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Shehesh Alex Philip

Shehesh Alex Philip

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Defence ministry orders 118 Arjun Mark 1-A tanks: Here’s w...

Arjun Mark 1-A tank | Credit: Ministry of Defence The defence ministry Thursday placed an order for 118 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) Arjun Mark 1-A,...

Rolls-Royce ready to co-develop, manufacture fighter aircr...

British firm Rolls-Royce has said it is keen to work with India to co-develop and manufacture engines for the country’s fifth-generation fighter...

India begins theaterisation of military, unified commands...

Representational Image of Indian Army soldiers patrolling the Line of Control in Poonch district, Jammu and Kashmir | File photo: ANI India has k...

IAF to get 56 C-295 Airbus aircraft as Modi govt clears ‘M...

The C-295 aircraft | Airbus.com In a major ‘Make in India’ step, the government Wednesday cleared the long pending, nearly USD 3 bill...

India inks deal with Russia to immediately procure 70,000...

An AK-203 rifle | Credits: Rosoboronexport India and Russia Thursday signed a deal for the immediate off-the-shelf procurement of 70,000 latest A...

Taliban takes control of airport in Afghanistan’s Kunduz,...

The Mi-24V attack helicopter seized by the Taliban | Twitter | @JosephHDempsey One of the four attack helicopters supplied by India to Afghanista...

Navy to scrap plans to procure guns from US, considering ‘...

Indian Navy warships | Representational image | Twitter | @indiannavy The Indian Navy is set to junk the proposed acquisition of 13 MK-45 anti-su...

India sets eyes on Russian Sprut light tanks to counter Ch...

Representational image. A file photo of light Sprut-SDM1 tank in Moscow. | Photo: Commons India has set its eyes on procuring the Russian-made Sp...

Indian Army will soon get 4 Heron TP drones on lease from...

The Indian Army will soon get four Heron TP drones on lease from Israel, which will be deployed along the Line of Actual Control with China for long s...

11 down in 5 yrs, 3 in 2021, but many in IAF still swear b...

The crash of a MiG-21 Bison in the early hours of Friday, which killed Squadron Leader Abhinav Choudhary, has once again led to questions on safety th...

Despite Covid, 100+ IAF personnel are in Russia on S-400 m...

File image of Russia's S-400 Triumf multi-layered air defence system | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint Over 100 personnel of the Indian Air...

In a historic first, India could participate in military e...

Indian Army (representational image) | PTI In yet another signal that frosty ties between New Delhi and Islamabad are thawing, India could take p...

Probe in Indian Army recruitment scam finds candidates in...

An internal probe by the Army revealed that at least two candidates made it into the prestigious Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, and another...

Indian Army to equip all infantry battalions with US Sig S...

An Indian Army soldier with the Sig 716 rifle | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint With the much awaited deal for AK 203 getting delayed, the...

2 accidents in 2 weeks kill 2 Army and BSF men, Ordnance B...

A photo from the site of the 23 February accident at Akhnoor | By special arrangement Ammunition manufactured by the state-run Ordnance Factory B...

Indian troops at LoC and LAC to get new & more lethal...

The Israeli Light Machine Gun Negev NG-7 has been procured under the emergency purchase clause | Credit: Israel Weapon Industries Troops position...

Army to get 118 Arjun Mark 1-A tanks as defence ministry c...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Army officials in front of a Arjun Mark 1-A tank on 14 February 2021 | PTI The defence ministry Tuesday granted...

Intent alone won’t make India enter defence exporters club

One of the big focus areas in the recently concluded Aero India — the biennial airshow held in Bengaluru — was to showcase India as an eme...

Indian Army chief calls for renewed focus on Northeast ami...

Army chief Gen M.M. Naravane Friday red-flagged India’s “delivery deficit” on promises made to other nations on regional connectivit...

Airbus in talks with Indian Navy to lease out Panther heli...

European Aviation giant Airbus is in talks with the Indian Navy to lease out Panther helicopters for its warships as the force looks at bridging the c...

India’s defence capital budget sees 19% jump, FC calls for...

Amid the border stand-off with China in eastern Ladakh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Monday announced a near 19 per cent jump in the capital bu...