Category Archives: International

BrahMos cruise missile successfully test-fired


India successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile on Tuesday from a defence base in Odisha, an official said. It has a range of 290 km and can carry conventional warhead of up to 300 kg.

The missile was launched from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in BalasoreBSE 1.63 % district, about 230 km from here.

“The test was successful.… Read More

India close to finalizing Chinook and Apache chopper deals

India is now close to inking major deals worth over $2.5 billion for two iconic American helicopters, the Apache attack and Chinook heavy-lift choppers, which thrashed their Russian rivals both technically and commercially earlier.

Defence ministry sources on Monday said the around $1.4 billion deal for 22 AH-64D Apache Longbow gunships, armed with deadly… Read More

Pentagon announces Harpoon missiles sales to India

The Pentagon has notified the US Congress about its decision to sell anti-ship Harpoon missiles to India at an estimated cost of USD 200 million arguing that it will strengthen India-US strategic relationship and improve security of an important partner.

The entire package under the foreign military sale route includes a dozen odd UGM-84L Harpoon Block II… Read More

Beijing asked to reciprocate India’s commitment to “One China”

Asking Beijing to reciprocate India’s commitment towards ‘One China’, the government today asserted that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of the country and will continue to remain so.

New Delhi has recognised Tibet as a part of China and Beijing should reciprocate by recognising Arunachal Pradesh as a part of India, Union MinisterRead More

Rafale deal is on ,just a little delayed

India’s most awaited defence deal for 126 combat planes, expected to be worth nearly `1 lakh crore, may take longer than expected to materialize.

Just over a month after the Modi government got into the saddle, it has now emerged that the Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) tender for which India selected the French Rafale aircraft from the Dassault … Read More