Make in India Defence: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Indigenously Developed Torpedo Decoy System Inducted by Indian Navy

Published: June 26, 2020

The Indian Navy has inducted an Indigenously developed Maareech capable Advanced Torpedo Decoy System on 26th June 2020. The induction has provided a huge boost to the Indian Navy’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Capabilities. What is Torpedo Defence System? A Torpedo is a self-propelled underwater missile that can be launched from a surface vessel, submarine, and airplane. ..

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Defence Acquisition Council meet

Published: October 22, 2019

On October 21, 2019, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh chaired the Defence Acquisition Council. The objective of the council is to ensure expeditious procurement to meet the requirements of the armed forces. Highlights of the meet The Council approved a capital procurement of Rs 3300 crores for indigenously designed and developed equipment for the Defence ..

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Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018 Report: Key Facts

Published: March 12, 2019

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has released the Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018 Report. The Key observations made in the report include: Russia’s arms export to India decreased by a whopping 42 per cent between 2014-18 and 2009-2013. Russia accounted for 58 per cent of total Indian arms imports in 2014-2018, compared ..

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PM inaugurates manufacturing facility for K9 Vajra self-propelled Howitzer guns in Hazira

Published: January 21, 2019

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Armoured Systems Complex (ASC), developed by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) at Hazira near Surat in Gujarat. This Armoured Systems Complex (ASC) is the country’s first private facility where the K9 Vajra self-propelled Howitzer guns will be manufactured. K9 Vajra self-propelled Howitzer guns The features of the K9 Vajra ..

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