Defense Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

Government to open its test facilities to Private Sector

To provide an impetus to the Make in India and to give a flip to domestic manufacturing of weapon systems in India, the Central Government has decided to open its test facilities to the private sector. What is happening? Indian Armed Forces rely on foreign suppliers for most of their weapon needs. Over 70% of ..


Acquisition Plans of the Indian Navy

The Indian Navy has plans to induct several items to improve its core-competence and power projection abilities in its area of responsibility. Among the major items of acquisition planned are 24 new MH-60R anti-submarine helicopters, 10 advanced P-8I long-range maritime patrol aircraft (both from the United States via the Foreign Military Sales route), 111 naval ..


Update : Tax on Disability Pension of Military Veterans

After a ruckus in the lower house of the Parliament, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the house that he would inquire into the matter of tax on the disability pension for military veterans. Want is the issue? The Central Board of Direct Taxes had come out with a circular which stated that the disability ..