Rolls Royce will bring its MT30 marine engines, targetting the growing business of making warships in India. In the past decade or so, the General Electric LM2500 series of engines are the preferred choice of Indian Navy warships. For now, the General Electric dominates the market when it comes to providing engines for warships.
NATO had looked after post-world war interests of Europe and US, the common security interests of ‘Quad’ are still being defined, but would be clearly aimed at countering Chinese aggression of not following a rules based order.
Russia was the largest arms supplier to India in both 2011–15 and 2016–20. However, Russia’s deliveries dropped by 53 per cent between the two periods and its share of total Indian arms imports fell from 70 to 49 per cent”
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