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Monthly Archives: November 2015

India to test fire Agni-IV

India is all set to test fire the indigenously being developed Agni-IV surface-to-surface missile soon. The missile can cover 4,000 km. This is the fifth flight-trial of Agni-IV, originally called Agni Prime. Except the first trial, the three subsequent launches were successful. Agni-IV is a two-stage missile designed and developed by DRDOand Bharat...

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BrahMos supersonic missile successfully test fired

India recently has successfully test fired its BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. This is significant step in the operationalisation of the Navy’s latest guided missile stealth destroyer. BrahMos as the prime strike weapon will ensure the warship’s invincibility by engaging naval surface targets at long ranges, thus making the destroyer another lethal platform of...

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Several small foreign companies plan to set up base in India

There has been increase in the growing interest of companies in defence lately with many foreign ancillary firms planning to set up base in the country. Recently, the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has received a number of proposals from smaller companies manufacturing defence-related products and also those manufacturing dual-use products. The proposals...

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Defence Minister visits Russia, discusses various contracts

The Indian Defence Minister is on Russia visit and has signed military-technical cooperation agreements with Russia. Both the countries also discussed major contracts for new generation Russian S-400 Triumf anti-ballistic missile system, manufacture of 200 Kamov 226T helicopters in India and possible leasing of a second nuclear submarine besides other deals. These contracts...

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