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VIF News Digest : National Security- Defence Studies & Terrorism (16-31 March 2024)

Defence Anti-Piracy operations against Pirate Ship MV Ruen by Indian Navy Maiden test-firing of India’s first indigenously-made 1500 HP engine for Main Battle Tanks Indian Navy's Ongoing Maritime Security Operations (‘Op Sankalp’) ICG Ship arrives...

VIF News Digest : National Security- Defence Studies & Terrorism (01-15 March 2024)

Defence In a major boost to Aatmanirbharta Ministry of Defence signs five major capital acquisition contracts worth Rs 39,125 crores. 3rd India - Malaysia Bilateral Maritime Exercise Samudra Laksamana conducted. MoD inks MoU with BEML, BEL &...

Science and Technology (S&T) Digest 1-15 February 2024, Issue 31

In this Issue I. Defence and Security Defence Budget Crossed over Rs 6.21 lakh crore in FY 2024-25 INS Sandhayak, first Survey Vessel Large Ship, Commissioned into IN Delivery of 25T Bollard Pull (BP) Tug, Mahabali to Indian Navy DRDO Carries Out...

VIF News Digest:National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, (01 – 15 December 2023)

Defence Long range operational deployment of INS Kadmatt. First survey vessel (large) delivered to Indian Navy. Long range Mission Based Deployment of INS Sumedha. Indian Coast Guard Offshore patrol vessel Sajag makes port call at Dammam. India-...

Talk on Meta-materials for Stealth Technology

On 27 September 2023, the VIF under its Science and Technology (S&T) series organized a talk by Dr Kumar Vaibhav Srivastava on “Metamaterials for Stealth Technology”. Dr Srivastava is currently Professor and Head, Department of Electrical...

Challenges in Reforms of DRDO

The Government of India has set up a nine-member committee to revamp the Department of Defence Research and Development (DR&D) and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) which, though technically separate entities, segue...

Science and Technology (S&T) Digest (16-31 August 2023), Issue 20

In this Issue I. Defence and Security LCA Tejas Test-Fires Indigenous ASTRA BVR Air-To-Air Missile Vindhyagiri, the Sixth Stealth Frigate of Project 17A Launched Second Missile Cum Ammunition (MCA) Barge, Yard 76 (LSAM 8) Launched Defence Secretary...

Science and Technology (S&T)Digest 1-15 June 2023, Issue 15

In this Issue I. Defence and Security Launch of a Medium-Range Ballistic Missile, Agni-1 ‘Agni Prime’ Ballistic Missile Flight-Tested by DRDO off Odisha Coast MoD Signs Contract to Strengthen Indian Army’s Communication System Launch of ‘Sanshodhak...

Science and Technology (S&T)Digest - 16-31 May 2023, Issue 14

In this Issue I. Defence and Security Value of Defence Production Crosses Rs One Lakh Crore in FY 2022-23 164 PIL Items Indigenised by DPSUs within Stipulated Timelines GRSE to Identify and Encourage the Development of Innovative Solutions Maiden...

Drone Threat is Real: India Needs a Comprehensive Counter Drone Strategy

The Drone Threat Unmanned vehicles, referred to as drones in this paper for ease, are unquestionably useful, but the problem is that this is true even for bad guys. The million-dollar question in the billion-dollar unmanned industry is how to stop...

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