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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

Su-30MKI Fighter Aircraft

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 […]


India to Acquire Airbus C-295s, M-777 Guns, Helicopters

India to Acquire Airbus C-295s, M-777 Guns, Helicopters

The defence ministry on Wednesday night cleared several major long-pending stalled projects worth over Rs 25,000 crore ($3.91 billion), including the Rs 11,929 crore ($1.86 billion) one for 56 medium transport aircraft by the Tata-Airbus consortium, Rs 2,900 crore ($453 […]


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 […]


India Set to Scout for 100 Naval Helicopters

India Set to Scout for 100 Naval Helicopters

The armed forces’ quest for new helicopters has seen controversies, scams and scrapping of tenders, much like the lingering Bofors ghost not allowing the induction of any new artillery howitzer in the Army for the last 30 years. In a […]


US Approves India Follow-on Support of C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft

US Approves India Follow-on Support of C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India for Follow-on Support of C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $96 million. The Defense Security […]


Indian, French Naval Exercise Varuna Commences at Goa

Indian, French Naval Exercise Varuna Commences at Goa

The fourteenth (14th) edition of Indo-French naval exercise (VARUNA) started with the arrival of four French naval ships at Goa today. Representing the French Navy is aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, two destroyers Chevalier Paul and Jean de Vienne, replenishment […]


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 […]


 
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