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The over 3.25-lakh personnel strong #CRPF, the country's largest paramilitary force, is working on a proposal mooted by Home Minister #AmitShah to keep its combat profile young and fit for operations in the anti-Naxal and counter-insurgency domain. #CAPF
In a last-ditch effort to make an entry into a Rs 21,000 crore project to manufacture naval helicopters, state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (#HAL) has written to the #defence ministry requesting that its bid also be considered. #IndianNavy
The #IAF is likely to float a Request for Proposal (RFP) with the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) this December for purchasing homemade HTT-40 basic aircraft for training its pilots. #IndianAirForce #HAL #Aircrafts #Pilots
Four Indian firms including #Tata, #Adani, Mahindra Defence Systems and Bharat Forge have been shortlisted by the #IndianNavy as strategic partners for a project involving a deal worth Rs 25,000 crore.
#Pakistan last month scrambled two #F16 jets in its airspace to intercept a #SpiceJet plane, assuming it to be a military aircraft, which was heading to Kabul from Delhi with around 120 passengers, a senior government official said.
States and union territories will have to pay around 10 per cent more each year till 2024 to secure the services of Central Armed Police Forces (#CAPF) and RAF as the #MHA has reviewed the policy on fixation of deployment charges for various duties.
The #IAF is also finalising with Russia the procurement of 12 more Sukhois to replace the ones lost in crashes which will be built by Hindustan Aeronautics as well as 21 additional MiG-29 jets that will cost around Rs 230 crore each. #IndianAirForce #HAL
The defence establishment and the home ministry (MHA) are once again at loggerheads over Assam Rifles, with the #IndianArmy dead against either losing operational control over the paramilitary force or any move to merge it with the ITBP. #CAPF
Defence Minister #RajnathSingh on Thursday flew in the #Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru, becoming the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously-built light combat aircraft (#Tejas_LCA).
#Oil prices made their biggest jump since the Gulf War on Monday after President Donald Trump warned that the US was "locked and loaded" to respond to attacks on #Saudi oil infrastructure that Washington blamed on Iran. #SaudiAramco
The #IAF had issued a tender for 83 LCAs about two years ago and the project was stuck over the pricing issue as the government and the #IndianAirForce felt that the price offered by the #HAL was slightly higher.
The issue of pricing of 83 #Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) to be manufactured by state-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has been finalised and the contract is likely to be signed in the next few months. #IndianAirForce #HAL
#HAL designed and developed Light Utility #Helicopter (LUH) successfully demonstrated high altitude capability in hot and high weather conditions in the Himalayas. Tests were conducted at #Leh (3300 m) For more stories on defence:
#Reliance Naval & Engineering Ltd., controlled by Indian tycoon #AnilAmbani, said it is facing an acute cash-flow crunch after orders dried up amid efforts to restructure a pile of debt. #RelianceNaval
For decades, the U.S. has considered the waters of the #PersianGulf as critical to its national security. Through the gulf's narrow mouth, the #StraitOfHormuz, 20% of all crude oil sold passes onto the world market. #Iran
#IndianArmy vice-chief designate Lt Gen M M Naravane said on Tuesday that if #China transgressed the "grey zone" at the LAC 100 times, the Indian Army did so on 200 occasions, as he claimed Beijing acted like a regional bully during the #Doklam stand-off.
#BrahMos Aerospace and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd will represent India in the international aviation and space show, #MAKS2019, in #Russia next week, where defence and aerospace majors from across the globe will participate.