Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos test fired
The missile, with a strike range of around 290 km, is a strategic asset for India as it would act as a deterrence against any possible threats from China and Pakistan.
‘A-Sat a completely desi baby’
In an interview to Chethan Kumar just hours after the successful test, Sateesh Reddy, DG, DRDO, which develope...
How a secret mission launched satellite killer
The test was kept a tightly guarded secret known only to a small group right up to the day of ...
PM’s radar logic justified, cloud cover can weaken signal, say defence & space experts
To know whether a cloud cover could affect the working of ground-based radars, TOI spoke to a few defence and space scientists and their opinion about the PM’s cloud statement.
Defence Ministry plans to buy 10 lakh hand grenades for combat troops
“A proposal for buying 10 lakh hand grenades from an Indian firm would be considered by the Defence Ministry at a high-level meeting to be chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman this week,” government sources told ANI.
The stunning rise of Nirmala Sitharaman
Sitharaman's story marks one of the swiftest ascents in Indian politics — she had joined BJP only in 2006.
Our EVMs are 'non-tamperable': BEL CMD
In around 400 of the 542 constituencies that went to polls this time, EVMs were supplied by BEL. The rest were supplied by ECIL, the company said.
DRDO successfully test-fires new air to air missile 'Astra'
Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test fired the Astra, air to air missile with a range of over 70 kms. The mi...
DRDO, ADA successfully execute first-ever arrested landing of LCA
DRDO and the Aeronautical Development Agency successfully executed the first ever arrested landing of LCA Tejas (Navy) at the shore based te...
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.
Forces prepare to deal with cyber attacks on key infrastructure
The Indian armed forces will conduct a major cyber exercise this week which will include scenarios connected to cyber attacks on critical Indian infrastructure like strategic networks and power grids.
Sig Sauer rifles to be made available to infantry by year-end: Army chief
Gen Bipin Rawat said the Army is treading on that path to empower them to ensure they are well-equipped and well provided with operational capabilities.
DRDO should be more nimble on innovation: Nirmala Sitharaman
During her address at the event which was held at the DRDO Bhawan, she said, “DRDO like structures have to be on their toes for R&D. DRDO should introspect to make themselves more nimble towards innovation.”
Strategic necessity: India is seeking to become a chip design hub
China, for example, is building a homegrown chip programme, eyeing adoption of local semiconductors in 70% of its products by 2025, up from 16% currently.
Navy chief launches new guided missile destroyer 'INS Imphal'
With a launch weight of 3,037 tonnes, the vessel made its first contact with water with full fanfare during the launching ceremony.
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