Hoping for support at NSG India’s OPCW vote a message to China

India’s decision last week to vote against a UK sponsored proposal at the special meet of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) that favoured Russia was a simultaneous message to both the West and China. While India’s explanation of the vote made…

Govt approves Phase II Strategic Oil Storage facility for emergency stockpile

The government on Wednesday gave in-principle approval to the proposal, announced in the 2017-18 budget, to build two more underground crude oil storages with private partnership to raise emergency stockpile cover by 12 days to 22 days. The proposal envisages building a 4-million tonne (MT)…

L&T opposes plan to give Submarine project to Mazagon Dock

With the government considering a proposal to move a Rs 60,000-crore project to build submarines to the public sector on a nomination basis, India’s top shipbuilder Larsen and Toubro has sought the Niti Aayog’s intervention, asking that it be reserved for the private industry as…

F-16 FIGHTER JETS PROPOSED TO BE MANUFACTURED IN INDIA; TO GIVE ACCESS TO $165 BILLION FIGHTER AIRCR

Global aerospace giant Lockheed Martin today said its proposal to manufacture custom-built F-16 fighter jets in India will make the country an export hub and give it access to an estimated $165 billion fighter aircraft market over the next few decades. Eyeing India’s lucrative defence…

F-16 Production Can Make India Fighter Jet Export Hub Lockheed Martin

Global aerospace giant Lockheed Martin today said its proposal to manufacture custom-built F-16 fighter jets in India will make the country an export hub and give it access to an estimated $165 billion fighter aircraft market over the next few decades. Eyeing India’s lucrative defence…

India plans to buy $2 billion worth Multi Role Naval Choppers from US

India is considering a $2-billion proposal to procure multi role helicopters for the Indian Navy through a direct government purchase from the US. The proposal could go ahead given a critical requirement of the Navy for choppers that can undertake missions ranging from anti-submarine operations…

Defence Offset Proposal: Private Companies To Respond By Tuesday – YouTube

This video shows you that Defence Offset Proposal: Private Companies To Respond By Tuesday. By Tuesday, defence production stakeholders must respond to new draft proposals for the defence offsets policy, which the ministry of defence (MoD) issued last month. The defence offsets policy, which the…

Centre’s Plan To Use National Security Guard In Kashmir Faces Opposition

The proposal to send the National Security Guard (NSG), a special forces unit under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), to Kashmir seems to have hit a roadblock with most of the half dozen forces deployed there opposing the idea. The MHA had sought opinion…

Why Russia is a strong contender for India’s Rs 70,000 crore proposal to build submarines

Project 75 India’, an ambitious proposal to design and construct six indigenous conventional submarines for $10 billion (over Rs 70,000 crore) is one of India’s longest delayed defence projects. It was conceived over two decades ago and the first Request for Information was placed on…