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3 September, 2014 7:11 PM Deputy Chief of Indian Air Force Flies Light Combat Aircraft Tejas

New Delhi: Deputy Air Chief Air Marshal S B P Sinha on Wednesday became the first officer of his rank to fly indigenous light combat aircraft Tejas and praised its performance, saying it handled "well" on the ground as well as in the air. Mr Sinha flew the aircraft (trainer version) in Bengaluru where he was on a two-day visit to Aeronautical Development 3

21 August, 2014 12:16 AM World won’t wait for you, PM Narendra Modi tells laggard DRDO

NEW DELHI: The "Chalta Hai" attitude will no longer do. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the DRDO to ensure delivery of cutting-edge weapon systems to the armed forces in time to keep India ahead in the national security arena. Though the stern message was couched in mild language, the intent behind it could not be lost. Most of DRDO projects 50

20 August, 2014 10:20 AM PM Modi at DRDO Flays 'Chalta Hai' Attitude

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, presenting the Special Award for strategic contribution 2013 to U Jeya Santhi at the DRDO Awards 2013 function in New Delhi on Wednesday. New Delhi: With several of DRDO's programmes being behind schedule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today sent out a strong message to it by flaying 12

20 August, 2014 8:35 AM PM Modi Wants 'Labs With Under-35 Researchers' To Work For Jawans

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for labs manned by "under-35" people for defence research that can be useful on the battlefield. At a function, Mr Modi also told the Defence Research and Development Organisation or DRDO, to speed up and complete its programmes in time as "the world will not wait" for it. "We need labs in India which 4

16 August, 2014 8:46 AM Modi inducts INS Kolkata, but blue-water navy remains a distant dream

For the second time as prime minister, Narendra Modi inducted a major warship into the Indian Navy, taking the force another small step closer to achieving its aim of becoming a blue-water navy. Modi commissioned the INS Kolkata, a 6800-tonne destroyer which is the largest warship to have been indigenously built in the country. Coming on the heels of the commissioning 9

19 July, 2014 1:30 PM Modi govt clears private sector entry into military transport aircraft project

NEW DELHI: Signaling the end of defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics' monopoly in the domestic aerospace arena, the Modi government on Saturday gave the formal nod for the Indian private sector to tie-up with a foreign collaborator to supply 56 transport aircraft to the IAF. TOI on Wednesday had reported that the defence acquisitions council (DAC), chaired 22

29 June, 2014 4:46 AM India's Rafale Fighter Jet Deal in Final Lap, Awaits Government's Nod

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force or IAF may lose its traditional conventional edge against Pakistan if the contract to buy 126 Rafale medium multi-role combat aircraft or MMRCA is not clinched immediately, senior IAF officials told Defence Minister Arun Jaitley at an extensive briefing recently. French aerospace major Dassault Aviation had won the contract 45