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96 Gripens To Be Indigenously Manufactured If It…

SAAB - In an attempt to strengthen its chances of clinching the $20 billion Indian Air Force (IAF) order for 114 combat aircraft, Swedish defence giant Saab has proposed to carry out the manufacture of…

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4 lakh defence employees on strike from today

Four lakh defence civilian employees will go on three-day strike at 41 Ordnance Factories and other defence establishments to press their four-point demands before the Government of India on January 23, 24 and 25. The…

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India Navy set to open 3rd base in…

India's navy will open a third air base in the far-off Andaman and Nicobar islands on Thursday to beef up surveillance of Chinese ships and submarines entering the Indian Ocean through the nearby Malacca Straits,…

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LCA Tejas will not fly high without HAL…

The IAF plans to induct Tejas in all versions to arrest the depletion of combat squadrons. There is no ambiguity about IAF placing orders for more Tejas versions as the aircraft matures. But order for…

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How Hazira gun factory adds to India’s firepower

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated Larsen & Toubro’s Armoured Systems Complex (ASC) at Hazira in Gujarat—the first private facility in India where the K9 Vajra-T howitzers will be made. Mint analyses what this…