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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 […]


MiG-29 Test-flown from Indian Aircraft Carrier

MiG-29 Test-flown from Indian Aircraft Carrier

JSC Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (part of the United Aircraft Corporation) performs flights of the MiG-29K/KUB shipborne fighters from the Vikramaditya aircraft carrier, which is on trials in the Barents Sea. The first landing on an aircraft carrier on July […]


India’s first nuclear submarine set for trials

India’s first nuclear submarine set for trials

India on Wednesday said its first home-built nuclear submarine was set for sea trials, as it detailed billion-dollar projects to arm its navy with warships, aircraft and modern weaponry. The indigenous 6,000-ton INS Arihant (Destroyer of Enemies) was unveiled in […]


Revised Indian Defence Offset Guidelines

Revised Indian Defence Offset Guidelines

The revised Defence Offset Guidelines (DOG) were approved by Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) at its meeting held on 23rd July, 2012 and shall be applicable w.e.f. 1st August, 2012. The following are the salient features of the new DOG:- Objectives […]


India Successfully Test Fires BrahMos Cruise Missile

India Successfully Test Fires BrahMos Cruise Missile

The Indian army has successfully test-fired a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, a spokesman for BrahMos Aerospace, which produces the missile, said on Sunday. “The test launch aimed to check the work of some new systems installed on the missile,” the […]


Carter Urges Closer US-India Defense Cooperation

Carter Urges Closer US-India Defense Cooperation

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter today offered what he called “practical steps” to improve U.S-India defense cooperation. During remarks at an event hosted here by the Confederation of Indian Industry, Carter noted President Barack Obama has called the two […]


India Plans Purchase of 56 Transport Aircraft

India Plans Purchase of 56 Transport Aircraft

For the first time, going beyond the domestic aerospace major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and to give impetus to the domestic aviation industry, the Defence Ministry on Monday decided to opt for a foreign vendor that can partner with even […]


Fighter Jets Make First Landing on Indian Aircraft Carrier

Fighter Jets Make First Landing on Indian Aircraft Carrier

A MiG-29KUB two-seat naval fighter jet made the first touch-and-go landings last week on the Indian Navy aircraft carrier Vikramaditya, Sevmash shipyard said on Monday. The ship is currently undergoing sea trials in the Barents Sea off the north coast […]


 
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