From naval support to clearing air about Rafale jets and solar power, this was one busy diplomatic visit
Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has underlined the need for revitalizing defence PSUs and ordnance factories for meeting the ammunition needs of India's defence forces.
Aiming at modernising the forces, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley spoke about the defence sector in the fiscal budget today morning.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on January 17, took her maiden flight on the Indian Air Force (IAF) frontline multi-role fighter Su-30 MKI, from the Jodhpur air base.
By Lt General V K Kapoor (Retd), Editor - SP’s Land Forces
Responding to a question of Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, SP Guide Publications, during the annual press conference, Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat explained in detail how the army is technologically empowering and motivating its soldiers to tackle emerging threats.
“Mission-Based Deployment: We now have a constant presence of a ship deployed in Andaman Sea and mouth of Malacca Straits. We have ships on deployment in the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, the North Arabian Sea, the North Bay of Bengal, and the strategically important Straits of Lombok.”
‘It’s the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) which are the real power sectors and government is ready to support and ease the complexities in the defence procedures’, said the Defence Minister, during the joint seminar on ‘Opportunities for MSMEs in Defence Sector’, organized by FISME in association with SP Guide Publications.
At the BizAvIndia Awards 2017 organised by Business Aircraft Operators Association (BAOA) in Bengaluru on February 13, 2017...