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Cyber and Space Agencies

A new outfit called ‘The  Defence Cyber and Space Agencies will be introduced under tri-services that w will look at network security issues of the Army, Navy and Indian Air Force  as the forces are increasingly relying on dedicated networks to operate in a battlefield. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/defence-minister-to-set-up-new-agencies-to-bolster-security-infra/articleshow/59550892.cms?utm_source=WAPusers&utm_medium=whatsappshare&utm_campaign=socialsharebutton&from=mdr
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Specialised Operations Division

Central government is planning to set up a specialised tri-services division called ‘Special Operation Division (SOD) to handle special operations. The SOD will collate the three special operations forces of the Army, Navy and IAF. http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/new-military-division-to-handle-special-ops/435262.html
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Emergency Purchases by Army

Indian Army has been authorised to make emergency purchases of 46 kinds of ammunition, spares for several weapons platforms like infantry combat vehicles and half-a-dozen mines as these are critical requirement for a "short intense war "that could last between 10 to 15 days.  http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/indian-army-china-pakistan-sikkim-doklam/1/1000695.html
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DCNS for Scorpene Maintenance

DCNS, is hoping to bag a multi-billion dollar deal from the Indian Navy for maintenance of six Scorpene-class submarines under the government’s P75 programme. The maintenance contract is still under work but the company is hopeful that final negotiations with the Navy will be concluded by December. http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/naval-group-eyes-scorpene-maintenance-contract/article9758364.ece
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