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MOD Likely to Audit BMD Programme

MoD has directed DRDO for the early completion   of BMD missile programme which is running behind the schedule. It is considering to carry out an audit of DRDO claims about the performance of the tests. The delay in the Development has constrained India to consider $5 billion purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia.…
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Engine for MRH

HAL is seeking foreign partnership for turbo-shaft engine technology under TOT for AUW class twin engine helicopter.HAL want to indigenously develop 12.5-ton class multi-role helicopter with service ceiling of around 20,000 feet, 3,500 kg payload and a seating capacity of 24. https://sputniknews.com/military/201705171053708922-india-engines-market-helicopter/
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Russia’s T-50 First Flight

Russia is developing Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) SukhoiPAK-FAT-50, as a competitor to US F-22. The aircraft is capable of top speed of 1,516MPH (2,440kmh) and effective range of 3,418 miles. Russia has assured FGFA program with India would be a ‘completely new aircraft’ and is not linked to their own new generation fighter. https://theaviationist.com/2017/05/16/newest-russian-t-50-makes-first-appearance-in-spectacular-new-camouflage/
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First Consignment of M-777

The BAE system has started delivery M-777 155mm/39-calibre ultra-light howitzers with 2 Guns landed on 18 May, 2017. These will be taken to the Pokhran ranges for testing and compilation of the firing tables for subsequent use. As per deal, 25 guns will be imported, the rest 120 will be assembled in India through a…
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