Latest News on Defence 2018
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Feb 02, 2018
Budget 2018: Insufficient allocation to defence will hurt India's plans to modernise armed forces, secure border regionsChina's road and railway network in Tibet have expanded, dangerously touching its borders with India, Nepal and Bhutan. Massive infrastructure development would facilitate rapid mobilisation of Chinese troops
Jan 31, 2018
Budget 2018: India among biggest importers of arms, yet army lacks sufficient ammunitionDespite being the world's fifth largest importer of weapons, the major worry for the Indian Army during a war would be a shortage of ammunition
Jan 17, 2018
Union Budget 2018: Why India needs annual defence allocation of 3% of GDPThe higher defence set up and the MoD continue to be sans military professionals because the government remains straight-jacketed in the time wrap of the bureaucracy.
Dec 21, 2017
Poor capital management, inefficient budgeting root causes of sorry state of Indian Armed ForcesInefficient budgeting and underutilisation of defence funds emerge as major hurdles for the Indian services — army, navy and the air force — according to an action taken report submitted to the Parliament
Dec 11, 2017
India, Saudi Arabia emerge as largest importers of arms; US, China lead in defence expendituresIndia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, China and Algeria emerged as the top importers during the five year period of 2012-2016, shows a Firstpost analysis of the latest SIPRI report on global arms sales
Nov 20, 2017
Defence ministry scraps Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile deal with Israel: All you need to knowThe defence ministry has decided to scrap the deal for Spike ATGM with Israel and has asked the Defence Research and Development organisation (DRDO) to indigenously develop and produce a Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM).
Oct 22, 2017
Army to modernise 2,000 military stations in line with govt's Smart Cities projectThe Army is finalising a plan to modernise around 2,000 military stations and develop them in line with the government's Smart City initiative.
Sep 04, 2017
New defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman must take cue from her predecessors and not repeat mistakesPost the announcement, critics pointed out Sitharaman's lack of defence experience, not realising that was the case with all her predecessors.