DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION
Government creates Department of Military Affairs, to be headed by CDS
General Rawat, who completed a three-year tenure as Army Chief, was on Monday named as the country's first CDS. The new department will have under it works relating to the three forces -- Army, Navy and Air Force -- and procurement exclusive to the services, except capital acquisitions, according to prevalent rules and procedures, the order said.
DRDO's AIP system gets boost with the operation of land-based prototype
The DRDO programme to build a fuel cell-based Air Independent Propuls...
Cabinet Committee on Security clears Chief of Defence Staff post: Here are all the details
The govt had tasked NSA Ajit Doval to head the com...
50 India Inc representatives to accompany Rajnath Singh to Russia to explore JVs
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be in Moscow from November 5-7 for the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) meeting.
Waiting for the best doesn’t work, we will take what you produce, Vice Chief of Army assures industry
Referring to a long standing dilemma for the domestic defence development ecosystem, Lt Gen MM Naravane said that `best’ cannot be the enemy of the `good’ and unless systems are inducted and used in the field, they cannot be improved to global standards.
Indian defence exports to grow to Rs 35,000 crore by 2024: Army Chief
At an event of Indigenous Defence Equipment Exporters Association, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said on Friday that Indian defence industry is becoming export-oriented and country's defence exports are set to grow to Rs 35,000 crore in next five years.
Government approves procurement of indigenously developed military hardware worth Rs 3300 crore
The first two projects include procurement of third generation anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) and the auxiliary power units (APUs) for the T-72 and the T-90 battle tanks.
Defence Ministry to decide on Army's Rs 10,000 crore Akash missiles proposal for Pakistan, China border
The proposal to acquire two regiments of the Akash Prime missiles which can be deployed in high altitude areas to counter China and Pakistan would be discussed at the meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council scheduled to be held today.
India begins work on tunnels along border with China
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO), which is handling the construction, has issued a global tender for a tunnel under the Brahmaputra River in Assam, while it has also begun excavating a tunnel under the Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh, officials said.
Pakistan state media hints at OIC summit in Islamabad contradicting reports of Saudi as venue
Pakistan state-run media said on Sunday that Islamabad may host the meeting in April, although earlier reports said Saudi Arabia, which holds the Presidency of the OIC currently, would play host following an assurance by its foreign minister during a visit to the Pakistani capital last week.
Companies looking to channelise CSR spend into research
Sitharaman had last month announced that India Inc can now use their CSR spending on publicly funded incubators and contribute to research in science, technology, medicine and engineering at major institutions.
DRDO chief urges for indigenous defence production
Our indigenous produce in defence (sector) is close to 45-50 per cent only. We have a lot of imports. We need to improve (the share of indigenous production) and work on new technologies, Reddy said.
Army inducts Israeli 'tank killers’ till DRDO develops indigenous ones
Indian infantry soldiers now finally have a new weapon to destroy advancing enemy tanks on the western front with Pakistan.
We will fight and win the next war with indigenous weapon systems: Army Chief
In his address at the 41st DRDO Directors Conference, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat also said the development of weaponry and other systems should be done keeping "future warfare" in mind.
India's security vulnerabilities are going to be 'much more greater' in times to come: NSA Doval
"India's security vulnerabilities are much greater today and they are going to be much more greater in the times to come," said Doval.
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