A latest report by IHS Jane's states that the Indian army has asked the ordnance factory board to supply the excalibur rifle to the Army.
news digest: Ukraine and India agree on naval engines, New EW systems for Indian Mi-17V5 helis, army rifle tender scrapped ....
Ukraine agrees to provide engine for Russian built frigates for India
According to Sputnik news India and Ukraine has reached a conclusion to get naval gas turbine engine that would be fitted in it's advanced modified Krivak class frigate. Due to Russia and Ukraine having non-functional relations has affected the Russian military complex as most of the engines in the Russian fleet and under construction were or would be using engines supplied by Ukraine. The new naval engines from Russia are delayed which are being designed and developed by NPO Saturn. According to the report India is going to make sure that a number of the systems and their sub-systems are going to be sourced from India. These frigates are an advanced version of the Talwar class frigates which are already in service.
A report by Hindustan times reports that Russia has agreed to lease another submarine from the Akula class to the Indian Navy.
With the Kargil war two weapons systems present in the Indian arsenal have always been associated first is the
'Bofors' artillery gun which helped in flushing out the infiltrators from the captured Indian posts and the other is the 'Mirage-2000T' which rained these inaccessible positions with explosive caskets.
According a report by TASS Vladmir Putin the Russian President has said that India and Russia would work towards extending the range of the Brahmos missile system along with development of the FGFA.
India and Russia today signed a few very important defence deals on the sideline of the BRICS summit in Goa.