Defence Industry

DRDO chief Kamat inaugurates ‘SPACE’ for Navy in Kerala’s Idukki

The Defence Research and Development Organization chairman, Samir V Kamat, inaugurated the state-of-the-art the “Submersible Platform for Acoustic Characterisation and Evaluation” (SPACE) in Kerala’s Idukki district. Read More

Tejas MK1A takes maiden flight at HAL facility in Bengaluru

India’s most advanced home-produced fighter jet, the light combat aircraft Tejas Mk1A, took to the skies for the first time at a Hindustan Aeronautics Limited facility in Bangalore, on Thursday. Read More

RLV LEX-02: Isro takes a leap forward in reusable rocket technology

The Indian Space Research Organization has achieved another breakthrough in its efforts to develop a reusable launch vehicle with the successful completion of the RLV LEX-02 experiment. Read More

India tests first homemade 1,500hp engine for main battle tanks

In a breakthrough for India’s indigenous defence industry, the state-owned BEML successfully conducted the maiden test-firing of the country’s first indigenously developed 1,500-horsepower engine for the Indian Army’s main battle tanks. Read More

Navy, NewSpace ink deal for high-altitude drone for maritime surveillance

The Indian Navy signed a landmark deal with NewSpace Research & Technologies to develop a domestically built high-altitude pseudo-satellite with an aim to bolster the service’s surveillance capabilities and reduce dependence on foreign tech. Read More

India successfully test-fires Agni V ICBM with MIRV capability

India successfully test-fired the Agni V intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV) technology. Read More

AMCA: Govt approves project for indigenous 5th-generation warplane

In a significant move to bolster the Indian Air Force's capabilities, the Cabinet Committee on Security, chaired by the prime minister, greenlit the ₹150 billion advanced medium combat aircraft (AMCA) project. Read More

Saab factory coming up in Haryana to produce Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon

After receiving approval for 100 per cent foreign direct investment in defence production in the country, Swedish defence major Saab has established a new company in Haryana’s Jhajjar and produce the Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon. Read More

Gaganyaan mission: Modi unveils names of four crew members

The prime minister, Narendra Modi, has revealed the names of the four astronauts selected for India’s ambitious Gaganyaan human-spaceflight mission. The selected crew are all from the Indian Air Force. Read More

Adani opens South Asia’s largest ammo and missile complex in UP

Marking a significant step towards self-reliance in defence manufacturing, Adani Defence & Aerospace has inaugurated South Asia’s largest ammunition and missile complex in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Read More


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