MoD ‘nominates’ DRDO for building e-warfare systems

  The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, on Monday announced it had approved the purchase of Rs 3,300 crore of indigenously designed and developed military equipment. The private sector is up in arms. Despite repeated Ministry of Defence (MoD) assurances that private firms would be…

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New-age weapons set to add to India’s arsenal

  India is set to test its ballistic missile defence (BMD) Phase II interceptor missiles and other futuristic weapons next year with its first floating test range (FTR) in place to allow trials at different ranges without a landmass limitation or threat to the population. Only a select group of…

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Indigenous platforms to increase India’s defence exports

  Finding buyers for indigenously-developed platforms is a major challenge for India in its quest to increase defence exports, experts said here on Wednesday. At present, Indian defence exports comprise components that are mostly used by foreign original equipment manufacturers for building larger platforms. In the year 2018-19, the Indian…

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