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DefExpo India 2010 Concludes

DefExpo India 2010 Concludes

The 6th international Exhibition on Land and Naval Defence systems (Def Expo 2010) which concluded here today has been a tremendous success. Over 1,26,000 visitors including 85,000 business visitors came to the exhibition. The four-day event was the largest ever […]


Eurofighter: A Time to Shine

Eurofighter: A Time to Shine

MMRCA (Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft) testing begins this month for Eurofighter Typhoon in India as speculation rises as to who may win the new fighter jet deal to supply the Indian Air Force with 126 aircraft. The Hot and High […]


India ready to export cruise missiles: official

India ready to export cruise missiles: official

New Delhi: India, which has built a supersonic cruise missile jointly with Russia, is holding talks with at least four countries to sell the weapons system, a senior Indian official said on Tuesday. BrahMos Aerospace, a 50:50 tie-up with Russia, […]


India Increasing Defense Spending as Economy Grows

India Increasing Defense Spending as Economy Grows

India is expected to spend $100 billion in the next decade on its military. The South Asian nation is believed to be the world’s largest buyer of weaponry, and there is an intense competition among foreign arms merchants for a […]


Defence Expenditure Increase In Proportion with Growth: India

Defence Expenditure Increase In Proportion with Growth: India

India on Monday said its defense expenditure will increase “in proportion” with its economic growth rate, which is expected to be around eight to ten percent for the next two decades. “India’s defence expenditure is 2.5 percent of its GDP […]


BAE Systems Towering Display of Artillery Power at DefExpo

BAE Systems Towering Display of Artillery Power at DefExpo

NEW DELHI, India: Two of the world’s most powerful howitzers will dominate the BAE Systems’ presence at DefExpo in Delhi starting Feb 15th. The BAE Systems FH77 B05 towed howitzer, and M777, the ultra light howitzer, will both be part […]


Russia, India to sign 5th-generation fighter deal in March

Russia, India to sign 5th-generation fighter deal in March

New Delhi: Russia and India will sign the first contract on the manufacturing of a fifth-generation jet fighter in late February-early March, a Russian defense industry official said Monday. “We expect a contract on the first stage of design, specifically […]


First Fleet Tanker for Indian Navy Launched

First Fleet Tanker for Indian Navy Launched

Today at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia) there was the launch of the first of two fleet tankers ordered by the Indian Navy, with delivery scheduled by the end of the year. Present at the ceremony were Arif S. […]


India to kick off its biggest arms fair

India to kick off its biggest arms fair

New Delhi: Global armament giants are heading to an annual defence fair in India, which plans to spend tens of billions of dollars to equip its million-plus military with new hardware. Some 650 defence companies from 35 countries will take […]


 
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