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.
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’.
AEW&CS planes are to be developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) – an entity under the Ministry of Defence – under a Rs 10,500 crore ( $1.3 billion) plan. These planes will be modified to fly with a radar that will give 360-degree surveillance capability to the defence forces.
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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.
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.
IDD Bureau Almost two months into the nerve-wracking military posturing between India and China, New Delhi has okayed a two-pronged $ 5.18 billion upgrade of its military prowess. The upgrade will be a mix of locally made and imported weapons, equipment and platforms. These will include a new 1000 km Long range land attack
IDD Bureau The Naval version of the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA)-Mk1 Tejas successfully landed onboard the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. The Naval version is under development whereas the Indian Air Force has already inducted the indigenously made fighters. Naval aviation is one of the most complicated arenas given the complexities. For instance, when a
IDD Bureau Indian Air Force Chief has questioned the slow pace of the indigenous production under the ‘make in India’ in the military equipment manufacturing sector. Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria, while speaking at an event of a news channel ‘Aaj Taak’ in India said “Right now, in this ‘Make in India’ and
IDD Bureau Indicating a change in tactics and opening up the field for local Industry, the Indian Army now wants a specialised armoured fighting vehicle which can be deployed in the plains of Punjab and Rajasthan. Army wants a vehicle that should be wheeled, that would mean it wants speed and agility. Its existing options