Defence Ministry

Defence Ministry imposes fine on MBDA for delay in fulfilling offset obligations under Rafale deal

French aerospace major Dassault Aviation is the manufacturer of the Rafale jets while MBDA supplies the missile systems for the aircraft.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Char Dham project: Supreme Court gives nod to government for wider roads

The court also formed an oversight committee to be headed by a former judge of the top court - Justice AK Sikri, which will report to the Supreme Court every four months on the project's progress.

published on : 14th December 2021

Japan, Vietnam look to space and cyber defence against China

Vietnam is the 11th nation with which Japan has signed a defence equipment and technology transfer deal as Tokyo seeks to support its own struggling defense industry.

published on : 24th November 2021

India to soon manufacture 90 per cent of defence products it needs: Rajnath Singh

'Earlier, 65-70 per cent defence products were imported. Now, as we head for 'aatmanirbharata' (self-reliance), 65 per cent of defence products are made in India.' the Union Defence Minister said.

published on : 19th November 2021

Operation Hercules: IAF, Indian Army conduct airlift exercise in Northern Sector

The platforms utilised for the airlift were C-17, IL-76 and An-32 aircraft, which took off from one of the forward bases of Western Air Command.

published on : 18th November 2021

Defence Ministry formally lifts ban on Italian firms Leonardo SpA, AgustaWestland

Leonardo SpA, which was earlier known as Finmeccanica, and AgustaWestland were banned in 2014 in the wake of allegations of corruption in a Rs 3,500-crore VVIP helicopters deal.

published on : 14th November 2021

China capable of blocking Taiwanese air, sea lines: Taiwan defence ministry

Taiwan lives under the constant threat of invasion by China, which sees the self-ruled democratic island as part of its territory to be brought into its fold, by force if necessary.

published on : 9th November 2021

Defence Ministry approves acquisition of military hardware worth Rs 7,965 crore

All of these proposals are under ‘Make in India’ with a focus on design, development and manufacturing in India.

published on : 2nd November 2021

India and Israel to set up Task Force to work on roadmap for new areas in defence cooperation

During a meeting, both countries reviewed the progress made in Military to Military engagements including exercises and industry cooperation.

published on : 29th October 2021

Govt seals mega deal with Airbus for purchase of 56 C-295 military transport aircraft

Out of 56 aircraft, 40 will be manufactured in India by TATA Consortium. All the deliveries will be completed within 10 years of signing the contract.

published on : 24th September 2021

Defence Ministry places order for 118 Main Battle Tanks

The ministry said the tanks would ensure effortless mobility in all terrains, besides precise target engagement during day and night.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Notification allowing women in NDA to be released by May 2022, Defence Ministry tells SC

Keeping the timeline in mind, deliberate planning and meticulous preparation is needed to ensure smooth induction and seamless training of such women candidates, the ministry said.

published on : 21st September 2021

MS Dhoni, Anand Mahindra named in 15-member defence ministry panel on NCC

The committed headed by former lawmaker Baijayant Panda includes Col. (Retd) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar.

published on : 16th September 2021

PM Modi inaugurates two new defence office complexes in Delhi, slams Central Vista project critics

The prime ministers said the modern offices will go a long way in effectively carrying out all the work related to the security of the nation by the three forces.

published on : 16th September 2021

Japan detects suspected China submarine near southern island

The submarine remained submerged, but the Japanese defence ministry said that it believes the submarine is Chinese because a Chinese Luyang III-class guided-missile destroyer is near the submarine.

published on : 12th September 2021
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