Indian Defence Update Blog

Increasing troops after Kargil war was immature

LT GEN D.B. SHEKATKAR is the man behind the Army’s ongoing efforts to downsize its troops. In 2016, he headed a committee that suggested ways to trim, redeploy and integrate the armed forces. Excerpts...

INDIAN AIR FORCE URGETLY NEED COMBAT ENABLERS

Lost in the din of public discourse about the depleting (fighter) squadron strength of the Indian Air Force, is the equally dire need of combat enablers, without which the IAF would be severely handicapped...

Indian Army looks to buy Avenger UAV from the US

Now the Indian Army shows interest in the Avenger UAV from the US-based General Atomics. Industry sources confirmed to FE Online that, “During the recent 2+2 India-US Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi, the request...