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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India could opt for two types of drones from General Atomics

New Delhi is looking to source two variations of an unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or Drones. One for a sea-going role and another one, a weaponised version for use over-land.

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India readies list of ‘Critical technology’; DRDO to work with OEM’s

OEM’s can do offsets by investing in manufacturing IDD exclusive Ushering a major change, the Indian Ministry of Defence has okayed a new set of guidelines allowing critical technologies like powerful jet engines, hypersonic flight, seekers for guided missiles, robotics and stealth, among others, to be acquired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

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India Japan working to seamlessly control robotics

IDD Bureau India and Japan are co-developing cutting edge technology that will guide, drive and control unmanned ground vehicles and also robotics for military use. The matter is being discussed by the Joint Working Group on Defence Equipment and Technology Cooperation (JWG-DETC). The project had cropped up for review and discussion during the recent 2+2

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India needs second production line for fighter jets

IDD Bureau India immediately needs a second assembly line to produce fighter jets. The existing production line at the Ministry Defence owned public sector giant Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) may not be enough to meet the needs of the Indian Air Force which has projected the need for more than 300 India-made jets over the

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Defence key driver as USISPF holds summit

Trade between India and US is growing. Source USISPF twitter handle

IDD Bureau With the defence sector expected to play a ‘major-role’ in increasing India-US trade, the  US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) will convene the largest gathering of over 300 private sector executives, global CEOs, besides US and Indian government leaders  at its second ‘Annual Leadership Summit’ in New Delhi on October 21. The theme of

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Govt Appoints High- Level Committee to suggest road map to turn 41 OFB into Govt Companies

The government will appoint a high- level committee comprising ministers to draw up a roadmap for turning government-controlled ordnance factories, which supply arms and ammunition and other equipment to the armed forces, into defence public sector units (DPSUs), government officials who did not want to be named said. “The defence ministry will approach the Union cabinet

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Govt Appoints High- Level Committee to suggest road map to turn 41 OFB into Govt Companies

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The government will appoint a high- level committee comprising ministers to draw up a roadmap for turning government-controlled ordnance factories, which supply arms and ammunition and other equipment to the armed forces, into defence public sector units (DPSUs), government officials who did not want to be named said. “The defence ministry will approach the Union cabinet

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Indian Indigenous production touches $ 11.2 billion; set to attract global Defence biggies

Indian Defence Dialogue Staff  New data of Indian Defence market, says it has produced military equipment worth Rs 80,000 crore (some $ 11.270 billion) during the last financial year ending March 31, 2019.  Indian Defence Minister Rajnath speaking at a ‘Defence Industry Roundtable’ in the national capital said Indian defence industry’s production was Rs 80,000

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