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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Philippine Army officials visit Indian warship to check out Brahmos Missile System for acquisition

  Ranking Philippine Army (PA) officials on Thursday paid a visit to the “Shivalik”-class guided missile frigate, INS Sahyadri (F-49), to learn more about its missile capabilities which include the “BrahMos”, the world’s fastest supersonic missile. Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala, in a statement Friday, said PA officials led…

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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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IAF carries out twin firings of BrahMos Cruise Missile

  Two BrahMos Surface-to-Surface missile tests were conducted at Trak Island in the Andaman Nicobar group of islands over the last two days, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Tuesday. The twin firings have been carried out as a part of the routine operational training on October 21 and…

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MoD to decide on Army’s Rs 10,000 crore Akash missiles proposal for Pakistan, China border

  Seeking to prevent any intrusion of aircraft through the mountainous borders with Pakistan and China, the Defence Ministry is set to discuss a proposal to acquire two regiments of the Akash Prime missiles which can be deployed in high altitude areas above 15,000 feet. The new Akash missiles which…

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