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India’s Mine Sweeper Program

The programme to make 12Mine Counter measure Vessels (MCMVs) with budget approx.  $5 billion for the Indian Navy by Goa Shipyard is likely to face more delays. Kangnam the technology partner prefers a single-vendor nomination of German MTU for engines. Indian Navy is skeptical about the suitability of German MTU engines for Indian MCMVs because…
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Indian Army to get Apache

The government has approved the purchase of 6 Boeing Apaches for the Indian Army.  Order is likely to be placed, within the next six months, a deal worth $655 million dollars. The first Apaches are expected to enter service with the army in 2021.The helicopters are to be armed with anti-tank missiles, rockets & a…
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Two Interceptor Ships to ICG

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) delivered two high-speed interceptor ships (C-433 & C-434) made of Aluminium alloy hull with water jet propulsion. So far the company has delivered 36 interceptors to Indian Coast Guard against the order of 54, valued at Rs 1,424 crore. L&T had won the order against global competition. https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/larsen-delivers-2-interceptor-ships-to-indian-coast-guard/1125677
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Proposal for Two Turbines

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC),cleared a proposal to procure two gas turbines from Ukraine for new frigates to be acquired from Russia.The first two ships would be completed at the Russian shipyard while the rest two will be built at the Goa Shipyard with active help from Yantar. http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/apache-attack-helicopters-cleared-for-army-117081700941_1.html
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