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India’s New Aircraft Carrier Vikrant back on New Sea Trials
Navy / Maritime

India’s New Aircraft Carrier Vikrant back on New Sea Trials

India’s aircraft carrier INS Vikrant left Cochin Shipyard at Kochi to begin the second round of sea trials in the southeast Arabian Sea.

India Tested a New Missile Akash Prime at Test Range
Weapon / Missile

India Tested a New Missile Akash Prime at Test Range

India announced that the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the maiden test of the Akash Prime Missile.

India completes the plans to acquire 56 Airbus C295 planes
Air

India completes the plans to acquire 56 Airbus C295 planes

The acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft to replace the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) AVRO fleet has been finalised.

IAF gets its Air Defence System MRSAM
Weapon / Missile

IAF gets its Air Defence System MRSAM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has received the first Firing Unit (FU) of the Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) System.

IAF Formally İnducts 2nd Rafale Squadron at Hasimara Airbase
Air

IAF Formally İnducts 2nd Rafale Squadron at Hasimara Airbase

The Indian Air Force formally inducted the second squadron of Rafale aircraft -101 Squadron- at Hasimara Air Base in West Bengal's Hasimara in Eastern Air Command on July 28. The first squadron—17 Golden Arrows—was raised in Ambala, Punjab, in September last year.

India  tests surface-to-air missile Akash-NG
Weapon / Missile

India tests surface-to-air missile Akash-NG

Indian Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested the New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG), at Integrated Test Range (ITR) on July 21, 2021.

India to acquire Akash Missiles
Weapon / Missile

India to acquire Akash Missiles

India stated that Bharat Dynamics Limited has signed a contract worth about Rs.499 Crore to manufacture and supply Akash Missiles to the IAF.

India’s INS Vikrant Begins Sea Trials
Navy / Maritime

India’s INS Vikrant Begins Sea Trials

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) to see the country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC), INS Vikrant.

French Dassault Aviation handed over three Rafale to IAF
Air

French Dassault Aviation handed over three Rafale to IAF

The fourth batch of three Rafale fighter jets landed in India on Wednesday evening after a ferry flight from France.

Pakistan to Decrease Tension with India
Bilateral Relations

Pakistan to Decrease Tension with India

The Imran Khan-led Pakistan’s Economic Coordination Council (ECC) gave its nod to import cotton and cotton yarn from India till June 30, 2021. Approval for sugar imports is also expected soon.

India Commissions Nuclear Surveillance Ship
Navy / Maritime Sensors

India Commissions Nuclear Surveillance Ship

According to India based The Economic Times, India has commissioned its secretive nuclear missile tracking vessel.

Indian Navy Gets third Scorpene-Class Submarine
Navy / Maritime Regional / Strategy

Indian Navy Gets third Scorpene-Class Submarine

The Kalvari-class diesel-electric submarine INS Karanj was commissioned into the Indian Navy in Mumbai on Wednesday.

New Home for BrahMos: The Philippines
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Modernisation

New Home for BrahMos: The Philippines

India has reached an understanding with the Philippines for exporting military equipment to the Philippines.

Brazil’s first Satelite in Space
Space

Brazil’s first Satelite in Space

India carried Brazil’s first satellite into orbit. Brazilian earth observation satellite Amazonia-1 will serve forest protection and climate change observation.