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India Specifies 65,000-Tonne Aircraft Carrier, with Catapult

India Specifies 65,000-Tonne Aircraft Carrier, with Catapult

For the first time, the size and specifications of the Indian Navy’s future aircraft carrier have been officially acknowledged. The navy has written to at least four major global shipbuilders, asking for proposals to help in designing a 65,000 tonne […]


Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet world leaders on Wednesday including China’s Xi Jinping and India’s Narendra Modi ahead of the start of a summit of the BRICS emerging economies. Putin is to hold bilateral talks with leaders of […]


India To Retire Three MiG 21, MiG 27 Squadrons This Year

India To Retire Three MiG 21, MiG 27 Squadrons This Year

Three squadrons of the aging MiG 21 and MiG 27 fighter jets are set to be phased out this year even as Indian Air Force focuses on cannibalization to keep the serviceability rate of its aircraft high. Top defence sources […]


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 […]


France to Supply Key Technology for BrahMos Missiles

France to Supply Key Technology for BrahMos Missiles

PARIS: France has agreed ‘in principle’ to India’s request for a crucial internal guidance technology to be provided by French company Safran (Sagem) for the BrahMos missiles. The issue was discussed in a bilateral meeting between the French Minister of […]


Pakistan, India increase arsenals despite disarmament trend: report

Pakistan, India increase arsenals despite disarmament trend: report

STOCKHOLM: The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reported Monday that nuclear states — including Pakistan and India — continue to upgrade their stockpiles despite an international trend towards disarmament. Between 2010 and 2015, the number of warheads fell from 22,600 […]


Indian Navy Floats Out New Aircraft Carrier

Indian Navy Floats Out New Aircraft Carrier

India’s new indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC), the INS Vikrant, has been floated out of her building drydock and towed over to a fitting-out quay for the final steps in her construction. She is due to be delivered to the Indian […]


India Unlikely to Go for More Than 36 Rafale Fighters At This Stage

India Unlikely to Go for More Than 36 Rafale Fighters At This Stage

India is unlikely to buy more than 36 French Rafale fighters as of now, less than one-third of the 126 jets that were envisaged under the now-scrapped $20 billion MMRCA (medium multi-role combat aircraft) project. But another 20 Rafale jets […]


Indian MoD Okays Deals Worth Over $3bn to Buy 15 Chinook, 22 Apache Copters

Indian MoD Okays Deals Worth Over $3bn to Buy 15 Chinook, 22 Apache Copters

The defence ministry has cleared two crucial deals worth more than $3.1 billion to equip the Indian Air Force with US-built attack and heavy-lift helicopters. Defence minister Manohar Parrikar has sent the proposals to buy 22 AH-64D Apache Longbow attack […]


India to Investigate Su-30 Fleet After Sixth Crash

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he Indian Air Force (IAF) doesn`t intend to ground its fleet of Sukhoi SU-30MKI combat jets despite a sixth plane crashing in six years, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar even as concerns over the frontline fighter continue. The SU-30 fleet […]


 
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