HEAT AND LIGHT OF THE RAFALE DEAL

India has the dubious reputation of being the biggest importer of conventional weapons. Improving our self-reliance index from 30 per cent to 70 per cent was one of the avowed road-maps of the Kalam Committee. The country has not moved much in this indigenisation improvement…

FROM LASER WEAPONS TO 4G LAN, MOD THROWS 11 DEFENCE CHALLENGES AT STARTUPS

From futuristic laser weapons to 4G LAN (local area networks) for communication, the Centre on Saturday posed 11 technological challenges faced by the armed forces to startups in the country, while announcing a policy package that hopes to create a conducive ecosystem that encourages such…

Crores spent on import duty, MoD calls for extra funding

With crores being spent annually by way of customs and excise duty on import of weapons, equipment, engines, spare parts and raw material, the Ministry of Defence is seeking a bailout from the government, asking it for enhanced allocation of money. The request is to…

Germany could develop nuclear weapons as nation asks itself: ‘Do we need the bomb?’ – DAILY NEWS

Germany could develop nuclear weapons as nation asks itself: ‘Do we need the bomb?’ Political scientist Christian Hacke, who also plays a key role in the creation of Germany’s foreign policy, said the issue of nuclear weapons for Germany is a “priority” Original content: Mirror.co.uk…

After Spending $100 Billion To Buy Weapons, India To Be A Defence Manufacturing Hub Soon – YouTube

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MAKE IN INDIA SUCCESS SHARE OF IMPORTED PARTS IN INDIAN WEAPONS DOWN TO 40 PER CENT IN FOUR YEARS

The portion of imported parts used in home-built weapons has come down to 40 per cent from 48 per cent four years ago, Business Standard has reported. “Last year, the total production by defence PSUs (public sector undertakings) and OFB (Ordnance Factory Board) was about…

Here Come the Lasers: The Dawn of Energy Weapons Is Here – YouTube

This video shows you that Here Come the Lasers: The Dawn of Energy Weapons Is Here Support Us: https://amzn.to/2OjGUTT https://amzn.to/2LrkPVM https://amzn.to/2LMxvGc Union Minister Arun Jaitley today slammed Congress President Rahul Gandhi for “manufacturing fake Rafale controversy”, which he claimed has failed to cut ice as…

US ILLEGALLY TRYING TO OUST RUSSIAN ARMS FROM INDIA MARKET – MILITARY OBSERVER

Washington is seeking to expel Russia from India and Southeast Asia’s weapons markets by unfair means, Rakesh Krishnan Simha, a journalist, foreign affairs analyst and military observer, told Sputnik, referring to the US’s Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). “The Americans are trying to…

America has sold more weapons in six months than in all of 2017

As the Trump administration pushes the sale of American weapons as a key part of its plan to grow the economy, America has already eclipsed its overall defense trade total from last year. In an interview with Defense News, Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper, head of…