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HAL bags largest ever order for indigenous military hardware worth Rs. 65,000 crore

New Delhi/IBNS: The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has bagged the largest ever order for indigenous military hardware worth Rs. 65,000 crore placed by the Modi government, media reports said.

India test fires Agni V ballistic missile capable of hitting targets beyond 5,400 km amid tensions with China

New Delhi/IBNS: India has successfully carried out night trials of the Agni V nuclear-capable ballistic missile which can hit targets beyond 5,400 km, media reports said quoting sources in the Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

Defence Ministry approves 26 BRO cafes in Kashmir, Ladakh

Srinagar/IBNS: Twenty-six locations in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh have been chosen by the Defence Ministry for the setting up of multi-utility wayside amenities or BRO cafes, media reports said.

Defence Ministry announces major amendments in military acquisition procedure

New Delhi/IBNS: In an attempt to further promote ‘Make in India’ and ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence and enable the ease of doing business, the Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) 2020 has been amended based on the approvals accorded by Defence Acquisition Council (DAC).

Defence Ministry places supply order worth Rs. 7,523 crore for 118 main battle tanks

New Delhi/IBNS: The Ministry of Defence (MoD) Thursday placed an order with Heavy Vehicles Factory (HVF), Avadi, Chennai for supply of 118 main battle tanks (MBTs) Arjun Mk-1A for the Indian Army.

Defence ministry vacates 700 offices for new PM's residence near South Block

New Delhi/IBNS: The Defence Ministry has cleared over 700 hutments belonging to it for the Prime Minister's new residence and office as part of the Central Vista Redevelopment project.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh gives nod to policy on declassification of India's war records

New Delhi/IBNS: In a significant development, defence minister Rajnath Singh Saturday approved the policy on declassification of war records of India, in a timely manner, to give people an accurate account of the events, provide authentic material for academic research and counter the unfounded rumours, the ministry said in a statement

AgustaWestland case: CBI files charge sheet against 15 people including Christian Michel James and Rajiv Saxena

New Delhi/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a supplementary charge sheet in the in the Rs 3,727 crore AugustaWestland scam against 15 accused, including key middlemen Christian Michel James and Rajiv Saxena, said media reports on Saturday.

India bans 101 defence items' imports in bid for self-reliance: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi/IBNS: In a push to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for Atma Nirbhar Bharat (Self-Reliant India), Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday announced that India will stop the import of 101 items "beyond given timeline" to boost indigenous production.

PM Modi lacks courage to even name China: Rahul after document acknowledging Chinese intrusion goes missing

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after a document acknowledging the Chinese intrusion into India's territory went missing from the official website of the Defence Ministry.

Ex-Servicemen mobilised to fight COVID-19 pandemic

New Delhi/UNI: In order to augment the Nation’s fight against the global pandemic Coronavirus, the Defence Ministry on Thursday took an initiative to mobilise services of Ex-Servicemen (ESM) community as a part of augmentation of precious human resource to assist the State and District administration, wherever required.

CBI files case against officials of IAF, Defence Ministry, Swiss firm and arms dealer over alleged kickbacks

New Delhi, June 22 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against unknown officials of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Defence Ministry, a Swiss firm and arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari over alleged kickbacks of Rs. 339 crore in the procurement of 75 basic trainer aircraft in 2009, media reports said.

Terrorists did not kidnap soldier, confirms Defence Ministry

New Delhi, Mar 9 (IBNS): Indian Defence Ministry on Saturday denied reports that terrorists have kidnapped a soldier from Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district.

India made concessions to France in Rafale deal: The Hindu

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IBNS): In yet another report by The Hindu pointing a finger at the Narendra Modi government the newspaper said the Indian government made some unprecedented concessions to France in the Rafale deal (buying of 36 fighters jets from France by India).

Defence Ministry objected to PMO's parleys with French govt on Rafale: Report

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IBNS): In the middle of the political fight between the BJP and Congress over the Rafale deal, a The Hindu report on Friday stated the Defence Ministry had protested against PMO's separate parleys with the French government on the controversial deal of buying 36 fighter jets by India.