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Indian Army to buy Pinaka Rocket Launchers

Indian Army is hopes to induct another eight regiment of the indigenously-developed truck-mounted Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launcher (MBRL) systems by 2022 and is looking at increasing the number to 22 within a decade to add firepower to its artillery. Each regiment consists of three batteries of six Pinaka launchers, in addition to support vehicles, radar…
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US designated India as America’s “major defense partner”

United State has designated India as America's “major defense partner”. Earlier this month US House of Representatives has passed the 2017 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) to strengthen bilateral defense cooperation with India, including expanded military-to-military engagement, increased defence trade, and greater cooperation on technological development. Titled 'Enhancing defense and security cooperation with India,' Section…
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Army issued RFI for Night Sights

The India Army has floated the RFI (Request For Information) and has asked for  state-of-art'   night   sights   from  global manufacturers in order to help soldiers fire  Light Machine Guns (LMGs) accurately in any visibility. The requirement is for Night Sight for 7.62mm Light Machine Gun (TI), quantity approx 26,000 nos and Night Sight for 7.62mm…
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Army Sniper Rifle requirement

Ministry of Defence is desirous of procuring approximately 5000 Sniper Rifles for the Indian Army and has floated the global Request for Information. The Rifle should have the Calibre of 8.6mm (0.338 inches) with effective Range, not less than 1200 meters. It also must be provided with an Open Sight as well as Telescopic Sight…
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