• China to hold first combat drill with 'opposition forces'

    Chinese naval and air forces will hold their first joint air combat drill with "opposition forces" pitting their personnel through realistic battle scenarios instead of scripted formats to improve war readiness amid China's maritime rows with its neighbours.

  • PM congratulates scientists, urges DRDO to focus more on technology and completion of projects

    Exhorting the country's only defence research agency to give more opportunities to the youth, the Prime Minister suggested that DRDO should take initiatives in projects which would help in easing the lives of the armed forces personnel.

  • No effective deterrent against BRAHMOS created so far: Sudhir Mishra

    The supersonic speed of BRAHMOS renders the weapon its ultimate power, leaving any enemy helpless, and no effective protection against the cruise missile has been created so far, CEO & MD of BrahMos Aerospace Mr. Sudhir Kumar Mishra has said.

  • US Navy's combat drone begins flight trial alongside fighter jet from carrier deck

    Resuming flight trials from aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, the US Navy's newest combat drone, the X-47B has demonstrated its seamless operations alongside a manned combat aircraft.


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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