With near-incident-free Test flights so far, the safety standards of Tejas can be compared to the best in the business. India’s own fighter aircraft has come off age. Time to cross the final hurdle and begin induction! Organisers of Bahrain International Air Show (BIAS-2016) should be thanking India for all the attention they are getting Continue Reading..

NEW DELHI: Home minister Rajnath Singh has red-flagged the move to “welcome” Pakistan’s SIT to probe the Pathankot attack, indicating his ministry’s discomfiture with the initial Indian response to Pakistan’s efforts. This, sources told ET, could now prompt a rethink on the Indian line. The matter came up at a meeting chaired by Singh on Friday, Continue Reading..

New Delhi: Terror attacks on India are nothing less than an “organised war”, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said. In an interview to ETV, the defence minister was asked about the attack on Indain Army personnel in Manipur and the subsequent surgical attack on terror camps along the Indo-Myanmar border and the recent attack on Pathankot Continue Reading..

NEW DELHI: Tata Motors is set to bag an additional order for high mobility military trucks, taking its total order book for the advanced vehicles to Rs 1,300 crore, the single largest contract to be awarded to an Indian manufacturer by the Army. The high mobility vehicles – needed for a variety of roles from transporting Continue Reading..

NEW DELHI: The Army chief has assured bulletproof jackets for soldiers would be procured speedily. The ‘process to procure 1.86 lakh jackets, with new qualitative requirements, has passed technical trials and were undergoing field trials as part of the second stage of the process, he said. “The Army is moving to provide the jackets at the Continue Reading..

Even as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif swore in Lieutenant-General Khwaja Ziauddin as Pakistan’s new army chief on October 12, 1999, the proceedings suddenly stalled: there was no brass star to pin to his shoulder, in addition to the three already there. It proved an ill omen. General Pervez Musharraf, the man Sharif had just sacked, Continue Reading..