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  • August 1, 2022
    Defence Minister inaugurates the second edition of Ammo India
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Healthy mix of local endeavours & foreign collaboration is the bedrock of India's journey of self-reliance: Defence Minister

  • August 1, 2022
    Self-sufficiency is a strategic imperative for India now: COAS
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Pande visited Ammo India 2022 for a special session.

  • July 19, 2022
    Self-reliance is of Critical Importance
    By SP's Correspondent

    Prime Minister Modi addresses NIIO Seminar 'Swavlamban' and also unveils 'SPRINT Challenges' aimed at giving a boost to usage of indigenous technology in the Indian Navy

  • July 18, 2022
    CAATSA – Relief India Deserved
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    US administration had till now deliberately allowed to hang CAATSA sword over India's head since 2017 but Indian government continued to be defiant. The legislation was intended to punish Russia but India was becoming a collateral target by the US.

  • July 11, 2022
    First ever AI in Defence symposium held
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The Defence Minister launched 75 Artificial Intelligence products/technologies during ‘AI in Defence’ symposium in New Delhi.

  • June 17, 2022
    India, Israel – New Vision
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    As both nations marked 30 years of excellent ties, visit of the Israeli Defence Minister gave an opportunity to review the full range of India-Israel relations and reiterate their commitment to expanding cooperation for the security & prosperity of both nations

  • June 13, 2022
    "Watch This Space"
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    On June 10, 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates headquarters of IN-SPACe at Bopal, Ahmedabad.

  • May 27, 2022
    QUAD rattles China
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    The Tokyo QUAD summit has set up an Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) which has over a dozen partner countries. These partner countries are situated around China and have strong trade relations with China...

  • May 18, 2022
    Defence Minister launches two indigenous frontline warships
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The warships namely 'Surat' and 'Udaygiri' were launched at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL), Mumbai on May 17, 2022.

  • May 16, 2022
    Sneak Peek into the heart of our galactic home
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    On May 12, 2022 astronomers unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy, Sagittarius A*.

  • May 7, 2022
    Indian Air Force should become an 'Aerospace Force' —Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister
    By Neetu Dhulia

    The Defence Minister added that to protect our assets from space-guided attacks, IAF should operate on technology, developing expertise and human resource management

  • May 7, 2022
    India and France – next phase of strategic partnership
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    Both sides agreed to find creative ways for France's deeper involvement in the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' efforts in advanced defence technology, manufacturing and exports, through increased industry to industry partnerships

  • May 7, 2022
    Reviving Indo-German defence cooperation
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    Both India and Germany are actively seeking to enhance research, co-development and co-production activities bilaterally, under European Union and with other partners, for enhancing high-technology trade, including defence goods

  • May 7, 2022
    India-NORDIC summit - Major Diplomatic gain
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    The five Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark) as a group have a special place in Europe and bringing them together on a single platform with India displays India's diplomatic clout in the region

  • May 2, 2022
    Synergy, indigenisation, operational preparedness: COAS General Manoj Pande
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    On assuming the appointment of the Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Pande was presented with a Guard of Honour at South Block on May 1, 2022.

  • April 28, 2022
    Indian defence upgrading with Israeli ATGMs
    By Staff Correspondent

    The Indian Army and IAF are inducting advanced Israeli anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) with longer range and greater armour-penetration capabilities.

  • April 18, 2022
    India-US partnership to challenge China
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    Prime Minister Modi held a virtual Summit with President Biden on April 11, 2022. With Indo-Pacific in mind and to effectively meet the China challenge, the US administration needs to keep India in good humour. A strong US-Indian partnership is a critical building block in a more resilient regional security architecture.

  • April 15, 2022
    India-US reaffirm defence partnership
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    The visit of Rajnath Singh to USA for the 2+2 dialogue provided an opportunity to both sides to extensively review the entire gamut of bilateral defence cooperation

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    April 8, 2022
    Forging the future with a Wearable Robot
    By Neetu Dhulia

    Bringing the iron man closer to home, Gavin Barnes, the lead engineer for Lockheed Martin's exoskeleton technologies program, who was in Delhi recently demonstrated its strength to go the distance.

  • February 15, 2022
    ISRO lights up the sky
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Lifting off the first of its 19 missions planned for this year, ISRO successfully placed three satellites into orbit.

