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US New Policy on Export of Drones

India could now plan to acquire Killer Drones from the United States, as the US administration’s new policy on the export of Unmanned Aerial Systems, has allowed the use of drones to fulfil "'counter-terrorism objectives". The US firm General Atomics has already been in talks with the Indian Navy for sale of 22 Predator B…
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AK-103 Assault Rifle

Indian Defense Ministry officials are likely to visit Moscow to assess the Kalashnikov rifle production facilities, so that the government-to-government agreement on the licensed production of the upgraded Kalashnikov AK-103, 7.62x51mm assault rifles in India can be fast-tracked. These Rifles are likely to be 'Made in India' under the categorization of 'Buy and Make (Indian)',…
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Ukrainian Firm Offers to Maintain Aircraft Carrier & Co-produce Navy Vessels

Ukrainian firm UkrOboronProm has offered India to provide maintenance services for the Indian Navy’s Kiev-class aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya. Additionally, the company proposed to jointly develop Navy vessel, coastal radar systems, sea buoys and spare parts for Indian Navy ships and submarines. https://www.naval-technology.com/news/ukroboronprom-offers-to-maintain-indian-navys-new-kiev-class-vessel/
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India-Sweden Defence Cooperation

India and Sweden are likely to sign an agreement to strengthen their defence partnership by sharing information required for defence manufacturing and co-production in India. Swedish firm Saab has earlier offered to make Gripen aircraft in India, under the “Make in India” initiative, in partnership with the Adani Group, who is expected to bid for…
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