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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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The Costing Conundrum

The Costing Conundrum

By: Commodore KS Subramanian | Issue: Vol. 33.4 Oct-Dec 2018 | Date: 28 May , 2019

While we all know that warships do not come cheap, there is an urgent need to standardise designs and review the costing mechanism to ensure realistic prices and timely deliveries, particularly...

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Eric Beranger appointed as CEO of MBDA

Eric Beranger appointed as CEO of MBDA

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 May , 2019

Eric Beranger is to be MBDA’s new Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1 June 2019, replacing Antoine Bouvier. Over the past 20 years Eric has worked in a number of senior positions in...

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INS Vela: The Fourth Scorpene Class Submarine

INS Vela: The Fourth Scorpene Class Submarine

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 May , 2019

Vela, the fourth Scorpene class submarine being constructed by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited for the Indian Navy, was launched on 06 May 2019, by Mrs Veena Ajay Kumar, wife of Dr Ajay Kumar,...

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India’s Defence Forces: A 5 Years Review

India’s Defence Forces: A 5 Years Review

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 34.1 Jan-Mar 2019 | Date: 16 Apr , 2019

Though present dispensation has utilized the available meager resources quiet diligently-achieving far more in much less. Lest we lose sight, it would be very much in context to mention about the...

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Russian Helicopters presented a mockup of the VRT500

Russian Helicopters presented a mockup of the VRT500

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Apr , 2019

The design bureau VR-Technologies, subsidiary of Rostec’s Russian Helicopters holding company, presented a mockup of the light multi-purpose helicopter VRT500 at the Fuorisalone exhibition (part...

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Kalyani Group and Thales to develop the Next Generation of Defence Systems...

Kalyani Group and Thales to develop the Next Generation of Defence Systems...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Apr , 2019

Kalyani Group and Thales have formalized a new collaboration for the design, development and manufacture of next generation weapons systems for the Defence and Law Enforcement sectors in India and...

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