Two M777 Howitzers To Be Delivered To Indian Army In Six Months For Testing

BAE Systems will deliver two of the contracted M777 ultra-light howitzers within six months to the Indian Army to test integration of local ammunition for the gun. “Two guns will be delivered to the Army within six months from the signing of the LoA for preparing the range tables and calibration,” The Hindu quoted an … Read more Two M777 Howitzers To Be Delivered To Indian Army In Six Months For Testing

India-US sign Rs 5,000 cr deal for 145 M777 howitzer guns

India has signed a deal with the US for importing 145 M777 lightweight Howitzers for the Indian Army today. The deal will cost Rs 5,000 crore. The Defence Ministry had given its nod for the deal in October this year to strengthen Army, which was facing an armament crunch especially in this segment of the … Read more India-US sign Rs 5,000 cr deal for 145 M777 howitzer guns

Rolls-Royce paid Sudhir Choudhrie £10 million for India Hawk deal: BBC investigation

THE BBC reported on Monday that an investigation conducted by its Panorama team and The Guardian has found evidence that suggests Rolls-Royce made secret payments of around 10 million pounds to firms linked to arms dealer Sudhir Choudhrie that may have helped the company win a major contract for engines on Hawk aircraft to India. … Read more Rolls-Royce paid Sudhir Choudhrie £10 million for India Hawk deal: BBC investigation

Govt offers to buy 200 foreign fighter jets if they are Made in India

India is offering to buy hundreds of fighter planes from foreign manufacturers – as long as the jets are made in India and with a local partner, Indian Air Force(IAF) officials say. A deal for 200 single-engine planes produced in India – which the Air Force says could rise to 300 as it fully phases … Read more Govt offers to buy 200 foreign fighter jets if they are Made in India

RAF’s Red Arrows will visit India this week to perform at the Indian Air Force Day

The Royal Air Force’s world-renowned aerobatics team, The Red Arrows, will visit India this week to perform at the Indian Air Force Day on 8 October 2016. The British High Commission’s Defence Advisor, Brigadier Mark Goldsack, said, “I’m delighted that the Red Arrows are visiting India. Those who followed Prime Minister Modi’s visit to London … Read more RAF’s Red Arrows will visit India this week to perform at the Indian Air Force Day