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Shehesh Alex Philip

Shehesh Alex Philip

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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...

Eye on China, India to host Indian Ocean Region defence mi...

Amid the ongoing stand-off with China, India will host the defence ministers of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) for a conclave on 4 February, focusing o...

Eye on China, India to host IOR defence ministers’ conclav...

Amid the ongoing stand-off with China, India will host the defence ministers of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) for a conclave on 4 February, focusing o...

IAF looks to lease mid-air refuellers amid critical shorta...

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has sought financial quotes from American aviation giant Boeing and the European aerospace major Airbus for leasing of at l...

Indian firm bags Army’s Rs 140-crore deal for high altitud...

The Army has awarded a $20 million deal (around Rs 140 crore) to an Indian firm, ideaForge, for an undisclosed number of the advanced version of SWITC...

Covid dampener for Aero India, several foreign players to...

Wary of the Covid-19 pandemic, the global defence industry has responded in a lukewarm manner to next month’s Aero India, the country’s bi...

Dassault Aviation eyes Made-in-India Rafale, looks to rais...

Looking to increase its investment in India, French defence giant Dassault Aviation is game for manufacturing Rafale fighter jets in the country, and...

Upgraded Israeli drones, Airbus aircraft, Tejas — deals on...

The Ministry of Defence has listed procurement of C-295 transport aircraft from Airbus through Make in India, along with the Tejas Mk 1-A, indigenous...