ISRO successfully launches PSLV-C53 with three Singapore satellites onboard

PSLV-C53 is the second dedicated commercial mission of NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), the commercial arm of ISRO. It had on June 23 launched GSAT-24 in its first "demand-driven" communication satellite mission post space sector reforms, leasing the entire capacity on board to Direct-to-Home (DTH) service provider Tata Play.

India successfully tests high-speed expendable aerial target Abhyas

India has successfully flight-tested the indigenously developed high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT), ABHYAS, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur off the Odisha coast, as per a statement.

DRDO, Indian Army successfully test ingeniously-developed anti-tank missile

The DRDO and the Indian Army have successfully tested indigenously-developed anti-tank guided missile at KK range in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, the Defence Ministry has said.

Defence Ministers of India, Malaysia hold talks to deepen bilateral defence ties

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has interacted with his Malaysian counterpart Hishamuddin bin Hussein virtually to deepen defence cooperation between the two countries.

Selected OEM for multi-role fighter aircraft programme will have to ensure tech transfer: IAF Chief

The winner of the Indian Air Force's mega project to procure 114 Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft (MRFA) will have to ensure the transfer of technology as it would be implemented under the framework of the 'Make-in-India' initiative, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari has said.

IAF can deliver desired punch when required within short time frame: Air Chief Marshal

India should comprehend the situation along its unsettled western and northern borders as a 'two-front' contingency and prepare for it accordingly, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari has said.

Defence News


India, Saudi Arabia hold talks to boost defence cooperation

India, Saudi Arabia hold talks to boost defence cooperation India and Saudi Arabia have held wide-ranging talks to further bolster bilateral defence cooperation. It is learnt that both sides explored the possibility of cooperation between the defence firms of the two countries.

IAF to participate in tactical leadership programme in Egypt

Global order increasingly challenged with little or no regard to rules: IAF chief

Recruitment process to remain unchanged, regimentation system to continue: Tri-services on Agnipath

RFPs/Contracts

Albania buys anti-tank Javelin missiles to strengthen army

HAL, Bharat Electronics ink deal to make indigenous search & track system for Su-30 MKI jets

HAL signs contract with Nigerian Army for Phase II training on Chetak Helicopter

Indian Defence Ministry signs Rs 3,102 crore worth contracts with BEL

MoD signs Rs 1,075 crore contract with BEL for retro-modification of commander sight in battle tanks

Space News


Gaganyaan mission can't happen this year or next year, focus fully on safety aspects: ISRO Chief

Gaganyaan mission can't happen this year or next year, focus fully on safety aspects: ISRO Chief Indian Space Reasearch Organisation (ISRO) Chairman S Somanath has said the launch of the ambitious Gaganyaan mission, the country's first manned space flight, cannot happen this year or next year as the agency is keen to ensure that all safety systems are in place.

NASA hopes New Zealand launch will pave way for Moon landing

India's latest communication satellite GSAT-24 successfully launched

South Korea launches homegrown space rocket in 2nd such attempt

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'Floating island': Onboard India's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant

'Floating island': Onboard India's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant As India celebrated its 75th Independence Day on 15th August, 2021, the Southern Naval Command (SNC) has offered a sneak peek into the engineering marvel that is 'INS Vikrant' – the Nation's first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC).

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

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