Defence Ministry(Search results - 34)
Views24, Dec 2019, 7:57 PM IST
A big national security reform: CDS will play key role in doctrine of jointmanship
In all probability, Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat who retires by the end of the year, will be named as the new CDS of India, who will head the department of military affairs, which would be under the defence ministry
India16, Aug 2019, 7:27 PM IST
Defence ministry eyes to give push to HAL's proposed chopper project in Goa
The ministry of defence is planning to move forward with the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's proposed project of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) in Goa.
India2, Jul 2019, 10:11 AM IST
Make in India: Defence ministry issues RFPs for shipbuilding projects worth Rs 15,000 crore
During the Question Hour, defence minister Rajnath Singh said, the AN-32 plane of Indian Air Force (IAF) that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh killing all 13 personnel on board was completely airworthy
India30, May 2019, 2:32 PM IST
Indian Navy’s major rejig: Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to take charge as chief tomorrow
Singh's appointment as the next navy chief was challenged by Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Bimal Verma who had approached the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT)
India3, May 2019, 4:54 PM IST
Fani: PMO allocates work to ministries to tackle the cyclone
The Prime Minister's Office has distributed work among the ministries. After a meeting with Modi, the Cabinet secretary has been asked to be on their toes to help the state governments and the Central government to ensure better coordination.
Security29, Apr 2019, 7:54 PM IST
Navy's surveillance to get sharper as govt places order for 8 anti-submarine warships
These ASWSWCs are capable of intercepting/destroying sub-surface targets in coastal waters. They can also be deployed for search and rescue by day and night in coastal areas.
India20, Mar 2019, 8:29 PM IST
Modi government's big defence self-sufficiency push: Army to get 10 lakh 'Made in India' hand grenades
A major project for the purchase of 10 lakh multi-mode hand grenades 'Made in India' was approved by the Defence ministry on Wednesday as replacement for the existing HE-36 grenades.
Security18, Mar 2019, 12:29 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar's 5 major steps that made Indian military an irresistible force
Manohar Parrikar was handpicked by PM Modi as the defence minister. In a short span of time, he made a mark with his wise, bold decisions.
India8, Mar 2019, 6:30 PM IST
MiG-21 crashes in Rajasthan's Bikaner, pilot ejects safely
The MiG-21 aircraft was on a routine mission and crashed after getting airborne from the Nal airbase near Bikaner. The pilot of the aircraft ejected safely, the spokesperson said.
Security7, Mar 2019, 8:00 PM IST
Indian Army gets leaner: Govt shifts senior officers from headquarters to the ground
The decision was taken by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman in line with the government’s resolve to make the 1.3 million strong Army leaner and fit for a 21st century war.
India12, Feb 2019, 8:10 PM IST
Defence ministry signs contract for 72,000 Sig Sauer rifles to replace INSAS
Defence ministry has entered into a contract for purchasing 72,000 Sig Sauer rifles. The USP of these rifles is that they are compact, robust, modern and very simple to maintain. These assault rifles are being used by the US forces as well as several European countries