India and US to carry out two-day mega naval drill in Indian Ocean from today

The Indian Navy will participate in a two-day mega naval exercise with the US naval carrier strike group Ronald Reagan in the Indian Ocean region from today, in reflection of the growing operational cooperation between the two navies, officials said.

Defence Minister to visit CSL to review progress of indigenous aircraft carrier

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will visit the Cochin Shipyard Ltd. (CSL) on June 25 to review the progress of the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) being built there for the Indian Navy.

EU, India committed to free, open, inclusive and rules-based Indo-Pacific

The European Union (EU) and India are committed to a free, open, inclusive and rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific, underpinned by respect for territorial integrity, sovereignty and freedom of navigation and overflight, the influential grouping has said.

Induction of Rafale aircraft into Indian Air Force by 2022: IAF Chief

IAF Chief R K S Bhadauria has said the induction of 36 Rafale aircraft into the Indian Air Force would take place by 2022. In 2016, India had signed an inter-governmental agreement with France to procure 36-Rafale jets at a cost Rs 59,000 crore.

Valour of Galwan bravehearts will be eternally etched in memory of nation: Army

Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane on Tuesday led the force in hailing the valour of the 20 soldiers who laid down their lives while defending the country's territorial integrity in the face of "unprecedented" Chinese aggression at the Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh a year ago.

Defence Minister approves budgetary support of Rs 499 crore for innovations in defence sector

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved budgetary support of nearly Rs 499 crore for research and innovation in the defence sector for the next five years.


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