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Shehesh Alex Philip

Shehesh Alex Philip

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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...

Israeli defence firm Smart Shooter wants to ‘make in India...

Israeli defence firm Smart Shooter, whose new-age fire-control system turns assault rifles into smart weapons, is looking to set up a manufacturing pl...

Indian govt approves export of indigenous Akash missiles

The Narendra Modi government Wednesday approved export of the indigenously manufactured Akash surface-to-air missile system. The decision was taken a...

China appoints new military commander for India border, bu...

Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed a new commander for the crucial Western Theater Command (WTC), which looks after the country’s border...

India’s SSBN Arighat in final stages of trials, to be comm...

Arighat, the second of the indigenous Arihant class nuclear-powered ballistic missile carrying submarine (SSBN), is in the final stages of sea trials...

Amid China stand-off, India’s Mountain Strike Corps to get...

Amid the ongoing tensions with China in Eastern Ladakh, the Panagarh (West Bengal)-based Mountain Strike Corps (MSC) is set to get its own artillery b...

With China factor in play, Modi govt now open to Navy’s th...

With China flexing its muscles, the Narendra Modi government is now looking favourably at the Navy’s need for a third aircraft carrier as the &l...

Indian Navy orders Israeli SMASH 2000 Plus systems to tack...

The Indian Navy has gone in for an unspecified number of Israeli, cutting-edge fire control systems that tackle drone threats from close range besides...

India’s first ‘BrahMos export destination’ Philippines hin...

Plans for the possible sale of the Indo-Russian BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles to the Philippines have hit a roadblock with Manila Monday citing b...

Engine, design deficiencies: Third crash puts Indian Navy’...

The crash of the Indian Navy’s MiG-29K aircraft Thursday has yet again put the spotlight on the Russian fighter jet that has had a troubled hist...

India now working on 1,500-km range BrahMos supersonic cru...

India Tuesday began a series of tests of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, even as work goes on to extend its range. The Print has learnt that In...

China has become a major exporter of armed drones, Pakista...

From being one of the biggest importers, China is fast becoming a leading global arms supplier, with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) leading its foray...

India worries as Chinese research vessels in Sri Lankan wa...

Two Chinese research and survey vessels in Sri Lankan waters have caught the eye of the Indian Navy, which sees them as possibly being part of a large...

Indian Army introduces compulsory psychological training f...

In a first, the Army has introduced a compulsory psychological training module for all soldiers posted in Jammu and Kashmir where they are heavily inv...

Setback for Indian private shipyards as Navy cancels Rs 20...

Seven years after it first initiated it, the defence ministry has withdrawn a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Rs 20,000 crore Landing Dock Platform...