Monthly Archives: July 2017

Indo-Israel Joint Statement

During the Indian PM’s visit to Israel both the country agreed on cooperation in establishing bilateral, defence, science, transfer of technology, technical know-how, water and agriculture, terrorism, cyber security, higher education, free movement of people, visa, research and innovation etc.  In addition number of defence industrial tie ups emerged, as detailed below.

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MQ-9B Guardian Drone

US likely to supply unarmed Predator or MQ-9BGuardian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), high-altitude, capable of flying non-stop for over 27 hours for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.  US is unwilling to sell actual combat or armed drones to India as it believes the move will disrupt the military balance in the region. The...

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Bullet Proof Helmet

Kanpur based company MKU has recently delivered the first tranche of ballistic bullet proof helmets to the Indian Army. The company has order for 1.6 lakh bolted version of bolt-free Helmet worth Rs 180 crore. The helmets are comfortable and can be integrated with communication and night-vision devices beside designed to meet the...

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