India successfully test-fired phase II of interceptor AD-1 missile with large kill altitude bracket

AD-1 is a long-range interceptor missile designed for both low exo-atmospheric and endo-atmospheric interception of long-range ballistic missiles and aircraft. According to recent reports published by TIMES NOW, India on Wednesday successfully conducted maiden flight test of Phase-II Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) interceptor AD-1 missile with large kill altitude bracket from APJ Abdul Kalam Island, … Read more

Indian Army ordered more kalyani M4 armoured vehicles equipped with anti-tank missiles

Keeping in mind the ongoing tension with China in Eastern Ladakh, the Army has ordered more M4 armoured vehicles from Pune-based defence company Bharat Forge of the Kalyani Group. Indian Army is also looking at the possibility of increasing calibre of the 7.62 mm gun on board to a 20 mm one with an automatic … Read more

Indian Army HAL Rudra Attack Helicopter crashed in Arunachal Pradesh

A HAL Rudra Attack Helicopter of the Indian Army crashed in Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Friday morning killing all five army personnel on board. The Search and Rescue teams has recovered four dead bodies from the crash location. This is the second army helicopter which has crashed in Arunachal this month. Earlier … Read more

Russia again offers its Sprut-SDM light battle tank to India

Russia will field its Sprut-SDM1 light amphibious tank for the Indian Army’s upcoming tender for light tanks and has submitted technical details of the same, according to an official from Rosoboronexport. Following the standoff with China in eastern Ladakh, the Indian Army is prioritising the procurement of a light tank, named ‘Zorawar’, for deployment in … Read more

Indian Army T-90 Bhishma MBT barrel exploded during field firing exercise, two soldiers killed, one injured

Two Indian Army personnel — a junior commanding officer (JCO) and a jawan — were killed while another sustained injuries when the barrel of a T-90 Bhishma tank burst during a field firing exercise in Babina area of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday evening. The Times of India has published the following information about … Read more

HAL Light Combat Helicopter to get its main weapon “Dhruvastra” in 2023

The HAL Light Combat Helicopter “Prachand” was officially inducted into the Indian Air Force yesterday, but it will take at least one more year to arm this gunship with its originally planned weapon, the Dhruvastra Air-to-surface/Anti-tank Guided Missile. The LCH has the capacity to carry 16 units of Dhruvastra ATGMs. Recent reports says that this … Read more

What will the Indian super tank Arjun Mk II look like after being integrated with artificial intelligence?

India’s Arjun Mk II tanks, except for their high cost, are considered very superior in their features, even “above” the Russian T-90S tank. Not stopping there, India is also working to integrate artificial intelligence in this tank. The Arjun Mk2 tank has been developed since 2012, it is based on the Arjun Mk1 Main Battle … Read more

India will sell weapons systems worth 250 million USD to Armenia

India has signed a significant export order for missiles, rockets and ammunition to Armenia as the Asian nation is engaged in a prolonged border conflict with neighbour Azerbaijan. The government to government route was used to sign a number of contracts for the supply of arms and ammunition to Armenia earlier this month. While the … Read more

Saab ready to produce Carl-Gustaf M4 rocket launcher in India

The Carl Gustaf 8.4 cm recoilless rifle is a Swedish developed 84 mm (3.3 in) caliber man-portable shoulder-fired recoilless rifle, initially developed by the Royal Swedish Army Materiel Administration during the second half of the 1940s as a close-range anti-tank and support weapon for infantry, which has seen great export success around the globe and … Read more

India to roll out 1st prototype of mountain light tank by 2023

A light tank is a tank variant initially designed for rapid movements in and out of combat, to outmaneuver heavier tanks. It is smaller in size with thinner armor and a less powerful main gun, tailored for better tactical mobility and ease of transport and logistics. They are primarily employed in the screening, armoured reconnaissance, … Read more