Rolls Royce marine engine for India can change dependence on GE

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.

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Fighters, Brahmos, Tanks, missiles and Guns can be exported from India

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.

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$130 billion to spend, India opens arms to local and foreign makers

We plan to spend 130 Billion Dollars on military modernization over the next 7-8 years ,” Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

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Thales-BDL ‘StarStreak’ tie-up important for industry

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

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India-Israel partnership now has Army version MRSAM with 100 Km range

The Missile with a strike range of 100 kms has been developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in a collaboration with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The new generation missile is aimed to neutralise airborne threats — jets, missiles, UAV’s, rockets, including projectiles launched simultaneously. The missile can travel at ‘Mach 2’.

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Boeing: validated F/A-18 to operate from Indian carriers

Doing a ‘ski-jump’ take off is needed for Short Take-Off But Arrested Recovery (STOBAR) operations off the carriers. The ability to do STOBAR operations is listed as a requisite in the January 2018 Request for Information (RFI) by the Indian Navy. It had sought 57 deck-based fighters for an estimated cost of about 95000 crores (USD 9.5 Billion

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Lockheed & Boeing top arms sales; EDGE breaks in

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), headquartered EDGE, has broken into the top 25, making it the first company from the middle east to break into the exclusive club dominated by US, European, Russia and Chinese companies.

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Lockheed Martin shows the ‘Romeo’ in India colours

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.

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‘Nag’ ATGM and next-Gen foreign missiles will co-exist

Will India stick to making just 3rd generation ATGM’s at state owned manufacturing plants

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BrahMos-II and LR-LACM, could be India’s ‘hypersonics’

The hypersonic means the existing BrahMos cruise missile will travel faster and the versatile long range land attack cruise missile (LR-LACM) launched from multiple platforms.

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