In a first, Army Lieutenant Colonels join CRPF

India’s biggest Central Armed Police Force — the Central Reserve Police Force — has approved the deputation of Army’s Lieutenant Colonels into the force.

27 Apr 2022

‘India ranks 3rd in global military expenditure’

SIPRI, a Sweden- based think tank, says total global military expenditure increased by 0.7 per cent in real terms in 2021, to reach  $2,113 billion.

26 Apr 2022

Top Navy brass mull enhancing indigenisation as Commanders' Conference gets underway

During the conference, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will address and interact with Naval Commanders on matters pertaining to national security

25 Apr 2022

India's military spending third highest in the world after US and China, says SIPRI

"The five largest spenders in 2021 were the US, China, India, the UK and Russia, together accounting for 62 per cent of expenditure, according to new data on global military spending," said SIPRI

25 Apr 2022

Navy Chief hands over navigation charts to Maldives and Seychelles

This was his first outing as Navy Chief. He handed over jointly developed survey maps to the navy officials of Seychelles and Maldives.

25 Apr 2022

AAP eyes himachal entry through servicemen

It can be noted that in Uttarakhand, another state with a large population of servicemen, AAP had tried something similar by naming retired Colonel Ajay Kothail its chief ministerial candidate.

24 Apr 2022

Theaterisation of Indian armed forces gets delayed

The differences between the three forces and the death of Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat in a helicopter crash in December last year have prolonged the theaterisation exercise.

23 Apr 2022

Factor in unconventional warfare while planning strategies, Rajnath tells Army top brass

The Defence Minister was addressing top commanders and strategists of the Indian Army who, apart from other issues, have deliberated deeply on the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war

21 Apr 2022

Last of the six indigenously built submarines launched

The submarines will provide a major boost to the indigenous design and construction capability. The induction can bring in the latest submarine design and technologies as part of the project.

21 Apr 2022

Capital procurement budget for domestic industry exceeded target, says Defence Ministry

India has the dubious distinction of being among the top importers of defence equipment. The current government has been pushing for self-reliance in defence under its 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' campaign.

20 Apr 2022

INS Vagsheer, the last of six indigenously made Scorpene class submarines, launched by Navy

"The sixth and last submarine of the Indian Navy’s Kalvari class submarines of Project 75 has been launched today at the Kanhoji Angre Wet Basin of Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL)," said the Navy

20 Apr 2022

A composed General to lead Indian Army’s tech empowerment

Lt Gen Pande is the first Corps of Engineer officer to take charge of the Indian Army in its 75-year history.

20 Apr 2022

Cyber security breach unearthed in the Army, inquiry ordered

There have been fervent endeavors by the Chinese and Pakistan intelligence agencies to penetrate social media groups to collect information.

19 Apr 2022

Indian Army brainstorm operational situation along China border

Top commanders of the Indian Army on Monday brainstormed the operational situation along the country’s borders. 

19 Apr 2022

Lt Gen Manoj Pande to be next chief of Indian Army, first engineer to get top post

In his distinguished 39-year military career, he held important and challenging command and staff appointments in different operational environments

18 Apr 2022