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India follows Pakistan with missile test

India follows Pakistan with missile test

India test-fired its second-longest-range missile on Wednesday, a defence official said, two days after Pakistan announced its own missile test. The two-stage Agni-IV blasted off from the eastern state of Orissa in the third test for the missile, which was […]


India’s Defense Industry: Need for Urgent Decisions

India’s Defense Industry: Need for Urgent Decisions

India’s growth prospects are increasingly uncertain, says a respected commentator. This was no doubt said before the Government of India (GoI) announced its decision on FDI in retail and 49 per cent in aviation. But Indians are known to swing […]


Potential Hawk Order to Expand India Footprint

Potential Hawk Order to Expand India Footprint

We have received a Request for Proposal (RFP) from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for a potential order to supply products and services for the manufacture of 20 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) aircraft. The aircraft, to be built by HAL […]


The Airborne ISR Market 2012-2022: Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Platforms

The Airborne ISR Market 2012-2022: Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Platforms

Superior airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) has been, and will continue to be, critical to the success of military forces. Indeed, despite defence spending cuts, ISR systems procurement is projected to continue over the long term. Both manned platforms […]


A Critique of India’s Defence Offset Guidelines 2012

A Critique of India’s Defence Offset Guidelines 2012

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) recently announced its revised Defence Offset Guidelines (DOG), which have come into effect from August 1, 2012. The guidelines have, for the first time, articulated the key objectives of the policy document besides adding some […]


India, China defence ministers to meet Tuesday

India, China defence ministers to meet Tuesday

Defence ministers of India and China were set to meet for talks on Tuesday with concerns over competing influence across South Asia likely to be high on the agenda, according to officials. Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie will meet his […]


Rafale MMRCA Deal: Last Minute Glitches?

Rafale fighter aircraft

Media reports recently surfaced stating that the Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) deal, which had zeroed in on the French Dassault Rafale as the fighter of choice leading to commencement of exclusive negotiations with Dassault for […]


First Indian AEW&C Aircraft Lands in Bangalore

First Indian AEW&C Aircraft Lands in Bangalore

The first fully modified aircraft for indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control Systems landed on Indian soil at Centre for Airborne Systems (CABS), Bangalore, a DRDO laboratory) at HAL airport on yesterday. Aircraft was received by enthusiastic crowd from CABS, […]


India Gears Up to Order 22 Apache Helicopters

India Gears Up to Order 22 Apache Helicopters

India is getting ready to order 22 heavy-duty Apache helicopters for around $1.4 billion, in what will be yet another big defence deal to be bagged by the US. The US has already made military sales worth over $8 billion […]


Fifth Gen Fighter Aircraft to Be Unveiled In India by 2014

Fifth Gen Fighter Aircraft to Be Unveiled In India by 2014

The initial version of a fighter plane, being jointly developed by India and Russia and tipped to be one of the most-advanced in the world, will be unveiled in India in 2014. The Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) with stealth […]


 
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