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IAF steps up upgrading of infrastructure in eastern sector post-Uri

Oct 01, 2016

IAF steps up upgrading of infrastructure in eastern sector post-Uri

IAF Eastern Air Command chief Hari Kumar said on Saturday that of the seven advanced landing grounds (ALGs) in Arunachal Pradesh, five have been made operational and two others will be ready by the end of the year. #Terrorism #Defence #Pakistan #Arunachal Pradesh #NewsTracker #IAF
Surgical strikes across LoC: Nawaz Sharif reviews defence preparedness, holds talks with Army chief

Sep 29, 2016

Surgical strikes across LoC: Nawaz Sharif reviews defence preparedness, holds talks with Army chief

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday reviewed the defence preparedness, holding talks with army chief Raheel Sharif and other top aides after India carried out surgical strikes against terror bases across the LoC. Sharif and Raheel had a telephonic conversation during which they discussed situation at the Line of Control (LoC), The News reported, citing sources. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #Nawaz Sharif #LoC #Raheel Sharif #surgical strikes #General Nasir Janjua
Uran alert: Police continues search operations even as naval areas are sanitised

Sep 23, 2016

Uran alert: Police continues search operations even as naval areas are sanitised

A day after high alert was issued along the Mumbai coast and adjoining areas after a group of armed men were allegedly spotted by a few school children in Uran, the Defence PRO said that search operations are over and the naval areas have been sanitised. #Defence #NewsTracker #Navi Mumbai #National Security Guard #Uran #High alert #Western Naval command #Devendra Fadnavis #Uran Education Society
Rafale deal signed: An overview of its history and what this means for India

Sep 23, 2016

Rafale deal signed: An overview of its history and what this means for India

As news broke that India and France had agreed upon the terms and conditions for the Rafale deal, it was probably greeted with relief rather than joy. #World #India #Defence #IndianAirForce #France #CriticalPoint #IAF #jets #PM Narendra Modi #Dassault #Rafale deal
India set to sign Rafale deal on Friday further cementing Indo-French strategic ties

Sep 22, 2016

India set to sign Rafale deal on Friday further cementing Indo-French strategic ties

The decade-long saga will bear fruits when India ultimately signs tomorrow a deal with France for 36 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Dassault Rafale fighter jets. #India #Defence #IndianAirForce #France #ConnectTheDots #IAF #fighter jets #PM Narendra Modi #MMRCA #Dassault #Rafale deal
Beijing hopes India can do more to maintain peace along the Indo-China border after Brahmos deployment

Aug 25, 2016

Beijing hopes India can do more to maintain peace along the Indo-China border after Brahmos deployment

China on Thursday hoped India could do "more" to maintain peace and stability on the border areas "rather than the contrary", following reports that New Delhi plans to deploy BrahMos missiles along its boundary with Beijing. #China #Defence #New Delhi #NewsTracker #India-China #Beijing #BrahMos #People's Liberation Army
Scorpne submarine leaks highlight coming of age of information war against India

Aug 25, 2016

Scorpne submarine leaks highlight coming of age of information war against India

The Scorpène data leak is damaging but its not the end of the world for the Indian Navy. Let's learn from it and move on. #Defence #CriticalPoint #Indian Navy #Scorpène class submarine #Submarines #Corporate Espionage #leaked data
Leaked documents on Scorpne-class submarine and its implication on the Indian Navy

Aug 24, 2016

Leaked documents on Scorpne-class submarine and its implication on the Indian Navy

As far as the timing of this leak is concerned, the competitors of the second line of production are the biggest gainers. It means billions of dollars worth of business at a time when both economy and employment are at a critical stage #Defence #InMyOpinion #Indian Navy #Ministry of Defence #Manohar Parrikar #Scorpene #leaked scorpene documents
Andhra Pradesh to set up first private sector Light Combat Aircraft manufacturing unit

Aug 22, 2016

Andhra Pradesh to set up first private sector Light Combat Aircraft manufacturing unit

A weapons integration facility to manufacture Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), said to be the first-of-its-kind in the private sector, will be set up in Andhra. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #Aviation #Andhra Pradesh #Private sector
Affidavit row: Gen Suhag briefs Manohar Parrikar, minister seeks all information

Aug 18, 2016

Affidavit row: Gen Suhag briefs Manohar Parrikar, minister seeks all information

The army chief, who was the then General Officer Commanding of the unit, said the imposition of DV ban on him and issuance of a show cause notice by the then COAS "was illegal and premeditated". #Defence #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Indian Army #Manohar Parrikar #Armed Forces Tribunal #Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag #Lt Gen (Retd) Ravi Dastane