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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds talks with US counterpart Lloyd Austin in New Delhi


India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting with US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin in New Delhi on June 5, 2023. The meeting was warm and cordial. The two sides discussed a substantial range of bilateral defence cooperation issues, with particular focus on identifying ways to strengthen industrial cooperation.  The two Ministers explored ways of building resilient supply chains. Both sides...

Rajnath Singh invites foreign defence firms to take part in DefExpo 2022


Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday chaired a roundtable of ambassadors from friendly foreign countries and invited international defence firms to take part in Asia’s largest defence exhibition, DefExpo 2022, which will be held in Gandhinagar from March 10-13, 2022. “More than 200 delegates, including ambassadors, heads of missions and defence attaches attended the roundtable, reflecting the...

India, US to form joint working group on defence industrial security


New Delhi: India and the US have agreed to set up a joint working group on industrial security in the defence sector. The decision was taken at the Industrial Security Agreement (ISA) summit held in New Delhi from September 27 to October 1.  The ISA summit was aimed at developing a protocol for the exchange of...

Rajnath Singh invites US companies for “Make in India, Make for the World”


Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has invited US companies to invest in India and contribute in realising the dream of Make in India, Make for the World envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rajnath Singh was delivering the inaugural address at the 18th India-US Economic Summit, on the theme ‘Bouncing Back – Resilient Recovery Path Post COVID-19’,...

India test-fires its first anti-radiation missile ‘Rudram-1’


India on Friday successfully test-fired a new generation anti-radiation missile which will be part of the tactical weaponry of the Indian Air Force, officials said. The RUDRAM is the first indigenous anti-radiation missile of the country for Indian Air Force (IAF), being developed by Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).  The missile is integrated on SU-30 MKI fighter...

India pushes Russia to speed up defense contracts


New Delhi: Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and his team are in Russia's capital Moscow to attend World War II Victory Day celebrations as well as speed up various defense contracts, including the S-400 missile defence system as ties with China deteriorate. After reaching Russia, Singh on Tuesday laid a wreath at the statue of Mahatma...