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India to Commission Third Anti Submarine Corvette

India soon to commission indigenously made anti-submarine corvette -INS Kiltan.  INS Kiltan is third of the four Project 28 warships. The project was approved in 2003, and first ship - INS Kamorta and second- INS Kadmatt were commissioned in 2014 and 2016 respectively. The remaining one INS Kavaratti is under construction and is...

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BrahMos Aerospace

BrahMos Aerospace, an Indo-Russian JV formed in 1998, manufactures the supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft, or land. The company with investment of Approx USD 300 million and have orders worth more than USD 7 billion. The company started making profit only in its 14th year. After India...

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Chinese Light Tank

China has inducted Light Battle Tank, weight ranges from 25 to 35 metric tonnes, developed by the China North Industries Group Corp. The Tank is equipped with a hydropneumatic suspension system that ensures good manoeuvrability and survivability in mountainous regions. Its main weapon is a 105-mm gun that is able to fire both...

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Infra Development in the Border Region

In the recently concluded Army Commanders Conference, the measures to enhance capability in the border areas were discussed. Some organizational changes with establishment of a new division-level operational formation along China border in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand for capability enhancement are also being considered. The infrastructure development along the border to connect mountain...

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IAF likely to Buy Defunct Aircraft from France for Spares

Indian Air Force considering to procure 36 grounded Jaguar fighter aircraft from France for spares, to run its six squadrons of Jaguar deep penetration bombers. Even though these platforms are being upgraded, unavailability of spares remained a critical challenge in the absence of an assembly line for the aircraft. The final decision would...

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Mi-17 Upgrade to commence soon

The Indian Air Force has signed a contract with Israel, to start upgrading the older Russian variants of 90 Mi-17 helicopters. The upgrade includes replacing conventional cockpit gauges with flat screen multi-function displays, installation of weather radar, new avionics and communication equipment as well as navigation suites that are compatible with present-day ground-based...

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