Topic: Arjun tank
Order for the two regiments of the Arjun Mark 1-A tank will take at least a year from now and would be the last for this system because the Army is looking at lighter tanks for the future.
Two successful tests of the ATGM have been conducted on Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun over the past fortnight. DRDO is aiming for ATGM user trials by February.
The Mark 1-A, developed by DRDO, features 14 major improvements sought by the Army, including better firepower and new transmission systems.
The geopolitical landscape is more hostile than ever, which means technology has a vital role to play in ensuring cross-border data flows.
While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.
Lecornu's visit comes at a time when France is offering more Rafale jets to IAF at a reduced cost and higher indigenous content besides the naval version of the aircraft.
Modi has been balancing India’s interests, playing US & Russia and keeping China off his back. You can trust him to exploit this year-long opening to India’s benefit. And to his own.