At an event where medium range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) was inducted into IAF, Singh said developments in Afghanistan indicates uncertainty has spread globally.
The NHAI took nearly 19 months to construct the emergency landing strip on Satta-Gandhav stretch on NH-925 in Rajasthan's Barmer that was inaugurated Thursday.
The DRDO will get 6 aircraft from Air India, get them modified & fit them with the Airborne Early Warning & Control system that can detect & track all flying objects faster than ground-based radars.
A Hercules C-130J plane, carrying the Union ministers & CDS Bipin Rawat, conducted a mock emergency landing on NH-925 in Barmar, India's first national highway used for this purpose.
Services have been told to dual-task commander-in-chief rank officers to work on structures of 4 identified theatres — 2 led by Army, 1 each by Air Force & Navy.
The nearly $3 billion-deal is the first project in India in which military aircraft will be manufactured by a private company.
Centre tells Supreme Court that it wants status quo maintained for November exam since infrastructural changes need to happen, top court sets next hearing for 22 September.
IAF is set to issue a Request for Proposal for swarm drone contracts to 5 start-ups, selected firms to receive support from air force as well as DRDO.
Defence ministry said the primary focus of the enhanced delegation is to procure equipment & 'war-like stores' in a speedy manner for urgent operational necessities.
Both ministers will Thursday land on a 3.5-km strip on the national highway in Barmer, Rajasthan. This will be the first such landing on a national highway.