Monthly Archives: June 2017

Kalvari Scorpene Submarine

Six Scorpene submarines are being built under Project-75 by Mazgaon Docks Limited (MDL) with technology transfer from France. The first of the six submarines Kalvari is being built in India under technology transfer and undergoing final phase of its trial is likely to join the Navy by August 2017. Additionally, Khanderi, the second...

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India to Procure Jagaur

India is negotiating with France for the sale of 30 retired Jaguar Strike Fighter Jets from the French Air Force reserve. The Indian Air Force plans to use the 30 Jaguar Jets for spares to maintain its current Jaguar fleet. The IAF has undertaken a task of upgrading its current fleet of Jaguar...

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Indo-Russia JV

Elcomponics Aerob Technologies, JV of India & Russia is planning to manufacture multi-purpose UAVs in India with Russian design and technology. The JV is planning to market several types of drones: Pavansut 5AT, a light-weight copter UAV; Pavansut BH, a solar UAV designed for search and rescue and infrastructure surveillance; and the multi-purpose...

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ATR Testing Facilities for Private Users

A proposal is likely to be approved to permit private industry to use the Aeronautical Test Range (ATR), facility for their development in Aero and UAV sector. With the ATR become operational now, the load on DRDO’s Kolar test facility and HAL airport is expected to come down in future.

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BEL LRSAM Contract

Bharat Electronics (BEL) is expecting to sign a contract for next seven LRSAM systems for the Navy’s P-17A stealth frigates program by the end of 2018 with IAI. It has already signed a contract for the first four systems. It comprises several elements, advanced phased-array radar, command-and-control system, launchers and missiles with advanced...

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