India cuts the prospect of extra SIG 716 rifles
For various reasons, Indian soldiers still have a long wait on their hands to get new assault rifles.
India scraps Russian helicopter buy and looks at more Rudras
As part of its indigenisation push, India is turning away from a planned purchase of Russian Mi-17 helicopters.
Russian deliveries of S-400 to India proceed
Putin's invasion of Ukraine seems not yet to have affected the delivery of S-400 systems to India.
India pursues indigenous loitering munitions
India is fast-tracking development of loitering munitions for the army, with an EoI exercise under way and recent testing of various types.
6th April 2022
India wants to reduce reliance on overseas-sourced equipment. It is a noble quest, but there are questions over its viability.
5th April 2022
Approval to produce indigenous combat helicopters has been a long time coming for HAL, but it now has a green light for limited series production.
15th March 2022
India's home-grown delivery of towed howitzers has been stuttering, but progress is now being made.
8th March 2022
India continues to push indigenous development and production, a process that will be accelerated even further by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
3rd March 2022
There is potential for future Asian imports of Russian equipment to be hammered hard, and for increasing difficulties in maintaining current equipment, after Putin's ill-advised invasion of Ukraine.
25th February 2022
The S-400 will play a key role in India's national air defence network, but it fears American sanctions, especially as Russia agitates against Ukraine.
24th February 2022
Indian personnel are currently training on three MH-60R helicopters in the US.
23rd February 2022
India's fleet of Ka-31 AEW helicopters is ageing, and new examples are needed to equip forthcoming warships.
7th January 2022
The Indian Navy is beginning practical tests of foreign aircraft as it seeks a new carrier-borne fighter. First up is the Rafale.
30th August 2013
A fully-upgraded model of India's indigenously-designed Arjun Mk2 main battle tank (MBT) began its final round of user trials in August. The trials in the …