New Delhi: India today signed a $45-million deal for Airport Surveillance Radars for the navy and coast guard to boost their maritime aviation activities. The Ministry of Defence signed the contract with Mumbai-based Mahindra Telephonics Integrated Systems Limited for procurement of 11 Airport Surveillance Radars with Monopulse Secondary […]
(Editor’s Note: The views are that of the author’s. For the writer’s other interests, read the credit line at the end of the article.) By Rajiv Chib A resurgence of COVID-19 cases in India has forced domestic defence companies to reintroduce strict restrictions. It again threatens to increase […]
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Bengaluru: In a big boost to indigenisation of defence industrial capability, India‘s state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) today successfully test-fired a Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from the Hawk-i aircraft off the coast of Odisha. The indigenous stand-off weapon developed by Research Centre Imarat (RCI), a laboratory of […]
(Editor’s Note: The views are that of the author’s. For the writer’s other interests, read the credit line at the end of the article.) By Lieutenant General (Dr) V. K. Saxena From the perspective of self-reliance and ‘Atmnirbhar Bharat‘, India has a reason to cheer in the festive […]
New Delhi: India today successfully tested a supersonic missile assisted release of a torpedo, in a boost to its navy’s anti-submarine warfare capabilities. Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) is a missile-assisted release of lightweight Anti-Submarine Torpedo System for anti-submarine warfare operations far beyond a torpedo’s range. […]
By N. C. Bipindra New Delhi: Lockheed Martin Corp. will provide latest, fifth generation combat aircraft technologies from F-35 Lightning II and F-22 Raptor, including a target tracking device, aboard the F-21 that is being offered to Indian Air Force for the world’s largest order. The global defence […]
(Editor’s Note: Updated on Aug. 10 at 4.15 pm with a government clarification at paragraph 16.) New Delhi: India, among the world’s largest arms importers, has taken the first step towards reducing its defence import footprint. In a first, India’s Ministry of Defence today came out with a […]