India ready to issue a formal tender for a multi-billion dollar project to make six new-generation stealth submarines. A foreign manufacturer will tie-up with an Indian partner to make these under-sea vessels for nearly $ 7 Billion.
India has opened up its space programme for private entities to produce components and sub-systems for space craft besides create space based applications using satellite data and also roll out of commercial services.
Balancing its equation between the US and the Russia, India has signed separate agreements that promote industry-to-industry joint ventures in key areas of military equipment like drones, robotics and artificial intelligence , among other
India hold key to China’s Malacca Dilemma IDD Bureau Just days after the US Navy carriers, the USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan, led their respective strike groups to show China ‘its place’ in the South China Sea and enforced a ‘free and open’ Indo-Pacific, the US Nimitz had turned west-wards towards the middle east,
IDD Bureau US giant Boeing has completed delivery of all new AH-64E Apache and CH-47F(I) Chinook military helicopters to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters were handed over to the IAF at Air Force Station, Hindan, located just east of the national capital in New Delhi in
IDD Bureau US based General Atomics (GA), maker of armed drones which India is considering for purchase, has appointed Dr Vivek Lall as the Chief Executive of General Atomics Global Corporation at its headquarters in San Diego, California. With Dr. Lall’s expertise, GA Global looks to expand its global footprint for managing sales, service, and
IDD Bureau Indian Coast Guard is now a 150 ship force and with 40 more ships at various stages of under construction, making it vital to the Indian maritime infrastructure which has grown since the November 2008 — 26/11 — terror attacks on Mumbai. Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Sachet (meaning alert) and two interceptor
IDD Bureau Continuing to provide cutting edge equipment to its ally India, the US has notified the possible sale of 10 Harpoon missiles and also 16 MK 54 Torpedoes coupled with three MK 54 exercise Torpedoes kits, collectively costing $ 155 Million ( approx Rs 1162 crore) The AGM-84L Harpoon Block II air launched anti-ship
IDD Bureau India is now racing to match China in adding submarines to its naval fleet. Almost a decade after it started a project to get six conventional diesel-electric submarines, India approved the short listing of two Indian and five foreign companies, who can be possible partners and make the submarines under a $7 Billion
IDD Bureau As India struggles to maintain the desired number of fighter jets for its air force, a fresh contract to procure 83 more jets of the next version of the light combat aircraft, the Tejas, is expected to be inked this year. Part of the production work is expected to be outsourced. The 83