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Israeli drones in Indian defence forces: The story of growing military ties to take on similar threats
India

Israeli drones in Indian defence forces: The story of growing military ties to take on similar threats

After shying away for four decades to establish normal relations with Israel, India finally realised the potential offered by the tiny Middle Eastern nation, which emerged as a powerhouse of technological innovation, in the early nineties

Jindal Defence partners with Brazil's Tauras Armas to manufacture small arms, production starts January
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Jindal Defence partners with Brazil's Tauras Armas to manufacture small arms, production starts January

The two companies are also in talks to make a 5.56 x 45mm carbine, which the Indian Army requires in large numbers. The plant in Hisar was set up with an initial investment of $5 million

Defence, security collaboration between India, Aus contributed significantly to free, open Indo-Pacific: Jaishankar
India

Defence, security collaboration between India, Aus contributed significantly to free, open Indo-Pacific: Jaishankar

Jaishankar, who is on a two-day visit to Australia, on Tuesday had an instructive morning with the Australian Armed Forces

India rapidly moving towards jointness of three armed forces, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
India

India rapidly moving towards jointness of three armed forces, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Addressing a seminar on Army logistics, the defence minister said that India has made rapid progress in the rail sector, and over 9,000 km lines have been doubled in the last seven years

'Friendship can solve any problem': Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Day 1 in India
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'Friendship can solve any problem': Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Day 1 in India

On the first day of her visit, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her counterpart Narendra Modi signed seven pacts. She also met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and President Droupadi Murmu

India one step closer to getting US-made MQ-9B drones: Why these Predator drones are such a big deal
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India one step closer to getting US-made MQ-9B drones: Why these Predator drones are such a big deal

The US-made MQ-9B drones, designed for long endurance and high-altitude surveillance will provide India a boost in its monitoring programme. A variant of this drone was recently used to launch a missile that killed Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande holds talks with top Maldivian commander, focus on strengthening defence cooperation
India

Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande holds talks with top Maldivian commander, focus on strengthening defence cooperation

Maldives is one of India's key maritime neighbours in the Indian Ocean Region and the bilateral defence and security ties have been on an upward trajectory in the last few years

Advanced ammunition is reality of new-age warfare, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
India

Advanced ammunition is reality of new-age warfare, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

If advanced ammunition is the reality of new-age warfare, then the country should focus its attention on where it is standing today in terms of research and development, indigenous capacity and manufacturing capability in this area, the defence minister added

Attempts of forces to harm India's interests must be thwarted effectively: PM Modi
India

Attempts of forces to harm India's interests must be thwarted effectively: PM Modi

At a naval seminar, PM Modi said national defence is no longer limited to borders but has a much broader ambit and the armed forces and other stakeholders must work together to bolster the country's military capabilities

PM Modi integrated J&K, but railways emasculated, says Metro Man E Sreedharan to News18
India

PM Modi integrated J&K, but railways emasculated, says Metro Man E Sreedharan to News18

E Sreedharan lauded the PM for initiatives like Swachh Bharat and Atmanirbhar Bharat, and abrogation of Article 370 sections in Jammu and Kashmir, but he also expressed concern at 'too much government' and rising inflation

China makes second largest Taiwan defence zone incursion this year
World

China makes second largest Taiwan defence zone incursion this year

Taiwan's defence ministry said that it had scrambled its own aircraft and deployed air defence missile systems to monitor the latest Chinese activity

Modi@8: Balakot operation, surgical strikes strong response to Pakistan-based terror, says Lt Gen Hooda
India

Modi@8: Balakot operation, surgical strikes strong response to Pakistan-based terror, says Lt Gen Hooda

In an interview with News18, the former Northern Army Commander said that military modernisation needs to keep pace with the future challenges that India faces, particularly from China

General Naravane contributed in strengthening India's military preparedness, says Rajnath Singh
India

General Naravane contributed in strengthening India's military preparedness, says Rajnath Singh

General Naravane retired from service on Saturday after an illustrious career spanning 42 years.

Six of Seven defence companies carved out of OFB report provisional profits in initial 6 months of operation
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Six of Seven defence companies carved out of OFB report provisional profits in initial 6 months of operation

These companies are scaling new heights and contributing to India’s defence manufacturing

India, US have growing convergence of strategic interests: Rajnath Singh
India

India, US have growing convergence of strategic interests: Rajnath Singh

Singh said the recent India-US '2+2' dialogue and fruitful conversation between PM Narendra Modi and President Joe Biden have created the ground for a more ambitious and strategic engagement between the two sides.

Over 100 weapons, missiles, systems banned for import to boost self-reliance in defence sector
India

Over 100 weapons, missiles, systems banned for import to boost self-reliance in defence sector

The release of the lists comes at a time there is some uncertainty over the supply of military hardware by Russia to India in the wake of Western sanctions on Moscow over its aggression against Ukraine

US defence manufactures stand to profit in the long run from war in Ukraine
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US defence manufactures stand to profit in the long run from war in Ukraine

Like other Western countries, the United States has turned to its own stocks to furnish Ukraine with shoulder-fired Stinger and Javelin missiles, for instance, but the US military weapons stockpiles being tapped for Kyiv will need to be replenished

Convinced, Russian forces will attack Ukraine in coming week, says Joe Biden
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Convinced, Russian forces will attack Ukraine in coming week, says Joe Biden

The US President said they are doing everything in their power to remove any reason that Russia may give to justify invading Ukraine and prevent them from moving in

Amit Shah reviews security situation, discusses threats from global terror groups at high-level meet
India

Amit Shah reviews security situation, discusses threats from global terror groups at high-level meet

The home minister conducted a high-level security meeting with India's intelligence apparatus today discussing movement of foreign terrorists, terror financing, and emerging security challenges

How 2022 would witness further enhancement of India’s defence capabilities
India

How 2022 would witness further enhancement of India’s defence capabilities

Cohesion between the three services would improve. Changes in structures, including within the Department of Military Affairs, resulting in increased effectiveness of the forces may occur