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BrahMos supersonic missile successfully test fired

India recently has successfully test fired its BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. This is significant step in the operationalisation of the Navy’s latest guided missile stealth destroyer. BrahMos as the prime strike weapon will ensure the warship’s invincibility by engaging naval surface targets at long ranges, thus making the destroyer another lethal platform of Indian Navy.…
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Several small foreign companies plan to set up base in India

There has been increase in the growing interest of companies in defence lately with many foreign ancillary firms planning to set up base in the country. Recently, the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has received a number of proposals from smaller companies manufacturing defence-related products and also those manufacturing dual-use products. The proposals include Rolta…
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Defence Minister visits Russia, discusses various contracts

The Indian Defence Minister is on Russia visit and has signed military-technical cooperation agreements with Russia. Both the countries also discussed major contracts for new generation Russian S-400 Triumf anti-ballistic missile system, manufacture of 200 Kamov 226T helicopters in India and possible leasing of a second nuclear submarine besides other deals. These contracts are expected…
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DAC approval – 30th Oct

DAC met on 30 Oct and accorded AON for the following:   [table td1="Defence Programme" td2="Remarks"] [td1] Upgrade Of  Ilyushin Fleet Qty: 26 Worth: Rs 4250 Crores  [/td1] [td2] For Indian Air Force The upgrade would involve equipping the Ilyushin fleet with new engines and avionics to extend their service life by another 20 years.…
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