Defence Industry

DRDO successfully test fires laser-guided anti-tank guided missile

The indigenously developed Laser Guided Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) was successfully test fired on Thursday, defeating a target located at longer range. Read More

MoD, Economic Explosive Ltd ink deal for supply of 10,00,000 multi-mode hand grenades

Giving a fillip to the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative in the defence sector, the ministry of defence on Thursday signed a contract with Nagpur-based Economic Explosive Ltd (EEL) for supply of 10,00,000 multi-mode hand grenades to the Indian Army at an approximate cost of Rs 409 crore. Read More

Army's poor gun maintenance, design change causing accidents: OFB

Hitting back at Indian Army’s internal report that held faulty ammunition led to deaths and injuries of troops, state-owned production firm Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) on Wednesday said the accidents could also be because of “poor gun maintenance”, “faulty firing drill”, and “unvalidated design changes in the weapon”. Read More

Poor quality productions by OFB led to killing of 27 troops in 6 years: Report

Indian Army has lost its 27 personnel and injured 159 soldiers in the last six years due to poor quality productions of ammunition and armament by state-owned Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). Read More

300th ALH Dhruv rolls-out from HAL Hangar

In yet another major fillip to indigenous programme, 300th Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH-Dhruv) rolled out from Bengaluru-based Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) hangar on Tuesday. Read More

Rafale maker violated offset obligations: CAG

Pointing finger at Dassault Aviation, makers of Rafale fighter jets 36 of which India has contracted to purchase, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has come down heavily on foreign vendors who fail to fulfill offset commitments in defence sector. Read More

India successfully conducts flight test of 'Abhyas'

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday conducted successfully flight test of 'Abhyas, a high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT), from the Interim Test Range, Balasore in Odisha. Read More

Atmanirbhar Bharat: DRDO successfully test-fires HSTDV

India on Monday successfully test-fired Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV), it could be called as a giant leap in indigenous defence technologies and significant milestone towards an Atmanirbhar Bharat,. Read More

L&T gets contract from defence ministry for supply of Pinaka weapon systems

Engineering and construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Friday said its defence arm has received orders from the defence ministry for the supply of four regiments of Pinaka Weapon Systems. Read More

India wants to become self-reliant in defence manufacturing: Rajnath

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said India wants to become self-reliant in order to contribute to the world in a better way. Read More


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