Lightweight Anti-Tank Missile Test-Fired Successfully By DRDO

NEW DELHI: The Defence Research and Development Organisation on Sunday successfully tested a low-weight indigenously developed man-portable anti-tank guided missile (MPATGM) at its Ahmednagar range, officials said. It was the second MPATGM test, the DRDO said, adding that the first was tested on Saturday. “The two flight-tests were for different ranges, including maximum range capability,”…

Warning bells for India? China inducts ‘sniper platoon’ and ‘anti-jamming systems’ in PLA

In what can be seen as a security challenge for India, China has reportedly inducted ‘Sniper Platoon’ of a Mobile Infantry Battalion in the People’s Liberation Army. According to the sources in the Indian defence ministry, the ‘Sniper Platoon’ of the Mobile Infantry Battalion first made its appearance during the recently conducted exercise of the…

First Rafale for India being flight-tested in France, only one will arrive custom-made

As the Rafale deal continues to be at the centre of a political maelstrom, The Indian Express has learnt that only one of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft will be supplied from France to India until the end of the contract period in April 2022 with India-Specific Enhancements. The balance 35 aircraft will start being delivered…

If US imposes sanctions against India over S-400 deal, all three countries lose — expert

NEW DELHI : If the US decides to implement sanctions against India due to their purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems, then all three countries will lose, Indian political expert and distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation Nandan Unnikrishnan told TASS on Thursday. “If the United States implement sanctions (against India due to S-400…

Pakistan, India take part in SCO’s anti-terror drill

BEIJING – Militaries of Pakistan and India will be part of a mega anti-terror drill in Russia next week which is being organised by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) with an aim to expand cooperation among the member countries to deal with terrorism and extremism. The exercise is scheduled to take place from August 20-29…