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AK-47 & M-16 Assault RiflesTHE FACTS:Among combat rifles, two weapons stand out: the M16 with its modern variant, the M4 carbine; and the AK-47. The M16 and M4 model of rifles are the standard-issue combat weapons in the American military. This generation of rifle has seen action from the...
UNITED NATIONS: Moving the long-pending UN Security Council reform process forward, the chair of the inter-governmental negotiations will convene a series of meetings beginning in February next year, a development that bodes well for India which has been demanding an early completion of the process.Chair of the Inter-Governmental Negotiations...
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, and Turbomeca (Safran, Euronext Paris : SAF), are delighted to announce that Turbomeca has received EASA engine type certification for its Arrius 2R engine, that powers the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X.The Bell 505 redefines the short light single (SLS) class, placing safety,...
Nevskoye Planning and Design Bureau General Director Sergei Vlasov said that he Indians refused to install Russian air defense systems on the Vikramaditya, but there is reserved space for Russian air defense systems.MOSCOW — Russia may install its air defense systems on the Indian Vikramaditya aircraft carrier, Nevskoye Planning...
Chinook HelicopterFokker Technologies, a division of GKN Aerospace, and Aequs of India,today signed a Long Term Agreement (LTA) for the supply of machined components for Boeing’s Chinook helicopter. The signing took place at the Boeing India Supplier Conference in HyderabadUnder the agreement, Aequs will supply machined detail parts which...
The Five S-400 Systems will Cost Around Rs 40,000 CroreDays before Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on December 24, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by defence minister Manohar Parrikar is all set to clear on Thursday procurement of five S-400 supersonic air...
A330 MRTTAirbus Defence and Space has received a firm order from the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) for a further eight A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft. The aircraft constitute the second tranche of the multi-year contract for 12 A330 MRTTs signed by the French Ministry of Defence in...
NEW DELHI: In a major political push to the private defence manufacturing sector, the government has opened up its testing facilities and military ranges across the nation for use by companies developing systems for the armed forces.The change in policy is being seen as a game changer for indigenous...
ISRO Successfully Tests Multiple Burn Fuel Engine During Launch of Six Singaporean Satellites - The New Indian ExpressSRIHARIKOTA: Indian space agency ISRO on Wednesday successfully tested restarting of its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket after its engine was cut off during the mission to launch six Singaporean satellites,...
It was on this day in 1971 that some 93,000 Pakistani troops surrendered to the Indian Army in Dhaka - the largest military surrender after World War IIJammu: The Indian Army today celebrated 'Vijay Diwas' in Jammu to pay homage to those who died in the 1971 war...