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Repair and Maintenance of T-72 and T-90 Tanks

Russian firm UralVagonZavod (UVZ) and Punj Corporation Pvt. Ltd. (PCPL) have tied-up to set-up a Private Service Centre to undertake repair and maintenance of T-72 and T-90 tank engines and radiators in India. They have also decided to cooperate in implementation of the "GOCO" (government owned, contractor operated) model for operation of the Army Base…
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Smart Fencing along Bangladesh Border

India has inaugurated ‘Smart Fence and Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS)” to close the vulnerable gaps along the riverine stretch bordering Bangladesh in Assam. Similar patches in Gujarat and Jammu along border areas of Pakistan have been identified for the implementation. CIBMS uses technology driven by sensors to detect any form of movement in…
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India Calls-off FGFA project with Russia

India has put a full-stop on the proposed project with Russia to jointly develop an advanced Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA). In 2007, New Delhi and Moscow have discussed the FGFA and agreed that Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) would partner Russia’s Sukhoi Design Bureau (Sukhoi) in developing and manufacturing the fighter. India had spent nearly $295…
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Financial Crunch, Army May Discontinue Some Projects

India Army is working on the measures to cut down the purchase of expensive items and discontinuing the spares for vintage items, in order to overcome the 15 to 20 percent shortage of critical ammunition, spares and missiles. The Army has identified items to discontinue, includes - heavy multiple rocket launchers, anti-tank weapons and specialised…
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