Defence Industry

In a first, single Akash missile system takes down 4 aerial targets at once

India’s air-defence capabilities achieved a groundbreaking feat, in which a single Akash missile system successfully engaged four unmanned aerial targets simultaneously. The drill in which the feat was during Exercise Astrashakti 2023, conducted earlier this month, the DRDO said. Read More

DRDO successfully test-flies indigenous high-speed stealth UAV

The Defence Research and Development Organization has successfully conducted a test-flight of an indigenously built high-speed and stealth autonomous flying-wing technology demonstrator. Read More

In new deal, BEL to supply electronic fuzes for Army’s artillery ammo

The defence ministry signed a long-term contract with the state-owned Bharat Electronics Limited for the procurement of electronic fuzes for the Indian Army’s indigenously made artillery ammunition. Read More

MDL submits bid for three additional Kalvari-class submarines

The state-owned Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited has submitted its bid in response to the defence ministry’s tender for building three additional Kalvari-class submarines for the Indian Navy. Read More

Airbus and Indamer join hands for chopper maintenance in India

Airbus Helicopters and Indamer Aviation have entered a partnership to provide cutting-edge maintenance services for helicopters in India. This move is seen as a significant boost to the MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul) sector in the country. Read More

Indian Navy, DRDO successfully tested Make-in-India naval anti-ship missile

Indian Navy and DRDO on Tuesday sucesfully undertook guided flight trials of the first indigenously developed naval anti-ship missile from a Seaking 42B helicopter. Read More

Rajnath Singh visits Safran engine facility in France

In his final leg of visit to two countries, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday visited a jet engine manufacturing facility of French firm Safran near Paris and witnessed latest developments in aero-engine technology. Read More

BAE Systems and L&T join hands to supply “BvS10 Sindhu” to Indian Army

Global defence firm BAE Systems Inc and Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) have inked an agreement to bring the world-leading Articulated All-Terrain Vehicle (AATV), the BvS10, for the Indian Army. Read More

Airbus hands over first C295 aircraft to IAF

Airbus Defence and Space has officially handed over in fly-away condition the first of 56 C295 aircraft to the Indian Air Force (IAF) to begin replacing its ageing Avros-748 fleet. Read More

Chandrayaan-3 probe touches Moon, India wins lunar south pole race

The Indian Space Research Organization’s latest Moon mission, Chandrayaan-3, successfully soft-landed the Vikram lander on the south pole of the lunar surface. With this, India became the first country in the world to successfully reach the satellite’s south pole – a region no other country was able to reach before. Read More


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