HEADLINES:
INS Kalvari commissioned into Indian Navy December 14। Prime Minister Modi ceremonially inducted the Scorpene class boat in Mumbai। Built by state-run MDL with French collaboration, Kalvari is the first submarine inducted after 2000। Modi described the Kalvari as a fine example of Make in India। Five more Kalvari Class submarines are to be commissioned over the next couple of years। India Celebrates Navy Day। India Strategic Salutes the Indian Navy। UAE decides to upgrade its fleet of Mirage 2009 combat jets। Boeing, Emirates announce commitment for 40 Boeing 787-10 aircraft worth $15 billion। Russian Helicopters signs deal for undisclosed number of Mi-17 1A2 Helicopters to India’s Vectra Group। Terror attack in New York’s Lower Manhattan kills 8 injures at least 15। An Uzbek, the terrorist mowed cyclists and pedestrians with a hired pickup truck। He was shot and captured, and notes recovered him indicated loyatly to ISIS। He is 29, came to the US in 2010, and married an Uzbek woman there। India marks 85th Indian Air Force Day। Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa says IAF working towards ‘Technology Intensive’ capability। For the first time, indigenous LCA Tejas takes part in IAF Day Flypast । IAF will issue RFI for 114 single engine combat aircraft within two weeks or so । RFI will go to Lockheed Martin for F 16 and Saab for Gripen for their latest variants । IAF aims to get 18 aircraft in 4-5 years, and 96 more in progressive manufacture from then onwards । Capability will be the first parametre for selecting the aircraft, and then the price । The selected aircraft will have more capabilities than those specified in the 2007 RfP for MMRCA ।
December 15, 2017
Follow us on

MoS Defence Visits DRDO’S Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex

hyb

Hyderabad. Minister of State (MoS) for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre visited DRDO’s Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex in Hyderabad January 5.

During the visit, he also reviewed some of the ongoing projects of three Hyderabad-based DRDO laboratories namely Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL), Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) and Research Centre Imarat (RCI). The Minister evinced keen interest in diversified missile systems and technologies and was briefed by the Lab Directors.

The MoS Defence congratulated all DRDO scientists for the recent successful missions and complimented the significant achievements of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex for making the country self-reliant in Missile Systems and technologies.

He said, “the sustained contributions of Missile Complex have gone a long way in strengthening the indigenous defence capabilities and industries of our country. I am glad that today, many industries are able to develop new products and are playing crucial role in multiple technological fronts with the help of DRDO.” He also said, Defence R&D, when aligned with the ‘Make in India’ policy, will foster a conducive environment for potential growth of defence industries.

The Minister also urged upon the Directors of DRDO Labs to collaborate with premier academia, technical institutions and Industries for giving proper direction to the Skill Building initiatives as part of National Skill Building Mission for strengthening the manufacturing economy and technological self-reliance of the country.

Email*

SPOTLIGHT

dgmo

Indian Army Strikes Terrorist Camps in POK

New Delhi. India struck seven terrorists camps in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir on September 28, ten...

spotlight4

India Successfully Launches 20 Satellites in Single Flight

Sriharikota/New Delhi. In its 36th flight ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C34 successfully launched the...

UPCOMING EVENTS

police-logo
banner 109x75

Our Archive