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Indian navy to procure eight ‘high endurance’ mini unmanned submarines

The unmanned vehicles are envisaged to be used for anti-submarine warfare, mine-countermeasures and intelligence roles. The navy also indicated that if the procurement is to be made from a global supplier, the contract should include the transfer of technology so that they are locally produced under the "Make in India" component. The underwater drone should be capable of missions lasting...

Heart rending tale of 54 Indian Prisoners of war in Pakistan 1971

(Global defence watch dedicates its first milestone to our long lost brethren) When Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was jailed at Kot Lakhpat, he told a BBC journalist that he could not sleep in the night as he was lodged in a cell next to Indian POWs who had gone mad and would keep screaming throughout the night. The never-ending ordeal of our...

Saab to Develop SDS Countermeasures Dipenser for RAF Typhoon Jets

Saab has received an order from BAE Systems for development of a new pyrotechnic smart self-protection system for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft to defeat radar- and IR-guided threats. The order is part of a framework agreement with BAE Systems consisting of development, production, support and future sales of the Smart Dispenser System (SDS), a pyrotechnic smart self-protection system for the...

India’s next generation air defence system:QR-SAM

Canister mounted QRSAM is a highly mobile air defence system which comes with 100 percent kill probability, and has the capability to neutralise aerial targets like fighter jets, cruise missiles and air ­to ­surface missiles as well as short-range ballistic missiles. QRSAM is also a vital component in India’s “Cold Start” Doctrine which will ensure the safety of forward...

WHY PEOPLE ADORE AR-15 RIFLES ? KNOW HOW AN AR-15 WORKS

In the picture you are watching an AR-15 rifle with a drum magazine-made by Primary Weapons Systems ! In India to promote AR-15 rifles Schump Shuele Joint Venture based in Bangalore had been started at the time of Defence Expo in 2018. I haven't heard much of them later on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAqE-KLbiYc There are a lot of reasons why so many people...

Why IAF’s top priority should be Super Sukhoi (PART-1)

The Sukhoi Su-30MKI is a custom built multi-role air superiority bomber aircraft manufactured by HAL under license. It is #IAF front line long range all weather fighter jet.T he Su-30MKI has a range of 3,000 km with internal fuel which ensures a 3.75-hour combat mission. It has mid-air refueling capability to increase 10 hours combat mission(8000KM) Equipped with N011M bar...

Zumwalt Class Of Destroyer Breaks Down

US Navy's Zumwalt Class of Destroyers are known for their innovative design. Billions of dollars have gone into research to develop these ships that will ensure US supremacy over the oceans. But the project from the very beginning has faced one hurdle after another. A major scare was raised for the whole project when US Rear Admiral William Gallinis revealed...

North Korea Keeps Promise. Takes First Step Towards Denuclearisation

North Korea is delivering on some of the promises made by its leader Kim Jong-un in his much publicised meeting with the US President Donald Trump.The authorities of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) have begun to disassemble key facilities in the West of the country used for launching Inter-continental Ballistic Missiles in the past. The US...

CHINA’S NEXT GEN AIR DEFENCE CONTROL SYSTEMS ARE A COMMON CHALLENGE TO USA AND INDIA

China’s media is prone to hyperbole when it comes to development of breakthrough technologies having military applications. They often claim of successes which on the face of it seem far-fetched or at least are years away from induction. But there seems to be some measure of truth that China is fast developing next generation of air defence systems. Spokesman of...

Israeli Air Defenses Reportedly Failed to Intercept Soviet-Era Syrian Missiles

According to reports on  July 23  . This Soviet missile was fired from fired in the direction of a militant stronghold in southern Syria. According to Israeli state-radio, Kan said that one of the David's Sling air defense system tried to intercept two Soviet-era SS-21 missilese interceptor missiles fell on Syrian territory. The other interceptor missile  self-destructed mid-air above the southern Golan Heights The decision to intercept them was made...
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