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Defence Ministry approves Indian Navy’s proposal to acquire 10 ‘Kamov Ka-31’ helicopters from Russia
Ministry of Defence has approved Indian Navy’s proposal to acquire 10 Kamov-31 helicopters from Russia. The deal worth Rs.3,600 crore, is a move to strengthen Indian Navies capability against aerial threats to its aircraft carriers and large warships. Key Highlights The Kamov-31 helicopters would be deployed on Indian Navy’s aircraft carriers and warships including INS ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: Anti-submarine warfare • China • Defence • Defence Acquisition council • Grigorovich-class frigates. • India • Indian Navy • INS Vikrant • JSC Kamov • Ka-27 • Ka-28 • Kamov-28 • Kamov-31 helicopters • Ministry of Defence • Russia
China has announced that its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning is now ready for combat. It was commissioned in 2013. The 300-metre-long Liaoning is a refurbished and upgraded version of the Soviet carrier Varyag, which was purchased from Ukraine. This is considered as a breakthrough for the Chinese navy which has invested heavily in its ..
India’s first indigenously-built largest aircraft carrier INS Vikrant was successfully undocked at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) in Cochin district of Kerala. The ship will undergo a series of fitment and trial processes along with series of static and dynamic trials before inducting it into the Indian Navy in end-2018. With successful completion of construction of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2015
The India-Russia 2004 contract of 16 MiG-29K/ KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy is going to be completed by the end of this year. The contract, a part of USD 1.5 billion Gorshkov aircraft carrier deal inked in January 2004, provides for the deliveries of 12 single seat MiG-29Ks and four twoseat MiG-29KUBs for ..