Defence Sector Current Affairs, GK & News

12th edition of DefExpo to be held in Gandhinagar

The 12th DefExpo is scheduled to held from October 18 to October 22, 2022 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It is the largest exhibition on Land, Naval and Homeland Security systems in India. During the five-day, three days will be allotted for business while two days will be allotted for public days. Highlights of the DefExpo include; ..

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U.P. Defence Industrial Corridor- Update

Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) recently signed MoUs with some banks in order to boost investment in UP Defense Industrial Corridor. Key Facts Those banks include- State Bank of India (SBI), Punjab National Bank (PNB), Bank of Baroda (BOB), and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI). According to MoU, these banks will ..

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India-South Korea hold meeting to enhance Bilateral Security Cooperation

On January 4, 2020, the defence ministers of India and South Korea discussed ways to enhance bilateral security cooperation in the field of defence industries and research and development. Highlights During the defence ministers meet held between India and South Korea, several possible areas of cooperation in the field of defence industry were listed. The ..

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New Committee to review Defence Procurement Procedure to strengthen ‘Make in India’

Rajnath Singh, Union Minister of Defence has approved setting up of a Committee to review Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 and Defence Procurement Manual (DPM) 2009 as DPP 2016 and DPM 2009 have been due for revision for a while. Key Highlights about Committee The 12-member committee will be set up under Chairmanship of Director ..

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BEL inks MoU with Swedish firm Saab for marketing air-surveillance radar

State-owned defence electronics company Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saab for jointly marketing L-Band 3D air surveillance radar (RAWL-03) which is co-developed by the companies. Saab is Swedish aerospace and defence firm that serves global market with world-leading products, services and solutions in military defence and civil security. RAWL-03 ..

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