Defence Update Blog

India gets more voting rights in IMF reforms

In long-pending reforms that came into effect on Wednesday, emerging and developing economies gained more influence in the governance architecture of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The significant resource enhancement will fortify the IMF’s...

Has (Yet) Another Indo-Russian Weapons Deal Gone Awry?

While Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin have signed a government-to-government deal for the procurement of 200 Kamov-226T last December, New Delhi and Moscow have difficulties in meeting the contracts’s...

IRNSS, India’s Very Own GPS

India is currently in the process of launching its own indigenous regional Satellite navigation system, called the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). It will consist of seven satellites working in tandem to provide highly accurate...