Category Archives: Defence

Army Technology Seminar : 2018

The second edition of Army Technology Seminar was organised at Manekshaw Centre by the Indian Army on 08 January 2018. The theme of the seminar was ‘Technology as a Key Enabler to Overcome Challenges of Military Operations in High Altitude’. It highlighted the current and

Procurement of Training Solution for P8I Aircraft

P8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Anti Submarine Warfare (LRMRASW) aircraft were inducted into the Indian Navy commencing 2013. Towards training of the P8I pilots, observers, ordnance and technical personnel, a contract has been signed with M/s Boeing, USA for procurement of Training Simulator for P8I

Indigenous Launching of Satellites

The success of the first developmental flight of GSLV Mark III will enable indigenous launching up to 4 tonne class of communication satellites in the future. ISRO has been providing commercial launch services for earth observation satellites and small satellites onboard the Polar Satellite Launch

Milestone achieved by Space Technology

In the recent years ISRO has achieved major milestones as below: In April 2016, seven  satellite  constellation for  Navigation system   NavIC   was established.             In August 2016, first experimental mission of Scramjet engine towards  realisation of Air Breathing system was successfully tested.             In February

Rainfall Distribution Pattern

Government has undertaken many research studies to analyze the impact of global warming and climate change on rainfall pattern in India. The analyses were made using observed rainfall data from more than 3000 rain-gauge stations spread over the country for 115 years (1901-2015). The major

Expansion and Modernisation of Ports in Maharashtra

The Minister of State for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha yesterday informed that at present, there are two major ports and 48 minor ports (non-major ports) in

Generation of nuclear power

Department of Atomic Energy Seventy  years since the constitution of the Atomic Energy Commission in 1948, the total installed capacity of nuclear power in India has reached 6,780 MWe, comprising 22 nuclear reactors. The installed capacity is expected to increase gradually, to 22,480 MW (including

Successful Direct Hit by Interceptor Missile

Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) System of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully scored a direct hit on incoming missile today at around 09:45 am from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha. The interceptor directly hit the target at an altitude of