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Prosecutors for jail terms to top Agusta officials
Fri, Jul 04, 2014

Demand 6-yr imprisonment for Finmeccanica’s Orsi and 5-yr term for AgustaWestland CEO.

Security manual: Audit by IB, Secrets Act on private defence firms
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

The IB will first carry out a security audit of all licensed manufacturers to see how they comply with the regulations.

Evacuation plan in the works, 2nd MEA team to visit Iraq
Sat, Jun 28, 2014

Sushma to be briefed today, IAF, Air India planes on standby.

Navy scouts for air defence options for INS Vikramaditya
Wed, Jun 18, 2014

INS Vikramaditya is operational but would be fully combat ready once more fighter pilots are trained for deck operations.

IAF aircraft on standby for Iraq mission
Wed, Jun 18, 2014

Evacuation can begin at short notice, Air Force waits for request.

As situation deteriorates, Indian Air Force puts aircraft on standby for Iraq mission
Wed, Jun 18, 2014

Indian Air Force tightens up as situation in Iraq deteriorates. Awaiting for a formal request to carry out evacuation.

Sudhir Mishra to replace Pillai as BrahMos chief
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

Mishra also praised his predecessor, saying that Pillai has been a great leader and his mentor at the DRDO.

‘India needs to export arms, equip smaller nations’
Sun, Jun 15, 2014

Narendra Modi, on his first outing from the capital since he took charge, underlined that Indian arms and ammunition should be exported across the world.

Turning down the heat: Army chief calls on V K Singh
Sat, Jun 14, 2014

Sources said neither touched upon internal matters of the Army related to succession and postings.

Narendra Modi and team get first Army briefing
Sat, Jun 14, 2014

Jawan killed : Firing in Mendhar sector, Jaitley heads to J&K today

Modi to witness naval fighter operations on first outing as PM
Sat, Jun 14, 2014

On Friday, a day before Modi’s day at sea, the crux of the Indian naval fleet has congregated off the Goa naval air station.

Borders: Modi gets first Army briefing
Fri, Jun 13, 2014

In South Block, Modi was given a detailed presentation on the security environment.

Defence projects near China border in fast lane
Fri, Jun 13, 2014

Boost for border roads, Mountain Strike Corps.

V K Singh says soldiers ‘protected’, Army probed and punished them
Thu, Jun 12, 2014

Havildar dismissed and officers disciplined for Jorhat raid; probe on Dimapur deaths closed as charges found untenable.

Modi to start defence tour with INS Vikramaditya
Sat, Jun 07, 2014

PM has expressed a desire to visit the ship and the Navy is making arrangements for him to embark with a team over the weekend of June 14-15.

CBI to push for red corner notice against top Rheinmetall executive
Fri, Jun 06, 2014

Bodo Garbe is management board member, accused in bribery case.

Crisis in Siachen: Two crashes in nine months, army troops face transport crisis
Mon, Jun 02, 2014

While the Army has been unsuccessfully trying to procure replacement choppers for over five years, an emergency alternative being planned has also not worked out.

Aircraft carrier Vikramaditya fully operational: Navy Chief
Sat, May 31, 2014

Sources said the navy has proposed that the commissioning ceremony for the warships be presided over by a senior minister, as has been the norm.

MoD says need to review blanket blacklisting of military suppliers
Fri, May 30, 2014

MoS for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh said the blanket ban of arms companies has left the armed forces with hardly any basket of suppliers for critical needs.

Army row past, hints Jaitley
Tue, May 27, 2014

Minister indicates lifting of cap on 26% FDI in defence sector.

India to encash 228 m euros bank guarantees of Agusta
Mon, May 26, 2014

After cancelling the VVIP chopper deal for 12 AW 101 helicopters earlier this year on charges of bribery, the defence ministry had moved to encash the bank guarantees.

Jawan killed in LoC attack; Pak troops, militants blamed
Tue, May 20, 2014

Dismissing speculations that it may have been an old mine, officials said the explosive was planted deliberately to target the patrol.

Army jawan killed, two others injured in firing by Pak troops along LoC
Mon, May 19, 2014

The Indian army retaliated and the exchange of fire between them continued till late last evening.

Nod for Lt Gen Dalbir Singh as next Army Chief
Wed, May 14, 2014

The officer has not been formally named as the successor but the clearance by ACC makes him the Army Chief designate.

Maldives seeks India’s help for new naval base
Sat, May 10, 2014

It is believed that a project to train 40-60 additional Maldivian National Defence Forces personnel in Indian academies is also under discussion.