As India looks West for military hardware, US sends largest ever delegation to Def-Expo-2020

IDD Bureau The United States delegation to Def-Expo2020 will be largest. And the reason is simple; India-US bilateral defence trade moves northward reaching $18 billion in 2019. A decade ago, in 2008, it was less than $1 billion.  The increased bilateral trade is increasingly becoming visible too. In all,14 US made platforms, the highest number

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Supreme Court ensures glitch-free Rafale induction into IAF

The Supreme Court of India today ensured a glitch-free induction of the French-made Rafale fighters into the Indian Air Force. rescued the Indian Air Force (IAF).  A three-judge bench dismissed a review petition seeking an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation – an anti-corruption agency – into the Rs 59000 crore deal to buy

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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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