  • January 27, 2022
    The grandeur of Republic Day 2022
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Over seven decades of being a Republic; India showcases its defence, cultural, and developmental highlights around the theme of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’

  • January 24, 2022
    Republic Day Parade – 2022: A journey through Indian Army's uniform & weaponry evolution
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    16 marching contingents, 17 military bands and 25 tableaux to mark the nation's 75th year of independence at this Republic Day.

  • January 21, 2022
    ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems has secured a major deal
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Israel signed the €3 billion ThyssenKrupp submarine deal, for three new submarines from the series of Dakar-class submarines.

  • January 14, 2022
    “We are resolved to show “Zero Tolerance’ to terror”
    By Neetu Dhulia

    India will “come out victorious” in case of war with China, war stays only as an “instrument of last resort” —General M.M. Naravane said during press conference ahead of Army Day celebrations on a January 15th.

  • January 11, 2022
    Rafale maritime fighter displays ski-jump capability
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The marine version of the French fighter aircraft demonstrated the ability to operate from Indian Navy’s aircraft carrier Vikrant which has recently set out for its crucial third set of sea trials.

  • January 11, 2022
    Indian naval diplomacy at it's zenith
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    From tiny Maldives and Sri Lanka to ASEAN members besides African, Gulf and European powers to giant US Navy, Indian navy interacted with most of the friendly naval powers in the Indo-pacific maritime region in recent months, which the strategic community must take note of.

  • December 21, 2021
    Florence Parly in India: Eyes on Rafales and Scorpenes
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    France has emerged as a major supplier of critical weapon platforms like Fighter planes and Submarines along with powerful short range missiles and has been India's fellow in taking care of India's concerns in international forum

  • December 9, 2021
    India-Russia: Defence to get boost
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic affairs Analyst

    The Putin-Modi hug in New Delhi, displayed the bonhomie that continue to exist between Indian and Russian leadership despite vastly changed geo-political equations.

  • December 4, 2021
    New 10-year Capability Development Plan in the works: Navy Chief
    By SP's Correspondent

    Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar announced on December 3 that a 10-year Integrated Capability Development Plan (ICDP) is in the works under the auspices of the newly-raised Department of Military Affairs to prioritise military procurements.

  • December 3, 2021
    MoD Revises its Import Ban Decision
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic affairs Analyst

    In case the domestic industry is unable to supply equipment urgently needed by the armed forces, in the stipulated time frame, or quantity or where there are any other technical issues, specific cases of imports could be taken up to meet immediate requirement

  • November 22, 2021
    Subtle message to China – INS Visakhapatnam
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic affairs Analyst

    With the changing power dynamics in the Indian Ocean Region, INS Visakhapatnam will augment the Indian Navy’s mobility, reach and flexibility towards accomplishment of its tasks and goals

  • November 18, 2021
    Saab unleashes aggressive offers of Gripen for India
    By Vishal Thapar

    Price war unleashed ahead of MRFA competition, pitting Euro 125 million Gripen against Euro 216 million Rafale

  • November 17, 2021
    IAF orders HAMMER smart bomb kit for LCA fleet
    By Vishal Thapar

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) is reported to have ordered an unspecified number of HAMMER ground attack precision guided munitions (PGM) for integration with the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas.

  • November 10, 2021
    Defence Minister asks forces to be ready at short notice on “volatile” border
    By Vishal Thapar

    IAF top brass brainstorm swift response amidst continuing stand-off with China

  • November 10, 2021
    Vice Admiral Hari Kumar named new Navy Chief
    By Vishal Thapar

    Navigation of key procurements for naval modernisation to be high on agenda

  • November 2, 2021
    India scraps programme to buy 13 BAE Mk-45 naval guns, commits itself to HAL's Light Utility Helicopters
    By Vishal Thapar

    Decisions aimed to boost Make in India agenda as part of approvals for acquisitions worth $1.1 Billion

  • October 29, 2021
    Talwar class follow-on frigates for Indian Navy on track with launch of first of two ordered for $950 million
    By Vishal Thapar

    Under construction warship named Tushil, Russia resolves to meet 2022 delivery deadline

  • October 28, 2021
    India test fires Agni-5 ICBM to signal growing maturity of nukes
    By Vishal Thapar

    Work on credible minimum deterrence on track with operationalisation of most potent missile