Defence Update Blog

No Early Delivery of Rafale Jets for India

Contrary to India’s desire, France has not made any commitment for before-the-schedule delivery of the first batch of Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force. The Indian Air Force will not be getting...

Firing up our Defence Industry

Private sector needs a level playing field. FDI liberalisation, slashing of red tape and tax incentives can make a difference  It is estimated that India’s defence sector — which is one of the world’s...

India marching towards Self Reliance in Defence

Can a nation aspiring to be a superpower continue to depend on import of defence equipment and ignore the development of its Indigenous defence production or defence industrial base? Definitely not. Indigenous defence production...