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India-Germany conducts Joint Exercise in Gulf of Aden

Navies of India and Germany conducted a joint exercise in Gulf of Aden on August 26, 2021. Key Facts The joint exercise included helicopter landings as well as search & seizure operations. Frigate ‘Trikand’ from Indian Navy exercised with German frigate called ‘Bayern’. INS Trikand is deployed for anti-piracy patrol in Gulf of Aden region. ..

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India’s 40 million USD defence deal with Armenia beats Russia and Poland

On March 1, 2020, India bagged a deal to supply 4 indigenously built radars (capable of locating weapons) to Armenia. The deal was worth 40 million USD. Highlights India and Armenia signed deals on DRDO built “Swati” weapon locating radars. Armenia has decided to go with Indian built radars after testing Russian and Poland made ..

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Stage set to launch India's first defence satellite

India’s first defence satellite GSAT-7 dedicated to Navy for maritime security is now set for the launch. The home-built satellite will be crucial as it will overcome Navy’s previous limitations from line of sight and ionospheric effects and will have coverage over India landmass as well as surrounding seas. It will be significant from security ..

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