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Countering Stealth Aircraft Technology: The Race to See through...

Countering Stealth Aircraft Technology: The Race to See through...

By: Gp Capt Joseph Noronha | Issue: Vol. 33.3 Jul-Sep 2018 | Date: 25 Aug , 2019

Stealth is the defining attribute of fifth-generation fighter aircraft and it has a two-fold appeal. First, stealth aircraft are far less vulnerable to engagement by hostile interceptors and...

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Future Aerial Weapons

Future Aerial Weapons

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra | Issue: Vol. 33.3 Jul-Sep 2018 | Date: 22 Aug , 2019

The inventory of aerial weapons such as missiles and Precision Guided Munitions is far from sufficient for even a 20-day war. The Indian Armed Forces had sought six months time from Prime Minister...

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C2D2: An Agile Defence Acquisition Model

C2D2: An Agile Defence Acquisition Model

By: Gp Capt Atul Pant | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 08 Aug , 2019

In the fall of 2017, Vice Admiral Mathias Winter, the Programme Executive Officer for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Programme, had proposed a new futuristic acquisition strategy for the United...

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Defence Corridor: UP’s golden gate to high growth    

Defence Corridor: UP’s golden gate to high growth    

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jul , 2019

In setting up a Defence Corridor in the biggest state of the country, the Modi government has opened up huge opportunities which if exploited intelligently and creatively could make Uttar Pradesh...

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Lockheed Martin Inks Three Memorandums of Understanding with Indian Start-Ups

Lockheed Martin Inks Three Memorandums of Understanding with Indian Start-Ups

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jul , 2019

Lockheed Martin announced the establishment of Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with three Indian Start-ups. The MOUs pave the way for Terero Mobility, Sastra Robotics, and NoPo...

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IAI inks $50 million worth of follow-up agreement with India on...

IAI inks $50 million worth of follow-up agreement with India on...

By: IDR News Network | Date: 17 Jul , 2019

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has entered this week agreement worth $50 million for provision of complementaryNaval MRSAM (Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile) systems. The...

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KRAS receives $100 M Order from RAFAEL for manufacturing BARAK-8 MRSAM...

KRAS receives $100 M Order from RAFAEL for manufacturing BARAK-8 MRSAM...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Jul , 2019

At a ceremony, RAFAEL Executive Vice President & General Manager of the Air & Missile Defense Systems Division, Brigadier General (ret.) Pini Yungman, presented to Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems...

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No Further Increase in Defence Outlay: Need to Move On

No Further Increase in Defence Outlay: Need to Move On

By: Amit Cowshish | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 12 Jul , 2019

It is pointless bemoaning that there was no reference to defence in the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s speech and that she did not further enhance the allocation in the union budget...

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Franco-German FCAS unveiled

Franco-German FCAS unveiled

By: admin | Date: 12 Jul , 2019

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Throwing SPEARS

Throwing SPEARS

By: admin | Date: 28 Jun , 2019

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Boeing appoints Surendra Ahuja as Boeing Defence India leader

Boeing appoints Surendra Ahuja as Boeing Defence India leader

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Jun , 2019

Boeing has announced the appointment of Surendra Ahuja as managing director of Boeing Defence India (BDI), based in New Delhi. Ahuja will lead BDI in alignment with Boeing’s accelerated growth...

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Space warfare: The aspiration-constraint challenge for India

Space warfare: The aspiration-constraint challenge for India

By: Cmde C Uday Bhaskar (Retd.) | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 20 Jun , 2019

Media reports indicate that India is organizing its first simulated space-warfare exercise in late July, ostensibly to counter China’s growing capabilities in this hi-technology domain that...

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Flight Refuellers for the IAF: Lessons from Gagan Shakti 2018

Flight Refuellers for the IAF: Lessons from Gagan Shakti 2018

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol. 33.4 Oct-Dec 2018 | Date: 17 Jun , 2019

Nine months of planning for Exercise Gagan Shakti brought forth immaculate execution during the period from April 08 to 22, 2018. The stated aims of the Exercise were real time coordination,...

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FN Introduces 6.5mm SAW

FN Introduces 6.5mm SAW

By: admin | Date: 13 Jun , 2019

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India’s 5G Network

India’s 5G Network

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Jun , 2019

As the 5G networks begin taking shape world over, medical researchers are raising fears of health hazards from 5G. These include overall adverse effects on health and the DNA, leading to cancer,...

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