After successfully completing field trials of indigenously-developed howitzer Dhanush, another self-propelled gun 155/52 is in the final stages of being ordered, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday. The 155mm/45-calibre Dhanush howitzer has been tested and field trials have been completed, he said at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Gandhinagar. Also, the ‘Pinaka’ rocket, […]

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India and the United States on Thursday vowed to expand the bilateral defence cooperation as outgoing American defence secretary Ashton Carter met his counterpart Manohar Parrikar here for the record breaking seventh time and termed New Delhi as a “major defence partner”. “Thank you my friend,” Carter told Parrikar as both met at the South […]

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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday rejected claims that cross-Line of Control surgical strikes had been carried out by the country earlier. Mr. Parrikar said that as per his knowledge of the Ministry since he took charge, no such action was conducted by the armed forces against Pakistan in the past. “There was no surgical strike […]

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