Features

  • August 1, 2022
    Defence Minister inaugurates the second edition of Ammo India
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Healthy mix of local endeavours & foreign collaboration is the bedrock of India's journey of self-reliance: Defence Minister

  • July 18, 2022
    CAATSA – Relief India Deserved
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    US administration had till now deliberately allowed to hang CAATSA sword over India's head since 2017 but Indian government continued to be defiant. The legislation was intended to punish Russia but India was becoming a collateral target by the US.

  • July 12, 2022
    MoCA released the second beneficiaries list under the Drone PLI scheme
    By Staff Correspondent

    The Ministry released the second provisional list of 23 beneficiaries under the PLI scheme. These include 12 drone manufacturers and 11 drone component manufacturers.

  • July 11, 2022
    First ever AI in Defence symposium held
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The Defence Minister launched 75 Artificial Intelligence products/technologies during 'AI in Defence' symposium in New Delhi.

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    July 7, 2022
    Safran is supporting India in its quest for sovereignty and self-reliance
    By Neetu Dhulia

    Announcements, which represent more than $200 million of investment between 2018 and 2025, clearly reflect the Group's commitment to long-term development in the country

  • June 17, 2022
    India, Israel – New Vision
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    As both nations marked 30 years of excellent ties, visit of the Israeli Defence Minister gave an opportunity to review the full range of India-Israel relations and reiterate their commitment to expanding cooperation for the security & prosperity of both nations

  • June 13, 2022
    “Watch This Space”
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    On June 10, 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated headquarters of IN-SPACe at Bopal, Ahmedabad. The new Indian space policy to come out soon.

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    May 30, 2022
    BizAv’s Momentum Renewed & Re-imagined at EBACE 2022
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    EBACE 2022 reflected the industry’s commitment to innovation, sustainability, inclusion and excellence, stated the organisers

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    May 30, 2022
    Strengthening Sustainability
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    EBACE 2022 looked at sustainability not only through the lens of environment but also services, work environment, and inclusion thus providing an all-round sustainable future’s pathway

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    May 30, 2022
    Innovation Intensifies
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Electric aircraft and advanced air mobility were among the most-talked about topics at the show this year

  • May 24, 2022
    Newest Indian carrier's newest aircraft is ready
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Akasa Air, India's newest airline released the "first look" photographs of its aircraft from Boeing production facility in Portland as it gets ready for delivery.

  • May 16, 2022
    Sneak Peek into the heart of our galactic home
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    On May 12, 2022 astronomers unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy, Sagittarius A*.

  • May 7, 2022
    Indian Air Force should become an 'Aerospace Force' —Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister
    By Neetu Dhulia

    The Defence Minister added that to protect our assets from space-guided attacks, IAF should operate on technology, developing expertise and human resource management

  • May 7, 2022
    India and France – next phase of strategic partnership
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    Both sides agreed to find creative ways for France's deeper involvement in the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' efforts in advanced defence technology, manufacturing and exports, through increased industry to industry partnerships

  • May 7, 2022
    Reviving Indo-German defence cooperation
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    Both India and Germany are actively seeking to enhance research, co-development and co-production activities bilaterally, under European Union and with other partners, for enhancing high-technology trade, including defence goods

  • May 7, 2022
    India-NORDIC summit - Major Diplomatic gain
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    The five Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark) as a group have a special place in Europe and bringing them together on a single platform with India displays India's diplomatic clout in the region

  • April 28, 2022
    Indian defence upgrading with Israeli ATGMs
    By Staff Correspondent

    The Indian Army and IAF are inducting advanced Israeli anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) with longer range and greater armour-penetration capabilities.

  • April 18, 2022
    India-US partnership to challenge China
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    Prime Minister Modi held a virtual Summit with President Biden on April 11, 2022. With Indo-Pacific in mind and to effectively meet the China challenge, the US administration needs to keep India in good humour. A strong US-Indian partnership is a critical building block in a more resilient regional security architecture.

  • April 15, 2022
    India-US reaffirm defence partnership
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    The visit of Rajnath Singh to USA for the 2+2 dialogue provided an opportunity to both sides to extensively review the entire gamut of bilateral defence cooperation

  • February 15, 2022
    ISRO lights up the sky
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Lifting off the first of its 19 missions planned for this year, ISRO successfully placed three satellites into orbit.

  • January 27, 2022
    The grandeur of Republic Day 2022
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Over seven decades of being a Republic; India showcases its defence, cultural, and developmental highlights around the theme of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'

  • January 24, 2022
    Republic Day Parade - 2022: A journey through Indian Army's uniform & weaponry evolution
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    16 marching contingents, 17 military bands and 25 tableaux to mark the nation's 75th year of independence at this Republic Day.

  • January 12, 2022
    Rafale maritime fighter displays ski-jump capability
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The marine version of the French fighter aircraft demonstrated the ability to operate from Indian Navy's aircraft carrier Vikrant which has recently set out for its crucial third set of sea trials.

  • December 21, 2021
    Florence Parly in India: Eyes on Rafales and Scorpenes
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    France has emerged as a major supplier of critical weapon platforms like Fighter planes and Submarines along with powerful short range missiles and has been India's fellow in taking care of India's concerns in international forum

  • December 21, 2021
    Discover the Cirrus Life
    By SP's Correspondent

    Cirrus Aircraft is a global leader in personal aviation creating the best-selling single engine piston range of aircraft and the world's first single engine personal jet

  • December 9, 2021
    India-Russia: Defence to get boost
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    The Putin-Modi hug in New Delhi, displayed the bonhomie that continue to exist between Indian and Russian leadership despite vastly changed geo-political equations.

