Pinaka: India's highly successful guided weapon system
Pinaka is an indigenous multi-barrel rocket launch (MBRL) system, which has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the Indian Army. Its weapon system has a state-of-the-art guidance kit bolstered by an advanced navigation and control system. It is one of the most reliable and effective weapon systems of the Indian Army.
Finally, women police and paramilitary personnel to get customised body gear
Women police and paramilitary personnel in India will finally ha...
Marine acoustic research ship on a mission leaves Kochi
The ship belongs to the Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) and is opera...
View: India must tap private sector for closing tech gap with global military powers
Defence production and R&D will not make the desired leap unless MoD proactively supports the private sector in manufacturing and R&D, and revamps the DRDO. It is time the MoD tapped the entrepreneurial energies of the private sector to bridge the technological gap between India and the advanced military powers.
Now, IIT & IISc will help forces to get futuristic defence technologies
DRDO has already identified over 60 specific projects, many of which will give armed forces a lethal edge.
Defence Ministry issues Rs 2000 crore tender for critical heavyweight torpedoes for submarines
"The tender for acquiring around 100 heavyweight torpedoes for the submarines for the Indian Navy was issued 10 days ago by the Defence Ministry," Defence Ministry sources told ANI.
Indian Navy successfully test-fires MRSAM missile
The test-firing of the missile was carried out jointly by the Indian Navy, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Israel Aerospace Industries.
View: Why Sitharaman's budgetary allocation is unlikely to satisfy defence establishment
Under Sitharaman’s leadership as defence minister before becoming FM, the armed forces had projected a combined shortfall of nearly Rs 1,12,000 crore.
Army spent Rs 1.24 crore on its dog squad in 2018-19: Government
In written response to a question in Lok Sabha, Naik said the Army currently has 25 full dog units and two half units.
LCA MK1 achieves milestone by undertaking maiden ski-jump take-off from INS Vikramaditya
The ski-jump is the upwardly curved ramp on the deck of aircraft carriers designed to provide sufficient take-off lift for fighter jets. "The naval version of Tejas achieved another important milestone today by successfully undertaking the maiden ski-jump take-off from INS Vikramaditya," a Navy Spokesperson said.
DRDO satellite that will sniff out enemy radars to be launched on April 1
The 436-kg DRDO satellite, which will be placed in the 763-km orbit, will help intelligence agencies keep an eagle’s eye on hostile countries like Pakistan.
Nuclear-capable missile Prithvi II successfully test-fired
Prithvi-II was also successfully test-fired at night on February 21, 2018 from the ITR at Chandipur.
DRDO wasn’t given go ahead in 2012: VK Saraswat
VK Saraswat, former DRDO chief, told ET that he had made detailed presentations to the previous UPA govt.
Maker Village becomes innovation programme partner for Defence sector
The Maker Village CEO described the iDEX selection as a milestone for the pioneering startup initiative founded in February 2015 under the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, with Indian Institute of Information Technology as the host institute. iDEX provides the selected startups access to the defence markets besides grants of upto Rs 1.5 cr.
Foreign firms keen to set up plants in India to supply raw materials for bulletproof jackets
The Prime Minster's Office had asked the Niti Aayog to prepare a road map for "incentivising" domestic manufacturing of lightweight body armours.
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