• US Navy prepares to test fire Naval Strike Missile from LCS

    Norwegian defence firm Kongsberg has been contracted by the US Navy to demonstrate the test firing of the Naval Strike Missile from a Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).

  • Dassault chief to be in Delhi to discuss delay in MMRCA deal

    The Chief of French firm Dassault Aviation, which has been selected for supplying 126 medium multirole combat aircraft (MMRCA) to the Indian Air Force, will be in New Delhi later this week to meet top Defence Ministry officials to discuss delays in finalisation of the multi-billion dollar contract.

  • Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 2014' begins

    The India-US combined military training exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 2014', part of an ongoing bilateral defence cooperation, has started in the foothills of Himalayas of Chaubattia in Uttarakhand.

  • NASA selects Boeing, SpaceX to transport U S astronauts to ISS

    NASA has unveiled its selection of Boeing and SpaceX to transport US crews to and from the space station using their CST-100 and Crew Dragon spacecraft, respectively, with a goal of ending the nation's sole reliance on Russia in 2017.


Indigenisation to catalyse, transform India's defence sector

Indigenisation to catalyse, transform India's defence sector Since its independence, India has charted a long, arduous path in giving a well-defined, dignified shape to its defence development and production sector. Starting almost from scratch and overcoming many challenges, today the country stands tall as one of the major Asian powers with an indigenous defence industry base, holding the potential to transform itself into a vibrant hub of world-class design, development, manufacturing and export hub of high-end defence products.

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