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by member_29378
22 Jun 2016 14:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 100% FDI in defence - what are we likely to see?
Replies: 75
Views: 6189

Re: 100% FDI in defence - what are we likely to see?

^ Agreed. IMHO the Rafale will becoming in more numbers, with some license-manufacturing involved. The Gripen and Viper threaten the LCA, so unless MP wants to doom it, they are out of contention completely. The Typhoon is as expensive as the Rafale, so that too should be out of running. An American...
by member_29378
17 Jun 2016 13:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2999
Views: 551063

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Arun Menon wrote:
Chinmay wrote:The deal includes importing 136 RWSs with electro-optic modules off the shelf


Is this by any chance the new local products?


Unlikely. The article mentions kit assembly so everything will be made in Israel.
by member_29378
17 Jun 2016 08:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2999
Views: 551063

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

http://www.janes.com/article/61483/india-finalising-naval-guns-deal-with-israel-s-elbit-systems India's Ministry of Defence (MoD) is finalising price negotiations with Israel's Elbit Systems for 747 12.7 mm naval remote weapon stations (RWSs), worth an estimated INR19 billion (USD282 million), for t...
by member_29378
10 Jun 2016 13:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 992
Views: 209262

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Indian woman working with NGO abducted in Kabul - PTI An Indian woman has been abducted from Taimani area of Kabul and Afghan authorities are trying to secure her release, official sources said on Friday. The woman from Kolkata was working for Aga Khan Foundation , Afghanistan . She was abducted on...
by member_29378
01 Jun 2016 09:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4210
Views: 424383

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

A better option would be to use the new F21 torpedo. The French Navy has already placed orders for them, plus there wont be compatibility issues as both are French systems.
by member_29378
23 May 2016 13:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 930123

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

India has actually taken a lead in the development and testing of its 'First Fully Indigenised' Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW). Highly placed sources in the Union ministry of defence shared exclusively that the SAAW was successfully test launched from a Jaguar aircraft towards the fag end of fir...
by member_29378
15 May 2016 13:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4679
Views: 930123

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/india-successfully-test-fires-supersonic-interceptor-missile/237107.html Balasore (Odisha), May 15 In its effort to have a full fledged multi-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system, India on Sunday successfully test-fired its indigenously-developed supersonic ...
by member_29378
27 Apr 2016 08:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4367
Views: 827658

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

Why wont the Sukhois perform CAS, if required? It doesn't have to be unguided munitions as shown in that 26 bomb image. PGMs can be delivered like any other modern aircraft. Lack of PGMs in the inventory could be an issue though...
by member_29378
14 Apr 2016 19:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 4035
Views: 393461

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/hal-in-talks-with-swedish-firm-for-upgraded-tejas-1395507 HAL In Talks With Swedish Firm For Upgraded Tejas NEW DELHI: State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited or HAL is in talks with Swedish aerospace major Saab, makers of single engine Gripen fighter planes, to colla...

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