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Indian Naval Helicopter ALH Dhruv Gets Foldable Rotors

Naval versions of India’s ‘Dhruv’ Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) will get folding rotors to accommodate the chopper in tight spaces on board Indian ships. Work on this modification has been done at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Bangalore to make the rotors foldable which will

DRDO Scouts For R&D Partners To Jointly Build Jet Engines For AMCA

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is looking for potential partners to co-develop an engine for its planned Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) and five other future technologies, its chairman G. Satheesh Reddy said on Monday. It is on the lookout for collaborators to

UN Chief Calls On India, Pak To Take ‘Immediate Steps’ To Reduce Tensions

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to take “immediate steps” to de-escalate tensions between the two nations following the Pulwama terror attack, reiterating that his good offices are available if both sides ask. The already sour relations between India and

Pulwama Terror Attack: Can India Respond Like Israeli MOSSAD Way?

By Kartikeya Sharma (Kartikeya Sharma is Political Editor at WION) After every terror attack in India, people want the government to take action against Pakistan the way Israel would in such circumstances. This feeling is further accentuated by the narrative built by mass media which, in

India Must Spend More On Intelligence, Says Ex-RAW Chief Vikram Sood

The terrorist attack in Pulwama district in the Kashmir Valley that killed 44 CRPF personnel indicates a lapse on the part of the intelligence agencies as there was intelligence that the Jaish-e-Mohamaad was in active mode. An attack like that is not the job of

All Russian-Made S-400 Missiles Sent To China Have Been Destroyed

Rostec Corporation CEO Sergei Chemezov has confirmed that Russia was forced to destroy all delivered to China S-400 missile after a vessel transporting these got caught in a storm. Speaking at a press conference at the IDEX 2019 military exhibition, Chemezov said that Russia had

Must Read: Israeli Army Colonel’s Chilling Comment on Indian Soldiers Dying Everyday

It is a sad state for our nation as we are failing to protect our soldiers who protect us day and night, throughout the year, and in extreme climatic conditions. Our government has failed miserably to provide necessary equipment, bulletproof jackets and the liberty to

रूट को लेकर CRPF ने बरती थी पूरी सतर्कता, लेकिन यह छोटी सी चूक पड़ी भारी

जम्मू कश्मीर के पुलवामा में गुरुवार शाम हुए आत्मघाती हमले में सीआरपीएफ के 44 जवान शहीद हो गए। हमला उस समय हुआ जब सीआरपीएफ का काफिला जम्मू से श्रीनगर के लिए निकला था। इस आतंकी वारदात के बाद जवानों की सुरक्षा को लेकर कई सवाल भी

Saab Looks To Make In India Its Gripen Fighter Jets

Swedish armaments maker Saab AB on Thursday said it will consider India as a global manufacturing base for its Gripen fighter jets if it is chosen as the winning bidder in an Indian Air Force (IAF) tender for 114 jets. At a press conference in

Putin Writes to Modi; White House Asks Pakistan To Shut Down Terror Havens

USA and Russia for the second consecutive day have asked perpetrators of Pulwama terror attack to be brought to justice with President Vladimir Putin asking for action against attackers and White House demanding that Pakistan dismantles terror infrastructure.  Putin sent his condolences to President Ram

The Most Troubling Story In The Rafale CAG Report Isn’t About The Rafale

This Article is originally taken from livefistdefence India’s 157-page national audit report tabled in the country’s Parliament yesterday made the headlines and raised political temperatures because it contained a long anticipated chapter on the Narendra Modi government’s contentious 2016 Rafale jet deal. The report does,

CAG Finds NDA Deal For 36 Rafale Jets 2.86% Cheaper Than UPA’s 2007 Offer

Hello Defence Lovers, India’s long-awaited national audit report on the politically contentious 2016 deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets has thrown up an expected mixed bag of conclusions, ensuring in short that the storm over the deal continues to rage well into India’s upcoming national election. Here

Fully Loaded and Home-Made : India Begins Production of Tejas Fighter Jet

Almost a quarter-century after the project was first conceived, India has begun the production of its own Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) named Tejas. The fighter jet gained Final Operational Clearance (FOC) last month, the Indian Ministry of Defence announced on Monday. The Aeronautical Development Agency

Liaoning Aircraft Carrier Sale To Pakistan Totally False Because Pakistan Can’t Afford It, says Chinese Experts

Media reports on China’s decision to sell its only at-service aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, to Pakistan “in order to compete with India” are unrealistic, military analysts told the Global Times. Pakistan-based news outlet The Nation cited Chinese and Russian media as reporting on Saturday that

January 2019- Major Indian Defence Events For Defence Exam Preparation

Hello Defence Lovers, If you are preparing for any defence exam than this article will helps you in your exam preparation. In this article we covered all major events which occurred in the month of January 2019. New chairman for the Ordnance Factory Board:  Saurabh Kumar has

57 Aircraft Will Participate In Aero India 2019

With just over 10 days left for the Aero India 2019 to start at the Air Force Station, Yelahanka, the number of aircraft participating in the air show has gone up. The number of aircraft to participate in the show as on Sunday was 57.

