German Navy Chief Resigns: The German Navy Chief vice admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach Saturday after his comments on Ukraine and Russia during India visit sparked controversy back in German as Ukraine strongly protested his comments that Ukraine was perhaps never going to get back Crimea peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014 and Russian President Vladimir Putin was seeking and deserved respect. He said both Germany and India needed Russia against China.

Brahmos Missile Test: BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, with increased indigenous content and improved performance, was successfully test-fired from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha on Thursday, Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

DRDO Short Span Bridge: The first production lot of 12 Short Span Bridging System (SSBS)-10 meter, designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has been inducted into the Indian Army by Army Chief General MM Naravane during a ceremony held at Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi.

Saab India AT4 weapon contract: India has awarded a contract to Swedish defence company Saab for supply of anti-armour weapon AT4. Saab India Thursday said that the weapon system has been selected by the Indian Armed forces through a competitive programme for a single-shot weapon. Saab India has not disclosed the value of the contract.