Articles in Defence Industry

Khanderi: The Second of Indian Navy’s Scorpene’ Class Stealth Submarine

Khanderi: The Second of Indian Navy’s Scorpene’ Class Stealth Submarine

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jan , 2017

Khanderi, the second of Indian Navy’s Scorpene’ class stealth submarine, was ‘launched’ by the Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri, Dr Subhash Bhamre paving the way for her sea trials. Admiral...

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India should not be Sucked into an Arms Race

India should not be Sucked into an Arms Race

By: Manpreet Sethi | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 12 Jan , 2017

India closed 2016 with the successful test of its long-range ballistic missile, the 5,000-km-range Agni V. The country heralded the New Year with the test of Agni IV, a ballistic missile with a...

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F-16 for India Air Force…Really?

F-16 for India Air Force…Really?

By: Sumit Walia | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Jan , 2017

Background In 2007, MoD (Ministry of Defence) issued a tender to purchase 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA procurement programme). Objective of this procurement was to bridge the gap...

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The FICV Saga – Another Hiccup or Are We Serious?

The FICV Saga – Another Hiccup or Are We Serious?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Jan , 2017

In April 2012, the media was abuzz about government having opened the doors for private players to bid for a project to build the Future Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV). Four companies were in the...

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Towards a Sustainable Defence Industry

Towards a Sustainable Defence Industry

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 06 Jan , 2017

Last fortnight, this magazine, and digital newspaper Bharat Niti, organised, in association with Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) a national conference on Defence...

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