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Naftali Bennett: New Prime Minister of Israel

49-year-old, Naftali Bennett has become new Prime Minister of Israel. He is a religious-nationalist and a multi-millionaire former tech entrepreneur who has also served as defence minister.  With this win, he has ended 12 unbroken years of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the helm. Who is Naftali Bennett? He is son of American-born parents who ..

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India-Israel signs 3-year program for Cooperation in Agriculture

India and Israel have inked a three-year joint work programme which will continue till 2023. Joint work programme was initiated with the aim of enhancing cooperation in agriculture. Background India and Israel have completed four similar joint work programmes successfully. About New Work Programme Under new work programme, 13 Centres of Excellence (CoEs) were set ..

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Python 5 Air to Air Missile

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently test fired a series of missile trials. It included the Derby missiles and the Python missiles. The missiles were test fired in Goa and achieved 100% hits. With this the DRDO announced that the Python 5 Air to Air Missile has been successfully added to the Light Combat ..

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DRDO to partner with Private Sector in Missile Production

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently allowed the private sector firms to develop and produce missile systems. Also, they can make partnership with DRDO in Missile production. This is being done under the Development cum Production Partner Programme. The organization has already received bids for the Vertically-launched Short range Surface to Air Missile System. ..

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DRDO Landing Gear System for UAV

The Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment operating under DRDO recently developed the Retractable Landing Gear System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, TAPAS. These landing gear systems are to be used by the Indian Navy. What are Retractable Landing Gear System? The Retractable Landing Gear System consists of a hydrogas shock strut integrated with wheel and ..

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Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM)

The Medium Range Surface to Air Missile, MRSAM was recently tested from a defence facility in Odisha. It was jointly developed by the Defence Research development Organisation and the Israel Aerospace Industries. About MRSAM MRSAM is a one command control system that tracks missiles, radar and mobile launcher systems. It is capable to transport and ..

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