Boeing makes smart ‘super hornet’ pitch for Indian Navy

IDD Bureau US-based giant Boeing has made a sharp digital pitch for selling its F/A-18 Super Hornet jets to Indian Navy’ for carrier based operations. The Boeing’s India twitter handle @Boeing_In  tweeted a picture of a Super Hornet flying close to an aircraft carrier. “The F/A-18 #SuperHornet can work with the P-8I in the future battle

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China on the mind, India opts for six more Boeing P8I

IDD Bureau With a greater number of Chinese submarines making a foray into the Indian ocean, the military establishment in India has okayed the procurement of six more Boeing P8I maritime surveillance aircraft to widen the arc of operations of its Navy. Indian Navy has been using the Boeing P8I planes since 2013 and now

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Indian Navy for Mk-45 guns from BAE

IDD Bureau In a major upward shift in its firepower, the Indian Navy is scheduled to get new US-made guns from BAE Systems for ship-decks. Same guns are being used by the US Navy and nine other Navies, all US partners like Japan or its NATO allies.  US State Department has cleared the sale of

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Indian Navy goes “global” for 100 heavyweight torpedoes

By IDD Bureau The Indian Navy is looking to buy 100 heavy weight submarine-launched torpedoes from global manufacturers despite the stated policy of the government to acquire weapons and equipment made in India. The ship-launched heavyweight torpedoes will made  sourced from indigenous manufacturers. The Indian Navy is looking to buy 100 heavy weight submarine-launched torpedoes

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