MoD panel for autonomous weapons acquisition body in charge of policy, acquisition and exports; Batting for a radical change to make military procurements more efficient and time bound, a high level committee, government appointed committee has recommended the setting up of an autonomous defence acquisition organization (DAO) within the defence ministry that will be in charge of formulating policy, planning and executing weapons purchases for the armed forces.
Mahindra eyes manufacturing deal with Russian Airliner;
The new Russian Irkut MC-21-300 airliner, which is undergoing flight tests this week in preparation for its first lift-off, could well have an Indian partner at the helm, with Mahindra and Mahindra close to inking a deal to supply airframe partsand assemblies as well as certain components for the civil aviation aircraft.
‘Make in India’ Kamov Helicopters will be 2.5 times more expensive than original cost; The price of Kamov light-utility choppers to be built in India is coming out to be almost 2.5 times the cost of the 60 such helicopters that would be built in Russia and supplied
to the Indian Army and Air Force, for operations in high altitude areas such as Siachen and Ladakh.
OFB develops new rifle for army in quick time; Responding to army’s call to get a new high calibre assault rifle, the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has developed a weapon on a fast track basis.
Indian Army on high alert to stop Special Services Group of Pak Army in Forward Areas; Indian Army along the Line of Control in North Kashmir have been put on high alert after receiving inputs that small groups of Special Services Group of Pakistan Army have been
deployed along with its troops in forward areas.
Army recovers arms, ammunition cache in Kupwara forest after encounter with militants; ecurity forces have recovered arms and ammunition from forest area in Handwara area of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir where a brief encounter took place with terrorists on Sunday night, police said.
First batch of K9 VAJRA-T self-propelled Howitzer will be delivered this year by L&T; Engineering conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has been awarded a contract to supply 100 self-propelled
howitzers to the Indian Army for nearly Rs 4,500 crore.
Confirmed Reports : Indian Army to get 11 Apache and 114 Light Combat Helicopters; After several years of wrangling, the Indian Army and Indian Air Force (IAF) are both likely to operate the Apache multi-role attack helicopters.
Officer Who Tied Kashmiri Protester To Jeep As ‘Human Shield’ Is Honoured By Indian Army; The Chief Of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat has awarded Major Leetul Gogoi, the officer who
placed a Kashmiri man on the bonnet of his jeep during recent protests in Kashmir, with a Chief of Army Staff
Two Royal International humiliations to Pakistan in less than 1 week, the latest by Donald Trump in Riyadh; It seems Pakistan has started to pay the price of its duplicity on terrorism. While the country continues to claim that it is fighting a war against terrorism on its own territory, it never stops sending its state-sponsored
terrorists to India as part of its proxy war against New Delhi.
Is the IAF prepared to fight a Two-Front War and mount an effective defence ?; Last week, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa sent a personal letter to nearly 12,000 officers of the Indian Air Force (IAF),
asking them to be prepared for operations “at a very short notice”.
Read how Chinese Dam Projects on Indus River may wreak havoc in Pakistan; The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just promised to finance and build inPakistan — including Pakistan-administered Kashmir — has the potential to generate over
22,000 MW in an energy-starved country.