By N. C. Bipindra New Delhi: India is exploring options for selecting a vendor for producing 1,750 future infantry vehicles for its army that will replace the current inventory of Russian-origin personnel carriers. The project may cost up to $7 billion or Rs 52,000 crore, some industry veterans […]
Hyderabad: India‘s army and air force today got the first delivery of a medium range surface-to-air missile (M R SAM) kit from the city-based Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems Private Limited, a joint venture between the Indian Kalyani Group and Israeli Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Limited. The roll-out event […]
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(Editor’s Note: The views are that of the author’s. For the writer’s other interests, read the credit line at the end of the article.) By Lieutenant General (Dr) V. K. Saxena From the perspective of self-reliance and ‘Atmnirbhar Bharat‘, India has a reason to cheer in the festive […]
New Delhi: India’s top officer responsible for defence acquisition has just dropped the bomb: The recently announced hike in the country’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms to 74 per cent will not apply to the Strategic Partnership programmes that the armed forces are pursuing. This is big — […]