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  • “No First Use” nuclear policy adopted .
  • Allocation for Defence consistently increased over the past five years.
  • First ever comprehensive review of the National Security System since Independence, resulting in establishment of the “Integrated Defence Staff”.
  • Largest ever mobilization of Indian troops after the Dec 13 Terrorist attack on Parliament.
  • The First Commander -in -Chief of  Strategic Forces Command appointed in 2002.
  • Defence production industry opened up for Private sector investment.
  • Rs 18,000 crore Defence Housing Project for 3lakh personnel launched; biggest since independence.
  • For the First time since Independence, Awards worth Rs 1-crore instituted to honourscientists and technicians working in DRDO.
  • BRAHMOS- Supersonic Cruise Missile, a joint venture between Russia and India, successfully test fired.
  • AGNI-1(800 Kms) Nuclear warhead capable ballistic missile inducted.
  • AGNI-II(2000 Kms) nuclear war head capable ballistic missile being inducted.
  • LCA- Tejas, state of the art fighter Aircraft, Successfully tested.
  • Production of indigenously developed Advanced Light Helicopter commenced.