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Indian Navy to build 24 submarines; 6–nuclear powered

On December 29, 2019, the parliamentary panel announced that Indian Navy has planned to build 24 submarines, out of which six will be nuclear powered. This is being done in order to strengthen the underwater fleet of Indian navy. Submarines in the Navy According to the data from Indian Navy, currently there are 2 nuclear ..

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Exercise Indra: Joint tri service Exercise between India and Russia

The Joint tri service exercise between India and Russia, INDRA 2019 is to be held between December 10-19, 2019 in Pune. The event is planned for 10 days between army, naval and air force forces of both the countries. Highlights The exercise is to be held in Pune and Goa simultaneously. Fighter aircrafts, company sized ..

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US Reiterates Reservations about India s S-400 Deal with Russia

The US has reiterated its reservations about India s S-400 missile system deal with Russia and has urged India to look into other options to avoid the sanctions CAATSA (Countering America s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act). S-400 Deal India had signed a deal to procure five S-400 Triumf missile systems from Russia. S-400 Triumf is ..

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Fact Sheet: India-Vietnam Defence Cooperation

Both India and Vietnam attach great importance to defence cooperation. India is one of only three countries with whom Vietnam has a comprehensive strategic partnership. Defence ties between India and Vietnam are guided by the “Common Vision on Defense Ties 2015-20”. Common Vision on Defense Ties In 2005, India and Vietnam have signed a Joint ..

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Indian Army selects Russian Igla-S missile system

Indian Army has picked Russia’s Igla-S missile system as choice for its multibillion dollar contract for man-portable air defence systems (MANPADS). Igla-S bid around $1.47 billion from Russia’s Rosoboronexport had emerged lowest bidder for Indian Army’s Very Short Range Air Defence (VSHORAD) deal. The other bidders were MBDA of France (bid of $3.68 billion) and ..

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