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India likely to buy Harop loitering munition from Israel

India is likely to sign a deal with Israel for additional Harop (P-IV) loitering weapon systems in the first quarter of 2021. Developed by Israel Aerospace Industry, HAROP is an anti-radiation drone that can autonomously home in on radio emissions. Also known as a suicide drone, Harop drone rather than holding a separate...

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Orders for procurement of 83 LCA Mk1A likely by early-Feb 21

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is getting ready to sign a deal for procuring 83 indigenous Mk1A version of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) `Tejas’ with the DPSU HAL. The project has been sent to the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) for the final approval. Most likely the deal which will be around...

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GRSE, CSL starts production of ASW-SWC Corvettes

Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) has commenced production of the first of the eight Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Crafts (ASW-SWC) for the Indian Navy, in partnership with private shipyard Larsen & Tuorbo (L&T). About five of the ASW-SWC hulls (with an option for one more) will be built by L&T, while GRSE...

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Indigenous Bridging System

Indian Army plans the acquisition of three Made-In-India bridging systems developed by DRDO. These mechanically launched 10 metre short span bridging systems for difficult terrain are compatible with the SARVATRA bridging system. Now Army in total will be capable of bridging various gaps between 5 metre and 75 metre.

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Akash Surface-to-Air Missile for Export

The government has approved the export of India’s first indigenously designed missile system and can target fighter jets, cruise missiles, drones and other aerial assets. Nine countries from Southeast Asia and Africa expressed interest in the acquisition of Akash Air Defence Missile.

The government intends on exporting high-value defence platforms to achieve...

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South Korea to Push For SPADGMS

The recent visit of Chief of Army Staff to South Korea some of the country offerings in defence deals are in news. Hanhwa Defence who had emerged as the lowest bidder against the Russian competitor in the $3 billion Self Propelled Air Defence Gun Missile System (SPAD-GMS) deal. Hanhwa is willing to transfer...

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Counter Drone Solution

An anti-radio frequency (RF) transmission system is being developed to help in controlling the ongoing menace by breaking the link of drones flown by their handlers. Radio frequency wave is an invisible wave form on the electromagnetic spectrum to control these drones remotely. A system...

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Upgraded Mine Protected Vehicles

Vehicle Factory Jabalpur (VFJ) has production order for more than 300 upgraded MPVs including around 200 from Indian Army and 120 from Ministry of Home Affairs. Upgraded vehicle is more compatible to counter heavy land mine attacks by militants.

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Start-ups in Emerging Technologies

In a recently organized outreach webinar for start-ups in emerging technologies to boost innovation ecosystem by Army Design Bureau (ADB), in the field of Drones, Counter Drones, Robotics, Autonomous Systems, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Quantum computing, Blockchain technology, 3D printing, Nanotechnology and Medical...

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