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India May Buy Rafale Fighter Jets, Instead Russian Su or Swedish SAAB

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Shrugging off the controversy around the previous deal, the Narendra Modi government has finalized a deal for another 36 Rafale fighter jets, according to media reports, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. An Indian Defence Research Wing report published on Saturday said that the new order will be inked in early 2020. Read more:

India Buys Akash Missile Systems by State-Run Bharat Electronics Totaling $758M

NEW DELHI, (BM) - State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in New Delhi to deliver its surface-to-air Akash missile systems to seven more squadrons of the Indian Air Force at a cost of Rs 5,357 crore ($758 Million) over the next three years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Economic

Astra BVRAAM Missiles are Ready to be Adopted by the Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI, (BM) - In India as successful tests Astra "air-to-air" missiles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Indian sources and Topwar. Recall that a few days ago in the Indian Air Force conducted a test launch of missiles on board the Su-30MKI. Read more: Russia and India Discuss Production of Russia’s S-400 Components in India

Russia and India Discuss Production of Russia’s S-400 Components in India

MOSCOW, (BM) - Moscow and New Delhi are discussing an issue of production of Russia’s S-400 air defense systems components in India, CEO of Russia’s state hi-tech corporation Rostec Sergei Chemezov said in an interview with business daily RBC, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Despite the Sanctions Threat, India Bought S-400 from Russia

Rafael Expands Operations in India and Announces New Facility with ASTR

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Astra Rafael Communication System (ARC), a Joint Venture between Astra Microwave Pvt Ltd. and RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. of Israel, inaugurated their state-of-the-art facility at Hardware Technology Park, Hyderabad on 27 August 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Rafael statement. Read more: India Will Use

Successfully Test-Fired an Israeli Spyder Air Defense Missile by the Indian Force

NEWS DELHI, (BM) - On 9 August, the Indian Air Force successfully test-fired an Israeli-made Rafael IAI Spyder air defense missile from the Pokhran Test Range, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Army Recognition. Read more: India Buys Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile Systems for $50 Million The Spyder (Surface-to-air PYthon and

Russia and India Continue Negotiations for Su-57 PAK FA Delivery

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Russia continues to negotiate the delivery of fifth-generation Su-57 PAK FA fighter jets to India but supplying the aircraft to the Russian Air Force remains a priority, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Air Recognition. Russia offers India to resume its participation in a joint program on developing the fifth-generation

India Buys Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile Systems for $50 Million

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced Wednesday it has signed a $50 million follow-up agreement to provide the Indian Navy and MDL Shipyard with complementary Naval MRSAM (Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile) systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defence. The agreement involves a range of maintenance and

India is Planning to Buy Drones in Order to Secure the International Borders

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Indian Army is planning to make a large scale purchase of drones in order to secure the international borders, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Army Recognition. The drones to be purchased by the Indian Army will help its huge force of 1.2 million soldiers in maintaining a strong surveillance system at the borders shared

Pakistan Demanded India Removes Its Military Jets from the Pakistani-Indian Border

ISLAMABAD, (BM) - Pakistan has declined the request to open its airspace for Indian commercial flights and demanded that New Delhi first removes its military jets from the Pakistani-Indian border, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting GlobalSecurity and according Aviation Secretary Shahrukh Nusrat statement on Friday. "The Indian government

Russia Sells to India’s Air Force 18 Russian-Made New Sukhoi Su-30MKI Fighter Jets

MOSCOW, (BM) - India’s Air Force will buy 18 Russian-made new Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Vladimir Drozhzhov statement on Tuesday. Read more: Russia Has Sold to India Anti-tank Missiles to Arm Its Mi-25/35 Helicopters

India to Receive Russia’s S-400 Missile Defence Systems After 2020

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia's S-400 Triumf missile defense systems will be delivered to India after 2020, the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said on Wednesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: India Buys Russian S-400 Missile Defence Systems Despite U.S. Sanction Threats "The deliveries of S-400 Triumf

India Shows Interest to Acquire Air Missile System NASAMS-II from U.S.

NEW DELHI, (BM) - According to "The Times of India" website, India shows interest to acquire National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System NASAMS-II under United States foreign military sales, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Army Recognition. The Indian Defence ministry sources said the US is likely to send the final draft of the

India Buys Russian S-400 Missile Defence Systems Despite U.S. Sanction Threats

NEW DELHI, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Following threats from the United States to downgrade its defence partnership with India over Delhi’s acquisition of the S-400 long range surface to air missile system, and in light of Washington’s recent scrapping of the South Asian state’s preferential trade status, India’s Foreign Ministry has pledged to

An Indian Military Transport Aircraft AN-32 is Missing, India said

NEW DELHI, (BGM) - An AN-32 got airborne today from Jorhat at 1227 hrs for Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground. The aircraft last contacted ground agencies at 1300 hrs (approx), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Indian Ministry of Defence statement. Read more: India Buys 21 MiG-29 Fighters From Russia Thereafter, there was no contact with

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