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Indian Navy Inducted Stealth Frigate INS Trikand

 INS Trikand INS Trikand, the last of the three ”Follow On Talwar Class” frigates built in the Russian Federation, was commissioned into the Indian Navy today at Kaliningrad, Russia by Vice Admiral R K Dhowan, the Vice Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy.The commissioning of INS Trikand marks the culmination of a three ship contract for ”Follow On Talwar ...

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DRDO Says Prithvi Missiles will be Replaced by Prahar Missilies

Prahar Missilies  DRDO Says we are withdrawing the tactical 150 km-range Prithvi missiles and will replace them with the Prahar missiles, which are more capable and have more accuracy,”  The tactical versions of the Prithvi missiles would be withdrawn from service and will be upgraded to be used for longer ranges, he said.The DRDO chief said after the withdrawal of ...

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Argentine Officials Interested In Joint-Production Of JF-17 Fighter Jet

JF-17 Multirole Fighter Jet   Officials from Argentine aerospace company Fabrica Argentina de Aviones (FAdeA) told at the 2013 Paris Air Show that they have had multiple discussions with Chinese officials over potential co-production of the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) FC-1/JF-17 Multirole combat aircraft. Discussions are far from concluded, with FAdeA officials saying “technology transfer” issues remain a sticking point. ...

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China Preparing To Sign Contract of Su-35 Fighter Jet From Russia

Su-35 Multi-Role Fighter Russia will supply a series of new multirole fights, Su-35, to China in compliance with a contract, which should be prepared by the yearend, an official of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation told Itar-Tass on Monday.“A decision to supply the Su-35 fighters to China was taken long ago. The parties work hard to coordinate financial ...

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Russia Offers Iran New Replacement for S-300

Moscow made a new attempt to dodge a $4-billion lawsuit from Tehran over a failed deal to supply S-300 missile systems by offering another type of air defense system to Iran, Kommersant daily said Saturday.The new offer on the table is Antei-2500, aka S-300VM, or SA-23 Gladiator in NATO nomenclature, the newspaper said, citing unnamed sources in the Russian arms ...

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Russia Test Fired ‘Anti Missile Defense Killer (ICBM) Missile’

Anti Missile Defense Killer (ICBM) Missile The US missile defense system is no match for the new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that Russia tested this week, a senior Russian official said Friday.Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who oversees the defense industry, hailed Thursday’s tests as a success and dubbed the new ICBM a “missile defense killer.”“Neither current nor future American ...

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