President Biden reaffirmed strength to defence ties with India: Shringla

US President Joe Biden in his first-ever meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed the strength to defence relationship and his unwavering commitment to India as a major defence partner, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said.

Indian Defence Ministry places order for 118 tanks

The Defence Ministry has sealed a contract to procure 118 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) Arjun for the Indian Army at a cost of Rs 7,523 crore, in a major move to boost its combat capabilities. The defence ministry placed the order for the Arjuna Mk-1A tanks with the Heavy Vehicles Factory (HVF), Avadi, Chennai.

Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari to be new Chief of Indian Air Force

Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari will take charge as the chief of the Indian Air Force after the incumbent, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, retires on September 30, the defence ministry has said. Air Marshal Chaudhari is currently serving as Vice Chief of the Air Staff.

India looking at creating rocket force: CDS Gen Rawat

India is looking at "creating a rocket force", Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat has said even as he underlined the need for extensive use of niche technology to combat various national security challenges, including possible aggression by China.

India, Australia decide to expand military engagements at 2+2 talks

India and Australia have decided to expand military engagements across services and facilitate greater sharing of critical information in line with their resolve to significantly expand strategic ties.

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter payloads made discovery-class findings, says ISRO

The observations of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter payloads have yielded discovery-class findings, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). There were eight scientific payloads hosted on the orbiter craft.

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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