AK-203 assault rifles Current Affairs, GK & News

Anti-personnel mine ‘Nipun’ and F-INSAS

On August 16, 2022 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched “Nipin” and “F-INSAS” weapons and futuristic weapon systems for Indian Army. These weapons were launched under Indian Army modernisation plan. About F-INSAS System: F-INSAS is “Future-Infantry Soldier as A System” weapon. This system has been developed indigenously to modernise the Indian Army units. This system aims ..

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AK 203 deal: Delivery of Initial batch of rifles

As a part of larger contract to manufacture AK 203 assault rifles in India, the armed forces received first batch of 70,000 rifles from Russia. Highlights The first batch has been delivered at a fast pace, on request by India, amid Covid-19 pandemic. First batch is likely to be used by the air force. Rifles ..

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India – Russia 2+2 Dialogue: Agreements on AK-203

The India – Russia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue was held in New Delhi in December 2021. It was held by the defence ministers and external affairs ministers of the two countries. About the India – Russia 2+2 Dialogue This is the first 2+2 Dialogue held between India and Russia. During the dialogue the countries discussed the ..

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Defence Acquisition Council approves AK-203 deal with Russia

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has granted permission for mass production of AK-203 rifles, providing fire power to the standard weapon profile of armed forces. DAC has also approved an independent satellite for Indian Air Force (IAF). Key Points This decision was taken ahead of scheduled visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to India beginning. His ..

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