BrahMos successfully test fired: Supersonic cruise missile touches target with 'pin-point' precision, says Nirmala Sitharaman
The test firing comes three months after the BrahMos cruise missile was successfully test fired for the first time from the Indian Air Force's frontline Sukhoi-30 MKI combat jet.
Elite export control group Wassenaar Arrangement admits India as its member at two-day meet in Vienna
In a significant development, elite export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) on Thursday decided to admit India as its new member
India to test-fire BrahMos missile from Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet; lethal combo to help in IAF's surgical strikes
In a first, India is all set to test-fire the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet launch over the Bay of Bengal this week, media reports said.
Modi and Abe reaffirmed their commitment to work together for India to become a full member in multilateral export control regimes such as the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
The US and S Korea agreed to strengthen Seoul's defences and Washington gave a nod to billions in arms sales to the country, days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan
As far as India-Dutch bilateral ties are concerned, relations between India and Netherlands go a long way, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the Hague on Tuesday.
India will increase the range of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile to 450 km from the present 290 km, and a test is likely around March 10, DRDO Chief S. Christopher said on Wednesday.
Notably, India was successful in joining MTCR, ahead of Pakistan's all-weather ally China, whose application is pending since 2004.
The other MoUs signed provided for cooperation in areas of information technology and electronics, agricultural trade including market access for agricultural products, deeper engagement in renewable energy and marine research.
Agni-5, a 5,000-km range intercontinental ballistic missile is widely regarded as a strategic missile targeted at China as it can reach almost all parts of the Chinese mainland.
Having addressed a series of long-pending issues of modernisation and 'Make in India' initiatives, Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar can now seriously get down to the most critical reform related to professionalising the structures of the Ministry of Defence
Now comes the questions: what are the real gains from the membership of the MTCR? There are several short-term and long-term gains.
Congress on Monday claimed that India became a full-member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) as a result of a "deal" with Italy by the Narendra Modi government on the issue of two Italian marines.
Six years after President Barack Obama initiated the project of India to become a member of four export control bodies, New Delhi on Monday joined the MTCR
India became the 35th member of the Missile Technology Control Regime, of which China awaits membership.
Narendra Modi’s meeting on Tuesday with Barack Obama began on a propitious note as members of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), agreed to admit India, in a triumph for the prime minister
India may join the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) "very quickly" as there are no longer any major obstacles and things are moving positively, a senior US official has said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Washington on Monday all set to galvanise the US relationship that had begun stagnating in the UPA’s second term
India is likely to enter the missile technology control regime this week, a move that will boost the country's efforts to purchase Predator drones from the US and export its high-tech missiles to friendly nations.