Indian Defence Manufacturing Sector as on 4/02/2022

As part of the modernisation process of the Indian Navy, four Visakhapatnam class destroyers (Project 15B), which are upgraded version of the Kolkata class ships, are being constructed at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd, Mumbai. The first ship of the Project 15B, INS Visakhapatnam was commissioned on 21 November 2021. Balance three ships of the project are being targeted for delivery between 2022 to 2024.

MoD notifies ‘Second Positive Indigenisation List’ of 108 items to promote self-reliance

The ‘Second Positive Indigenisation List’ comprises complex systems, sensors, simulator, weapons and ammunitions like Helicopters, Next Generation Corvettes, Air Borne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) systems, Tank Engines, Medium Power Radar for Mountains, MRSAM Weapon Systems and many more such items to fulfil the requirements of Indian Armed Forces.

China’s National Defense in the New Era – The white paper 2019

"Peace is an aspiration for all peoples, and development is an eternal theme of humanity". Contents Preface I. International Security Situation II. China’s Defensive National Defense Policy in the New Era III. Fulfilling the Missions and Tasks of China’s Armed…

Successful Flight Test of High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT)- ABHYAS

Successful flight test of ABHYAS - High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) was today conducted by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Interim Test Range, Balasore in Odisha. During the trials, two demonstrator vehicles were successfully test flown. The vehicle can be used as target for evaluation of various missile systems.

List of banned 101 defence items by India(MoD) and clarification

Consequent to release of the negative list of items for import by Ministry of Defence (MoD) on August 09, 2020, certain queries have been received with respect to inclusion of some of the items like the light combat aircraft LCA Mark 1A, Pinakarocket system and Akash missile system, which are manufactured in India. It is highlighted that systems like LCA MK 1A, Pinakarocket system, Akash Missile System, etc are developed with qualitative requirements framed by Defence Forces. Such systems are also available in the international market.

Nitya Dharmananda @ K. Lenin & ANR. Vs. Sri Gopal Sheelum Reddy also known as Nithya Bhaktananda & ANR.[SC 2017 DECEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-  FRAMING CHARGE- DEFENCE MATERIAL It is settled law that at the stage of framing of charge, the accused cannot ordinarily invoke Section 91. However, the court being under the obligation to impart justice and to uphold the law, is not…