Headlines
  • India, China hold 11th round of military talks; focus on further disengagement in eastern Ladakh

    India and China have held another round of military talks to take forward the disengagement process in the remaining friction points such as the Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang in eastern Ladakh.

  • Integration among three services key to face future security challenges: CDS

    Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has dispelled apprehensions that the creation of theatre commands to increase the synergy among the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force would lead to one service usurping the other two as he described such concerns as a "misnomer".

  • India, Russia discuss defence ties, Afghan peace process, Indo-Pacific

    Russia has promised expansion of joint production of weapons systems in India as the two countries have held extensive talks covering key areas of bilateral cooperation as well as pressing issues like the Afghan peace process and each other's outlook for the Indo-Pacific region.

  • India joins multilateral naval drill in eastern Indian Ocean

    India and three other Quad member nations have joined France in kick-starting a three-day mega naval exercise in the eastern Indian Ocean, in reflection of their growing strategic cooperation in the region.

Defence News


US Navy conducts freedom of navigation operation in Indian waters without New Delhi's prior consent

US Navy conducts freedom of navigation operation in Indian waters without New Delhi's prior consent The US Navy has carried out a “freedom of navigation operation” in the Indian waters near Lakshadweep Islands without New Delhi's prior consent to challenge India's "excessive" maritime claims, a statement issued by the Commander of the US 7th fleet has said.

IAF chief flies Su-30MKI fighter jet to witness its 'capability enhancement'

Indian Army Chief meets Bangladesh's armed forces' chiefs; holds talks to bolster defence ties

China capable of launching cyber attacks on India; focusing on cyber defence: CDS

RFPs/Contracts

Defence ministry seals deal with Mahindra Defence for procurement of 1,300 combat vehicles

Navy signs contract with Suryadipta Projects for 11 ACTCM barges

Greece, France sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

GRSE signs USD 12.7-million contract with govt of Guyana

Thales, Bharat Dynamics ink deal to work on air defence system

Space News


US-Russian trio blast off on mission to space station

US-Russian trio blast off on mission to space station NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei along with Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov have blasted off to the International Space Station onboard the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft from the Baikonur launch facility in Kazakhstan.

Novel technique for tracking eruptions from Sun to be used in India's first solar mission

NASA exchanges data of its Mars mission with India, China, UAE & European Space Agency

ISRO revises launch schedule of GISAT-1 after "minor issue" with satellite

KNOW HOW


From MiG-21 to Mirage to Rafale jets: A look at India's key fighter aircraft acquisitions

From MiG-21 to Mirage to Rafale jets: A look at India's key fighter aircraft acquisitions From opting for the Russian Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau-made MiG-21 in 1961 to receiving the first batch of five French-manufactured Rafale multi-role combat jets on Wednesday, India has come a long way in boosting its air-strike prowess.

COVID crisis: India's "golden chance" to turn the challenge into an opportunity

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

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

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