Barak 8 Current Affairs, GK & News

Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems bags $100 million missile kit order

Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems Ltd (KRAS) has secured $100-million order from Israel’s Rafeal for manufacturing 1,000 Barak-8 Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MR-SAM) Missile kits for Indian Army and the Indian Air Force (IAF). Key Highlights KRAS plans to develop these systems at facility located near international airport in Hyderabad, Telangana. These systems would be produced over ..

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Israel’s Aerospace Industries sign $93 million Naval MRSAM deal with Indian Navy

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has recently signed agreements worth $93 million for providing Naval MRSAM (Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile) systems to India. The contracts for the air defence system were entered with the Indian Navy and the Cochin Shipyard. Under the contracts, IAI will provide complementary systems for the air defense system (ADS). The MRSAM ..

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Stealth Guided missile destroyer INS Chennai commissioned into Indian Navy

INS Chennai, a Kolkata-class stealth Guided missile destroyer ship was commissioned into Indian Navy’s combat fleet by Defence minister Manohar Parrikar in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is the largest-ever destroyer to be built in India. It is third and last Kolkata-class guided missile destroyers built under Project 15A. Thus, its induction also marks the end of ..

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Indian Naval Ship (INS) ‘Chennai’ joins Indian Navy

Defence Minister has inducted Kolkata-class guided-missile destroyer, INS Chennai into the Indian Navy. After completion of additional sea trials, the ship would be assigned to the Western Fleet and would be based in Mumbai. It is one among the largest destroyers indigenously constructed in India. The ship has a length of 164 meters and displacement ..

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