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    DefenceJan 22, 2021, 11:53 AM IST

    Vintage Dakota that 'saved Srinagar' and helped 'liberate Bangladesh' to fly over Rajpath this Republic Day

    Amidst the thunderous roar of modern supersonic fighter aircraft, a unique feature of this year's Republic Day parade will be the Rudra flying formation consisting of Dakota aircraft, flanked by two Russian-origin modern Mi-17s helicopters. Anish Singh reports

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    DefenceJan 21, 2021, 4:22 PM IST

    Hawk-i successfully fires Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon

    The SAAW is an aircraft launched, advanced, precision strike weapon of 125 Kg category used to attack and destroy enemy airfield assets such as radars, bunkers, taxi tracks, runways within a range of 100 km.  

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    DefenceJan 19, 2021, 9:04 PM IST

    China places mega order of 500 combat helicopters to plug India border gaps

    After failing to enhance its war-fighting capability in plateaus with their indigenous choppers, China has bought a total of 500 Mi-17 combat-transport helicopters from Russia to match its capability against India in eastern Ladakh. Anish Singh reports

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    Top StoriesJan 15, 2021, 1:41 PM IST

    'Don't test Indian Army's patience': Army chief warns China and Pakistan

    Assuring countrymen, Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane on Friday said that the sacrifice of soldiers in the Galwan Valley will not go in vain. Anish Singh reports

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    Top StoriesJan 14, 2021, 9:31 AM IST

    Meet ASMI, Army's new 33-round machine pistol

    Moving a step further in achieving Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' and 'Make-in-India' initiative, the Indian Army has developed indigenous machine pistol ASMI, having firing range of 100 metres and weight of 2.1kg. Anish Singh reports.

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    Top StoriesJan 13, 2021, 1:11 PM IST

    Video: Gearing up for 73rd Army Day parade

    Army Day was first celebrated in 1949 to commemorate the day when first Indian Commander-in-Chief KM Carriappa took over command of the Indian Army from Gen Sir FRR Butcher. 

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    Top StoriesJan 12, 2021, 7:46 PM IST

    In a first, Indian Army to induct women pilots next year

    In a significant move, the Indian Army has decided to induct women officers into its Aviation Corps' flying branch from next year. Anish Singh reports.

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    DefenceDec 19, 2020, 1:16 PM IST

    ATAGS gun best in the world, can meet India's 1800-gun requirement: DRDO

    The Defence Research and Development Organisation believes that India need not import artillery gun systems considering that its Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System has performed well during field tests.

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    Top StoriesDec 17, 2020, 12:45 PM IST

    IAF is re-calibrating this deadly missile

    With tensions on the Eastern front far from showing any signs of de-escalation, Indian Air Force is reportedly tweaking a lethal missile armed on its gamechanger Rafale fighter aircraft.

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    Top StoriesDec 16, 2020, 9:40 AM IST

    Maritime command with warships, fighter jets coming soon?

    India may soon have a maritime command that could include warships, fighter jets, helicopters, submarines, aircraft carriers and special amphibious brigades of the Army.

  • <p>Sources said that the carbine met all General Staff Qualitative Requirements.&nbsp;<br />

<p>This was the last leg of trials in a series of user trials which have been carried out in extreme temperature conditions in summer and high altitudes in winter.&nbsp;<br />

<p>Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had unveiled the 5.56 x 30 mm JVPC during DefExpo-2020 at Lucknow. The weapon has already passed the MHA trials and procurement action is initiated by the CAPFs and various State Police organisations.</p>

    Top StoriesDec 10, 2020, 4:26 PM IST

    India's new carbine gun is ready for anti-terror ops

    Defence Research and Development Organisation's 5.56x30 mm protective carbine is now fit to be inducted into services after the weapon successfully completed final user trials.

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    DefenceNov 24, 2020, 2:29 PM IST

    BrahMos can now strike targets at 400 km

    The missile test comes just weeks after reports  siggested that India could conduct 'multiple live tests' towards the end of November amid the standoff with China along the Line of Actual Control

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    DefenceNov 23, 2020, 2:44 PM IST

    Intermediate Jet Trainer begins spin flight test

    The indigenous Intermediate Jet Trainer designed and developed by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to replace the ageing Kiran aircraft fleet of the IAF commenced spin flight testing in Bengaluru.

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    IndiaNov 18, 2020, 9:41 AM IST

    Fake News Alert: China did NOT use microwave weapons against India in Ladakh

    Calling out the fake news, the Indian Army said: "Some international news portals have published misleading headlines and reported baseless claims related to India-China border stand-off in Ladakh. This is fake news. No such incident has taken place."

  • <p>DRDO ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಪಡಿಸಿರುವ ಮೇಡ್ ಇನ್ ಇಂಡಿಯಾ ಸೂಪರ್ ಸಾನಿಕ್ ಮಿಸೈಲ್ ಕ್ಷಿಪಣಿಯನ್ನು ಅಕ್ಟೋಬರ್ 18 ರಂದು ಯಶಸ್ವಿಯಾಗಿ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆ ನಡೆಸಲಾಗಿದೆ.<br />

    IndiaNov 15, 2020, 5:11 PM IST

    More BrahMos missile tests this month

    Seeking to send a loud message to China, India is set to conduct a series of tests on the BrahMos cruise missile in the Indian Ocean region towards the end of the month.