Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicDefence deals

Topic: defence deals

India-Australia’s growing partnership built on military ties and concerns about China’s rise

The Australia–India defence relationship now encompasses almost every major area of military partnership.

Submarines, AK 203 rifles — two Make in India projects Modi govt set to push on priority

Tenders for the submarines are expected to be issued ‘soon’ while the Indo-Russian AK 203 rifles could be finalised by October.

Indian Army could get carbines from UAE soon, deal in final stages of confirmation

This is the first time Indian forces will use a weapon manufactured in UAE, which is one of the largest importers of defence equipment.

Trump says US-India to sign $3 billion in defence deals

The US State Department last week approved a potential sale of arms to India, including air-defence radars and missiles, rifles and other equipment.

Trump visit not an empty spectacle without trade deal. He can still deepen defence ties

Modi and Trump will discuss issues where there is a greater convergence between India and the US, like defence, Indo-Pacific, and Afghanistan.

AK 203 and Kamov delayed, India and Russia aim for missile deal ahead of Modi visit

The VISHORADS deal had run into trouble with two competitors officially registering complaints against the trails which gave Russians the heads up.

US against any country purchasing Russia’s S-400 missile defence system: Pentagon

Washington: The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is...

Top US diplomat to visit India Wednesday to push for $15 billion fighter jet deal

US Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper is coming to India with the sole agenda of pushing the defence deal.

For the first time, India & US agree to hold wargame with army, navy and airforce

A joint statement also referred to terrorist attacks on Pathankot and Uri, and asked Pakistan to crackdown on terrorism in its territory.

India, US sign landmark military communications secrecy pact at historic meeting

The signing of COMCASA effectively nudges India towards an ‘Asian Nato’ in a quadrilateral grouping along with Japan and Australia.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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