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The Indian Navy Trains on Schiebel's S-100s
Unmanned Systems Navy / Maritime Air

The Indian Navy Trains on Schiebel's S-100s

The Indian Navy's first batch of pilots and maintainers to support Schiebel's S-100 unmanned rotary wing aerial systems have completed their training.

India Delivers Akash Air Defence System to Armenia
Weapon / Missile

India Delivers Akash Air Defence System to Armenia

Indian Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) will deliver Akash air defence missiles to Armenia at a cost of more than $600 million in the coming months.

India's New Destroyer INS Imphal (D68) Launched BrahMos
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

India's New Destroyer INS Imphal (D68) Launched BrahMos

India's P15B Guided Missile Destroyer, INS Imphal (D68), launched the BrahMos anti-ship missile. The destroyer will soon be commissioned by the Indian Navy.

Qatari Court Sentences Death For Spying
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Qatari Court Sentences Death For Spying

Qatari court handed death sentences to eight retired Indian naval officers who worked for the consulting company Al Dahra.

India Test Fires BrahMos ER
Weapon / Missile

India Test Fires BrahMos ER

India announced a successful test-fire of the extended-range version of the BrahMos missile. Russian NPO Mash and Indian DRDO developed the missile.

HAL Tejas Test fired home-made Astra BVR air-to-air missile
Weapon / Missile

HAL Tejas Test fired home-made Astra BVR air-to-air missile

The Indian Air Force's (IAF) HAL Tejas Light Fighter Jet fired a domestically-made Astra air-to-air missile (AAM).

 India’s TAPAS-201 UAV Crashed During Test Flight
Unmanned Systems

India’s TAPAS-201 UAV Crashed During Test Flight

India’s TAPAS-201 UAV Crashed During Test Flight TAPAS Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance unmanned aerial vehicle crashed near Chitradurga, Bengaluru.

India Bans the Use of Chinese Parts at UAVs
Unmanned Systems Bilateral Relations

India Bans the Use of Chinese Parts at UAVs

India has banned domestic military drone manufacturers from using Chinese-made components with concerns about security vulnerabilities.

Indian Navy in the Mediterranean
Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Bilateral Relations

Indian Navy in the Mediterranean

The winds of change in the region have brought negative consequences for Greece. Athens is now looking for a solution further away.

India Goes for the French option: Rafale M and Scorpene
Air Navy / Maritime Defence Politics Bilateral Relations

India Goes for the French option: Rafale M and Scorpene

India has given the green light to France and decided to purchase Dassault Rafale M fighter jets and Scorpene attack submarines.

Tejas secures flying with Hornet's engine GE F414
Engine and Transmission

Tejas secures flying with Hornet's engine GE F414

GE signed an MoU with HAL on 22 June 2023 for GE F414 jet engines which will be manufactured in India to power the HAL Tejas Mk2 light fighter jet.

India Buys 31 MQ-9B SeaGuardian UAVs
Unmanned Systems Navy / Maritime

India Buys 31 MQ-9B SeaGuardian UAVs

India approved the acquisition of 31 MQ-9B SeaGuardian drones from the U.S. for an estimated value of USD 3 billion.

India’s First C295 Aircraft Completes Maiden Flight
Air

India’s First C295 Aircraft Completes Maiden Flight

India’s first Airbus C295 transport aircraft completed its maiden flight with the aim of its delivery by the second half of 2023.

The Winner Aircraft of INS Vikrant to be Announced
Air

The Winner Aircraft of INS Vikrant to be Announced

There are rumours that the Rafale M from Dassault France will be selected and determined as the winner as the new fighter jet to be deployed on India's most recent and indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant. However, India has not announced the winner of the competition between the Dassault Rafale M fighter jet and the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet.