To take on Chinese ‘wolf warriors’, India must fix military asymmetry
Indian Army is more than capable of giving the Chinese a bloody nose. Yet, we must fix military asymmetry.
Countering China's aggression: US bill seeks to train Indian fighter pilots
The National Defence Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2021 fiscal...
China’s military provokes its neighbors, but the message is for the United States
With the world distracted by the coronavirus pandemic, China’s military has encroached upon its neighbors’ territories on several fronts throughout the spring and now into summer, flexing its military might in ways that have raised alarms across Asia and in Washington.
Amid budget crunch, Navy to scrap Rs 20,000 crore tender
Defence ministry sources say the Navy is the first among the armed forces to finalise a rationalisation plan for its capital acquisition projects, which ranges from withdrawing some tenders or Request for Proposals (RFPs) to reducing numbers in other mega programmes.
Why clash with China may not impact Russian arms supplies to India
Any concern that the current India-China clash in Ladakh and its potential for escalation may affect Russian arms supplies to India is misplaced. India-Russia defence ties are time-tested, with both countries equally interested in nurturing them as a vital pillar of the overall relationship.
Indigenous production of fight category equipment at 45 percent, huge opportunity for MSMEs:Navy official
Equipment under the "fight" category encompasses all types of ship borne weapons and sensor systems that affect the combat capability of the ship.
View: Making India 'Atmanirbhar' in the defence sector
Recognizing this gap, on May 16, 2020, in an unprecedented move to spur the post COVID-19 Indian economy, the Finance Minister announced that the automatic route limit for foreign investment in the defence sector will be raised from 49% to 74%.
India to test-fire 3,500 km range K-4 nuclear missile
The missile system is being developed by DRDO for the Arihant class nuclear submarines which are being built. "As per plans, the DRDO will carry out test-firing of the K-4 nuclear missile from an underwater platform off the Vishakhapatnam coast. During the trial, the DRDO will test the advanced systems in the missile system," govt sources said.
How are China's neighbors combating the PLA Navy?
No fewer than 23 modern surface warships were launched by China in 2019, this total including nine destroyers (two Type 055s and seven Type 052Ds), twelve Type 056 corvettes, one Type 075 landing helicopter dock and one Type 071 landing platform dock. Notable was the absence of any Type 054A frigate construction with production having temporarily halted.
Navy alert on China’s designs on Andamans
The archipelago, nearly 700 nautical miles from the mainland, remains at risk from People’s Liberation Army Navy. A Navy official said that China has already launched artificial islands and floating landmasses that are actually military bases.
View: This nuclear arms race is worse than the last one
One of the most frightening is nuclear war. Unfortunately, the risk of that happening keeps rising.
Buy RIL if stock falls on execution fears: Anand Tandon
‘If you have the patience, you will get a price that is a little better than current levels’
With additions like INS Khanderi, we're capable of giving Pakistan much bigger blow: Rajnath Singh
Lauding the name given to the Kalvari-class submarine, Rajnath said, "The name Khanderi is inspired by the dreaded 'Sword Tooth Fish,' a deadly fish known to hunt whilst swimming close to the bottom of the ocean."