UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 06:53 PM IST
The export version of Akash will be different from the weapon system currently deployed by the Indian armed forces, the defence ministry statement said without specifying the differences in configuration.
By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 07:59 PM IST
The move in the run-up to the Nov. 3 U.S. election, first reported by Reuters, is likely to anger China, which considers Taiwan a wayward province that it has vowed to reunite with the mainland, by force if necessary.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 03:24 PM IST
The HSTDV, based on hypersonic propulsion technologies, has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 02:31 AM IST
From artillery guns to light military transport aircraft and conventional submarines to long-range land attack cruise missiles, India on Sunday announced that it would ban the import of 101 different types of weapons, systems and ammunition over the next five years.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2020 12:09 PM IST
The defence ministry has decided to put 101 items on embargo to boost indigenisation of defence production.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2019 12:59 AM IST
He was speaking while inaugurating the third edition of the annual Military Literature Festival
By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:14 AM IST
The Indian Air Force will be receiving 22 Apache AH-64E(I) helicopters in all in a $1.1-billion deal with US defence giant Boeing signed in September 2015.
By Jihye Lee, Isabel Reynolds | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 10:55 AM IST
North Korea has taken escalating steps in recent weeks to show its frustration with the U.S.’s refusal to meet its demands in nuclear talks.
By Yashwant Raj | Washington
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 02:39 PM IST
India’s acquisition of S-400s “effectively could limit India’s ability to increase our own interoperability”, Alice Wells, head of the state department’s South and Central Asia bureau told lawmakers at a congressional hearing.
By Rahul Singh | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 09:57 AM IST
India had inked a $ 1.1-billion deal with the US defence giant Boeing, in September 2015 for 22 Apaches. The first batch of choppers will be based at the Pathankot air base, said one of the officials cited above.
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 07:05 AM IST
India is no longer the world’s largest importer of weapons, a position it held for over a decade, with Saudi Arabia topping the global share of arms imports between 2014 and 2018.
By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2019 09:33 AM IST
India has earlier held talks with the Vietnam government for the sale of the BrahMos, a supersonic cruise missile developed by an Indo-Russian joint venture set up in 1998. The Indian Navy inducted the missile on its frontline warships in 2005.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 12:45 PM IST
There are arguably fewer military reforms that would so greatly enhance India’s fighting capability than the full operational integration of its warships, fighters, tanks and other platforms.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2018 01:01 PM IST
The 31 students, including four girls, will be the first batch to take the four-year course of “experimental programme for intelligent weapons systems”.
By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing, Beijing
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 11:23 AM IST
According to the report, the Chinese HD-1 supersonic missile will face little competition in the international market.
By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 09:15 AM IST
India will sign the S-400 missile system deal with Russia during the annual summit between PM Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin next week, hoping for a US sanction waiver, and to prevent Russia from directly selling weapon systems to Pakistan if India says no to the deal.
By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2018 10:18 PM IST
Defence sources said equipping armed forces with unmanned tanks, vessels and robotic weaponry in surveillance of India’s borders with China and Pakistan would ease pressure on personnel guarding the sensitive frontiers.
By Yashwant Raj | Washington, Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 07:17 AM IST
In a carefully worded statement to Hindustan Times, the US state department did not directly say if the purchase of the weapon system by India was sanctionable.