Challakere ATR will be home for Gen-Next Fighters, UCAVs, UAVs, etcThe new address for testing India’s future manned and unmanned platforms will be: ATR, Co/DRDO, Voru Kaval village, Challakere
taluka, Chitradurga District, Karnataka. From now on, next-gen fighter jets, UCAVs and UAV platforms will jettison over the Challakere skies, undertaking missions to boost India’s military preparedness.
Army kicks off raising of 2nd Division of 90,274 soldiers under China Specific Mountain Strike Corps The Indian Army may be currently busy with the volatile situation along the 778-km Line of Control
with Pakistan, but it is slowly and steadily also building requisite deterrence along the 4,057-km Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.
Tech savvy Riyaz Naikoo is likely to be next Hizbul Commander and Indian Army’s next targetThe Hizbul Mujahideen is likely to make Riyaz Ahmad Naikoo as its local militant commander following the killing of Sabzar Ahmad Bhat yesterday in an encounter with security forces at Tral.
Moving forward with permanent solution for Kashmir: Rajnath Singh
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asserted that the BJP-led NDA government has found a “permanent solution” to the vexed Kashmir issue but there would be no compromise on the territorial integrity of India.
Defence ministry cracks whip on ordnance factories
With an iron resolve to enhance efficiency of defence production and to increase private participation, the ministry of defence has been cracking its whip on the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) in the past few months.Defence Minister inaugurates Rs 1,300 crore Aeronautical Test Range in Karnataka
Defence minister Arun Jaitely on Sunday said the country’s defence preparedness needs to be at the optimal level in view of the security threat posed by the neighbour.
Hurriyat’s Geelani makes an Anti-Indian comment and Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar laughs .Amidst the unrest in Valley, a five-member civil society group led by Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday met hardline Hurriyat Conference’s leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani.
Scared of Iran, Pakistan now re-thinking Saudi-led 41-nation Military Alliance.Pakistan is taking a relook at its position on the Saudi-backed 41-nation Islamic military alliance to be led by its former army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to avoid further straining its relationship with neighbouring Iran, according to a media report on Monday.
800 Kashmiri Youths defy separatist and appear for Army Exam amid unrestNearly 800 Kashmiri youths on Sunday appeared in the common entrance exam for selection of junior commissioned officers and other ranks in the Army amid unrest in the Valley following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Sabzar Bhat, successor of Burhan Wani.
Dhola-Sadiya bridge not enough, China still miles ahead of India in infra along LAC The inauguration of the 9.15 km long Dhola-Sadiya bridge is a step forward for India in reinforcing the defence infrastructure against China.
17 highway stretches on borders to double up as airstrips After decades of neglect, India is building roads, including 17 highway stretches, in areas near its international borders that will double up as airstrips, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said.
Fire Weapons instead of throwing stones like cowards, Army Chief challenges Stone Pelters The Indian Army is facing a “dirty war” in Jammu and Kashmir which has to be fought through “innovative” ways, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has said, stoutly defending the use of a Kashmiri as a ‘human shield’ by a young officer.
ISRO braces to tame Monster Rocket that could launch Indians into Space An indigenous rocket as heavy as 200 full-grown Asian elephants could well be the one taking “Indians into space from Indian soil” as the country inches closer to joining the big boy’s space club.
Get ready! India’s own GPS set to hit the market early next year
From next year onwards if you ever lose your way in any part of the country or anywhere in the Arabian sea, ‘NavIC’ will come to your rescue and help you find your bearings. Yes, India’s very own desi Global Positioning System (GPS) is operational and is set to hit the market for public use in early 2018.
If 2.6 Billion People Go To War: India vs. China
A hypothetical war between India and China would be one of the largest and most destructive conflicts in Asia. A war between the two powers would rock the Indo-Pacific region, cause thousands of casualties on both sides and take a significant toll on the global economy.
Why India doesn’t have friendly neighbours
A little under 30 years ago, after Vishwanath Pratap Singh became Prime Minister, he met with Sri Lanka’s President Ranasinghe Premadasa. Singh, a polite man, says he was surprised when the first thing Premadasa said to him was: “When are you taking your Army back?”
‘Mistrust between India, China getting in way of economic, trade relations’In a rare candid speech, the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China, Ma Zhanwu, on Saturday said that the conditions to attract Chinese investment and businesses to West Bengal “were not up to par”.
How Indian Army tracked and killed Burhan Wani’s successor Sabzar Ahmad, 9 terroristsThe Indian Army killed 10 terrorists including Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat in 36 hours, adopting an aggressive counter strategy on both the Line of Control and Kashmir Valley against Pakistan-backed jihadis.
Promoting ‘Make in India’ : Jaitley chooses Indian vendor for Rs 18000 crore Army Missile Contract
In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s direction to promote Make in India in the defence sector and avoid imports, the defence ministry has decided to award an army missile contract worth around Rs 18,000 crore to the DRDO over a foreign vendor.
This Is Why the World Should Fear India’s Nuclear Weapons
India, the world’s most populous democracy, occupies a unique strategic position flanked by powerful adversaries. As a result, its 1.3 billion people are guarded by an arsenal of approximately one hundred nuclear weapons deployed on land, at sea and in the air.
Modi Govt. spending $6-bn to boost infra in North-East ; Could spark tension with China. India opened its longest bridge close to the border with China in a move seen as bolstering its defenses in a sensitive region.Petition in Pakistan Supreme Court seeks immediate execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav
A petition has been filed in Pakistan’s Supreme Court seeking immediate execution of Indian prisoner on death row Kulbhushan Jadhav if he failed to get his capital punishment overturned.
Dassault Aviation CEO says in talks with India over a second Refale contract
French planemaker Dassault Aviation SA sees a new sale contract for its Rafale fighter jet in 2018, chief executive officer Eric Trappier said in an interview with French regional newspaper Sud-Ouest on Sunday.