Articles written by: IndianMoD

Measures Implemented to Enhance Safety in the Indian Navy

Indian naval dockyard explosion/fire

The Indian Navy, in recent years, has taken a quantum leap in operational ability with the induction of a large number of sophisticated platforms, deployed across all three dimensions. The fast pace of operations, accentuated by increasing complexities often puts […]


India Test-fires Another Prithvi IRBM

India Test-fires Another Prithvi IRBM

A missile unit of the elite Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully launched a Prithvi missile today from the test range at Chandipur, off the Odisha Coast as part of a scenario based live launch training exercise. The launch was flawless […]


India to Buy Israeli Barak Missiles

India to Buy Israeli Barak Missiles

Defence minister A K Antony has finally bitten the bullet. With the CBI deciding to close the infamous seven-year-old Barak kickbacks case for lack of evidence, the defence ministry on Monday cleared the long-pending “critical” naval procurement of an additional […]


India’s Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Completes 2,400 Sorties

India’s Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Completes 2,400 Sorties

The indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas has undertaken 2,400 sorties to meet the requirements of the IAF, which is set to induct the aircraft on December 20. “The LCA has clocked over 2400 flights till now with highest […]


India to Retire Last MiG-21FL Fighter Aircraft

India to Retire Last MiG-21FL Fighter Aircraft

The deafening roar of the Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-21 FL afterburner, an iconic delta-wing fighter aircraft that heralded the ‘supersonic era’ in Indian Air Force (IAF) will no longer be heard after December 11, 2013, the day it is set to fly […]


Second Test Flight of Agni 5 Missile Successful

Second Test Flight of Agni 5 Missile Successful

India’s Long Range Ballistic Missile -Agni 5- capable of delivering warhead with high precision- was successfully launched today in a repeat of spectacular maiden launch last year. A symbol of DRDO’s technological excellence and India’s strength, the missile took off […]


India Issues Statement on Submarine Fire Accident

Indian naval dockyard explosion/fire

“There was an unfortunate incident of explosions and fire onboard Indian Navy Submarine INS Sindhurakshak in the intervening night of 13/14 Aug 2013. At the time of incident, the submarine was berthed at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. I visited the […]


India and France Decide to Broaden Defence Co-Operation

India and France Decide to Broaden Defence Co-Operation

Following is the Joint Statement issued after the Defence Talks between India and France here today. “At the invitation of the Minister of Defence of India, the French Minister of Defence Mr Yves Le Drian is on an official visit […]


India’s LCA Tejas Fighter Fully Operational in 2014

India’s LCA Tejas Fighter Fully Operational in 2014

The Defence Minister Shri AK Antony today expressed optimism that the country’s indigenously developed fighter aircraft – LCA Tejas – will get Final Operational Clearance of the Indian Air Force by the end of next year. Speaking at the Annual […]


 
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