The export list, among other items, includes the fighter jet Tejas, locally made artillery guns the ATAGS and notably the Brahmos missile systems a joint venture between India and Russia.
US long range supersonic heavy bomber, the ‘B1B Lancer’ will do a ‘fly by’ at the Aero India in Bangalore, the host city in Southern India.
STARStreak is unique due to its three laser-guided darts, which cannot be jammed by any known countermeasure. It has the capability to defeat any air target
We are transforming ourselves from manpower intensive to technology enabled force, which is the way forward for the future
India the world’s second largest importer of weapons, military equipment and platforms, is also a small exporter and sends out its products to some 42 countries.
The ‘green channel status’ will apply for major Naval weapon delivery systems, ordered by the Ministry of Defence and cements the status of the L&T defence as long term supplier. The company is into engineering, procurement and construction projects, manufacturing, defence and services conglomerate.
The US policy change affected in July this year and the subsequent moves, break China’s rapidly growing influence in the ‘armed drone market’. India or Taiwan would be a ‘no go zone’ for Chinese companies, which, however, in the past, had sold drones to UAE. Beijing had even sold some drones to Saudi Arabia, a long standing ally of the US
The US headquartered company’s India office, tweeted an image of the helicopter painted with round logo depicting Indian colours. It was done to mark ‘Navy day’ observed by the Indian Navy on December 4.
Indian Navy has been using the Boeing P8I planes since 2013 and now has fleet of nine such planes, three more are on order and deliveries are expected to be done in 2021. Besides this, six additional ones means the fleet goes up to 18 and could be deployed over wider areas and longer periods.
New Delhi to counter an increasingly assertive China at sea and also along the contested 3,488 kms of land borders between the two countries.