Friday, 25 November, 2022
TopicArjun tank

Topic: Arjun tank

Army to get 118 Arjun Mark 1-A tanks as defence ministry clears proposal for ‘Hunter Killers’

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.

Not just Arjun, DRDO looking to get indigenous anti-tank missile on Russian T-90 tanks too 

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.

Army set to place order for 118 Arjun Mark 1-As, the most potent tank in its inventory

The Mark 1-A, developed by DRDO, features 14 major improvements sought by the Army, including better firepower and new transmission systems.

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War to climate change—tech diplomacy can tackle global challenges. India must lead from front

The geopolitical landscape is more hostile than ever, which means technology has a vital role to play in ensuring cross-border data flows.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

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.

Defence

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French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu set for India visit, to board INS Vikrant on 27 Nov

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.

G-20(24): How ‘Vishwaguru’ can get new strategic space & Modi another stage in pre-election year

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.