Defence Ministry(Search results - 37)
India20, Oct 2020, 1:22 PM
Australia to join India, US and Japan in Exercise Malabar in Indian Ocean
In a statement, the defence ministry said that this year's edition of Malabar exercises will include navies of the US, Japan and Australia training alongside their Indian counterparts
India9, Aug 2020, 10:36 AM
Defence minister Rajnath Singh announces import embargo on 101 weapon systems
The defence ministry on August 9 introduced import embargo on at least 101 items to boost the indigenisation of defence production
India22, Feb 2020, 2:53 PM
Role of the UPA era officials in the AgustaWestland chopper case
The CBI source says that top officials in the defence ministry who were involved in the procurement of the chopper during the UPA regime are under the scanner. They are accused of tweaking the procurement process in favour of M/s AugustaWestland. Details of the case are here on MyNation’s SimplifiedBy.
Views24, Dec 2019, 7:57 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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