John Hutton resigns as Minister for Defence
Secretary of State for Defence John Hutton MP is the latest Minister to leave his position in the re-shuffle of cabinet
BBC News

General Dynamics to buy Axsys for $643 million
Defense contractor General Dynamics Corp Inc said on Thursday that it planned to buy Axsys Technologies Inc, a maker of surveillance and imaging systems, for $643 million.
Reuters


Indian MoD 'blacklists' seven companies

The Defence Ministry has issued a notice suspending all business dealings with seven companies, including two major international defence firms, after their names surfaced in an ongoing Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry.

Indian Express

India pays $102m more to Russia for Gorshkov warship

After an initial $500 million, India has now paid another $102 million to Russia to ensure that the delivery of aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov is not delayed beyond December 2012 at any cost.

Times of India

Concerns over Jackal safety

Concerns over the Jackal armoured vehicle continue to grow. The deaths of two soldiers in a Jackal last Saturday put the total number of deaths at eight in the last eight months, leading to accusations that the vehicles are not safe from IEDs and landmines.

Defence Management