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  • Gujarat to get Asia's first Ballistic Research Centre:-India is all set to achieve self-reliance in testing of armoured vehicles, as Asia's first Ballistic Research Centre will soon be functioning at Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) in Gandhinagar. ...
  • Iran unveils new surface-to-air missile, radars:-A new surface-to-air missile "Talash-3" and two radar systems "Arash-2" and "Kayhan" have been unveiled to boost Iran's defence capabilities....
  • Indian Navy to commission INS Sumitra on Thursday:-Giving further teeth to its surveillance and maritime capability on the country's eastern seaboard, Indian Navy will commission its Offshore Patrol Vessel INS Sumitra on September 4. ...
  • Japan lifts ban on HAL, five other Indian entities:-The ban, imposed in the aftermath of 1998 nuclear tests, has been lifted from Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) and five other Indian entities amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that cooperation between the two countries in defence and security will get a "new direction". ...
  • Japan lifts ban on HAL, five other Indian entities

    The ban, imposed in the aftermath of 1998 nuclear tests, has been lifted from Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) and five other Indian entities amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that cooperation between the two countries in defence and security will get a "new direction".

  • Defence Ministry scraps Rs 6000-cr tender for light choppers

    The Defence Ministry has scrapped a scam-tainted tender worth over Rs 6,000 crore to procure 197 light helicopters from foreign vendors and decided to allow indigenous players to manufacture these choppers for the armed forces.

  • High-end defence technology cooperation possible with Japan:PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India sees possibility of a new era of cooperation with Japan in high-end defence technology and equipment and noted that progress has been made in parleys on civil nuclear agreement and amphibious aircraft deal between them.

  • Japan defence ministry asks for record budget

    Japan's defence ministry has made its biggest ever budget request, as Tokyo bolsters its military amid worries over China's expanding naval reach.

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Indigenisation to catalyse, transform India's defence sector

Indigenisation to catalyse, transform India's defence sector Since its independence, India has charted a long, arduous path in giving a well-defined, dignified shape to its defence development and production sector. Starting almost from scratch and overcoming many challenges, today the country stands tall as one of the major Asian powers with an indigenous defence industry base, holding the potential to transform itself into a vibrant hub of world-class design, development, manufacturing and export hub of high-end defence products.

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