Monthly Archives: January 2021

Pearson Engineering bags contract to supply 1500 TWMP to Indian Army

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract to Pearson Engineering company to supply over 1,500 Track Width Mine Ploughs (TWMP) to the Indian Army. The firm

will be integrating its Pearson plough with the T-90 S/SK tank which will be delivered in partnership with BEML Limited. These track width mine...

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IAF plans to get AoN for 114 fighter aircraft procurement by April-May 2021

IAF is planning to get the Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for the procurement of the long delayed 114 Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) by April-May 2021.The procurement worth over USD 15 billion is through the Strategic Partnership (SP) route. The six contenders are F/A-18 and F-21 (US), Gripen-E (Sweden), Sukhoi-35 and MiG-35 (Russia), Rafale...

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IAF to lease at least 2 mid-air refuellers

Indian Air Force (IAF), India is looking out for leasing of at least two mid-air refuelers or tankers and negotiations are on with Boeing which has offered KC-46 tanker and Airbus which has offered the A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft. This is the second major leasing proposal of defence equipment by the...

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India procures gas turbine engines from Ukraine

India has acquired gas turbine engines from Ukrainian company Zorya-Mashproekt for the Admiral Grigorovich-class stealth frigates, namely Admiral Butakov and Admiral Istomin, being built in Russia by Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad for the Indian Navy. As of now, these have been delivered to Russia.

Previously, India had in 2016 inked an inter-governmental agreement...

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DRDO to Undertake Testing of Akash NG Missile Soon

Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) will soon be testing the Akash-NG (Next Generation) missile, the third variant of surface-to-air missile defence system. At present, it going through the prototype and integration building phase, after the completion of which the first developmental test firing will be undertaken.

The missile has been Indigenously...

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