France makes move to revive Kaveri Jet Engine Project

  France has made fresh efforts to revive plans to develop the indigenous Kaveri fighter jet engine as part of the Rafale offsets deal, with a briefing for the project made to defence minister Rajnath Singh during his visit this week. A detailed presentation on creating an aircraft engine ecosystem…

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Rajnath Singh urges French defence industry to make India their production base

  Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India and France intend to explore ways to strengthen their defence industrial partnership. Addressing the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of French Defence Industries in Paris, Rajnath Singh called upon the French companies for collaboration to modernise India's shipyards and defence platforms by infusion…

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Balakot, China ‘incursions’ prove OSINT images are new threat for democracies and military

  With widely and easily available open-source intelligence today, basic information about military intent and movements, strategies and tactics are just a click away. Despite the various names used for it, this kind of intelligence is as old as warfare itself. But the internet, particularly social media, poses a new…

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Myanmar Could Be the First Export Client for Russia’s New SU-57 Fighters

  With the Russian military having drastically increased orders for Su-57 next-generation air superiority fighters throughout 2019, planning to the field over 70 of the jets by 2025 and opening lines for mass production in July 2019, Moscow has also actively sought to gain export orders for the fighter to…

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Saab Begins Work On IAF’s MMRCA Tender

  Saab, a Swedish based automobile manufacturer, is looking forward to conducting meetings with the Indian companies this month, to develop the Indian ecosystem to build the multi-role fighter aircraft. In April 2018, the Indian Air Force announced an initial tender or Request for Information (RFI) for the Multi-Role Fighter…

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What if China wrings India’s ‘Chicken’s Neck’ – the Siliguri corridor? Here are some countermeasures

  The Siliguri Corridor, narrow passage to India’s eight north-eastern (NE) states, is a perennial threat to our security. Strategically, it is the Achilles heel in the defence of almost 2,000 km of borders in the NE states with China and Myanmar. This piece of land is about 60 km…

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