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IAI looking for Indian partner for UAV manufacturing

Israeli defence and aerospace major IAI is planning to set up a joint venture with Indian firm to make military drone aircraft under the “Make in India” initiative. As of now, IAI has shortlisted three Indian companies and once the partner is finalized, the next step is to roll out UAVs within two years of…
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Su-30 MkI successfully flown with integrated BrahMos missile

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) recently conducted the successful demonstration flight involving carriage of BrahMos weapon on the long-range Sukhoi-30 fighter. With the successful flight, the BrahMos air version programme now inches closer towards actual test firing when a 2.5-ton air-to-ground missile will be fired from the Sukhoi-30 by 2016-end. Integration of BrahMos with the Su-30MKI…
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MoD set to award 155mm Tracked Howitzers deal to L&T

Ministry of Defence (MoD) is all set to award contract worth Rs 4500 Corers for 155mm/52 caliber Tracked Howitzers to Indian private company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) along with its technology partner Korea’s Samsung Techwin. As of now, all the negotiations have been concluded. While the initial order is for 100 guns to be delivered…
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Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting on 25 June 2016 

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on 25 June 2016 took up 18 proposals including new schemes worth Rs 28000 Crores and cleared the following acquisitions:- 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers worth Rs 5000 Crores from BAE Systems under FMS route Bulk production of 18 Dhanush Artillery Guns from OFB Armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) from the…
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