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Armed Forces Flag Day क्यों मनाया जाता है ?

सात दिसंबर यानी आज भारत की सेनाओं के लिए एक और अहम दिन है। इस दिन पर पूरा देश Armed Forces Flag Day या सशस्‍त्र सेना झंडा दिवस के जरिए उन्‍हें याद करता है। ऑर्म्‍ड फोर्सेज फ्लैग डे की शुरुआत वर्ष 1949 में हुई थी

BrahMos Missile To Equip Talwar-Class Frigates

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has stated that the four Krivak-III class frigates the navy is buying from Russia will be armed with the BrahMos anti-ship cruise missile (ASCM), reinforcing their reputation as the word’s most-heavily armed 4,000-tonne warships. On Saturday, the MoD’s apex procurement

Indian MoD Clears BrahMos Buy For Fitment On The 2 Russian Grigorovich-Class Frigates

The Defence Ministry Saturday approved military procurement worth Rs 3,000 crore, including Brahmos supersonic cruise missiles for Navy’s two stealth frigates and armoured recovery vehicles for the Army’s Arjun main battle tanks, a senior official said.  The go-ahead for both acquisitions was given by the Defence Acquisition

Wait For Made In India Minesweeper Gets Longer For The Navy: Sources

The wait continues for the Request for Proposal (RfP) for Rs 32,640-crore 12 mine-countermeasure vessels (MCMVs) for the Indian Navy to be built at Goa Shipyard (GSL). The MCMVs or minesweepers as they are called through transfer of technology (TOT) from a foreign collaborator, are

Make In India Hits Russian Tech Transfer Hurdle

One of the government’s plans to kick-start defence manufacturing in the country as part of its ambitious Make in India programme has run into a stumbling block on account of constraints on sharing original design details and drawings of Russian equipment and curbs on exporting

Why HAL Wasn’t Given The Offset Contract In The Rafale Deal ?

One of the big charges against the government in the controversial purchase of 36 Rafael jets from French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation is that a private entity – Reliance Defence – was deliberately given a Rs. 30,000 crore ‘offset contract’ at the cost of the

Defence Ministry Begins Process For Army’s Much-Needed Assault Rifles

The Ministry of Defence has come out with the Request for Information (RFI) Assault Rifles which is being placed to add push to the Indigenisation process. The whole process will be under the ‘Buy and Make (Indian)’ with ‘Buy’ component being kept nil. The Army is

Army Takes On Ministry Of Defence, Refuses To Open Cantonment Roads

As many as 17 cantonment roads still remain closed despite instructions to the Army from the Centre in what appears to be a move to poke the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in the eye. Of the 17 roads a majority are in the Western Command,

All You Need To Know About Defence Expo 2018

Hello Defence Lovers, Kicking off the 10th edition of the four-day long Defence Expo in Chennai, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the government will give a boost to defence manufacturing by expediting the process of licence procurement, drafting simpler FDI rules and creating two defence

Coming Soon: Ministry of Defence’s Cyber, Space & Special Operations Divisions

Hello Defence Lovers, According to sources, the proposals for the three new formations — Defence Cyber Agency, Defence Space Agency and a Special Operations Division — are with other ministries for approval as the resources for them have to come from “accretion and not under save-and-raise”.