Indian Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) has started working on the first of three advanced stealth frigates with the laying of the keel last week.
P17A Frigates are guided missile frigates. Each of these ships will be 149 m long, with displacement of approximately 6670 tonnes and a speed of 28 knots, the company said in a statement last Saturday.
P17A Stealth Frigates are being built deploying Integrated Construction Methodology with enhanced pre-outfitting. GRSE has appointed M/s Fincantieri, Italy as the know-how provider for technology upgrade and capability enhancement.
Indian MoD today inducted three major artillery gun systems, including the BAE Systems M777 Ultra Light Howitzers and the Hanwha Techwin-L & T K-9 self-propelled artillery gun, ‘Vajra, into the Army. The third gun system inducted is the 'Composite Gun Towing Vehicle' for towing some of the existing guns in service with the country, while K9 Vajra is a self-propelled artillery gun
Russia today detailed the delivery schedule of the S-400 Triumf Air Defence System to India under which the first of the five systems will arrive in the autumn of 2020 and the last by spring of 2023. Under the contract concluded in New Delhi on October 5 Russia is to supply to India five regimental sets of S-400 systems, each consisting of a regimental command center and two battalions of launchers (eight in each battalion), TASS said quoting a ‘military-diplomatic source
The British government will allow up to 1350 Commonwealth nationals such as citizens of India, Australia, Canada, Kenya Bangladesh to join its army, navy and air force. According to a statement, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) laid out the details before the House of Commons, which involves a waiver of the current requirement of a minimum of five-year residency in the UK to apply to join the countrys Army, Navy or Air Force
India and Russia have signed an agreement to purchase two Admiral Grigorovich-class (Project 11356) frigates for $960 million for the Indian Navy. According to the deal signed last week after price negotiations, two frigates of the Project 11356 class will be bought directly from Russia and a contract to build two more at an Indian yard is likely to be signed at a later stage, Indian media and sources close to Defenseworld
Russian state-run Rosoboronexport has been identified as the lowest bidder for the $1.5 billion deal for Very Short Range Air Defense Systems (VSHORAD) for the Indian Army
The Indian government has issued a letter of request to the United States for the procurement of 24 naval multi-role MH-60 helicopters armed with torpedoes and missiles for an approximate $1.8 billion
The Indian Army has issued a request for information from Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) or vendors to procure 60mm Mortar along with ammunition. Indian Army seeks a 60mm Mortar to achieve following broad characteristics
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