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Defence sector to get a ‘Make in India’ makeover in Union Budget 2018-19

By Arpita Kala

Aiming at modernising the forces, finance minister Arun Jaitley spoke about the defence sector in the fiscal budget today morning.

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Navika's rounds Cape of Horn, hoist tricolor

By Rohit Srivastava

Indian Navy's all women team of Navika Sagar Parikrama, on January 19, rounded Cape Horn, the southern tip of South America through the Drake Passage on their way to Port Stanley in Falkland Islands.

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Modi invites Israeli investment in defence sector

By Rohit Srivastava

After the debacle of Spike deal, proving the skeptics wrong the two Prime Ministers display confidence in the strength and depth of the bilateral relations between India and Israel and agree to take it further into new territories.

INS Kalvari

Navy gets new shark-Kalvari

By Rohit Srivastava

After a hiatus of almost two decades, Indian Navy on December 14 received its first conventional submarine INS Kalvari, from the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.

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.”

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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