26 Feb 2019
All about Mirage-2000, the jet which destroyed terror camps
Avenging the dastardly Pulwama attack, in which 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred, the Indian Air Force attacked terror camps flourishing in Pakistan on Tuesday.
04 Dec 2018
Government rejects MSP demand for 1 lakh personnel; Army upset
The Central government has rejected a long-standing demand of the armed forces for higher Military Service Pay (MSP) for around one lakh personnel including Junior Commissioned Officers, said military sources today.
25 Jul 2018
China's defense expenditure 3 times more than India last year
China's expenditure on the military was three times more than India's last year, but the share of its defense spending in GDP was less than India's, Union Minister Subhash Bhamre said today.
03 Jun 2018
#DefenseDiaries: India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-V missile for 6th time
Days after the 20th anniversary of the Pokhran nuclear tests, India test-fired the nuclear-capable Agni-V missile from the Abdul Kalam island off the Odisha coast.
19 Apr 2018
Major reform: India sets-up new body for improved defense planning
In a major reform in Indian defense, the government has constituted the high-powered Defence Planning Committee (DPC) under National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.
12 Apr 2018
Rajasthan: IAF's drill to check forces' real time operational preparedness
Rajasthan-based Air Force stations, which are close to Indo-Pak borders are participating in the ongoing Indian Air Force's combat exercises, defense officials said.
22 Feb 2018
Avani Chaturvedi becomes first Indian woman to fly fighter-aircraft solo
Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi has made history by becoming the first Indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft solo.
14 Feb 2018
Defense Ministry to acquire new advanced weapons worth Rs. 16,000cr
The Defense Ministry has approved mega weapons acquisition proposals worth Rs. 15,935cr.
06 Feb 2018
#DefenseDiaries: India successfully test-fires indigenous nuclear-capable missile Agni-I
India test-fired the indigenous nuclear-capable Agni-I missile today from the test range at Abdul Kalam Island, off the Odisha coast.
29 Jan 2018
#DefenseDiaries: Indian Army short of 68,000 anti-tank missiles, 850 launchers
Indian Army is reportedly facing "critical operational deficiency"; it is short of 68,000 anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) and 850 launchers of different varieties.
26 Jan 2018
Meet 47-year-old Dara Singh, who's marched at Rajpath 18 times
Marching in the Rajpath R-Day parade for a record 18th time might be the biggest achievement for some, but for 47-year-old BSF jawan Dara Singh, it's a 'small' tribute to his namesake iconic wrestler.
22 Jan 2018
#DefenseDiaries: India partners with Japan for introducing AI in defense
Artificial Intelligence is growing at a rapid pace; it's being applied in every major field, and Japan is undoubtedly among the countries leading this "AI revolution".
16 Jan 2018
Indian Army lost one soldier every three days since 2005
Data from the Indian Army has revealed disturbing facts. For one, the 1.1mn-strong force has been losing a soldier every third day for the last 13 years.
08 Jan 2018
#DefenseDiaries: Government scraps Rs. 32,000 crore minesweeper project
The government of India has cancelled a Rs. 32,000crore project to build 12 minesweepers, in collaboration with South Korea, at the Goa Shipyard.
04 Jan 2018
#DefenseDiaries: India cancels $500 million deal for Israel's anti-tank missiles
India has cancelled the $500mn deal to buy 1600 Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel's state-owned defense contractor, Rafael Advanced Defence Systems.
03 Jan 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman clears procurement of weapons for IAF, Navy
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is standing true on her promise of modernization and improving military preparedness. To aid the IAF and Navy, Sitharaman has cleared proposals worth Rs. 1,700cr.
30 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Shivalik-class frigates are India's ultimate power-projection tools
The Indian Navy's (IN) three Shivalik-class frigates are the first multirole stealth warships ever to be developed and constructed indigenously by India.
