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India clears defense procurement worth $3.5 bn: report

India clears defense procurement worth $3.5 bn: report

India’s new Hindu nationalist government cleared Saturday proposals worth nearly $3.5 billion to modernize the nation’s aging Soviet-era military hardware and boost its domestic defense industry, a report said. The move underscored the desire of the government led by Prime […]


India increases defence spending, invites foreign investment

India increases defence spending, invites foreign investment

India announced Thursday it would lift the cap on foreign direct investment in the defence sector to 49 percent and announced a 12-percent rise in military spending as part of efforts to modernize its armed forces. In his first budget, […]


Chinese, Indian militaries vow cooperation: Xinhua

Chinese, Indian militaries vow cooperation: Xinhua

Top Chinese and Indian military officials vowed to boost cooperation between the Asian giants during a rare visit by the head of India’s army, state media reported. General Bikram Singh, the first Indian army chief to visit China since 2005, […]


India to buy UGM-84L Harpoon Missiles

India to buy UGM-84L Harpoon Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India for UGM-84L Harpoon missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $200 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered […]


India-Russia Missile Successfully Test Fired from Indian Warship

India-Russia Missile Successfully Test Fired from Indian Warship

India’s armed forces successfully test launched a BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile, developed jointly with Russia, from the country’s newest warship INS Kolkata, the PTI news agency reported Monday quoting Indian defense officials. The missile-launch took place earlier this morning […]


MMRCA Deal: Rafale Negotiations Expected to Be Wrapped Up In 3 Months

MMRCA Deal: Rafale Negotiations Expected to Be Wrapped Up In 3 Months

India is closer to finally sealing the almost $20 billion MMRCA (medium multirole combat aircraft) project to acquire 126 French Rafale fighters, which IAF has identified as a top-priority for the Narendra Modi government. Defence ministry sources said the final […]


Russia lifts arms embargo to Pakistan: report

Russia lifts arms embargo to Pakistan: report

Russia has lifted its embargo on arms supplies to Pakistan and is holding talks on supplying Islamabad with combat helicopters, the head of state-owned Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, said Monday, the ITAR-TASS news agency reported. “Such a decision has been taken. […]


Indian Aircraft Carrier Sails with MiG-29K Fighters

Indian Aircraft Carrier Sails with MiG-29K Fighters

India’s largest warship, the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, is “operationally deployed” along with its fleet of MiG 29K combat aircraft, Navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan said here today. “The navy has inducted aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya which is now operationally […]


India’s Modi pledges defence procurement overhaul

India’s Modi pledges defence procurement overhaul

India’s frontrunner for prime minister Narendra Modi has pledged to speed up corruption-hit defense procurement if he comes to power to ensure the country’s military is better prepared for battle. As the nation’s general election enters its final stretch, Modi […]


 
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