In a first, two women CRPF officers to head sectors

Seema Dhundia and Ms Annie Abraham with their accompanying 35 years of experience will be heading the Bihar Sector and as the head of the Rapid Action Force (RAF) respectively.

03 Nov 2022

DRDO tests long-range interceptor missile

The Ministry of Defence announced that Phase-II Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) interceptor AD-1 missile with large kill altitude bracket was successful and the test was conducted.

03 Nov 2022

Australia sends warships for joint Indo-Pacific drill with Indian Navy

Australian ships have embarked helicopters, and around 1,500 personnel. Their India visit began on October 30 and will continue till November 2.

01 Nov 2022

PM lays foundation stone of country's first military transport aircraft manufacturing unit in Vadodara

The defence ministry said manufacturing of over 13,400 detail parts, 4,600 sub-assemblies and all the seven major component assemblies of the aircraft will be undertaken in India.

30 Oct 2022

Indian Navy to hold key meeting next week

The conference will also dwell upon the dynamics of the geostrategic situation of the region and the Navy’s readiness to deal with the same, added the Navy statement.

30 Oct 2022

Rajnath unveils 75 infra projects in Ladakh

The 75 projects implemented by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) included 45 bridges, 27 roads, two helipads and one ‘Carbon Neutral Habitat’.

29 Oct 2022

Airbus-Tata consortium to manufacture C-295 planes in Vadodara

PM will lay foundation of production unit in Vadodara on Oct. 30

28 Oct 2022

Coast Guard rescues 20 Bangladeshi fishermen after their boat capsizes

The fishermen were sighted by the ICG Dornier aircraft which was aloft on surveillance sortie to sanitise and render assistance to the affected mariners in the area close to the coast off Odisha.

27 Oct 2022

Nuclear option should not be resorted to by any side: Rajnath to Russian Defence Minister

Singh reiterated India’s position on the need to pursue the path of dialogue and diplomacy for an early resolution of the conflict, according to the ministry’s statement.

27 Oct 2022

Northern Border: MoD to purchase 750 RPAVs to increase Army’s arsenal

The RFP in its description of the equipment mentions that the current volatile situation along Northern Borders warrants expeditious procurement of operational equipment.

26 Oct 2022

Armed forces carry out a series of ground, air drills in Eastern Sector

The Sukna, West Bengal based Corps is mandated to defend the 220 km long Line of Actual Control along Sikkim.

24 Oct 2022

MoD plans to buy 1,000 spy copters, 80 mini aircraft

Another RFP has been issued to procure 80 Mini Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs).

21 Oct 2022

BrahMos: Air force to get armed with next generation missile by 2025

Since it is lighter, smaller and compact, the next-generation missile systems can be fitted on several platforms.

21 Oct 2022

Modi announces 4th ‘positive list’ of 101 defence equipment

The PM also unveiled indigenous trainer aircraft and laid the foundation stone of a new airbase at Deesha. In a statement, the Ministry of Defence said,

20 Oct 2022

Indian Army to buy 363 high & medium altitude drones

As per the plan, the Indian Army is looking for 163 drones to be operable at the high altitude while remaining 200 for medium altitude with accessories. 

18 Oct 2022