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General Dynamics gets $10 billion Saudi arms order

General Dynamics gets $10 billion Saudi arms order

The Canadian subsidiary of US arms maker General Dynamics has won a $10 billion order for armored vehicles for Saudi Arabia, Canada’s Trade Minister Ed Fast announced Friday. The deal comes as Saudi Arabia is accumulating weapons at a rapid […]


India’s Defense Sector Still Plagued by Corruption

India’s Defense Sector Still Plagued by Corruption

Despite attempted reforms, India’s defense procurement system remains tainted by corruption and wrongdoing. Today, Deba Mohanty explains why New Delhi has failed to solve a problem that puts the country’s military modernization efforts at risk. India’s defense procurement sector continues […]


IAF Will Buy 14 Tejas Squadrons, Lowering Costs

IAF Will Buy 14 Tejas Squadrons, Lowering Costs

India’s own fighter, the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), is playing a growing role in protecting Indian airspace. On December 20, when the Tejas was cleared for operational service in the Indian Air Force (IAF), Defence Minister A K Antony […]


Russia Prepared to Modify Submarines for Indian Tender

Russia Prepared to Modify Submarines for Indian Tender

Russian shipbuilders could adopt the design of submarines for an upcoming Indian tender to accommodate Brahmos missiles and an Indian-made air-independent propulsion system, the Rubin design bureau said Thursday. Russia is planning to offer its fourth-generation Amur-1650 boats in India’s […]


First Indian MiG-29 Fighter Jet Lands on Vikramaditya

First Indian MiG-29 Fighter Jet Lands on Vikramaditya

An Indian MiG-29 naval jet landed on a refitted former Soviet aircraft carrier Friday, marking the first such operation since the ship was delivered by Russia to the south Asian nation earlier this year. “An exciting event took place today […]


India Test-fires Another Prithvi IRBM

India Test-fires Another Prithvi IRBM

A missile unit of the elite Strategic Forces Command (SFC) successfully launched a Prithvi missile today from the test range at Chandipur, off the Odisha Coast as part of a scenario based live launch training exercise. The launch was flawless […]


India scraps AgustaWestland chopper deal over bribe allegations

India scraps AgustaWestland chopper deal over bribe allegations

India cancelled on Wednesday a 556-million-euro ($753 million) contract with Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland to buy luxury helicopters for VIPs amid bribery allegations. The deal signed in February 2010 was scrapped after Defence Minister A. K. Antony held a meeting with […]


India to Buy Israeli Barak Missiles

India to Buy Israeli Barak Missiles

Defence minister A K Antony has finally bitten the bullet. With the CBI deciding to close the infamous seven-year-old Barak kickbacks case for lack of evidence, the defence ministry on Monday cleared the long-pending “critical” naval procurement of an additional […]


Dassault Plans to Make Rafale Wings in India

Dassault Plans to Make Rafale Wings in India

France’s Dassault Aviation and Reliance Industries are planning to set up a facility to produce wings of Rafale combat aircraft selected by IAF for meeting its requirement of 126 fighter planes. The two firms are planning to set up a […]


 
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