Category: Indian Military

Rise of the Drones and their impact on 21st century warfare

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, commonly known as a drone is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. Its flight is controlled either autonomously by on board computers or by the remote control of a pilot on the ground or in another vehicle. The launch and landing process of an unmanned aircraft is by the function…

Govt refuses to divulge information on India’s Deadlist weapon Kali 5000

The government today refused to share information with the Parliament about Kali 5,000 project citing it to be a matter of national security. "The desired information is sensitive in nature and its disclosure is not in the interest of national security," Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said in a written reply to Lok Sabha. The question…

Government clears purchase of five S-400 air defence systems worth Rs 40,000 crore

NEW DELHI: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Russia, Defence Ministry's top acquisition council today cleared the purchase of an estimated Rs 40,000 crore Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems, besides giving the go-ahead to other projects worth over Rs 25,000 crore.  Defence Acquisition Council, chaired by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, has…

India's Indigenous main battle tank

Arjun MBT Mark2:- India Indigenous Main Battle Tank

The Arjun MBT Mark 2 is a advanced third generation Main battle tank developed by India's Defence Research and Development Organization, for the Indian Army. The Arjun Mk2 is an improved version of the original Arjun main battle tank. It was developed in cooperation with Israeli defense companies. A total of 13 major improvements were made. After…

Akash Missile:- India’s Indigenous Surface to Air Missiles

India initiated a project to develop a Surface to air missile in the early 1990's , as a Result of the Program the Akash project was born, and DRDO successfully test fired the First Akash missile in early 1990. the Akash missile was developed by jointly with the effort of BDL and OFB with the…

Russian cabinet approves long delayed Indo-russian joint venture MTA aircraft

The Multi-role Transport Aircraft (MTA) is a medium-airlift military transport aircraft which is being developed as a joint venture of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) of Russia and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) of India. The two companies began the joint venture in 2009, and are each investing US$300 million in the project. The MTA is intended to…

Russian-Indian combined exercise Indra 2016 will be held far eastern Russia’s Primorye territory

The Russian-Indian joint military exercises Indra-2016 will be held for the first time at the Sergeyevsky firing range in Russia’s Far Eastern Primorye territory, spokesman for Russia’s Eastern Military District Colonel Alexander Gordeyev said on Thursday. "For the first time, the joint Russian-Indian drills Indra-2016 are planned to be conducted at the Sergeyevsky firing range…

Burning medals by war veterans an insult to nation : Manohar Parrikar

CHENNAI: Attempts by war veterans to burn their medals as a protest to the "One Rank, One Pension" (OROP) scheme is an insult to the nation and the armed forces, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday. Parrikar was at INS Rajali in Arakonam, around 70 km from here, to dedicate the P8i aircraft to…

India to have robust surveillance system along China border soon

Source;-defencenews.in Though peace prevailed between Sino-Indian troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh sector with both Armies holding regular interactions at Border Meeting Points (BMPs), India has decided to go ahead with installation of latest gadgetry along the LAC to monitor movement of the Chinese troops from its side. The new initiative…

Indian Military to Procure 149 Russia-Licensed BMP-2 Combat Vehicles

The BMP-2  is a second-generation, amphibious infantry fighting vehicle introduced in the 1980s in the Soviet Union, following on from the BMP-1 of the 1960s. Faced with the continued delay of efforts to select a domestic company to upgrade its BMP-2 infantry combat vehicle fleet, the Indian Army had no choice but to buy 149 of…

Alarm bells for China, Pakistan; India eyes S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems

    SourceNews:-Zee News New Delhi: In what would certainly set alarm bells ringing in China and Pakistan, India is planning to buy Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems, reports said on Thursday.  The Indian administration is expected to soon take up the proposal with Russian authorities. Notably, Prime Minister Narendra Mod is scheduled…

Brahmos:-A force Multiplier of Indian Army,Navy and Airforce

BrahMos was formed as a joint venture between DRDO and NPO Mashinostroyenia. The company was established in India through an Inter-Governmental Agreement signed on February 12, 1988, between India and Russia. BrahMos-the name represents the fury of Brahmaputra and the grace of Moskva river. The company was established with an authorized capital of $250 million…