Articles written by: Press Trust of India

Russia’s UAC Asks HAL to Speed Up Joint Aircraft Project

Russia’s UAC Asks HAL to Speed Up Joint Aircraft Project

PARIS: Looking at India as its key focus market, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has asked its Indian partner to speed up the design work for their joint production of the Multi-role Transport Airplanes (MTAs). UAC chief Yuri Slyusar also […]


Indian Auditor Faults LCA Aircraft Project, Says it Fails to Meet Air Force’s Needs

Indian Auditor Faults LCA Aircraft Project, Says it Fails to Meet Air Force’s Needs

India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft project, in the works for over three decades, came under severe criticism from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on Friday, which said the Mark-I version has several shortcomings and does not meet […]


Rafale Deal: Dassault Likely to Enter Joint Venture with HAL

Rafale Deal: Dassault Likely to Enter Joint Venture with HAL

The multi-billion deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets could see French defence major Dassault Aviation entering into a joint venture with state-run HAL or any private player to set up a base here for augmenting its existing production line. Defence […]


Indian Navy’s New Stealth Destroyer Launched

Indian Navy’s New Stealth Destroyer Launched

India Navy’s new stealth destroyer, Visakhapatnam, designed indigenously and fitted with advanced features, was launched here on Monday, boosting the maritime force’s firepower capability. The Kolkata-class warship, the first of P15-B stealth destroyers, was launched by Minu Dhowan, wife of […]


Nuclear-Capable Dhanush Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Nuclear-Capable Dhanush Missile Successfully Test-Fired

India on Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off the Odisha coast. The surface-to-surface Dhanush, a naval variant of India’s indigenously-developed Prithvi missile, was test fired from […]


India Set to Approve C-295 Purchase

India Set to Approve C-295 Purchase

The defence ministry is likely to soon take a decision on the joint bid of Tata and Airbus to replace Indian Air Force’s aging fleet of 56 Avro aircraft with C-295 military transport carriers. Defence ministry sources said the next […]


Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Handed Over to Indian Air Force

Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Handed Over to Indian Air Force

Thirty-two years after the project was sanctioned, the first indigenously-built Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was today handed over by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to the IAF, a red letter day for Indian defence and aerospace sector. The handover signals […]


India Approves $13Bn Weapons Package

India Approves $13Bn Weapons Package

Defence projects worth a whopping Rs 80,000 crore (approx.. $13bn) were on Saturday cleared by the government which decided that six submarines will be made indigenously and over 8,000 Israeli antitank guided missiles and 12 upgraded Dornier surveillance aircraft will […]


Tender for 56 Indian Naval Choppers Scrapped

Tender for 56 Indian Naval Choppers Scrapped

A tender for procuring 56 naval helicopters from abroad at an estimated cost of Rs 9,000 crore was on Tuesday scrapped by the Defence Ministry which decided to get them manufactured in India by local players with foreign collaboration. This […]


China Test Fires 10,000-Km Range Nuclear Missile, DF-31B

China Test Fires 10,000-Km Range Nuclear Missile, DF-31B

China has flight tested an upgraded version of its 10,000-km range Dongfeng missile which could reach most of the US and European cities, days ahead of its October 1st National Day to demonstrate its nuclear capability, media reports said. The […]


 
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