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Blown Apart: India drops plan to buy 145 US howitzers

India has told the United States that in view of the price increase, it cannot go ahead with the procurement of 145 ultra-light howitzers for the Army, which plans to deploy such artillery guns in mountainous terrain. During talks with US officials at the time of American Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel's recent visit, it was conveyed by India that it cannot go ahead with the deal due to the price hike asked for by the equipment manufacturer, Defence Ministry sources said in New Delhi. Till ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Howitzer deal in quandary after price hike Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

US eyes big-ticket arms deals during Hagel’s visit

The Obama administration will push for the stalled mega deals for M-777 ultra-light howitzers and Javelin anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) when US defence secretary Chuck Hagel comes visiting from Thursday.
 Times of India2 months ago

A different Bofors kickback: An India Howitzer

MUMBAI: Flashback to 1999, and the Kargil war. The military is forced to abort missions due to heavy casualties. Then it decides to deploy the controversial Bofors gun to destroy Pakistani outposts from various vantage points. The strategy pays off, ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Indian Bofors: Bharat Forge to focus on defence tech  Economic Times1 month ago Auto components leader Bharat Forge turns focus to defence technology  Economic Times1 month ago Indian Bofors: Auto components leader Bharat Forge turns focus to defence technology, ready with advanced guns  Economic Times1 month ago
IPA Newspack.com

DEFENCE PROJECTS GET A BIG BOOST

The new central government has kept up with its commitment of giving a positive boost to the defence sector and has cleared defence projects recently worth a whopping `80,000 crore and has decided that six submarines will be made indigenously and ...
 IPA Newspack.com16 hours ago
Times of India

Eurofighter ready to step in if Rafale deal fails, UK minister says

NEW DELHI: The Eurofighter Typhoon is eagerly waiting in the wings to fulfill India's requirements if the ongoing final negotiations for 126 French Rafale fighters fail for the almost $20 billion MMRCA (medium multi-role combat aircraft) project. ...
 Times of India1 day ago

India likely to pick S-70B Sea Hawk helicopters during Modi`s US visit

Washington: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his high-profile US visit on Friday, a news report says that India is expected to choose Sikorsky Aircraft's S-70B Sea Hawk helicopters at a 16-aircraft tender worth over USD 1 billion. The ...
 ZeeNews.com1 month ago US likely to revive defence trade during PM's visit  Financial Express1 month ago
Rediff.com

Economic issues key to Modi's US visit

'Political meetings will be a mere side show; the main show is economic investment and the business partnership. The success of Modi's US visit will be judged on the basis of India's ability to attract American investment and setting up of manufacturing in India to give jobs to millions,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). As Narendra Modi embarks on his most important diplomatic journey later this week he faces formidable challenges to win over a sceptical American leadership and a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Presence of Chinese soldiers on LAC force Army chief to cancel three-day Bhutan visit

Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag. (Photo: ANI/Twitter) New Delhi: In a move that shows how seriously the Army is taking the stand-off with China at Chumar in Ladakh, Army chief Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag has cancelled his three-day proposed ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Modern artillery may give a boost to army's firepower

After an almost 26-year wait, the Indian Army may finally lay its hands on what are being touted as modern artillery guns developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation. The army will get 40 self-propelled guns (SPG), recently ...
 Financial Express1 month ago

Defence ministry agrees to army's long pending demand of artillery guns

Breaking almost three decade long jinx, prime minister Narendra Modi led NDA government is providing first artillery guns to the army after Swedish artillery guns Bofors deal mired with the corruption scandal in 1986. On Friday, defence minister ...
 DNA India2 months ago
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