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  1. India kick-starts military satellite programs

    06.19 / 18:13 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: Defensenews.com  To meet military space requirements, India plans to launch a 550-kilogram homemade military satellite within the next fortnight to join the heaviest homemade rocket, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III, according a Ministry of Defence source. The GSLV Mk III rocket, fired earlier this month into space, has the capacity to carry […] The post India kick-starts military satellite programs appeared first on Indian Defence Research …
  2. Lockheed Martin signs pact with Tata to make F-16 planes in India

    06.19 / 13:25 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: TNN Lockheed Martin signed an agreement with India’s Tata Advanced Systems on Monday to produce F-16 fighter planes in India, pressing ahead with a plan to shift its Fort Worth, Texas plant to win billions of dollars worth of order from the Indian military. India’s Air Force needs hundreds of aircraft to replace its […] The post Lockheed Martin signs pact with Tata to make F-16 planes in India appeared first on Indian Defence Research…
  3. Confirmed: ‘Made in India F16’s announced before PM’s U.S. visit’

    06.19 / 13:25 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: ANI Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official visit to United States, military manufacturing giant Lockheed Martin has tied up with TATA to produce F16 fighter planes in India. Lockheed Martin’s F-16 and Saab’s Gripen fighter plane from Sweden are regarded as the front-runners in getting a lucrative, multi-billion dollar contract for 200 to […] The post Confirmed: ‘Made in India F16’s announced before PM’s U.S. visit’ appeared…
  4. Hindustan Turbo-Shaft Engine (HTSE) 1200 makes Progress: Report

    06.19 / 09:29 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE:  IDRW NEWS NETWORK Earlier this year, At Aero India idrw.org, was first to report on Scale model of the Hindustan Turbo-Shaft Engine (HTSE) 1200 Rotary engines for Helicopters displayed at the event. as per latest information provided by the Industrial sources to idrw.org, HAL has started assembly of the first engine to begin ground […] The post Hindustan Turbo-Shaft Engine (HTSE) 1200 makes Progress: Report appeared first on Indian Defence Research …
  5. Sea Gripen and LCA Navy MK2 at Same Stages of Development: ADA official

    06.19 / 09:29 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE:  IDRW NEWS NETWORK With Saab responding to Indian Navy issued, formal request for information (RFI) for 57 Multi-role Carrier-borne fighters (MRCBF) with an offer of Sea Gripen carrier-based fighter, ADA official close to idrw.org has confirmed that development and testing time required for SAAB on Sea Gripen will be same for LCA Navy MK2 […] The post Sea Gripen and LCA Navy MK2 at Same Stages of Development: ADA official appeared first on Indian Defence Research …
  6. Explosives maker expects revenue surge on Indian government’s defence orders

    06.19 / 09:29 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE:  BLOOMBERG India’s plan to source and manufacture ammunition locally as it modernizes its armed forces is seen as a windfall by dynamite and detonator maker Solar Industries India Ltd. Solar expects a 45-fold jump in revenue from defence orders over the next three years as the government becomes a larger presence in its customer list. […] The post Explosives maker expects revenue surge on Indian government’s defence orders appeared first on Indian Defence Research …
  7. Mumbai terror attack mastermind Makki calls on Pak media to foster unrest in Kashmir

    06.19 / 09:29 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: ANI Pakistan continues to mislead the world about its so called crack down on terrorism, however a glaring contrast to this claim came to light in a video accessed by ANI wherein one of the masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack addressed reporters in Pakistan’s Faisalabad and beseeched them to highlight and foster unrest […] The post Mumbai terror attack mastermind Makki calls on Pak media to foster unrest in Kashmir appeared first on Indian Defence Research …
  8. Stone pelters in Darjeeling inspired by videos of protesters in Kashmir

    06.19 / 09:29 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: Hindustan Times The Gorkhaland protests have pushed Darjeeling to the brink of collapse, with widespread violence erupting in the picturesque hill station for the first time in almost three decades. But apart from the usual arms and clashes, the security forces are battling a new adversary: a mob of stone pelters who are allegedly backed […] The post Stone pelters in Darjeeling inspired by videos of protesters in Kashmir appeared first on Indian Defence Research …
  9. Paris Air Show: HAL Promotes Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) for Export

    06.19 / 03:34 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE:  IDRW NEWS NETWORK While Major Aerospace companies will again hog the spotlight at the Paris Air Show, But India’s Major Aerospace company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) too has put up stalls to promote export of many of its products to many potential buyers. HAL at Paris Air Show can be found at Chalet 128 […] The post Paris Air Show: HAL Promotes Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) for Export appeared first on Indian Defence Research …
  10. ‘Not enough fighter jets is akin to playing cricket with just 7 players’: Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa flags concern

    06.19 / 03:34 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: ENS Highlighting the shortfall in the number of fighter squadrons in the IAF as a challenge to “dominat[ing] a two-front conflict”, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa has said “it is akin to a cricket team playing with seven players instead of 11”. The Chief of the Indian Air Force also said that while […] The post ‘Not enough fighter jets is akin to playing cricket with just 7 players’: Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa flags concern appeared first on Indian Defence Research Wing…
  11. India must bare teeth in face of China’s high-altitude land grab

