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C-295 transport plane clears cost negotiations

The Defence Ministry has concluded cost negotiations with Tata and Airbus for the purchase of Airbus C-295 transport aircraft as part of the long-delayed Avro replacement programme of the Indian Air Force (IAF). “Cost...

DRDO Bets Big On Indigenous Capabilities

The Government aims to take the Indian economy to $10 trillion by 2030, and it believes, the defence is one of the sectors that can help in contributing towards this. Echoing the same views,...

India’s Muscular Diplomacy

He speaks fluent Mandarin, Russian, Hungarian, Japanese, Tamil, Hindi and English, has a Japanese wife and a legendary father, K Subrahmanyam, who formulated India’s nuclear doctrine. It’s no surprise that since his induction as...

Will help maintain T-90, Sukhoi arsenal: Russia

Russia on Wednesday agreed to India’s request to constitute specific teams to ensure proper maintenance support and supply of spares for crucial weapon platforms, ranging from the S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems to Sukhoi-30MKI...