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    India plans to establish two more missile testing ranges

    Aim is to conduct multiple missions simultaneously India is planning to set up two more missile testing ranges with a number of missions coming up in the next few years. RANGES OVERLOADED Top Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) officials said that with the present...
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    India's UCAV To Fly In 2015, Says DRDO. High Hopes?

    India's concept AURA stealth UCAV could complete prototyping by end 2013, make its first flight in 2015 and enter service in 2017, a senior DRDO scientist has told The Indian Express. Now, either that's a pang of breathtaking optimism, or the DRDO is actually working it. To put it gently...
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    DIAT to provide eyes and ears for country’s first armed war bird

    As India prepares to join the elite club of countries possessing Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAV), a DRDO laboratory in the city has been working on conceptualising and designing the eyes and ears of India’s first armed war bird. Scientists at DRDO’s Defence Institute of Advanced...
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    Admiral Gorshkov to be commissioned on Dec 4

    The much-awaited Russian-built aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov will be commissioned in the Indian Navy on December 4 this year and the certain trials that needed to be done will now be completed post its induction in the force. Gorshkov, rechristened in the Indian Navy as INS...
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    Lockheed Martin’s Sea Hercules unveiled, offered to Indian Navy

    Lockheed Martin has responded with the Sea Hercules to the Indian Navy's Request for Information (RFI) for Medium Range Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft... US defense and aviation giant Lockheed Martin unveiled the maritime version of its successful C-130 Hercules medium airlifter at the...
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    Security staff guard chopper, allow only residents into building

    The Maithri Opulence apartment and its terrace were completely sanitized on Friday with personnel from the police and Defence Security Force (DSF) guarding the Schweizer chopper. The light utility chopper 300C of the HAL Rotary Wing Academy had forcelanded at 4.35pm Thursday atop the five-storey...
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    Indian Ocean navies must share information, coordinate maritime communicati

    The introduction of high-tech sensors and communications equipment by the countries of the Indian Ocean Rim has brought benefits to the region, but much still needs to be done, according to attendees and speakers at the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) in Cape Town. The IONS Sessions on...
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    India, U.S. to hold political-military dialogue

    After a gap of nearly six years, the U.S. and India would hold their first political-military dialogue in New Delhi next week during, which the two countries are expected to discuss a wide range of bilateral issues. Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J Shapiro...
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    CBI to question BEML chairman and managing director Natarajan over Tatra tr

    NEW DELHI: The CBI has asked BEML chairman and managing director VRS Natarajan to appear before it on Tuesday for seeking clarifications pertaining to procurement and supply of Tatra all-terrain trucks. CBI sources said Natarajan has been asked to appear only to clarify some points as he is...
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    Pressure mounts for air force basic trainer aircraft

    Purchase has been blocked after a South Korean rival protested an alleged procedural violation by a Swiss company in the evaluation process last year With Parliament’s standing committee on defence intensifying scrutiny into India’s defence preparedness, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be...
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    Frigate INS Teg to join Indian Navy on April 27

    MOSCOW (BNS): INS Teg, the first of the three new Talwar class guided missile frigates, being built by Russia for the Indian Navy, has completed sea phase acceptance trials. According to Yantar Shipyard, all that remained was to finish the interior premises and present operational documents...
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    Cancelling Eurocopter deal got AK Antony enemies

    NEW DELHI: The decision to scrap the Rs 3,000-crore Eurocopter deal at the last minute in December, 2007, might have been the flashpoint that convinced arms lobbies that defence minister AK Antony was a serious thorn in their flesh. Antony took the tough call to cancel the order for the...
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    UAV squadron to come up at Uchipuli

    The Indian Navy is all set to commission its first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) squadron on the East Coast at Uchipuli near here soon. It is considered a significant step towards strengthening maritime surveillance and reconnaissance in Palk Strait, Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay off the Tamil...
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    Private sector joins forces in crucial army mobile network

    Private sector joins forces in crucial army mobile network The contest to build the army's Tactical Communications System (TCS) is witnessing a determined and coordinated play by the energised Indian private sector. Fearful that Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL), which belongs to the defence...
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    Tata- Urban Aeronautics UAV based on Fancraft technology

    An exhibitor at the Tata exhibition stall explains to the chairman of the Tata Group, Ratan Tata (L), the workings of unmanned aerial vehicles to be built in partnership with Israel-based Urban Aeronautics which are to be based on UrbanAero�s patented Fancraft technology, during the...
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    DHS and BEL to provide Deployable Rapid Assembly Shelters to Indian Army

    Mumbai: DHS Systems International, world’s third largest deployable shelter manufacturer, has entered India, through a long term deal with Bharat Electronics Limited – Navi Mumbai unit, and has already supplied 24 shelters to BEL for use by Indian Army. The company aims to generate revenue of...
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    No Guns, No Glory

    The battle between the Army Chief and the MoD has caused the force’s modernisation to slow down Awaiting upgrade A T-72 M1 Main Battle Tank during a drill THE WAR-WAGING capability of India’s 1.2 million-strong army is severely handicapped, not only by acute equipment shortage...
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    CPI(ML) Asks Why Corruption in Defence not Probed

    CPI(ML) General Secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya today questioned why there was 'misplaced outcry' for the dismissal of Army chief General V K Singh instead of investigation into corruption in defence. Allegations emanating from the very top of India's defence establishment underlined...
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    Govt Needs to Assure Defence Preparedness: CPI-M

    The question of whether to sack the Army chief or not is being used to divert the attention of the people from the "real issue of vulnerability of India's security system" and the government should assure the nation on that count, the CPI(M) said today. "The issue is not about sacking him...
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    Procurement orders cleared by Defence Min not army chief: BEML

    After Gen VK Singh alleged that he was offered a Rs 14 crore bribe to clear a file related to purchase of trucks, state-owned BEML chief VRS Natarajan on Thursday said the procurement orders to it are issued by the Defence Ministry and not the Army chief. The BEML chief said that after...

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