Defence

Gen Bipin Rawat’s tenure to enter its third year, modernisation of the Indian Army top’s Army chief’s agenda

After which as a follow on order the Indian Army will place its requirements for six ‘AH-64E’ Apache helicopters from Boeing Company.

Nepal Army Chief to be conferred honorary rank of ‘General of Indian Army’ on Saturday

The Nepal Army Chief begins his four-day India visit on Saturday during which he will hold wide-ranging talks with top brass of the Indian Army with an aim to further expand bilateral military coopera

Indian Army to get lethal Italian and American snipers, to replace Soviet-era Dragonov SVD rifles

The ammunition for these will be initially procured from abroad; subsequently it will be manufactured in India.”

Will be too late if work doesn’t begin on incorporating AI into armed forces’ system: Gen Rawat

The Army chief said the next revolution in military affairs will be defined by technology and innovations in technology.

Shun the gun and give up violence then we can talk says Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Kashmir

Can someone give us guarantee our boys won’t be attacked? The Army has a Sadbhawna Project going on

Govt conspiring to ‘bleed and shut’ HAL, says group of employees after meeting Rahul Gandhi

Alleging graft in the deal, Gandhi has been accusing the government of overlooking the HAL by giving preference to Reliance Defence.

Will not allow gay sex, adultery in Army: Gen. Rawat

The apex court last year had also struck down a 158-year-old colonial-era law which it said treated women as "chattel of husbands".

India gets its own Standards for Bullet resistant jackets; to supply the jackets to South East Asia

The standard has been customised to Indian needs and would eventually lead to reduction in fatal casualties to the security forces wearing such jackets.

Army has managed situation well along China, Pakistan borders, says General Bipin Rawat

The Army has managed the situation well along the borders with China and Pakistan and there should be no cause for concern, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said Thursday.

Nirmala Sitharaman meets top brass of HAL, assures all assistance

It is learnt that he has requested the IAF to clear the pending dues which is in the range of around 15,000 crore, the sources said.

Buy-backs, dividends to government left HAL poorer by Rs 15,500 Crore

He said though there was nothing wrong with buy-backs, it should not have been done when the company's resources were under strain.

Raisina Dialogues: Alliances and partnerships are critical to the security of the Indo-Pacific, says US

Davidson, participated in the “Indo-Pacific: Ancient Waterways and Emerging Geometries” panel alongside his Naval counterparts from India, Australia, Japan, and France.

Coast Guard to add 50 vessels to its fleet in four years

More than 70 per cent of our oil transits through this area and our energy needs are met. Areas such as Jamnagar, Vadinar, Mundra and Kandla are largely in use for oil tanker movement.

India should talk to Taliban for peace in Afghanistan: Army Chief

According to sources, New Delhi’s policy has always supported Afghan peace should be Afghan-led, Afghan-owned, and Afghan-controlled and with the participation of the government of Afghanistan.

India’s Act East and Think West policies have broadened the neighbourhood: Sushma Swaraj

In this digital age, the challenge posed by terrorism is even greater with more vulnerability to radicalisation.

Terrorism here to stay as long as nations use it as state policy, says Army chief General Bipin Rawat

Asserting that terrorism is becoming a new form of warfare, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said Wednesday the menace is spreading its head like a "multi-headed monster" and is "here to stay" as long as st

India, Japan in talks over procurement of US-2 amphibious aircraft: Japanese official

Assistant Press Secretary in Japan's Foreign Ministry Natsuko Sakata also said Tokyo was expecting that the proposed '2+2' talks between foreign and defence ministers of India and Japan will take plac

India, Norway to work together on SDGs and Ocean Economy

Referring to Solberg inaugurating Norway's new green Embassy in New Delhi on Monday, PM Narendra Modi said that she has contributed significantly to global efforts to achieve the SDGs.

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Act East Policy: India-Japan 2+2 Dialogue to take place soon, which could lead to ACSA agreement being finalised

For further promoting bilateral defence and security relations, India and Japan keenly await for the first 2+2 Ministerial Meeting, which was confirmed during the last Summit Meeting, within this year

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Narendra Modi, Donald Trump agree to boost bilateral relations between India, US

Last November on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Narendra Modi, Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had met.

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US destroyer sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade talks

Trump has imposed tariffs to pressure Beijing to change its practices on issues ranging from corporate espionage to market access and industrial subsidies. China has retaliated with tariffs of its own

Parliamentary panel criticises govt for inadequate allocation of funds for armed forces

In a report tabled in Lok Sabha, the Standing Committee on Defence said though the Defence Ministry projected a requirement of Rs 1.72 lakh crore under capital budget for 2018, only Rs 93,982 crore wa

Norway seeks stronger trade ties and piggy riding ISRO’s PSLV/SSLV launchers

Norway is also keen for bilateral cooperation in launch of piggyback micro-satellites on Indian Space Research Organisation’s PSLV/SSLV Launchers.

Norway, trade ties, piggy riding, ISRO, PSLV/SSLV launchers, economic growth, Erna Solberg, defence news

Orders in advanced stages, cash position expected to improve: HAL

In the wake of reports that it is facing a financial crisis, the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited said Sunday the orders for 83 light combat aircraft and 15 light combat helicopters were in advanced stag

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French Navy Chief Admiral Christophe Prazuck begins four-day India visit

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will hold extensive talks with his French counterpart Admiral Christophe Prazuck on Monday to explore ways to further deepen operational cooperation between the two navi

Armed forces in 2018: Significant steps towards modernisation, but challenges remain

The bitter Doklam episode as well as the evolving regional security matrix forced India's defence brass in 2018 to hasten work on long-pending reforms and modernisation of the armed forces

Production of indigenous fighter aircraft Tejas to start soon: HAL CMD

HAL has order for 40 LCA aircraft (16 each in Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) and FOC and 8 trainers in FOC) from Indian Air Force (IAF).

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