India and Russia likely to sign a $2.5 billion deal for four stealth frigates

To boost Indian Navy beside procuring missile from Russia, both India and Russia might also sign a $2.5 billion deal for four Krivak (Talwar) class stealth frigates. The deal is likely to happen during Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin’s delegation level meeting…

US court sentences Pak origin businessman for unlawful export to Pak Military

A US district court has sentenced a Pakistani-origin businessman to three years of probation for procuring and unlawfully exporting material and equipment to Pakistan for its military. Imran Khan of North Haven in Connecticut was sentenced in Bridgeport to three years of probation, the first…

Project-75I Submarine plan propels forward after delays

The Navy’s mega-deal for procuring six advanced conventional submarines under Project-75I and processed through the Strategic Partnership (SP) model is moving forward after being held up due to policy clarity. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has initiated the process to finalise specific guidelines for the…

Procurement of Pinaka Rocket System on Armenia’s Radar

Armenia has expressed interest in procuring the Pinaka rocket system developed by the city-based Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE), which is a laboratory under the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). KM Rajan, the director of the laboratory, told TOI on Friday, “Armenia has…

INDIA SET TO ACQUIRE AIR DEFENCE SYSTEM THAT SHIELDS WASHINGTON DC

India is procuring multiple Air Defence Systems to make its major cities safe. The Indian Defence Ministry recently approved the purchase of the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II) worth around $1 billion from the US, which will complement the Russian S-400 systems…

Foreign Nations Showing Interest In India’s Akash Missile DRDO

Several countries have shown interest in procuring the indigenously developed Akash missile, a top Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) official said here today. There is a growing demand for the Akash, an all-weather medium-range surface-to-air missile, and many nations have shown interest in it,…

India issues an RFP for acquiring 200 Kamov helicopters from Russia

India has moved a step further and reached a milestone in its project of procuring and co-producing 200 Kamov Ka-226T helicopters worth Rs 21,000 crore from Russia for the Indian Army and Indian Air Force, defence ministry officials privy to the matter said. The ministry,…

INDIA MOVES A STEP CLOSER TO PROCURING 200 KAMOV KA-226T HELICOPTERS FROM RUSSIA

India has moved a step closer to procuring 200 Kamov Ka-226T light utility helicopters from Russia for the Indian Army and Air Force. India has approved the technical configuration of the 200 Ka-226Ts developed by Russian Helicopters. It will be assembled by the joint venture…

CRPF to conduct trials of “Made in India” Rifles

Soon after procuring 7000 Bulgaria-made AK 47 rifles, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has tested the advanced version of made in India ‘Ghatak’ guns recently in field trial in Kashmir Valley. However, in a major boost to the “Made in India” brand of rifles,…

No request made to US for F 35 fighter jet, says IAF Chief B S Dhanoa

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has denied that it has shown explicit interest in procuring the American F-35 Lightning II aircraft for its depleting fighter fleet. The reports about IAF approaching Lockheed Martin for a classified briefing on the F-35 came amid news that the…