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India's 1st self-made fighter jet, LCA Tejas, formally joins Air Force

LCA Tejas received the final operational clearance for induction into the IAF as a fully-weaponised fighter jet.

21 Feb 2019 11:57 AM

Defence Ministry approves military procurement worth Rs 3000 Cr

The go-ahead for both acquisitions was given by Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), ministry's highest decision-making body on procurement.

01 Dec 2018 3:47 PM

BrahMos Aerospace engineer arrested for leaking information to Pakistan

Nishant Agrawal was nabbed in a joint operation by the Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squads at BrahMos' Wardha Road facility.

08 Oct 2018 6:42 PM

Satheesh Reddy appointed DRDO chairman for 2 years

The post of DRDO chief was lying vacant for about the past three months after S Christopher completed his term in May this year.

26 Aug 2018 5:18 AM

Tall talk, zero action on buying guns, warplanes

In this one-man government, Prime Minister Modi is the one who takes all the decisions.

11 Jul 2018 2:47 AM


Father-son duo held for duping exporter

After Narendar approached the crime branch and said that he was duped, the crime branch constituted a team after noting down his complaint.

09 May 2018 6:32 AM

All guns blazing

DefExpo takes off, to boost strategic partnerships in defence.

12 Apr 2018 2:33 AM

Parliamentary panel slams DRDO over delay in completion of military projects

Parliamentary panel slams DRDO for delay in completion of LCA Tejas and other projects; indicts it for wastage of public funds.

27 Mar 2018 8:18 PM

Arjun waging all-out war to shed weight

The Army said “being heavy tanks, the Arjun MBT has operational restrictions to specific sectors.

26 Feb 2018 4:14 AM

DRDO successfully carries out test flight of Rustom 2 drone

Rustom 2 is being developed on the lines of predator drones of the US to carry out surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) roles.

25 Feb 2018 6:37 PM


Nuclear-capable ballistic missile ‘Dhanush’ successfully test-fired

'Dhanush' missile is capable of carrying a payload of 500 kg and hitting both land and sea-based targets.

23 Feb 2018 4:25 PM

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-1

Weighing around 12 tonnes, the 15-metre-long Agni-I can carry payloads up to 1,000 kg and is capable of hitting a target beyond 700 km.

06 Feb 2018 11:51 AM

Govt mulls to revive missile deal with Israel days after calling it off

General Rawat said the deal was scrapped after DRDO offered to manufacture similar missiles in line with PM's 'Make in India' initiative.

13 Jan 2018 3:32 PM

India successfully test-fires supersonic interceptor missile

The DRDO termed the test a “brilliant” mission and a “success”.

29 Dec 2017 6:28 AM

NMDC to sign MoU with Vietnam firm

According to Masan’s website, the company produces 6,000 tonnes of tungsten a year from Nui Phao mine.

07 Dec 2017 1:34 AM


India test fires subsonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’

Sources said the entire mission, from lift-off till the final splash down, was a perfect flight achieving all the mission objectives.

08 Nov 2017 1:34 AM

Army to get Rs 40,000 crore new arms for infantry

The Army needs around 7 lakh 7.62x51 mm assault guns to replace its INSAS rifles.

30 Oct 2017 3:28 AM

Narendra Modi inaugurates APJ Abdul Kalam's memorial in Rameswaram

Modi unveiled a statue of Dr Kalam in Ramesawaram on his second death anniversary.

27 Jul 2017 8:05 AM

Arun Jaitley, service chiefs review security scenario

DRDO also gave an update on the various ongoing projects at the annual Unified Commanders’ Conference.

11 Jul 2017 1:42 AM

Quick reaction missile test-fired successfully

Defence minister Arun Jaitley congratulated the DRDO on the successful trial.

04 Jul 2017 1:42 AM