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India Tested Naval Variant of BrahMos
Weapon / Missile

India Tested Naval Variant of BrahMos

DRDO tested a sea-to-sea variant of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Indian Navy's newly commissioned INS Visakhapatnam.

IAC Vikrant is at Next Set of Sea Trials
Navy / Maritime

IAC Vikrant is at Next Set of Sea Trials

Indian Defence Ministry stated that the country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, IAC Vikrant, is heading out for the next set of sea trials. The ministry indicated that the IAC will undertake complex manoeuvres to establish specific readings of how the ship performs in various conditions. In addition, various sensor suites of the ship would also be tested.

Indian MoD establishes the BrahMos Manufacturing Centre to produce the new BRAHMOS-NG variant
Weapon / Missile

Indian MoD establishes the BrahMos Manufacturing Centre to produce the new BRAHMOS-NG variant

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced the laying of the foundation stone for the Defence Research and Development Organization's (DRDO) Defence Technology & Test Centre (DTTC) and BrahMos Manufacturing Centre.

France and India to Jointly Build Aircraft Engine
Air Bilateral Relations Engine and Transmission

France and India to Jointly Build Aircraft Engine

India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that France would collaborate with India to construct an aircraft engine.

India deploys S-400 in the Punjab sector
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

India deploys S-400 in the Punjab sector

India has begun installing its S-400 Triumf air defence system in the Punjab region, near the western front.

India Fines Dassault Aviation for Offset Delays
Air

India Fines Dassault Aviation for Offset Delays

The Indian government fined Dassault Aviation last month for delays in offset commitments related to a 2016 agreement for 36 Rafale warplanes.

DRDO successfully test-fired the ‘Agni P’, new generation ballistic missile
Weapon / Missile

DRDO successfully test-fired the ‘Agni P’, new generation ballistic missile

The new generation nuclear-capable ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ was successfully tested by the Indian Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

India Tests Supersonic missile-assisted torpedo system
Weapon / Missile

India Tests Supersonic missile-assisted torpedo system

India's DRDO launched the developed supersonic missile-assisted torpedo system from Wheeler Island in Odisha.

India Tested its SANT Missile
Weapon / Missile

India Tested its SANT Missile

IAF test-fired its indigenously designed Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) missile. The video shows the missile landing close to its target.

Air-Launched Version of BrahMos Cleared for Serial Production
Weapon / Missile

Air-Launched Version of BrahMos Cleared for Serial Production

The air-launch version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully tested. On December 8, 2021, the missile was successfully test-fired from the Su-30 MK-I supersonic fighter aircraft at the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha.

Bipin Rawat, India's top general, was killed in a helicopter crash
Air

Bipin Rawat, India's top general, was killed in a helicopter crash

According to the Indian Air Force, India's top military commander was killed in a helicopter crash in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

Indian Navy commissioned submarine INS Vela
Navy / Maritime

Indian Navy commissioned submarine INS Vela

On Thursday, the Indian Navy commissions INS Vela, its fourth stealth Scorpene-class submarine under Project 75.

The Indian Navy's first Project 15B Destroyer, INS Visakhapatnam, is launched
Navy / Maritime

The Indian Navy's first Project 15B Destroyer, INS Visakhapatnam, is launched

On November 21, 2021, INS Visakhapatnam, a P15B stealth-guided missile destroyer, was commissioned into the Indian Navy.

Russia Delivers S-400 to India
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

Russia Delivers S-400 to India

Russia has begun delivering the first S-400s to India ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit early next month.