Tag: Defence

May 28

ISRO begins countdown for launch of navigation satellite to maintain continuity of India’s own satnav

Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday at 7.12 am commenced the 27.5 hour countdown for the launch of a navigation satellite on board a GSLV rocket here on May 29. The Bengaluru-headquartered space agency is all geared up to launch the second-generation navigation satellite series, a significant launch which would ensure […]
May 26

Russian Iskander missiles systems reaching Belarus; to be deployed soon

As war escalates between Russia and Ukraine, Russia has put its signatures on documents which will allow it to store its non-strategic nuclear weapons in a special facility at the Republic of Belarus. According to reports, Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu and Minister of Defence of Belarus Viktor Khrenin have signed […]
May 24

China’s Cyber Warfare: These special units in Chinese PLA target Indian defence research organisations, other departments

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is creating tools for strategic guidance and training personnel necessary to support traditional war fighting disciplines, and is developing computer network operations (CNO) capability. And it uses cyber operations to target its other rivals. The Chinese academic community and hacker groups around the world are heavily focused on researching […]
May 22

India soon to jointly manufacture jet engines for LCA-Mk2  

Possibilities of co-producing jet engines which will power India’s indigenous fighter jets have intensified ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s state visit to the US next month. At the recently concluded meeting of the 17th meeting of India-U.S. Defence Policy Group (DPG) in Washington DC last week, chaired by Indian Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane and […]
May 15

iDEX-DIO inks the first Micropropulsion system contract with a private space company

Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX), the flagship initiative of the Ministry of Defence, has signed its 250th contract – first under Mission DefSpace – and 100th SPRINT (Navy) contract in New Delhi on May 15. The contracts were signed in the presence of Defence Secretary Shri Giridhar Aramane and other senior civil & military officials. […]