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Rajnath Singh approves new DRDO procurement manual to facilitate indigenous defence industry

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Rajnath meets Yediyurappa, holds review meeting regarding preparations for Aero India show [Video]

Rajnath meets Yediyurappa, holds review meeting regarding preparations for Aero India show

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on January 15. Both the leaders also held a review meeting regarding the preparations of Aero India show. Chief of Defence Staff, Bipin Rawat along with other officials attended the meeting.

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‘Acquisition of Tejas aircraft will create over 50,000 jobs’: Rajnath Singh [Video]

‘Acquisition of Tejas aircraft will create over 50,000 jobs’: Rajnath Singh

Lauding the "sense of national pride" showcased by the Armed Forces during the decades-long military history of the country, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that with the acquisition of 83 indigenous LCA Tejas fighter jets from HAL more than 50,000 job opportunities will be generated in the country. "I believe once a soldier, always a soldier. Society draws inspiration from the Veterans' of the armed forces. They have an important role to play in the society," said Defence Minister while addressing an event at IAF HQ Training Command. Watch the full video for more details.

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Acquisition of 83 indigenous LCA Tejas fighter jets creates more than 50,000 job opportunities: Rajnath Singh [Video]

Acquisition of 83 indigenous LCA Tejas fighter jets creates more than 50,000 job opportunities: Rajnath Singh

While addressing the fifth Armed Forces Veterans Day programme at IAF HQ Training Command in Bengaluru, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on January 14 said, "We have given approval for the acquisition of 83 indigenous LCA Tejas fighter jets from HAL. This decision will help generate more than 50,000 job opportunities in the country."

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All about India's first indigenous 9 mm machine pistol jointly developed by DRDO, Army

Army's infantry school in Mhow and the DRDO's Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) in Pune have designed and developed the weapon.
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It will have capability of standoff weapon: RKS Bhadauria on Tejas aircraft [Video]

It will have capability of standoff weapon: RKS Bhadauria on Tejas aircraft

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on being asked if Tejas aircraft would able to carry out Balakot type airstrike if required in future said that it will have the capability of a standoff weapon which will be even beyond the capability we used that time. "The most potent BVR weapon that we have today is getting developed, and there will be other lot of air weapons which are currently on, some of the weapons are from our current inventory. And stand-off weapons that get developed by DRDO and will go into this aircraft," added IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria while speaking to ANI on January 15.

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Watch: DRDO displays India’s 1st indigenously developed machine pistol ASMI [Video]

Watch: DRDO displays India’s 1st indigenously developed machine pistol ASMI

DRDO and the Indian Army jointly developed India’s first indigenous machine Pistol ASMI. It was displayed at Indian Army’s innovation display event. An Indian Army officer has indigenously developed a 'microcopter' which can be used by the Army to carry out surveillance inside a building or room in which terrorists are hiding. Indian Army also signed a contract for acquiring the Switch drone for surveillance along the borders. The vertical take-off & landing drone has the capability to fly for 2 hours at a maximum altitude of 4,500 meters. Indian Army’s Major Anoop Mishra has also indigenously developed world’s first universal bulletproof jacket 'Shakti' which can be used by both male and female combatants. The jacket is also the world’s first flexible body armour. Watch the full video for more.

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DRDO, Army develop India's first indigenous Machine Pistol ASMI [Video]

DRDO, Army develop India's first indigenous Machine Pistol ASMI

India's first indigenous machine Pistol ASMI developed jointly by DRDO and Indian Army. It was displayed at Indian Army's innovation display event. An Indian Army officer has indigenously developed a 'microcopter' which can be used by the Army to carry out surveillance inside a building or room in which terrorists are hiding. Indian Army also signed a contract for acquiring the Switch drone for surveillance along the borders. The vertical take-off and landing drone has the capability to fly for 2 hours at a maximum altitude of 4,500 meters. Indian Army's Major Anoop Mishra has also indigenously developed world's first universal bulletproof jacket 'Shakti' which can be used by both male and female combatants. The jacket is also the world's first flexible body armour.

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