Indian Defence Update Blog

India isn’t building a military to take on China

As the People’s Republic of China continues its rise, Asia and the world are scrambling to keep their balance. Among China’s neighbors and rivals, few countries seem willing or ready to counter the challenge...

HAL to get Tejas key parts from private players

State-owned defence manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd is looking to significantly increase the involvement of private companies in manufacturing Tejas combat jets even as readies for an additional order for about 200 units of the latest Tejas model, government officials said....

ISRO to launch GSAT-6A communication satellite today

The 27-hour countdown began yesterday for the launch of ISRO’s GSLV-F08 mission carrying the GSAT-6A communication satellite from the space port of Sriharikota, about 110 km from Chennai. The countdown for the mission to...