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India Not Yet Ready to Ink 3 Defence Pacts with US

Despite prolonged negotiations, India is not yet ready to ink three defence agreements with the US — the Logistics Supply Agreement (LSA), the Communication and Information Security Memorandum of Agreement (CISMOA) and the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) for geospatial intelligence. Ahead of the three-day India tour of US …

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IDN TAKE: OIS-AT Promotes Advanced Radars

OIS Advanced Technology (OIS-AT),, showed five new radar types at DefExpo 2016 in Goa. OIS-AT is India’s largest private-sector radar house. The company believes it has the world’s only 3-D bird strike radar, for example. This trailer-mounted radar passed formal trials by India’s military, although the RfP was retracted and …

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Javelin ATGM on the Horizon?

US Offer to co-produce JAVELIN ATGM Missiles to be revived  NEW DELHI: Ahead of US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter’s three-day visit to India on April 10, Ministry of Defence officials based in New Delhi are considering the revival of Pentagon’s offer to co-produce anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) systems for …

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Make in India in Defence

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/make-in-india-in-defence-dpp-2016-defexpo-cii-reports/ Being the multi-billion dollar and most lucrative defence market in the world, India provides several opportunities for Indian and foreign corporate entities for defence manufacturing. Thanks to the Make in India campaign, the defence sector has moved from the periphery to the core of Indian manufacturing. Several CII reports …

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Defence Ministry to Promote Start-Ups: Manohar Parrikar

PANAJI: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said his ministry was in the process of formulating a special program to promote start-ups. “The defence ministry will start a programme to promote start-ups. The ministry has never done something like this before but is going out of the way into (doing) …

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BREAKING: Maiden Test of Undersea K-4 Missile INS ARIHANT

BALASORE: Notwithstanding international pressures India has secretly conducted the maiden test of its nuclear capable undersea ballistic missile, code named K-4, from homegrown submarine INS Arihant at an undisclosed location in the Bay of Bengal. A reliable source on Friday told ‘The New Indian Express’ that the test conducted on …

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