Aero India 2023

India expands strategic presence; to have defence attaches in more countries in Africa, Asia

For the first time, India will post defence attaches in several countries including Ethiopia, Mozambique, Ivory Coast, Philippines, Armenia and Poland in line with its broader policy initiative to expand strategic ties with key regions, a move that comes amid renewed geopolitical rivalries.

India to remain Sri Lanka's most reliable friend; offers modern defence equipment

India says it is and will remain Colombo's most reliable friend and dependable partner as it has underlined that New Delhi is willing to offer modern defence equipment to friendly partner countries like Sri Lanka.

Be prepared for 'black swan' events, expect the unexpected: Indian Army Chief to force

Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande has called upon the force to be always prepared for 'black swan' events and "expect the unexpected" even as he has identified technology as the new area for strategic competition among nations.

Indian Army starts induction of 'Akashteer' system to enhance air defence posture

'Project Akashteer' aims to deliver an "unprecedented level" of situational awareness and control for the force to ensure safety of friendly aircraft and engage hostile aircraft in "contested airspace".

Indian Army plans transformative reforms to boost combat capabilities

Top commanders of Indian Army have decided to explore the feasibility of creating a tailor-made organisation to function as "adversarial force" to carry out realistic wargaming and training as part of overall efforts to enhance the force's combat prowess to deal with future security challenges.

New generation ballistic missile Agni Prime successfully flight-tested

Strategic Forces Command (SFC), along with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has conducted the successful flight-test of new generation ballistic missile Agni Prime from the APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha at around 1900 hours on April 3, the Defence Ministry has announced.

DEFENCE NEWS


Def Secy presides over 'first steel cutting' of FSS for Indian Navy

Def Secy presides over 'first steel cutting' of FSS for Indian Navy Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane has presided over the "first steel cutting" of the Fleet Support Ships (FSS) for Indian Navy at Hindustan Shipyard Ltd in Visakhapatnam.

Australian Navy delegation visits WNC; both sides discuss interoperability, maritime challenges

DRDO starts work to set up test centre in Bengal: Official

Indian Navy's P8I reaches Japan for bilateral 'ASW and subject matter expert' exchange

RFPs/CONTRACTS

Defence Ministry signs contract worth over Rs. 2,890 cr with HAL for Mid Life Upgrade of 25 Dornier Aircraft of Indian Navy

MoD inks contracts worth Rs 8073 cr with HAL to procure 34 advanced light helicopters

Infantry combat vehicle upgrades: Govt inks deal with AVNL

MQ9 B drone sales to India enters next step as Congressional notification completes 30 days

Defence ministry signs Rs 1752-crore deal with Kanpur firm for stabilised remote control guns

SPACE NEWS


India-born researcher led NASA's sounding rockets mission during solar eclipse

India-born researcher led NASA's sounding rockets mission during solar eclipse The US space agency on April 8 launched three sounding rockets during the solar eclipse – visible in North America – to study how Earth's upper atmosphere is affected when sunlight momentarily dims over a portion of the planet.

US's Delta IV space rocket retires after making final launch

Agnikul puts off for third time launch of Agnibaan sub-orbital rocket

ISRO's AstroSat observatory enables study of transient black hole X-Ray binary star system

KNOW HOW


Chandrayaan-3: India's Space Exploration takes a giant leap

Chandrayaan-3: India's Space Exploration takes a giant leap The extraordinary rendezvous with the Moon has become a hallmark of India's brilliance in rocket science and a finest testimony of the country's mastery over highly advanced, sophisticated technologies involving astronautics.

Gaganyaan: ISRO's first human space flight programme

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

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