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Vikramaditya to be refitted in India

The Aircraft Carrier Vikramaditya will be refitted in India, next year. The private sector shipyard, Pipavav, is all set to get the contract which requires drying docking the 44,500-ton aircraft carrier and carrying out maintenance and repair works. The initial contract value of the refit contract is likely to be around Rs 200 crore and…
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RFP for 90 medium combat jets to be out soon

The Defence Ministry of India is finalizing a plan to produce 90 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) in India. A Request for Proposal (RFP) is expected to be issued after the new Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) comes in place. There will be an option of acquiring 45 additional fighters as a follow-up order. These are…
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Barak 8 missile to be test-fired soon

India and Israel are all set to test fire its long-range surface-to-air Barak 8 missile, which can act as a potent shield against incoming missiles, aircraft and drones. If the test to be done in Israel is successful, another would be conducted on board an Indian ship before September. The state-run Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL)…
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Negotiation begun for 16 Multi-Role Naval Helicopters

The price negotiations for Indian Navy 16 multi-role naval helicopters has started fresh with the US firm Sikorsky, which was selected by the Navy in Dec 2014. The procurement proposal for the helicopters is being processed in accordance with the Defence Procurement Procedure. Previously, the request for price escalation was not found acceptable by the…
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