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Mirage Upgrade

The upgrade of India’s Mirage 2000-H fleet could face a roadblock, after the maintenance warranty from original equipment manufacturers Dassault Aviation and Thales of France expired with nobody willing to continue footing the bill. The two companies are demanding an annual maintenance fee of around $15 million from HAL on the upgrade, to...

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India’s Wassenaar membership

India has been admitted as member of Wassenaar Arrangement (WA). The decision follows discussions at the meeting of the group in Vienna this week. A significant development, membership of this multilateral export control regime is expected raise New Delhi's stature in the field of non-proliferation and help it acquire critical technologies. It will...

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DRDO Successfully Tested Laser System

India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) recently conducted a successful test of a laser system mounted on a truck, and now it is planning to develop Directed Energy Weapons (DEW) a more powerful laser with a longer range. DEWs are weapons that produce a beam of concentrated electromagnetic energy that can destroy...

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Kamov Helicopters Deal- In 4 Stages

The production of 200 Kamov light weight multi-role military helicopters for India is likely to be in four stages to ensure the transfer of technology for its main components under the Indo-Russian joint venture.  The first stage includes the delivery of 60 numbers of assembled helicopters from Russia. The second stage includes delivery...

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Indian Navy Received 1000T Fuel Barge From GSL

The Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) has delivered second 1000 tonne Fuel Barge to the Indian Navy. The contract for construction of 4 x 1000T Fuel Barges was signed between GSL and Indian Navy on June 4, 2015. The 1000T fuel barge has primary role of replenishing LSHSD, AVCAT and other oils for ships...

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Godrej to Supply Airframes For Brahmos Missile

Godrej Aerospace has bagged the another order to supply 100 units of airframes for the air-launched versions of BrahMos missiles. The designing part for the newer version of the BrahMos would be complete by 2019 and the delivery is scheduled to start by 2022. Besides this, recently the company handed over the 100th...

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Bharat Forge To Invest Rs. 700 Cr For Light Weight Components facility

The Bharat Forge is planning a big expansion for the domestic market. It plan to invest Rs. 700 crores for light weight components, out of which Rs 500 crore will spend on expanding capacity within their facilities outside Pune and Rs 200 crore to set up facility in Andhra Pradesh. http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/stocks/to-invest-rs-700-cr-in-domestic-capex-defence-orders-healthy-bharat-forge-2454403.html

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Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarines

India has started project to build six Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarines to boost the Navy's overall strike capabilities and increasing military manoeuvring in the Indo-Pacific region as per Naval Chief. About 34 ships are under construction and projects worth Rs 40,000 crore have been identified for participation of the private shipyards.

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