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India purchased 1,300 Mahindra ALSV totaling $146 million

As reported by the Indian media, the local Ministry of Defense signed a contract with Mahindra Defense Systems Ltd. on March 22 to deliver 1,300 Mahindra ALSV (Armored Light Specialist Vehicles) vehicles for the Indian army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.

India buys the Su-57 if it’s armed with a BrahMos missile

Russian sources claim that the Indians are ready to buy a large quantity of the Russian Su-57 fighter if the Russians manage to adapt it for use with the BrahMos supersonic rocket, and in the future for the next generation of the same missile.

India spent $1B to upgrade its MiG-29s and wants more jets

It is still unclear whether the Indian government is ready to place an order with Russia for new MiG-29 and Su-30MKI fighters, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, citing information from Russian media and a statement by the Indian ambassador to Moscow.

India cuts military budget due to coronavirus pandemic

The Ministry of Finance of India has tightened the policy of allocating funds to the programs of the Ministry of Defense of the country due to the financial and economic effect of the pandemic of the coronavirus COVID-19, learned BulgarianMilitary.com

India decided to buy another 400 Russian T-90S tanks

India decided to buy another 400 Russian T-90S tanks, which are produced in the country under license, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This was announced by the head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation

India bought single-engine Tejas fighter jets totalling $5,5B

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India has bought new single-engine Tejas fighters from the local company HAL as the largest military purchase in recent years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing TV channel Zvezda. The total transaction for the purchase of aircraft transactions amounted to $ 5.46 billion. It is noted that initially, an Indian

India buys integrated air defense weapon system (IADWS) from the US

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India has got one step closer to deploying a new missile shield over its Capital, with US state department notifying its Congress of the impending sale of an integrated air defence weapon system (IADWS) to New Delhi for $1.86 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions

India is ready to spend $2,6B for new naval helicopters by US’ Lockheed Martin

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India is set to give final approval to a $2.6 billion deal for military helicopters from U.S. defence firm Lockheed Martin ahead of a proposed visit by U.S. President Donald Trump this month, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing defence and industry sources. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and

India begins production of AK-203 assault rifle this year

NEW DELHI, (BM) - According to the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, by the end of this year, 2020, the first batch of AK-203 assault rifles will be manufactured in India, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according TASS article. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more:

India might buy new Russian BuK-M3 ‘Viking’ air defence system

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Following the signing of a $5.43 billion contract in October 2018 under which India would acquire five regiments of the Russian S-400 surface to air missile system, the Indian armed forces have reportedly looked to acquire short and medium range systems to integrate into the system’s network to provide a more capable defence

India might replace the Russian Su-57 with the American F-21

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India might replace the Russian Su-57 with the American F-21and the possibility of this happening is real, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting several sources. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Contrary to the fact that India previously actively criticized the American

The Indian Su-30MKIs will already carry the supersonic BrahMos cruise missiles

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India now has a new lethal weapons platform to keep a ‘strategic eye’ over the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), especially the Bay of Bengal, as well as carry out ‘long-range precision strikes’ against hostile aircraft carriers or other high-value targets by day and night in all-weather conditions in the region, learned

The production of five S-400 air defense systems for India has begun

MOSCOW, (BM) - The production of S-400 air defense systems for India has begun, learned BulgarianMiltary.com, according the Russian deputy foreign minister statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com And this despite the US threats to impose sanctions on any country that buys from the

US threatens India with sanctions for the purchase of S-400 missile systems

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The United States urged New Delhi not to purchase Russian S-400 missile defense systems, otherwise India would face a "risk of sanctions", learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Russian media Pravda. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: India’s purchase of S-400

India intends to launch production of the Russian AK-203 rifle

NEW DELHI (BM) - The Indian army will soon sign a "memorandum of understanding" on Russian AK-203 assault rifles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting russian website Profile. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com This involves the purchase of a batch of this small arms and launching its

