Defence Update Blog

New, lethal Pinaka scores bulls-eye in testing

At the peak of the 1999 Kargil conflict, when the army was using all the firepower it could muster to pulverise Pakistani positions as Indian soldiers clawed their way up the steep, exposed mountainsides...

HAL launches its own upgraded Hawk aircraft

In a major fillip, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has rolled out the first indigenously upgraded Hawk Mk132, named as Hawk-i trainer aircraft. “This is the 100th Hawk aircraft produced at HAL and we are...

Trump may pressurise India to sign 2 defence pacts

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 25:The new US administration is likely to put pressure to move ahead with the remaining two foundational pacts, while India wants speedy implementation of the logistics pact that was signed last...

India started looking For Naval Fighter Jet

India has started the process of selecting and acquiring 57 multirole, carrier-borne fighter jets for operations on board its current and future aircraft carriers. A Request for Information (RfI) was issued this week by...

In a rare display, Tejas to thunder over Rajpath

In a rare display, Tejas to thunder over Rajpath

In a rare Republic Day flypast for a single-engine aircraft, the indigenously developed light combat aircraft, Tejas, will set a record on Thursday. Three of these aircraft will take off from Bikaner and fly...