Monthly Archives: June 2017

Indo-Russia Defence Cooperation

The defence minister during his visit to Moscow in 17th India-Russia inter-governmental commission on military-technical cooperation inked a protocol which aims to enhance cooperation in the field of political and military dialogue, exercises, exchange of visits, military cooperation and training. Russia is on course to bag defence projects worth around $10.5 billion, which...

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Clarification on Ban Policy

Indian private firms can enter into JV, technology partnership with the henceforth banned foreign original equipment manufacturer firms such as IMI, Singapore Technologies and Rheinmetall etc. The clarification will have immediate impact on response to the tenders issued for procuring Ammn such as 125 mm FSAPDS, 122 mm rockets for the GRAD MRL...

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Rifle Trial

Indigenously built 7.62x51 mm Assault rifle from Rifle Factory Ishapore (RFI) had excessive number of faults such as Excessive flash and sound signature, stoppages to the extent of more than twenty times the maximum permissible standards, during the recent trials. The army has rejected the Rifle citing poor quality, ineffective fire power and need...

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Reliance-Daher Tie Up

Reliance Infrastructure and Daher Aerospace France has signed a MoU on strategic partnership to explore opportunities in design and manufacture of composite parts. Daher Aerospace is tier-I manufacturer in aerostructures segment comprising Fuselage Sections and Fairings made of composites as well as conventional metals for Dassault Aviation and other leading global aircraft manufacturers. It...

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Tata Power’s strategic Engineering Division (TPSED) has received an order from Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for a pilot project on Comprehensive Integrated Management System (CIBMS). CIMBS is an indigenously designed & developed system aims to establish a seamless multi-tier security ring at the border using a variety of sensors to identify infiltration attempts....

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Submarines to Roll Out without AIP

Two Scorpene submarine out of the six is expected to roll out without Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system under development by DRDO. The AIP extend the reach of the conventional diesel-electric submarines and enables submarines to remain underwater for a longer duration.Though, AIP module is not part of the original ‘Scorpene contract’ but...

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