PM lauds armed forces for supporting self-reliance in defence, mentions export of BRAHMOS missile

From the ramparts of the Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday saluted the armed forces for supporting his vision for a self-reliant India and made a mention of the export of BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile.

DEFEXPO 2022 to be held from Oct 18-22 in Gandhinagar

Premier defence exhibition DefExpo-2022, which was postponed in March, will now be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat between October 18 and 22, the defence ministry said on Monday.

Approval accorded for procurement of military hardware worth Rs 1.83 lakh crore since 2020-21: Govt

The government on Friday said it accorded the Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) or in-principle approval for procurement of military equipment worth Rs 1,83,778 crore since 2020-21.

Indian Navy takes delivery of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 'Vikrant'

The Indian Navy has taken delivery of the country's first indigenously built aircraft carrier 'Vikrant' from its manufacturer, Cochin Shipyard Ltd, ahead of its scheduled commissioning next month. The aircraft carrier, built at a cost of around Rs 20,000 crore, successfully completed the fourth and final phase of sea trials three weeks back.

Indian Defence ministry clears arms procurement proposals worth Rs 28,732 crore

The Indian MoD has approved the procurement of military equipment and weapons worth Rs 28,000 crore, including swarm drones and close-quarter battle carbines, to bolster the overall combat prowess of the armed forces along the northern and western borders.

Indian Navy fast advancing on path of self reliance: Def minister after launching stealth frigate

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has launched stealth frigate 'Dunagiri', built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), on River Hooghly here, and said that Indian Navy is fast advancing on the path of self reliance.

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US, Australia among 6 countries interested in Tejas: Govt

US, Australia among 6 countries interested in Tejas: Govt The US, Australia, Indonesia and the Philippines are among six countries, which have shown interest in India's Tejas aircraft while Malaysia has already shortlisted the jet under its acquisition programme, the government said on Friday.

India, US to carry out mega military exercise in Uttarakhand's Auli in October

Collaboration with foreign companies is intrinsic to becoming 'atmanirbhar' in defence production: Army Chief

Country's economic prowess gets reflected in its ammunition: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

RFPs/Contracts

Defence ministry issues tender to procure over 29,000 'night sights' for army's assault rifles

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

Space News


Russia to drop out of International Space Station after 2024

Russia to drop out of International Space Station after 2024 Russia will pull out of the International Space Station after 2024 and focus on building its own orbiting outpost, the country's new space chief has said amid high tensions between Moscow and the West over the fighting in Ukraine.

NASA's James Webb telescope detects water on distant planet

NASA satellite breaks from orbit around Earth, heads to moon

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

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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