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India Plans Purchase of 56 Transport Aircraft

India Plans Purchase of 56 Transport Aircraft

For the first time, going beyond the domestic aerospace major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and to give impetus to the domestic aviation industry, the Defence Ministry on Monday decided to opt for a foreign vendor that can partner with even […]


Fighter Jets Make First Landing on Indian Aircraft Carrier

Fighter Jets Make First Landing on Indian Aircraft Carrier

A MiG-29KUB two-seat naval fighter jet made the first touch-and-go landings last week on the Indian Navy aircraft carrier Vikramaditya, Sevmash shipyard said on Monday. The ship is currently undergoing sea trials in the Barents Sea off the north coast […]


Carter’s India Visit to Focus on Defense Cooperation

Carter’s India Visit to Focus on Defense Cooperation

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter arrived here late today for a two-day visit that marks the second-to-last leg of his Asia-Pacific tour. On Monday, Carter’s first full day in India, he will attend meetings with India’s Secretary of Defense […]


LCA Tejas Fighter Jet Won’t Be Combat-Ready Before 2015

LCA Tejas Fighter Jet Won’t Be Combat-Ready Before 2015

At a time when the US is fast-developing hypersonic bombers capable of flying at 20 times the speed of sound, India’s largely home-grown Tejas light combat aircraft will “not be ready to go to war” any time before 2015. The […]


Russia Offers India Joint GLONASS Development

Russia Offers India Joint GLONASS Development

Russia has offered India joint participation in development of its GLONASS satellite navigation system on an equal basis, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Tuesday. “We have offered our Indian counterparts not only use of the Glonass system but […]


India’s Aircraft Carrier Ambitions Take A Dive

India’s Aircraft Carrier Ambitions Take A Dive

Just when the US is seeking to “rebalance” 60% of its formidable naval fleet towards the Asia-Pacific region, and China steams ahead to commission its first aircraft carrier this year, India’s long-standing aim to operate two full-blown carrier battle groups […]


Indian AGNI I Ballistic Missile Launched Successfully

Indian AGNI I Ballistic Missile Launched Successfully

India’s 700 km range ballistic missile, ‘AGNI I’ was successfully launched today from Wheeler island off the coast of Odisha. It was a textbook launch meeting all mission objectives and the missile reached the target point in the Bay of […]


Hypersonic Brahmos Missile to be Ready by 2017

Hypersonic Brahmos Missile to be Ready by 2017

The first prototype of a hypersonic cruise missile being jointly developed by Russia and India will be ready for flight testing in 2017, CEO of the Russian-Indian joint venture Brahmos Aerospace, Sivathanu Pillai, said on Wednesday. Russia and India have […]


India Tests Upgraded Arjun Tank

India Tests Upgraded Arjun Tank

India has started testing a deeply modernized version of its domestically-developed Arjun main battle tank, The Times of India newspaper reported. The trials of the Arjun Mark II main battle tank (MBT) began at the Pokhran field firing range in […]


 
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