  • December 3, 2021
    MoD Revises its Import Ban Decision
    By Ranjit Kumar, Strategic Affairs Analyst

    In case the domestic industry is unable to supply equipment urgently needed by the armed forces, in the stipulated time frame, or quantity or where there are any other technical issues, specific cases of imports could be taken up to meet immediate requirement

  • November 17, 2021
    IAF orders HAMMER smart bomb kit for LCA fleet
    By Vishal Thapar

    The Indian Air Force (IAF) is reported to have ordered an unspecified number of HAMMER ground attack precision guided munitions (PGM) for integration with the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas.

  • November 10, 2021
    Defence Minister asks forces to be ready at short notice on “volatile” border
    By Vishal Thapar

    IAF top brass brainstorm swift response amidst continuing stand-off with China

  • October 8, 2021
    IAF sharp focusses on threat from China
    By Vishal Thapar

    Show of strength on 89th Air Force Day

  • October 5, 2021
    IAF will not be able to get authorised fighter strength of 42 squadrons: Air Chief
    By Vishal Thapar

    Best case scenario is 35 fighter squadrons after 15 years

  • October 5, 2021
    India's national carrier appears set to return home after about seven decades
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    While the official announcement is awaited, reports indicate Tata Sons emerging as the new owner of Air India.

  • September 24, 2021
    India signs landmark $2.8 billion deal with Airbus for 56 C295 airlifters
    By Vishal Thapar

    Stage set for manufacture of aircraft in private sector for the first time by Airbus-Tata consortium

  • September 22, 2021
    World's first all-civilian orbital mission to space accomplished successfully
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Inspiration4 crew returned after spending three days in the orbit, miles above the International Space Station

  • September 16, 2021
    Jet Airways set to revive domestic operations
    By Staff Correspondent

    In the first quarter of 2022, the airline is expected to be back in action after it stopped operations in 2019.

  • September 10, 2021
    Significant boost for the Indian Air Force
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates National highway being used for emergency landing of IAF aircraft for the first time and later inducts MRSAM into the IAF

  • August 10, 2021
    India's space sector fueling several industries
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    More scope for private entities, partnerships with international experts and organisations, better ability to function are strengthening India's space programme.

  • August 6, 2021
    Satellites, Samples & Station strengthening China's space footprint
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    China's taikonauts recently conducted their first spacewalk aboard the multi-module space station, Tiangong.

  • August 6, 2021
    From Moon to Mars with Apollo & Artemis
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    NASA is gearing up to begin a new era of deep space exploration by returning humans to moon after about half a century, as a step to go to Mars and beyond.

  • August 2, 2021
    India-US: Partnership of the century
    By Ranjit Kumar

    Considering the deepening strategic relationship between India and US and the realisation in Foggy Bottom that India must be on US side to counter the threatening rise and challenge of China to US predominance in the world, the visit of the seven months old Biden administration's Secretary of State was long overdue.

  • June 2, 2021
    SpaceX strengthening sustainable commercial space flights
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    With successful launches and commercial crew missions on the list, SpaceX is advancing cost-effective space travel.

  • June 2, 2021
    The extravagant space affair
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    As companies reach closer to their developments of taking people beyond the earth, the excitement around space tourism continues to build

  • May 31, 2021
    Real time satellite communication to track Covid-19 resources
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    SIA-India, a non-profit association has been created to represent the interests of the communication satellite ecosystem in India.

  • May 11, 2021
    Department of Space offers innovative collaborations to manage the crisis
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Three ventilators and an oxygen concentrator have been developed by ISRO's Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre and are soon expected to be commercially produced.

  • May 11, 2021
    DRDO's anti-COVID drug, a silver lining
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The Drug Controller General of India has granted permission for emergency use of the drug as adjunct therapy in moderate to severe COVID-19 patients.

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    April 8, 2021
    Boeing forecasts 4-fold increase in fleet over the next 20 years for India
    By Rohit Goel

    Boeing forecasts strong aviation growth in India due to the country's growing economy and an expanding middle class, fueling demand for more than 2,200 new jets valued at nearly $320 billion over the next 20 years.

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    March 30, 2021
    India-Korea: Success stories
    By Ranjit Kumar

    Both the countries are deepening their bilateral defence cooperation, with Defence and Security engagements having grown exponentially over the last few years

  • March 25, 2021
    ISRO continues to collaborate and breakthrough
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The Indian space agency has signed bilateral MoUs to set up incubation centres & successfully demonstrate country's first free-space quantum communication over 300 metres.

  • March 22, 2021
    US-India inching closer
    By Ranjit Kumar

    With major foundational agreements already in place and no major issues to be sorted out, the U.S. Defence Secretary visit focussed on broader aspects of India US strategic partnership and its role in ensuring peace and security in Indo-pacific region and ways and means to counter the aggressive designs of China

  • March 22, 2021
    US Defence Secretary's first visit to India to uplift defence cooperation
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Austin's stop in India is a continuation to the Biden-Harris administration's outreach to revitalise ties with partners and allies.

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    March 15, 2021
    QUAD: for the stable health of people, nations and the world ahead
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    Australia, India, Japan and the United States' leaders come together, amongst the current major challenges of climate change, COVID-19 & security concerns.

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    March 15, 2021
    NASA persevering strongly for inter-planetary human missions
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    From golden pictures of the rocks on Martian surface, to the sounds of the wind in Mars' thin atmosphere, NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover is constantly keeping "earthlings" on their toes.