DRDO identifies 108 military systems for production by domestic industry

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has identified 108 military systems and subsystems like navigation radars, tank transporters and missile canisters for the domestic industry to design, develop and manufacture. Continue Reading

Rajnath Singh visits Leh amid India-China stand-off

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Leh tday on a day-long visit to carry out a comprehensive review of the security scenario in the region in wake of the border row with China. Continue Reading

Rajnath Singh leaves for Russia on 3-day visit

In first visit abroad by a senior Union Minister ever since Covid-19 hit the country, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today left for a three-day visit to Russia. Continue Reading

Rajnath Singh holds meet 3 service chiefs, talks to Jaishankar

Amid tension in India-China border following a violenet face-off, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today held meeting with three Service Chiefs- Army, Navy and Air Force) and the Chief of Defence Staff. Continue Reading

Four months extension for defence contracts

In a big relief to domestic arms and ammunition industry, the Ministry of Defence issued orders giving a four-month extension of delivery period to all capital acquisition contracts due to Covid pandemic. Continue Reading

LS adjourns till 2 pm as protests over Delhi violence continue

Lok Sabha witnessed repeated disruptions today amid Opposition protests over Delhi violence even as the government maintained that the matter will be discussed next week in the House. Continue Reading

Balakot airstrikes sent out clear message on terrorism: Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today said, “The Balakot airstrikes had sent out a clear message that infrastructure across the border could not be used as safe havens for terrorists”. Continue Reading

‘India’s armed forces now do not hesitate to cross border to protect country’

India’s approach in dealing with terrorism has undergone a major change as its armed forces now do not hesitate to cross the border to protect the country against the menace, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said today on the first anniversary of the Balakot air strike. Continue Reading

Rajnath Singh visits US naval air station

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Naval Air Station base at Norfolk in Virginia in the US during which he observed a static display and a Boeing fighter jet demonstration as the two sides reflected on the “strong defence ties.” Continue Reading

Pakistan waging proxy war as it can’t win conventional one: Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today said Pakistan was indulging in a “proxy” war as it had realised that it cannot win a “conventional” one.┬áThe path of “proxy” war chosen by Pakistan would only lead to its defeat, he added. Continue Reading