How to make the Defence Ministry fighting fit

New Delhi June 21  The government’s announcement of lateral absorption of experts in 10 government departments at the level of joint secretary shows that fresh talent, from a pool other than that of the Indian Administrative Service, is being given a chance at nation building. Its success depends on…

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India wants to build Armament Factories in Vietnam : Def Minister

New Delhi June 15  India wants to build armament factories in Vietnam to export to third countries, a military industry meeting heard Wednesday.

The meeting was a part of a series of events organized on the occasion of Indian defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to Vietnam.

Meeting with top…

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India Looks to Sikorsky MH-60R for Counter-Submarine Capability

New Delhi June 14   Even as India launches stealth frigates and guided missile destroyers from its shipyards to patrol the Indian Ocean, the country has precious few modern helicopters equipped with sensors and weapons capable of detecting Chinese submarines patrolling its waters.

In this year’s annual cooperative naval exercise…

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