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Defence & Security:

Defence Acquisition Procedure- 2020

On 28th September, 2020, the Defence Ministry unveiled the Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) – 2020.


Draft Defence Production And Export Promotion Policy – 2020

On 3rd August, 2020, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) released a draft Defence Production and Export Promotion Policy 2020 (DPEPP 2020).


Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme

  • In order to give a boost to domestic defence and aerospace manufacturing, the government on 15th May, 2020, approved the launch of Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DTIS) with an outlay of Rs 400 crore for creating state of the art testing infrastructure for this sector.

India To Get MK 54 Torpedoes And AGM-84L Harpoon Missiles

  • On 13th April, 2020, , the US Department of State approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of 16 MK 54 all round up lightweight torpedoes and ten AGM-84L Harpoon Block II air-launched missiles.

Defence Procurement Procedure – 2020

On 20th March, 2020, Defence Ministry unveiled the draft Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2020 that aims at further increasing indigenous manufacturing and reducing timelines for procurement of defence equipment.


New Agency DSRO For Developing Space Weapons

Why is it in News?

The government has given approval to set up a new agency, Defence Space Research Agency (DSRO) that will develop sophisticated space weapons and technologies.


Sampriti-2019

Why is it in News?

A joint military exercise between India and Bangladesh -


Quick Reaction Surface To Air Missile System (QRSAM)

Why is it in News?

QRSAM was successfully test fired at Chandipur in Odisha's Balasore district in February 2019


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