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Monthly Archives: April 2017

India-United Kingdom Defence Partnership

Britain is keen to transfer technology to India for co-production of military platforms and weapon systems. Both the countries will encourage joint ventures and other collaborative arrangements with an aim to establish ‘Make India’. Recent MOU signed between Bharat Dynamics Ltd and Thales UK on Technology to transfer opportunities for missile system and to develop...

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India-US to enter defence deal worth $2billion

A pair of key senators is pressing US to approve the $2billion General Atomic’ Guardian, a non-lethal maritime version of the MQ-9 Reaper. India has been declared a strategic defence partner after joining the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) and this deal is considered a centre piece of the relationship. India has sent...

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DTTI meet- Naval Systems

Indian Defence Ministry delegation is in the U.S. to discuss the cooperation under the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) for naval systems. India is interested in the niche technology of recently developed group on ‘new naval systems’ consist of underwater surveillance such as sonars and sonobuoys and willing to access through the mechanism. Read more

Defence contracts signed in last three years

Indian Ministry of Defence has signed over Rs 2 lakh crores worth of contracts in the last three years for procurement of military hardware and weapons in order to modernise the Armed Forces. Contracts over INR 2 lakh  crores involves around 147 contracts signed during the year 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 (up to...

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IAI won bid for Radar program

Israel Aerospace Industries won the bid for the Indian Army's $500 million procurement program of 66 new-generation 3-D surveillance and tracking radars, which will replace aging Flycatcher radar systems. However MoD is pursuing an even cheaper option for the program. IAI will be discharging 30 percent of the contract value as offsets to Indian...

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