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Indian Navy submarine catches fire at naval dockyard in Mumbai

A huge explosion accompanied by a fire rocked an Indian Navy submarine docked at the high security naval dockyard early on Wednesday, officials said. ...

First Indian nuclear submarine set for open sea trials

India announced Saturday that its first indigenously-built nuclear submarine is ready for sea trials, a step before it becomes fully operational, and called it...

France clips Rafale’s wings, hopes for first export order

France will about halve its purchases of Dassault Rafale jet fighter planes over the next six years, under defence estimates on Friday, and is...

Indian Aircraft Carrier Passes Engine Tests in Russian Sea Trials

A Russian-built aircraft carrier due to be delivered to the Indian Navy following a much-delayed refit has successfully passed engine tests during the first...

France confident about delayed Rafale sale to India

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday talks over a $12-billion deal to sell Rafale jets to India were progressing well and that...
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India and France Decide to Broaden Defence Co-Operation

Following is the Joint Statement issued after the Defence Talks between India and France here today. “At the invitation of the Minister of Defence of...

5th-Generation Fighter Plan Hits Hurdle As Russia Hikes Cost

India's biggest defence project in the making, the critical joint development of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) with Russia, has flown into some rough...

Indian Carrier Sails from Russia for Final Sea Trials

A Russian-built aircraft carrier refitted for the Indian navy has set sail for final sea trials prior to handover, a senior Russian defense industry...

Boeing Transfers 1st C-17 to Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew its first Boeing C-17 Globemaster III to India today, becoming the newest operator of the leading airlifter. "The C-17...

China, India, Pakistan boost nuclear arsenals: study

Three of the world's nuclear powers -- China, India and Pakistan -- have increased their arsenals over the past year, while the other five...