India’s first indigenously developed fast breeder reactor at Kalpakkam may achieve criticality in 20

The country’s first indigenously developed 500-megawatt (mw) prototype fast breeder reactor at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu is expected to achieve criticality next year, a senior official said. The project, which was earlier expected to be commissioned in 2012, has missed several deadlines. “Our indigenously developed…

MPATGM SUCCESS DEAD END FOR SPIKE MR DEAL

Indian defence scientists have successfully conducted back-to-back tests of the new indigenously designed and developed man-portable anti-tank guided missile (MPATGM). The tests were conducted at the Ahmadnagar test range in the western state of Maharashtra. The MPATGM is a third-generation anti-tank guided missile which is…

Tata Motors Showcases Two Indigenously Built Defence Vehicles

Tata Motors has showcased two indigenously built defence vehicles during the two-day Bimstec Army Chief’s conclave in Pune on September 15, 2018. The two new combat vehicles from Tata Motors are 4X4 Mine Protected Vehicle (MPV) and the WhAP 8×8 Infantry Combat Vehicle (ICV). The…

Successful flight test of MPATGM conducted for second time

A successful flight test of the indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) was conducted for the second time from the Ahmednagar range on Sunday, the Army said. All the mission objectives were met and two missions on September and 15 and 16 were…

Indigenous Truck Mounted Howitzer to undergo firing trials in November

An indigenously designed, developed and manufactured truck mounted howitzer is to undergo its maiden firing trials in November this year.The Mounted Gun System (MGS) developed by the Gun Carriage Factory (GCF) Jabalpur was first unveiled at the Defexpo in Chennai this April. Senior Ordnance Factory…

Coast Guard commissions patrol vessel ‘Vijaya’

The Indian Coast Guard commissioned the indigenously built patrol vessel ‘Vijaya’, fitted with advanced navigation and communication equipment, here Friday.The 98-metre ship will be based at Paradip in Odisha for extensive surveillance in the Exclusive Economic Zone, an official release said. Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra…

Tata Motors to showcase its Indigenously Build Combat Vehicles at BIMSTEC summit

Tata Motors to showcase its Indigenously Build Combat Vehicles at BIMSTEC summit PUNE: Tata Motors will showcase its two flagship vehicles at the BIMSTEC Nations Summit 2018 in Pune. The vehicles include the Tata 4X4 Mine Protected Vehicle (MPV) and the WhAP8x8 ICV (CO developed…

Major Milestone Crossed For The Advanced Light Fighter TEJAS

In a major development, the indigenously built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas on Monday successfully carried out air-to-air refuelling. The ability to carry out mid-air refuelling is one of the critical requirements of the LCA to achieve “final operational clearance”, making the aircraft battle-worthy. LCA Tejas,…

LCA Tejas MK-1 superior than Pakistan’s JF-17

The Indian Air Force (AIF) successfully carried out the first ever mid-air refuelling of the indigenously developed Tejas MK 1 light combat aircraft from a Russian-built IL-78 MKI tanker on Tuesday. The mid-air refuelling capability will help the fighter jet to strike deep inside enemy…

Third patrol vessel for Coast Guard launched before schedule by LnT

The third indigenously designed and built offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for the Coast Guard was formally launched near here today. To be inducted after extensive trials, the OPV will be manned by a 102-member crew and utilised for day and night patrol, surveillance and to…