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Budget 2018: Insufficient allocation to defence will hurt India's plans to modernise armed forces, secure border regions
India

Budget 2018: Insufficient allocation to defence will hurt India's plans to modernise armed forces, secure border regions

China'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

Budget 2018: India among biggest importers of arms, yet army lacks sufficient ammunition
Business

Budget 2018: India among biggest importers of arms, yet army lacks sufficient ammunition

Despite 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

Union Budget 2018: Why India needs annual defence allocation of 3% of GDP
Business

Union Budget 2018: Why India needs annual defence allocation of 3% of GDP

The 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.

Poor capital management, inefficient budgeting root causes of sorry state of Indian Armed Forces
India

Poor capital management, inefficient budgeting root causes of sorry state of Indian Armed Forces

Inefficient 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

India, Saudi Arabia emerge as largest importers of arms; US, China lead in defence expenditures
World

India, Saudi Arabia emerge as largest importers of arms; US, China lead in defence expenditures

India, 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

Defence ministry scraps Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile deal with Israel: All you need to know
India

Defence ministry scraps Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile deal with Israel: All you need to know

The 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).

Army to modernise 2,000 military stations in line with govt's Smart Cities project
India

Army to modernise 2,000 military stations in line with govt's Smart Cities project

The Army is finalising a plan to modernise around 2,000 military stations and develop them in line with the government's Smart City initiative.

New defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman must take cue from her predecessors and not repeat mistakes
India

New defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman must take cue from her predecessors and not repeat mistakes

Post the announcement, critics pointed out Sitharaman's lack of defence experience, not realising that was the case with all her predecessors.