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Govt. Approves Second Submarine Base

Indian Government has approved the second phase of naval base that will house nuclear-armed submarines. Phase-II of Project ‘Varsha’ gets 670 hectares of forest land in Rambilli off Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh while Phase-I work is in full swing. The project was stuck since 2010, due to concerns of its impact on the environment. https://theprint.in/2018/01/09/big-boost-india-secret-nuclear-submarine-base/
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Price Negotiation for Russian Stealth Frigates

India and Russia will begin key price negotiation to acquire four new Stealth Frigates for Indian Navy. Two of the warships will be constructed at the Yantar Shipyard in Kaliningrad and the remaining two at Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL). Both the sides have inked an inter-governmental agreement in October-2016 for the four 4,000-tonne frigates, which…
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Telecommunication Equipment for Paramilitary Forces

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sanctioned Rs 226 crore to the Paramilitary Forces for procurement of telecommunication equipment and some other gadgets based on their operational requirements. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/home-ministry-gives-rs-226-crore-to-paramilitary-forces-for-gadgets/articleshow/62446574.cms  
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FTP for Assault Rifles

India likely to buy around 100,000 Assault Rifles through the Fast Track Procedure (FTP) in order to meet the urgent operational requirements. The new assault rifles will replace the 5.56mm INSAS (Indian Small Arms System) rifles. The Army has revised the caliber of the new assault rifles to the more lethal 7.62mm instead of 5.56mm…
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