India, Russia likely to sign 18 agreements during Putin’s Goa visit

India and Russia are likely to sign as many as 18 agreements when PM Narendra Modi hosts President Vladimir Putin in Goa on Saturday for the 17th India-Russia annual summit meet Defence and nuclear cooperation will again be among the highlights of their engagement with Putin likely to inaugurate the third and fourth units of the … Read more

Army exercise with US, Russia and China soon

The Indian Army is set to have back-to-back war games with the US and Russia, signifying yet another evidence of its acceptability as a partner to international military powers. While the two-week mock drill with the US Army, named Exercise Yudh Abhyas, is set to commence at Chaubatia military station in Ranikhet on September 14, … Read more

Russia Offers Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier to India

Last week, a Russian delegation visiting New Delhi offered the Indian Navy Russia’s latest supercarrier design, dubbed Project 23000E Shtorm (Storm), for purchase, Defense News reports, based on information provided by a senior Indian Navy official. According to the article, a Russian diplomat based in India confirmed that an offer has been made. Few additional … Read more

Russia to S-400 Air Defense Missiles to India

Moscow is awaiting a reply from New Delhi on the supply of S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems to India, according to Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC). “The Federal Service has prepared a draft intergovernmental agreement on the supply of the S-400 systems to India and passed it to our partners, so we are … Read more

Fading ties between India and Russia

PM Narendra Modi’s Christmas trip to Moscow has not been able to bring home the expected crown jewels from Russia as Moscow did not yield to give S400 missile defence system and Akula class nuclear submarines although other goodies was agreed upon for sale like nuclear reactors and Hydrocarbons etc. PMO has not and possibly … Read more