ISRO Gives IAF Task To Train 10 Astronauts For Gaganyaan

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has finally tasked the Indian Air Force for selection and training of 10 crew members for the country’s first human spaceflight programme or Gaganyaan. Talking to TOI, Isro chairman K Sivan said, “We have fixed all criteria and requirements for

Almost All Indian Missiles May Fall Under New Missile Treaty’s Limits, Expert Says

  Almost all Indian missiles may fall under the limits of a potential new treaty on intermediate-range and shorter-range missiles that would involve an expanded list of counties, Vice President of India’s Observer Research Foundation Nandan Unnikrishnan told TASS. “If we imagine that such a

Indian Army To Hold Mock Drill To Check Earthquake Preparedness

To boost earthquake preparedness, Indian army will hold exercise Rahat. PRO Col. Sombit Ghosh said that exercise RAHAT being conducted by Jaipur-based Sapta Shakti Command of the Indian Army will invovle all stakeholders at the national as well as state level. An earthquake scenario in

Why Indian Army’s $8 Bn Future Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV) Project Continues To Be Stuck In Uncertainties

The shifting of the project under the Make II category was taken last year in an effort to expedite the process, and to promote the `Make in India’ initiative of the government in the defence sector. Uncertainty continues to loom over the fate of the

(Apply Now) Indian Air Force Group ‘Y’ Recruitment 2019 (West Bengal)

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian Air Force offers opportunities for UNMARRIED MALE INDIAN/NEPALESE CITIZENS from the designated districts of States of West Bengal & Sikkim to join as Airmen. The Recruitment Test for Group „Y‟ (Non-Technical) {Automobile Technician and Indian Air Force (Police)} Trades will be held

(Apply Now) Indian Air Force Group ‘Y’ (Non-Tech) Recruitment Rally (Odisha)

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian Air Force offers opportunities for UNMARRIED MALE INDIAN/NEPALESE CITIZENS from the designated districts of State of Odisha to join as Airmen. The Recruitment Test for Group „Y‟ (Non-Technical) Med Asst Trade will be held at Chhau Padia, Baripada, Mayurbhanj, Odisha as

‘Bet My Life On The Jet’ : HAL Test Pilots Hit Back After IAF Mirage Crash

“Before an aircraft goes to the IAF, its standards are good enough for me to bet my life on it.” “Remember, every pilot in the IAF is also betting his life on my judgement.” Strong words from a senior Hindustan Aeronautics Limited test pilot who

MoD Clears Rs 40,000 Crore Project To Construct 6 Submarines

In a significant decision, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Thursday cleared a proposal to indigenously build six submarines – in a move which is likely to further strengthen the country’s defence apparatus. According to news agency ANI, the project is likely to cost Rs

Defence Budget Increased At a Record High – Rs 3 Trillion For 2019-20 Announced

Defence budget at a record high at over Rs 3 trillion for 2019-20 announced  Industry experts point out that India’s defence budget 2018 compares with the top five in the world.  In fact, it overtook that of UK’s for the first time in history, says

No Changes In Tejas Jet Design: IAF Chief

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa today countered critics, saying the Indian Air Force had not changed any specification of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas and separately ruled out cutting down on the size of his force. On Tejas, he said: “We have been giving

Eye on China, Government Finalises Rs 5,000-Crore Defence Plan For Andamans

India has virtually finalised an exclusive Rs 5,650-crore military infrastructure development plan spread over 10 years for the strategically located Andaman and Nicobar archipelago — which will allow stationing of additional warships, aircraft, drones, missile batteries and infantry soldiers there — against the backdrop of

Lt Bhavana Kasturi Wll Become 1st Lady Officer To Lead All-Men Contingent At Republic Day Parade

The 70th Republic Day parade will be a dazzling display of ‘Nari Shakti’, led by the Assam Rifles contingent, besides a lone woman officer exhibiting bike stunts on Rajpath as part of the iconic daredevil team. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday,

4 Awesome Things Which Definitely Inspired You To Join Indian Army

Hello Defence Lovers, Joining the Indian Army has always been seen as an attractive career opportunity by the youth. The fact that a large portion of the youth that enrolls itself in the Army every year proves that it continues to be a promising profession

(Apply Now) Indian Air Force Group Y Recruitment Rally 2019 For Maharastra

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian Air Force offers opportunities for UNMARRIED MALE INDIAN/NEPALESE CITIZENS from designated Districts of State of Maharashtra to join as Airmen. The Recruitment Test for Group „Y‟ (Non-Technical) {Indian Air Force (Security) [IAF(S)]} Trade will be held at SRPF Ground, Near Surat Bypass


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