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India Unveils First Ever Defence Production Policy

India Unveils First Ever Defence Production Policy

With a view to achieve substantive self reliance in design, development and production of defense equipment, weapon systems and platforms, the Defence Minister Shri AK Antony unveiled the first ever Defense Production Policy (DPrP) here today. The policy also aims […]


27 Years, 3000% Cost Hike Later, Tejas Takes Off

27 Years, 3000% Cost Hike Later, Tejas Takes Off

BANGALORE, India: After a tortuous journey of 27 years, with over 1,500 flight-tests and almost 3,000% jump in overall developmental costs, the much-touted but long-delayed Tejas Light Combat Aircraft has finally taken the first step towards induction as a supersonic […]


Chinese troops threaten Indians in disputed area

Chinese troops threaten Indians in disputed area

India on Monday said Chinese troops had threatened Indian workers in an area of the Himalayas claimed by both countries, in the latest sign of long-standing cross-border friction. Indian army chief General V.K. Singh told reporters that the workers were […]


IAF Inducts India’s First Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’

IAF Inducts India’s First Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’

Inching closer to modernization with self sufficiency, India’s first homegrown supersonic fighter jet, the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) ‘Tejas’, was handed over to the IAF by Defence minister, A K Antony after the Initial Operational Clearance. The LCA, which has […]


India gets its first homegrown fighter jet

India gets its first homegrown fighter jet

India’s first indigenous light combat aircraft, Tejas, was handed over to the Indian Air Force on Monday for initial operational clearance, the Indian Air Force chief has said. “This is a historic moment for the Air Force and the scientific […]


India’s First LCA Tejas Inducted in IAF

India’s First LCA Tejas Inducted in IAF

India’s Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas, handed over to Indian Air Force by Defence Minister A K Antony after Initial Operational Clearance in Bangalore. This catapults India to a select club of nations that built a fighter plane from scratch. After […]


India seeks Indian Ocean supremacy with warship research

India seeks Indian Ocean supremacy with warship research

India launched a new naval research centre for warships on Tuesday, part of efforts by the South Asian giant to build its sea defences and counter the perceived threat of China in the Indian Ocean. Defence Minister A.K. Antony laid […]


MMRCA Offsets File Found by Delhi Roadside

MMRCA Offsets File Found by Delhi Roadside

NEW DELHI: Even as the race for the “mother of all defence deals” enters the last lap, two IAS officers of the defence ministry are now under the scanner for the mysterious way in which a “secret” file connected to […]


Indian Navy: 2010 Year-End-Review

Indian Navy: 2010 Year-End-Review

HIGHLIGHTS The nation woke up to the threat from the sea in the wake of the Mumbai attacks of November 2008. The Government has since initiated a slew of measures to beef up coastal security and in the year gone […]


 
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