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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Israel to buy F-35 fighter Jets from Lockheed Martin

Israel is all set to buy 14 F-35 stealth fighters from US based manufacturer Lockheed Martin. The cost of the deal is around $2.82 billion which includes other technological and training elements. The fighter is a single-seat, single-engine fighter aircraft designed for many missions with advanced, integrated sensors built into every aircraft. The...

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Russia begins construction of fifth Yasen-class nuclear sub

Russia recently began with the constriction of fifth nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine of the Yasen-class. Noteworthy, the Yasen-class subs will become the main multipurpose nuclear-powered submarines in the Russian military with Sevmash building eight Yasen-class subs in total with cruise missiles by 2020. As of now, the first Yasen-class submarine, the Severodvinsk, built...

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UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (UAV) MARKET

The global UAV market is largely dominated by the military segment with the technical capabilities of UAVs have matured over this period, from lab concepts to battle-tested proven systems, which will continue to underpin growth in military applications. However, a robust demand from civilian/commercial segment in coming years is expected ...

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Editorial

This issue analyses two important aspects the Defence Budget and Defence manufacturing growth and its relevance in our context.

The resource allocation for defence, is completely from the central government and has to be in conscience with the current status and priorities in the Indian defence sector. Although the 2015-16 defence budget...

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