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Indian Navy receives ‘Shakti’ electronic warfare system

The Indian Navy (IN) has received an advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) system 'Shakti' developed by Defence Electronics Research Laboratory of DRDO for Navy’s capital ships to detect, classify, identify, jam and interfere with conventional and advanced radar. As of now, twelve Shakti Systems are under production at Bharat Electronics Ltd trusted at a...

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Bangalore-based Rossell Techsys to build EWIS parts for MH-60R choppers

US based Lockheed Martin has awarded a contract to Bangalore-based Rossell Techsys to build Electrical Wire Harness and Interconnect System (EWIS) parts in support of Lockheed Martin’s MH-60R helicopters that are being supplied to the Indian Navy. As of now, the manufacture of parts has commenced, with the first parts having successfully undergone...

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MoD issues new list of sanctioned firms

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a new list of companies with whom defence business have been either debarred, suspended or put on hold. The new list names six defence companies - Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (STK), Israel Military Industries Ltd (IMI), Indian companies TS Kisan & Co Pvt Ltd and RK...

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India places orders for French HAMMER missiles for LCA Tejas aircraft

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has placed order for the Highly Agile Modular Munition Extended Range (HAMMER) missiles from France for the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas under the emergency procurement powers. The HAMMER, when integrated with the LCA Tejas, will allow it to hit ground targets and hardened bunkers at ranges up...

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Karnataka Govt. to come up with new aerospace and defence policy

Karnataka Government is planning to come out with a new Aerospace and Defence policy by end of this year. The new policy would focus on offering enhanced incentives to MSMEs in order to provide them a level playing field and making them competitive, while also attracting the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to the...

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Indian Navy receives fourth Scorpene submarine ‘Vela’

The Indian Navy has received the fourth submarine, INS Vela, under Project-75 after completing all trails at the sea. Under Project-75, construction of six submarines of Scorpene design are being undertaken at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) Mumbai, under collaboration with M/s Naval Group, France. As of now, three of these submarines are...

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