Category Archives: Regular Features

IAF’s AWACS requirement

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has an urgent requirement for 10 additional aircrafts equipped with AWACS that will be part of network-centric operations and are expected to be able to provide adequate coverage of specified areas. Earlier DRDO has floated a global tender to buy aircraft for mounting the homegrown radar, but as...

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India to test Anti-Ballistic Missile Defence System

India is all set to test Nirbhay - an anti-ballistic missile defence system, as well as Astra - its first indigenously developed subsonic long-range cruise missile. Developed by DRDO, the organisation will emulate an enemy attack through firing a missile from a naval ship. The interceptor will then destroy the weapon mid-air through...

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Chinese military delegation visit India

The People's Liberation Army delegation along with Chinese Defence Minister recently visited New Delhi. The two sides discussed practical measures to implement the recently signed border cooperation agreement to prevent stand-offs.

Also, PLA confirmed its participation in the fourth bilateral joint training exercise to be held in India in November. The two...

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The biennial Defexpo has been receiving good international response due to market forces and has come long way from a Govt organized activity to a Industry business activity. The Foreign OEMs and the Indian defence Industry display their technologies and products and explore opportunities and business potential for mutual benefits. Such events are...

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Naval Day briefing by CNS

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral D.K. JoshiAddressing the media on the eve of Navy Day, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral D.K. Joshi highlighted various security and acquisition aspects of IN. The excerpts:  Security Concerns


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February, 2014 “Another DEFEXPO is upon us”


It is often stated that the Indian IST time zone stands for “Indian Stretchable Time”, the question posed by the armed services is, how long can you keep stretching timeframes before you end-up with such an ill-equipped military that they are not able to cope with the demands being placed upon them. The...

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