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Private players to make recommendations Strategic Partners for Sub-Groups

Indian Defence Ministry has sought recommendations from composite groups headed by Industry representatives on choosing strategic partners in defence for the sub groups. The five sub-groups are: Armoured fighting vehicle, Aircraft and Helicopters, Submarines, Ammunition including smart ammunition, and macro process management of issues. Each of the sub group will have industry representative from CII,…
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India Close to Signing $1 Bn Spike ATGM Deal with Israel

India has reached the final stage of negotiation with Israel Rafael Advanced Defence Systems for the procurement of 5500 spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) systems and 275 launchers in completed and kit form along with an undisclosed number of simulators for the Indian Army. The $1 billion deal also includes ToT to India’s DPSU Bharat…
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Indian Navy gets new Fast Attack Craft INS Tarmugli

The Indian Navy has commissioned the highly maneuverable Fast Attack Craft INS Tarmugli built for extended coastal and offshore surveillance and patrol the warship. Built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), INS Tarmugli is the first Follow-on Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) and is fitted with advanced MTU engines, water jet propulsion…
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Govt Scraps Torpedoes deal

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has scrapped the long-pending proposal worth Rs 1200 Crores to buy 98 heavy-weight torpedoes from WASS - a subsidiary of Italian company Finmeccanica for the Indian Navy. The company had offered Black Shark torpedoes. Now, the MoD is looking out for other alternative and is most likely will go for…
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