28 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaires: India successfully tests AAD supersonic ballistic missile interceptor
India's homegrown Advanced Air Defence (AAD) supersonic interceptor missile conducted a successful test by intercepting an incoming simulated hostile ballistic missile at a low altitude over the Bay of Bengal.
28 Dec 2017
#ThatWas2017: Should India be worried about its defense inadequacies?
When it comes to India's defense and national security, among the most significant incident in 2017 was the Doklam standoff.
24 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Navy's razor sharp Talwar-class frigates cut through the seas
Two out of the Indian Navy's six Talwar-class guided missile frigates, INS Teg and INS Trikand, will be making a friendly port call at the UAE.
22 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: IAF issues proposal for 83 advanced Tejas Mk-1A warplanes
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for 83 upgraded Tejas Mk-1A light combat aircraft (LCA) worth nearly Rs. 60,000 crore.
21 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: The men who keep PM Modi safe
Whenever PM Narendra Modi speaks publicly, all our eyes and ears are firmly towards him.
16 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: On this day, India won its greatest military victory
Every year, India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to commemorate nation's greatest military victory.
14 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: What makes the Navy's submarine INS Kalvari deadly
Earlier today, PM Narendra Modi commissioned INS Kalvari, the first of the six French-designed Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarines, into the Indian Navy (IN)
14 Dec 2017
Modi commissions submarine INS Kalvari, dedicates it to the nation
PM Narendra Modi has commissioned INS Kalvari, the first of six French-designed Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarines, into the Indian Navy in Mumbai.
14 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: All you need to know about IAF's C-17 airlifter
With India's growing status as a global power, comes the need for its military to demonstrate its presence far and wide.
12 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Indian Navy's sea hawk P-8I Poseidon protects the nation
In recent months, there's been an increase in the Chinese navy's forays into the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
10 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Indian Navy's submarine arm celebrates golden jubilee
On December 8, 2017, the Indian Navy's submarine arm celebrated its golden jubilee.
09 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Heron drone crashes in China, should India worry?
An Israeli-made IAI Heron drone operated by the Indian Army recently crashed into Chinese territory in the Sikkim sector due to a "technical problem."
07 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiairies: The lifeline of Siachen troops, Cheetah helicopter
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) Cheetah is a light single-engine helicopter serving the Indian armed forces for over four decades.
06 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Kolkata-class destroyers allows India to project power
The three Kolkata-class destroyers are among the five most powerful weapons of the Indian Navy (IN).
04 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaires: 5 of the Indian Navy's most powerful weapons
The Indian Navy Day is celebrated every year on December 4 to honor the nation's brave seafarers who secure the nation's vast maritime frontiers.
04 Dec 2017
If not wars, then what's killing Indian soldiers?
India hasn't fought any major wars since the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan.
04 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaires: Why December 4 is celebrated as Navy Day?
Since India's independence, the Indian Navy has toiled tirelessly to secure the nation's vast maritime frontiers.
02 Dec 2017
India begins building six nuclear-powered attack submarines
01 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Jawans do their bit, now it's time to reciprocate
On December 7 every year, India pays homage to its valiant soldiers and martyrs by celebrating Armed Forces Flag Day.
30 Nov 2017
#DefenseDiaries: How the indigenous Netra AEW&CS watches over Indian skies
Earlier today, the Indian Air Forces (IAF) first indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&CS), christened 'Netra', successfully completed its first air-to-air refueling.
29 Nov 2017
India to provide naval facilities to Singapore
India will be providing naval practice and logistics facilities to Singapore, which among other things will allow the country to hold live-firing drills in the Andamans.
29 Nov 2017
Meet #GES2017 Speaker Tessy Thomas, the Missile Woman of India!
Dr. Tessy Thomas, the "Missile Woman of India", is going to address Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 in Hyderabad.
27 Nov 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Prithvi is India's first 'Made-in-India' and 'Made-by-India' ballistic missile
The debate continues to rage on the need for greater indigenization of India's military arsenal.