Category Archives: News & Updates

DRDO Chairman Explains Why The Tejas Fighter Jet Programme Was Delayed

Hello Defence Lovers, In an exclusive interview to India Today, Dr S Christopher, chairman of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) clarified that it would be wrong to say that the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was made in a span of three decades. He explained

Russian Kalashnikov Vs Israeli Tavor Assault Rifle

In a new boost to India’s defense industry, Russia’s state-owned Rosoboronexport has offered to set up a facility in India to produce modern weapons and future Kalashnikov’s designs. Will the Kalashnikov assault rifle compete with the Israeli Tavor assault rifle, already manufactured in India, on

Forget 1962, India Now Better Poised To Deter The Dragon

Hello Defence Lovers, The swift dragon can be held to a stalemate, even though it may be able to inflict some damage by breathing fire. India is militarily no longer the pushover it was during the 1962 war despite persisting critical operational and infrastructure gaps

Threats To India Grow, But Do Our Netas Care?

BY:  Shankar Roychowdhury (General Shankar Roychowdhury is a former Chief of Army Staff and a former member of Parliament) As Shri and Shrimati India sit in front of the television set in their living room and surf the evening television channels for their daily fix,

Meet Priyanka Das, An Assamese Girl Who Developed Navigation Of Rafale Fighter Jets

Hello Defence Lovers, Priyanka Das from Dhemaji, Assam, achieving her dreams and reaching the sky heights has made her name as one of the few to work for the development of the satellite navigation wing of Rafale Fighter Jets, which will be used for Indian Air

Why GSAT-6A Mission Crucial For The Armed Forces?

Hello Defence Lovers, When GSLV Mk-II successfully placed GSAT-6A communication satellite in to orbit on today, it gave Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Indian Armed Forces a shot in the arm. ISRO will be testing certain critical systems that may eventually go into the

Don’t Panic, The Army Is Not As Badly Off As It Is Projected

By ​Nitin A Gokhale For the first time since the Kargil conflict in 1999, the Indian Army’s ammunition stock, inventory of spares and maintenance of its existing crucial equipment is up to date, thanks to a combination of emergency procurement and revamped management system. Although

In 2030, These 5 Nations Will Have the World’s Most Powerful Armies on the Planet

Hello Defene Lovers, In the end, the answers to “how do we build a powerful army” remain painfully simple. States that have access to enthusiastic populations with high human capital, that can cull the most innovative technologies from robust, modern economies, and that can structure

Indian Army Paratrooper Plunges To Death As Parachute Fails To Open

Indian Army paratrooper plunges to death as parachute fails to open. An Indian Army paratrooper, Lance Sunil Naik, died in an accident while taking part in a training mission on Friday at Agra. Lance Naik Sunil Kumar sustained head injuries after his parachute failed to

Indian Air Force Vs Chinese Air Force: The Rivalry In Numbers

Hello Defence Lovers, Air Marshal BS Dhanoa recently said that the Indian Air Force (IAF) is on a ‘strong wicket’ against China. While many security experts and analysts have indeed said in the past that when it comes to the eastern sector of the country – especially

India Is The Largest Importer Of Arms Then Why Is The Army Chief Complaining?

India’s Army chief General Bipin Rawat is not someone who usually praises China. However, while speaking at a function in Delhi on March 13, he applauded Beijing’s approach of simultaneously enhancing its military prowess with its rapid economic growth. His argument was India should take

What Is Defence Industrial Production Corridor?

Hello Defence Lovers, While presenting the Union Budget 2018 on February 1, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had stated that the government will develop two defence industrial production corridors to promote the defence sector. In which one the first defence corridor will be built starting from Tamil Nadu, linking Chennai

Is India Getting Vanilla M88 Engine As Kaveri ?

Reports published by La Tribune and Reuters have created buzz over the revival of India’s long dead Kaveri turbofan engine with French assistance coming from Aero-engine major Snecma which has sent Indian defence media into a tizzy due to lack of clarity on the possible