    06.19 / 03:34 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: TODAY ONLINE Bite by kilometre-sized bite, China is eating away at India’s Himalayan borderlands. For decades, Asia’s two giants have fought a bulletless war for territory along their high-altitude border. Recently, though, China has become more assertive, underscoring the need for a new Indian containment strategy.On average, China launches one stealth incursion into India […] The post India must bare teeth in face of China’s high-altitude land grab appeared first on Indian D…
  12. Indian Muslims don’t need a certificate from terrorists

    06.19 / 03:34 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: HINDUSTAN TIMES Do you know Danish Ahmed? If you don’t you should. He needs to be applauded. While studying at an engineering college in Dehradun, through social media he came in contact with some terrorists in south Kashmir. Hearing provocative statements and reading incendiary literature made him anxious. Leaving behind his happy dream to […] The post Indian Muslims don’t need a certificate from terrorists appeared first on Indian Defence Research Win…
  13. Time for America to Support Indian Claims on Jammu and Kashmir : Former Congressional staff

    06.19 / 03:34 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: American Thinker The dispute between India and Pakistan over the territory of Jammu and Kashmir has gone on for many years. With a government in India that is more open to close relations with the United States, as well as continuing problems with the United States-Pakistan relationship, now is an excellent opportunity for recognition […] The post Time for America to Support Indian Claims on Jammu and Kashmir : Former Congressional staff appeared first on Indian Defence…
  14. Donald Trump and Narendra Modi willing to break with past practice: Expert

    06.18 / 15:28 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump are “deal-makers” who are willing to break with past practice to accomplish things, a renowned expert on India and Asia has said. “The Trump administration wants export markets and India wants investments. Somewhere in there, there is a deal. These two leaders are deal-makers […] The post Donald Trump and Narendra Modi willing to break with past practice: Expert appeared first on Indian Defence Research Wing…
  15. VK Singh in Beijing: India, China look to bring ties back on track

    06.18 / 15:28 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: INDIA TODAY India and China on Sunday looked to bring recently strained relations back on track as they held key bilateral ministerial talks in Beijing, with Minister of State for External Affairs General (retd) VK Singh in China on a three-day visit. Singh, who will also attend the first BRICS Foreign Ministers’ meeting on […] The post VK Singh in Beijing: India, China look to bring ties back on track appeared first on Indian Defence Research…
  16. Chhattisgarh: Three Naxals gunned down in encounter

    06.18 / 15:28 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: ANI The Chhattisgarh Police on Sunday gunned down three Naxals, including a woman, in an encounter which took place today afternoon here. The woman commander’s name was Salima. The incident took place in the forest area, located 12 km south of the main town. Various arms including one Self-Loading Rifle (SLR), one INSAS rifles, […] The post Chhattisgarh: Three Naxals gunned down in encounter appeared first on Indian Defence Research…
  17. Strategic trade with India ‘to push third outbreak of nukes’ : Pakistani Media

    06.18 / 09:22 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: APP Apparently timed to appear before upcoming plenary meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) from June 22-23, King’s College London has released a damning report on Indian nuclear programme. The report by Project Alpha concludes that the strategic trade with India will enhance its nuclear weapons latency and enable it to push for […] The post Strategic trade with India ‘to push third outbreak of nukes’ : Pakistani Media appeared first on Indian Defence Research Wi…
  18. India’s Aequs Now a Global Aerospace Player

    06.18 / 09:22 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: ANI Subcontractor for precision machining, sheet metal fabrication, assembly, forging and special processing for OEMs and Tier 1 customers, India’s decade-old Aequs Aerospace (Hall 2b, Stand E170) has been on a consistent and disciplined growth trajectory, especially in the past two years. Global acquisitions have helped the company locate closer to a regional customer base and […] The post India’s Aequs Now a Global Aerospace Player appeared first on Indian Defence Res…
  19. Electric propulsion to usher in new era of satellite launches

    06.18 / 09:22 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: TNN Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has been working on a new propulsion system that is set to usher in a new era of cost effective satellite launches.Known as electric propulsion (EP) system, this technology converts solar energy into electrical energy which, in turn, is used to change the velocity of a satellite in […] The post Electric propulsion to usher in new era of satellite launches appeared first on Indian Defence Research…
  20. Axe to fall on non-fighting machines in the forces

    06.18 / 09:22 idrw.org Idrw.org - Military
    SOURCE: ENS Cutting-edge technology will replace non-combat personnel in the Indian Army once South Block approves a new policy to scale down India’s war preparedness by stockpiling weapons to 10 days from 40 days of “intense conflict”. This has been decided keeping in mind the “Minimum Accepted Risk Level (MARL)”. Drastic staff cuts in non-combatant departments […] The post Axe to fall on non-fighting machines in the forces appeared first on Indian Defence Research Wing…