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NEW DELHI: The country's top auditor has slammed the Indian Air Force for sub-optimal utilisation of operational capabilities of AWACS (air borne warning and control system) aircraft purchased in 2004 for Rs 5,042 crore and has said shortage of aircrew may impact the operations of the planes during hostilities.The...
The new engine of the PAK FA will only be tested as late as 2018 because there are difficulties in conducting the bench testing. However, the country’s defence capability will not be affected by this delay, say analysts.Today five prototypes of the PAK FA are flying using engines of...
NEW DELHI: The value of systems, products and technologies developed by DRDO and inducted into Services or in the process of induction stands at over Rs 1,80,000 crore, the government said today.In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the inductions include combat vehicles, missiles,...
Kamov Ka-226T Light Utility HelicopterNEW DELHI: India's prime minister is expected to promote deals for Russian nuclear reactors and military helicopters worth billions of dollars on a trip to Moscow next week, attracted by promises to transfer technology that Western nations have been slow to make.Russia and India will...
The Guided Missile Cruiser Moskva of the Russian Black Sea fleet passes through Bosporus StraitThe ‘Moskva’, a guided missile cruiser, has been deployed near the Syria-Turkey border to defend Russian aircrafts taking part in the military campaign in Syria against aerial attacks after the recent downing of a Su-24...
NEW DELHI: A total number of 433 security incidents pertaining to phishing scams were handled in 2015 (up to October), Parliament was informed today."As per the information reported to and tracked by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), a total number of 433 security incidents pertaining to phishing were...
BUCHAREST: A new US missile defence site south of Bucharest that will defend against potential attacks from Iran has been completed, the United States and Romania announced on Friday.The Aegis Ashore site includes a powerful radar, missile interceptors and communications equipment.The system has been handed over to military commanders,...
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today discussed internal security and relations with Afghanistan in a meeting with top officials from the army and civil administration, days ahead of an expected visit by Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif to Kabul.Sharif chaired a high-level meeting at the PM House here,...
NEW DELHI: The government today refused to share information with the Parliament about KALI 5000 project citing it to be a matter of national security."The desired information is sensitive in nature and its disclosure is not in the interest of national security," Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said in a...
NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the much-awaited new simplified Defence Procurement Procedure with focus on 'Make in India' initiative will be out soon, and a Defence Procurement Manual will also be finalised by June next year.Addressing the Consultative Committee attached to his ministry, Parrikar said...