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Monthly Archives: September 2017

THRUST IN HELICOPTER MANUFACTURING UNDER SP

Indian Armed Forces are having a huge requirement for Helicopters and are looking to fulfill the gap. Recently issued of RFI for Helicopters by Navy under SP model will be a game changer for Indian Industrial base. The private sector, including MSE and...

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ROBOTICS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN DEFENCE SECTOR

Robotics and Artificial Intelligence till now have been used mainly for commercial work and yet to dominate defence sector in India. There is a huge potential in this segment and newly formed Task-Force on Artificial Intelligence by Indian government is a step towards...

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INS Kalvari has been Delivered

The first indigenously built submarine INS Kalvari under Project-75 by Mazagon Docks Ltd has been delivered. It has a range of 12,000 km, allowing for a wide area of operation, a stealth boat, it will act as a force multiplier for the Navy by launching massive attacks through precision guided weapons. Kalvari, likely...

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Trawl Roller

The DRDO has begun the trial of an indigenously developed Trawl roller system that could locate mines in the battlefield. It consists of Trawl roller, track width mine plough and electro-magnetic device (EMD). The Trawl system is used for locating land mines and creating a safe lane for vehicles through a minefield for...

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INS Sindhuraj Refit

The Indian Navy’s diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhuraj has been sent to Russia for second life extension refit and modernization procedure. Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center (part of United Shipbuilding Corporation) will be in charge of the two-year overhaul, during which the submarine will be fitted with the Russian 3M-54 Kalibr land attack cruise missile, in addition...
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ITI to begin work on phase- IV of ASCON

India’s ITI Ltd has been awarded the tender for phase-IV of Army Static Switched Communication Network (ASCON) worth Rs 7,000 crore. It includes the supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of telecom equipment like IP/MPLS Routers, Microwave Radio, Satellite Terminals, NMS, Mobile Nodes and Test Equipment. Earlier also it has worked on Phase-I, II,...

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Rafale fighter jets in India

Dassault Aviation, along with Safran and Thales are interested in manufacturing Rafale fighter jets in India as it is looking towards creating opportunities for establishing a full-fledged aero-defence manufacturing eco-system in India. However, the company has expressed its concerns over sharing hi-end technology with Indian companies, hence, desires for 100% FDI in defence...

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