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Yearly Archives: 2016

India confirms France to buy 36 Rafale Jets

India under the government-to-government route has confirmed the order for 36 Rafale jets with the French government. Indian Air Force will buy all the Rafale aircraft from French Dassault, in a flyaway condition. This time, the deal involved no production in India but there were still some Offset obligations. Under the deal, Dassault...

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L&T selected to upgrade Kilo class submarines with Russia 

India’s Larsen and Toubro (L&T) have been selected as an Indian partner to upgrade and refit Russian-origin Kilo class submarines for the Indian Navy. The deal worth around Rs. 5,000 crores. While the first of the four Kilo class subs will go to the Russian Zvezdochka shipyard for inspection and refit, the remaining...

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Navy commissioned anti-submarine warfare corvette

Indian Navy has commissioned corvette, INS Kadmatt - constructed by India’s Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited. It’s the second ship of Project 28 (P28) class anti-submarine warfare (ASW) corvettes. About 90% of the ship is indigenous and have been constructed using high grade steel (DMR 249A) produced in India.  The ship spans...

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Tatra – Reliance may form JV to build military trucks in India

Czech major Tatra is set to partner with Reliance Defence to manufacture, overhaul and upgrades of military Tatra trucks for Indian as well as global requirements. Both the companied have signed MoU and are at advanced stage of discussions for collaboration. A new production unit for the trucks is also planned at the...

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Indo-Russia ties up to build light helicopter in India

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed an agreement with Russia's Rostech State Corporation to manufacture Kamov 226T light helicopters in India. The deal is estimated to be worth $1 billion under 'Make in India' initiative. Rostec will organize the production of Russian Ka-226T in India and its modifications in the amount of not...

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IN successfully test firesBarak 8 Missile from INS Kolkata

The Indian Navy successfully conducted the maiden firing of newly developed Long Range Barak 8 Surface-to-Air Missile (LR SAM). The firing was undertaken on the Western Seaboard by INS Kolkata, wherein the missile successfully intercepted an Aerial Target at extended ranges. The Barak-8 missile is being developed in joint collaboration by India and...

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