Defence Ministry

US to fly supersonic bomber in show of force against North Korea

South Korea’s Defense Ministry said at least one B-1B bomber will participate on the last day of a joint U.S.-South Korea air force exercise that wraps up Saturday.

published on : 5th November 2022

Russia suspends Ukraine grain deal over ship attack claim

The U.N. chief said the grain deal brokered by the United Nations and Turkey in July helps "to cushion the suffering that this global cost-of-living crisis is inflicting on billions of people”.

published on : 30th October 2022

Army inks pacts with 11 banks to provide banking facilities to Agniveers

The first batch of Agniveers will be joining Army training Centres by January next year.

published on : 15th October 2022

North Korea fires two cruise missiles: Seoul defence ministry

Washington and Seoul officials have also warned that the isolated regime is preparing to carry out what would be its seventh nuclear test.

published on : 17th August 2022

67 Israeli surveillance drones on the deal street

According to government sources, Israeli Aerospace Industries may clinch the $3 billion deal despite stiff competition from a US-based company.

published on : 13th July 2022

Private sector banks to provide financial services in overseas procurement by Defence Ministry

Till now, only authorised public sector banks were utilised to provide services like issuance of letter of credit and direct bank transfers to the ministry for overseas procurement.

published on : 7th July 2022

New Aerospace & Defence policy will propel Karnataka as a defence manufacturing hub: Nirani

The Defence Ministry has set a target of 70 per cent self-reliance in weapons by 2027, creating huge prospects for industry players.

published on : 20th June 2022

There will be no rollback of Agnipath military recruitment scheme: Lt Gen Anil Puri

The top military officer at a briefing said that reservation announcements for defence jobs were pre-planned and not in reaction to the agitation led by youth against the scheme.

published on : 19th June 2022

Defence Ministry inks contract worth Rs 2,971 crore with BDL to procure Astra missiles

The Astra MK-I missile and all associated systems for its launch, ground handling and testing have been developed by the DRDO in coordination with the IAF.

published on : 31st May 2022

Sri Lanka's Defence Ministry asks citizens to assist in managing crisis; cancels leaves of all security personnel

In a special Cabinet meeting on Friday, President Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency with effect from Friday midnight.

published on : 8th May 2022

Defence Ministry intervenes to sort out veteran’s pension delay

A large number of the retired Indian Army Soldiers did not get their pensions for the month of April with the problem attributed to the delay in submission of Life Certificate.

published on : 5th May 2022

Ukraine war: Russia shifts forces for battle over Ukrainian heartland

The Kremlin has thrown over 100,000 troops and mercenaries from Syria and Libya into the fight in Ukraine and is deploying more forces in the country every day, said Oleksiy Danilov.

published on : 23rd April 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.

published on : 20th April 2022

Ukraine war: Kyiv military factory targeted in strikes

Russia's defence ministry said Moscow's forces had used "high-precision long-range" weapons to hit facilities at an armaments plant in Kyiv.

published on : 16th April 2022

Over 1,000 Ukrainian soldiers surrender in Mariupol: Russia's defence ministry

Russia is believed to be trying to connect occupied Crimea and Moscow-backed separatist territories Donetsk and Lugansk in Donbas and has laid siege to Mariupol.

published on : 13th April 2022

Defence Ministry delays nod, India’s first UAS training range in Ulundurpet remains grounded

The proposal was put forth after TIDCO conducted a study with IIT-Madras on converting the unmanned airstrip into a UAS testing and training range.

published on : 1st April 2022

Nod for purchase of made-in-India combat choppers

In a significant move towards inducting indigenously manufactured combat platforms in the armed forces, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS)

published on : 31st March 2022

India will 'possibly' not import any defence items going forward: Defence Ministry official

"I have friends from global OEMs like Lockheed Martin sitting right here. It is not a commentary on foreign OEMs because we are ownership agnostic now," he said.

published on : 30th March 2022

Defence ministry seals Rs 1,109 crore contract with BEL for IAF's electronic warfare equipment

The ministry described the contract for the development of the Instrumented Electronic Warfare Range (IEWR) as a 'significant step' toward enhancing the capabilities of the IAF.

published on : 29th March 2022

Huge 'Atmanirbhar' push as Centre plans to procure military equipment worth Rs 5 lakh crore from domestic source

India will stop the import of 101 weapons and military platforms like transport aircraft, light combat helicopters, conventional submarines, cruise missiles and sonar systems by 2024.

published on : 28th March 2022
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