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WATCH | BrahMos: World’s fastest cruise missile clears first air launch from Sukhoi fighter jet, creates history

The successful maiden test firing of Brahmos Air Launched Cruise Missile from Su-30MKI significantly boosts the IAF’s air combat operations capability from stand-off ranges.

published on : 22nd November 2017

Twitter, Facebook suspend verified Pakistan Defence handle for faking Indian picture

The picture, which showed a woman holding a placard giving out message of the secular values of our constitution, was morphed and distorted.

published on : 19th November 2017

Cannot spell out what happened due to UPA indecision on Rafale: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Defence Minister today slammed the previous UPA government for not taking a decision on the Rafale fighter jet deal for about 10 years.

published on : 18th November 2017

Shameful your boss silencing you: Rahul Gandhi to Nirmala Sitharaman on Rafale deal

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today hit back at Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over the multi-crore Rafale deal, claiming it was "shameful" that her boss was "silencing" her.

published on : 18th November 2017

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets Egyptian counterpart Gen Sedki Sobhy

The Defence Minister met her Egyptian counterpart Gen Sedki Sobhy and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in the defence sector.

published on : 15th November 2017

Maiden test of BrahMos air version this week

Indo-Russian joint venture supersonic cruise missile BrahMos is all set to go for maiden air launch later this week.

published on : 14th November 2017

European Union takes step towards closer defence cooperation

The EU will move towards closer defence ties today with more than 20 states signing a landmark pact that aims to boost cooperation after Brexit and counteract Russian pressure.

published on : 13th November 2017

Arunachal Pradesh is Indian territory, others' views don't matter: Nirmala Sitharaman after China objects her visit

Sitharaman visited a forward army post in Arunachal Pradesh on November 5 to take stock of the defence preparedness and the situation along the Line of Actual Control.

published on : 11th November 2017

European Union to ease military movement in face of Russia threat

The European Union unveiled plans to make it easier to move troops and military equipment around the bloc, in a bid to boost defence in the face of the growing threat posed by Russia.

published on : 10th November 2017

US defence chief meets NATO to discuss Islamic State, Afghanistan

The North Korean nuclear crisis will be the focus of a working dinner on Wednesday, where ministers will be joined by the EU's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini.

published on : 8th November 2017

Put extra efforts to resolve retired IAF personnel issues: Air Marshal SRK Nair

Nair was speaking at the 'Air Veterans' Conclave' which was inaugurated at the Jalahalli Air Force Station on Sunday.

published on : 5th November 2017

Ensured minimum loss of life as Defence Minister: Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar said he had instructed soldiers in the armed forces to kill the enemy, instead of getting killed.

published on : 5th November 2017

India's homegrown Nirbhay cruise missile ready for fifth trial

Hectic preparations are underway at the ITR off Odisha coast as the missile has been scheduled for the test next week.

published on : 4th November 2017

Indian Army asks to be cautious over misinformation campaign on social media

The army has urged its serving officers as well as veterans to verify defence-related information being commenting on it on social media.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets Bhutan King, Queen

This is the Bhutanese King's first visit since India and China ended a 73-day-old standoff at the Doklam plateau over two months ago.

published on : 2nd November 2017
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