Defence

Countdown begins for launch of communication satellite GSAT-7A

The mission life of the GSAT-7A, built by the Indian Space Research Organisation, is eight years. It will provide communication capability to users in Ku-band over the Indian region, the space agency said.

IAF to go ‘Green’, tests biofuel blended with the aviation turbine fuel

In an effort to cut down its carbon footprint and attempts to cut down its fuel import bill, team from the Aircraft Systems and Testing Establishment (ASTE) test flew a bio-fuel demonstrator Russian m

Indian Navy to adopt high tech approach to detect and deter maritime threats in the Indian Ocean Region

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision towards Security and Growth of all in the Region (SAGAR, the Indian Navy’s Information Fusion Centre (IFC) for the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) will

Vijay Diwas: Bangladesh honours Indian bravehearts of 1971 war posthumously

On the occasion of Vijay Diwas, the Bangladesh government on Sunday posthumously honoured 12 Indian Armed Forces personnel for sacrificing their lives during the 1971 Indo-Pak War.

Army chief Bipin Rawat cites difficulties in putting women in combat role

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat Saturday said there are women officers engaged in exercises like mining and de-mining operations and also manning the air defence system, but cited difficulties in assig

Wouldn’t have achieved freedom without India: Bangladesh delegation

Expressing gratitude to the Indian Armed Forces, members of a visiting Bangladesh delegation Saturday said that the country would not have attained liberation from Pakistan as fast as it did without t

Smart Fencing on border and improved connectivity in NE tops the agenda of talks in the Home Ministry

Ahead of his scheduled visit to Dhubri to inaugurate the smart fencing project, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday evening chaired a high level meeting in New Delhi and decided to expedite co

Big win for Modi government! SC gives clean chit to Rs 58,000-cr Rafale deal

On the back foot after its recent electoral drubbing, the Narendra Modi government on Friday got a shot in the arm at an opportune time, with the Supreme Court dismissing a clutch of pleas challenging

Rafale fighter jets deal: SC to pronounce verdict on pleas seeking probe with France on Friday

The Supreme Court is scheduled Friday to pronounce verdict on pleas seeking court-monitored probe in the multi-billion dollar Rafale fighter jet deal with France.

India Russia review the draft of Logistic Sharing agreement as well as deepening military ties

India and Russia on Thursday reviewed the progress made on various projects between the two countries at the 18th session of the Russian-Indian inter-governmental commission on military-technical coop

India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district

Indian and Pakistani soldiers traded fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, Defence Ministry sources said.

Air Force has 13 percent of women officers, the highest among 3 forces

The Air Force has 13.09 per cent of women officers in its force. Women are recruited in the Army, Navy and the Air Force only in the officer's rank.

Asked Pakistan to vacate all areas under its illegal occupation last month, says government

The government on Wednesday said India has repeatedly called upon Pakistan to immediately vacate all areas under its illegal occupation and it made this assertion to Islamabad last month as well.

India step-ups its maritime security efforts, inks agreement to gather information on merchant navies in international waters

India inks Ascension Agreement to the Trans Regional Maritime Network (T-RMN) with Italy. The multilateral construct comprises of 30 countries and is steered by Italy.

WATCH: Indian, Chinese troops do Bhangra, share a light moment during Hand-in-Hand military exercise

A fresh chapter in military diplomacy started when the troops of India and China met after two years for the joint Hand-in-Hand exercise and practiced Battle Obstacle Course, which involved tactical l

Made in India Light Utility Helicopters by HAL to replace Cheetah and Chetak

The indigenously built Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) which will replace the ageing Cheetah and Chetak helicopters being used by the armed forces is set to undertake high altitude cold weather trials

Indigenous Kaiga nuclear power plant KGS-1 sets a world record, puts India as a front runner

Presently, there are 21 reactors under different stage of construction, including 4 Units at Kudankulam with Russian collaboration and 1 fast breeder reactor augmenting the total installed capacity to

Agni-5: How does India’s ballistic nuclear missile compare with Chinese and Pakistani counterparts

In April 2012, India entered into the Intercontinental ballistic Missile (ICBM) club when it had successfully test launched its homemade Agni-5 missile which can cover a range of 5,500-5,800 Kms which

China hopes resumption of Sino-India military drills will provide impetus to bilateral ties

After the Doklam standoff, the two militaries made efforts to improve relations following the Wuhan summit.

India test fires indigenously developed Agni-5 ballistic missile that can reach China

According to reports, this was strategic missile Agni V's 3rd successful test this year. The missile was test fired earlier in January and June 2018.

Big boost for Indian Navy: Naval Chief to induct Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV) tomorrow, Watch Video

In an effort to emerge as a centre of regional excellence for Submarine Rescue Services, the chief of the Indian Navy Admiral Sunil Lanba will be commissioning Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV) in

Indian Navy’s anti-piracy patrol seizes arms and ammunition off Somalia coast from a vessel

In an effort to keep its the commitment of the towards ensuring safe seas for Indian, as well as international, seafarers in the Indian Ocean region, particularly the Gulf of Aden and off the coast of

INDRA navy and AviaIndia: Maritime security and interoperability focus of joint exercises between Indian and Russian forces

Ahead of the Indian-Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical cooperation later in the week, India Russian Navies and Air Force are set for their joint exercises here in India.

Indian, Russian air forces to kick start war game in Jodhpur Monday

The Indian and Russian air forces will begin a 12-day war game in Jodhpur on Monday with an aim to enhance their operational coordination.

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