India turns to cannibalism for Mirage fleet
A deal for ex-French Mirages might help India keep its Mirage 2000 fighters aloft, but the move has left many analysts scratching their heads.
India joins league of nations with missile tracking vessel
India now possesses its first missile tracking vessel, which had been laid down in 2014.
Threatened India issues flurry of UAV orders
Swarm UAVs, loitering munitions and counter-UAS systems are now all on Indian order books.
Exigent procurement disrupts rifles to be made in India
India is taking so long to set up indigenous rifle production that it has been forced to buy directly from overseas.
5th September 2014
After deciding to spend $135 million on 40 Catapult artillery systems and $1.1 billion on 118 Arjun MkII MBTs, the Indian Army still has further …
29th August 2014
India has cleared the offsets proposal for 22 Boeing AH-64E Apache attack and 15 CH-47F Chinook heavy helicopters for the Indian Air Force. The Defence …
20th March 2014
India has received its first batch of 19 Mi-17V5s as New Delhi continues to clash with Italy over the termination of its deal to purchase …
2nd January 2014
India has terminated the $750 million agreement signed with AgustaWestland in 2010 for 12 AW101 VVIP/VIP helicopters on the grounds of a breach of the …
13th November 2013
Despite bribery allegations lingering over the contract to supply 12 AW101 VVIP helicopters to the Indian Air Force, AgustaWestland has been cleared to establish assembly …
31st October 2013
AgustaWestland has been issued a second and final ‘showcause’ notice by India to explain why action, including cancellation of the AW101 VVIP helicopter contract, should …
6th October 2013
Having lost its battle for a dialogue with the Indian authorities, AgustaWestland is invoking the arbitration clause in its AW101 contract with the MoD. The …
21st August 2013
Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) sources have criticised the findings of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), claiming the auditor’s report into the controversial AW101 …
6th December 2012
India has confirmed its purchase of 15 Boeing CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters for the Indian Air Force (IAF), sealing the fate of the Russian Mi-26T. …