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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Delays Escalate Cost for Indigenised Naval Projects

The repeated delays in naval projects have led to quadruple price, the projects which were to cost Rs. 9,892 crore, eventually cost the Navy Rs 38,855 crore. In case of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC), the delivery schedule has been revised from December 2010 to October 2018.  The original cost of Rs. 3,261 crore...

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CRPF to Get Advanced Radars to Detect Buried Mines

The Indian Home Ministry is set to acquire ultra-wide-band microwave ground penetration radars on an emergency basis for the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) that can have the capacity to detect mines or IEDs buried up to a depth of three feet. The cost of the each radar is expected to be around...

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Indo-French Cooperation Plan

India and France to unveil a joint vision statement on the Indo-Pacific to coordinate their strategic objectives in the region after the ongoing French President visit. Additionally for defence sector, France has offered India, 36 more Rafale fighter jets and to build six more advanced stealth submarines in India that will be an...

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India’s S-400 deal with Russia

The S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems deal is stuck in negotiations between India and Russia over one and half years. India is likely purchase at least five systems of S-400 which are capable of firing three types of missiles. Indian Defence Ministers visit to Russia in few days, the issue may be...

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India’s Border Protection Grid

India has set-up a Border Protection Grid (BPG) along the Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh Border. The BPG comprising the State authorities and all other stakeholders. The Grid will have five layers viz. elements ahead of the border fence, physical border infrastructure, Border Guarding Force, Intelligence Grid and Police. Additionally, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)...

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Appointment

Shri. Subhash Chandra, IAS (KN:1986) has been appointed as Additional Secretary, Department of Defence Production, Government of India. Earlier, he was an Additional Chief Secretary to Government, Home Department in Karnataka.

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China’s Advanced Satellite Centre

China has built an advanced satellite centre in Tibet, deployed barely 125 km from the Line of Actual Control (LAC), that could give China the capability to identify Indian  satellites over Tibet. The current set-up also suggests that a futuristic laser system or direct ascent kinetic weapons could be deployed sooner. Read more

DRDO Build Guided Bombs

All-weather precision guided bombs are all set for induction, as the Indian Air Force (IAF) has successfully carried out a three-day target simulation exercise by air dropping sophisticated bombs. Developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the medium range bombs, guided by it’s on board navigation system, glided before hitting the target...

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