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The Hyderabad-based defence public sector undertaking, Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) has recently signed a contract worth Rs 1,187.82 crores for supply of heavy weight torpedoes – Varunastra – to the Indian Navy. The execution of the contract will be in the next 42 months. The weapon will be manufactured at BDL Visakhapatnam Unit under collaboration ..
Topics: Ammunition • Bharat Dynamics Limited • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Government of India • Indian Navy • Missile • Torpedoes • Varunastra • Weapon systems of the Indian Navy • Weapons
The International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is observed every year on April 4 to raise awareness about landmines, explosive remnants of war, and progress toward their eradication. The 2019 Theme is “United Nations Promotes SDGs – Safe Ground – Safe Home”.
Topics: Ammunition • Explosive weapons • Explosives • Firearms • Humanitarian aid • Land mine • Mine action • Mine warfare • Minefields • Sustainable Development Goals • Unexploded ordnance • United Nations Mine Action Service
In June 2016, India joined the Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCoC), a global ballistic missile proliferation regime. India joined the Code highlighting its readiness to further strengthen global non-proliferation objectives. However, India has made it clear that it will not have any impact on the national security as well as country’s ..
Topics: Ammunition • Anti-ballistic missile • Arms control • Ballistic missile • Cruise missile • Firearms • Indian Ballistic Missile Defence Programme • International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation • Missile • Missile defense • Weapons • Wernher von Braun
India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility has inaugurated near Hyderabad on August 4, 2017. It has been established a line with the ‘Make in India’ initiative and Government’s policy to encourage private sector participation in defense product. It is a joint venture between the $2.5 billion Kalyani Group and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence ..