We’re really sorry but due to planned maintenance work being carried out on the website we are temporarily unable to publish new articles.
Please bear with us and stay tuned, we’ll be restoring regular service as soon as possible.
Thank you for your patience.
Latest Indian Defence News
Medium Range Maritime Surveillance Aircrafts for the Navy
Swedish Saab, American Boeing, European EADS and Canadian Bombardier are in the race to supply medium range maritime surveillance aircrafts to the Indian Navy for its USD 1.5 billion contract for six such reconnaissance planes. The Navy has received the response to the RFP from these four players and is currently carrying out the technical evaluation of the proposals made by these companies, defence ministry sources told Defencenow.com the RFP was issued earlier this year and the four companies had submitted their responses in the November.
DRDO Delivers India’s First Remotely Operated Vehicle (Rov) ‘Daksh’ to the Indian Army
Indian Army has received the first batch of indigenously designed and developed Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) 'Daksh’ which will enable the handling and clearing of improvised explosives devices (IEDs) and other hazardous objects. The ‘Daksh’ ROV or robot is developed by Research and Development Establishment (Engineers), R&DE (E), part of state-run DRDO. Indian Army stated that 'Daksh' ROV is an invaluable asset for bomb disposal units of the army as well as for anti-terrorist operations and battle field exigencies.
Russia Ready to Deliver NERPA Nuclear Submarine and INS TEG Warship to Indian Navy
The Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s recent visit to Russia has led to the finaliztion of various deals that were crucial for the Indian Armed forces, especially the Indian Navy. The Head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Mikhail Dmitriyev has announced that Russia will lease its Nerpa nuclear submarine to India by the end of the year. In addition, Indian and Russia also signed an agreement on the supply of kits to assemble 42 Su-30MKI Flanker multirole fighters for the Indian Air Force (IAF). Russia is also ready to deliver the INS Teg warship which will be equipped by BrahMos missile.
Indian Prime Minister to Ink the Deal for Acquiring 42 Upgraded Sukhoi’s During Russian Visit
India has finalized its decision to acquire 42 upgraded Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft from Russia to replace its ageing fleet of aircraft in the armed forces. The deal for the purchase of 42 upgraded Sukhoi's will be inked during the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Russia this week. The negotiations have stretched for a year since India wanted certain fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) and stealth features to be included. The Indo-Russian summit in Russia’s capital is the reason behind the three-day visit by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Russia.
Hal Bags Orders to the Tune of $ 18.61 Billion in the Current Year
The state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has revealed that its order-book position in the current financial year has been very healthy since around $ 18.61 billion worth of orders have already been received. In its annual report, HAL indicated that the orders include Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) and Hawk advanced jet trainers (AJTs) as well as other aircraft and aerospace products. In its annual report, HAL’s healthy order-book consists of deals for new aircraft and choppers including Sukhoi-30 MKI, Hawk, Dornier, LCA, Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT), Advance Light Helicopter (ALH) and Chetak helicopters.
Indian Defence News
Indian Army News
Indian Navy News
Indian Air Force News
India Homeland Security
Latest Indian Defence News Archive
December - 2012
December - 2011
November - 2012
November - 2011
October - 2012
October - 2011
September - 2012
September - 2011
August - 2012
August - 2011
July - 2012
July - 2011
June - 2012
June - 2011
May - 2012
May - 2011
April - 2012
April - 2011
March - 2012
March - 2011
February - 2012
February - 2011
January - 2013
January - 2012
India to Remain Favorite Aerospace, Defence Destin...
Maini Group To Unveil Expansion Plan At Aero India...
India to Test Pinaka Rocket System...
Navy Plans USD 8 Billion Chopper Tender...
DRDO Scientists Named For India's Highest Civilian...
Saab Going To AeroIndia with Large Product Portfol...
Upgraded Sindhurakshak Handed Over To India...
India Inches Towards N-Triad Capability, Successfu...
Nirbhay First Test-Firing in February...
INS Vikramaditya's Brick Work Complete, Ready for ...
Get exclusive FREE access to our premium news features, expertly.
collated resources, the latest updates and time-sensitive action alerts.
1B, Walpole Court,
Ealing Green, Ealing,
London W5 5ED, United Kingdom
+44 (0)208 567 0604
© Defence Now 2010
. All rights reserved |