Defence Industry

India delivers first batch of BrahMos missiles to the Philippines

India has delivered the first batch of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles to the Philippines. This marks India’s first export of the advanced weapon system. Read More

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


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