 and June 2021, ISRO chairman K Sivan has said.

  • Def Ministry shortlists firms for P-75I project; approves Rs 5,100 crore worth of procurement

    In a significant move, the Defence Ministry has shortlisted two Indian shipyards – L&T and MDL – along with five foreign defence majors for the Rs 50,000 crore project (P-75I) to build six conventional submarines in India for the Navy besides approving military procurement worth Rs 5,100 crore.

  • South's first BRAHMOS-armed Sukhoi-30MKI squad to guard strategic Indian Ocean Region

    The 'Tigersharks' squadron of Sukhoi-30MKI jets integrated with BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile has been inducted by Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat in the presence of top officials including Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria at Thanjavur air base in Tamil Nadu.

  • Vizag to host naval exercise MILAN in March 2020

    After hosting the International Fleet Review in February 2016, Visakhapatnam is gearing up to host multilateral naval exercise MILAN in March this year.

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Defence in 2019: Balakot air strikes, CDS and military modernisation

Defence in 2019: Balakot air strikes, CDS and military modernisation India's doctrinal policy shift in combating terror by carrying out the Balakot air strikes inside Pakistan, appointment of a Chief of Defence Staff and hastening work on military modernisation marked a new beginning in 2019 in dealing with complex security challenges.

Water bounty may await India's Moon-bound Chandrayaan-2 mission

Indian Navy at Chinese Fleet Review sends message of bonhomie, peaceful co-existence

US, Russia pioneers of ASAT technology; India too joins club of space super powers

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