Quick Questions

Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff answers a few quick questions of Editor-in-Chief Jayant Baranwal at the Annual Press Conference on the eve of Navy Day

Mission-Based Deployment: We now have a constant presence of a ship deployed in Andaman Sea and mouth of Malacca Straits. We have ships on deployment in the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, the North Arabian Sea, the North Bay of Bengal, and the strategically important Straits of Lombok.”

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India-Singapore – Deepening defence relations, Source of Envy for China

By Ranjit Kumar

With these significant dose of new agreements, the latest round of Defence Ministers Dialogue will help India-Singapore defence and strategic relations cross new milestones in promoting each others' strategic interests in the region and jointly play...

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India–Singapore Defence agreement

By Rohit Srivastava

With twin objective of balancing the expanding footprints of Chinese Navy in the East Asian waters and creating a strong military base for 'Act East' policy, India and Singapore on November 29 signed India-Singapore Bilateral Agreement...

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Endless possibilities for the future

By Gene Cunningham, VP, Global Sales, Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Boeing is not just offering unmatched products to the Indian armed forces but also significant benefits to India's indigenous aerospace manufacturing sector by bringing in their global scale and supply chain, its best-in-industry precision manufacturing...

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Regional challenges driving Indo-US relations

By Dr Vivek Lall, General Atomics

Both countries have discovered common ground and shared concerns, which have propelled them towards discarding old mistrusts and misconceptions, and adopting methods to establish renewed faith and confidence in each other

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High Expectations from Nirmala Sitharaman

By Ranjit Kumar

"So that we benefit and also send these to the international market, we will ensure that Make-in-India is given full play for defence production."
—Nirmala Sitharaman, Raksha Mantri

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The potential that we see is significant

Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief, SP Guide Publications in conversation with Mr. Håkan Buskhe, CEO and President of Saab AB and Ashish Rajvanshi, Head, Defense & Aerospace of Adani at the Saab and Adani alliance announcement for Aerospace and Defence in India.

Opportunities for MSMEs in Defence Sector

Opportunities for MSMEs in Defence Sector

'It's the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) which are the real power sectors and government is ready to support and ease the complexities in the defence procedures', said the Defence Minister, during the joint seminar on 'Opportunities for MSMEs in Defence Sector', organized by FISME in association with SP Guide Publications.

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Interview Chief of the Naval Staff

Admiral Sunil Lanba, the Chief of the Naval Staff, holistically addressed a wide range of contemporary maritime and security related issues in an exclusive interview with SP Guide Publications team.

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