Indian Army has received 10,000 rifles ordered from US firm SiG Sauer

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Indian soldiers deployed on the borders with Pakistan and China are now finally getting new assault rifles almost 15 years after the Army first demanded them, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. These US-origin rifles with “a longer kill range” are meant only for frontline soldiers, with the bulk of the 1.3-million force slated to

India plans to invest heavily in five wide-range Russian combat jets

NEW DELHI, (BM) - With the Indian Air Force planning for an ambitious expansion of its frontline combat fleet, and seeking to increase the number of fighter units in service from 32 to 42 by 2027, the country is set to invest heavily in acquiring a wide range Russian combat jets including further orders for platforms currently in service and

Gripen by SAAB might change the Indian economy

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Saab AB wants control of local manufacturing in India if it beats the likes of Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. in the race for the world’s biggest warplane contract, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The S-400 Will Significantly Increase the Level of the Indian Defense The Swedish manufacturer is in the

India is looking hundreds armoured vehicles for deployment near Pakistan border

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, the Indian Army is looking for close to 200 armoured fighting vehicles for deployment in different sectors in the frontier with Pakistan, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Economic Times. Read more: The Indian Agni-III nuclear missile crashed into the sea in ‘very

India warns to suspend payments to the US for ordered military equipment

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India has options and is ready to take counter-measures if the US imposes sanctions on it for purchasing Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Defense News quotes a statement from Dhruva Jaishankar, an associate at the Observer Research Foundation (India), saying that if sanctions were

India Buys Lightweight Naval Guns for About of $1.02 Billion

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Government of India has requested to buy up to thirteen (13) MK 45 5 inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and three thousand five hundred (3,500) D349 Projectile, 5”/54 MK 92 MOD 1 Ammunition, all about $1.02 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: India Has Paid in Euro to Avoid US Sanctions and Buys S-400

India Has Paid in Euro to Avoid US Sanctions and Buys S-400 Defence System

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India has made an advance payment to Russia for five squadrons of Russian-made Almaz-Antei S-400 Triumf air defense systems (NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler) for service in the Indian Air Force (IAF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according to the head of Rostec, Sergey Chemezov. “The advance payment has been made. I don’t

Indian Defense Industry Plans to Manufacture Own Missiles, Radars and Armaments

NEW DELHI, (BM) - We will offer technologies to private sector for early realisation of products and to support R&D works. The private industry is vital for self-reliance, says DRDO chief G Sateesh Reddy while inviting companies as development and production partners, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. In an interview to Manu Pubby, the

Putin Promises India Will Receive the S-400 Missile Defense System in Schedule

NEWS DELHI, (BM) - Russia plans to deliver the S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to India as per schedule, President Vladimir Putin has said, amidst warnings from the US against the deal, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. India announced its intention to acquire S-400 'Triumf' surface-to-air missile systems in 2015. The contract worth USD 5.43

The Pakistan Army has Deployed Heavy Artillery Regiments Close India

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The Pakistan Army has deployed heavy artillery regiments close to the Line of Control with India, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, qccording top government officials statement. Read more: Pakistani Navy Has Been Tested an Anti-Ship Missile The regiments were moved close to the Line of Control following the abrogation of Art

The S-400 Will Significantly Increase the Level of the Indian Defense

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Against the background of the visit of the Indian Minister of Defense Rajnat Singh to Russia, the Indian media decided once again to discuss the purchase of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems from the Russian Federation. Recall that the contract has already been signed. According to the Indian side, the total amount of the

India Plans to Retire Russia’s MiG-27 to the End of the Year

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The Indian Air Force is reportedly planning to retire its final squadrons of MiG-27 Flogger strike fighters in the final week of 2019, as part of a comprehensive fleet modernisation program which was accelerated following a perceived underperformance during clashes with neighbouring Pakistan in February of this year. Read

China, India, Turkey, Algeria and Myanmar as a potential Buyers of Russia’s Su-57

MOSCOW, (BM) - US media outlet The National Interest, which focuses on the global defence industry, has come up with a short list of five nations that are more likely to buy Russia’s fifth-generation fighter jet, the Su-57, as the aircraft is about to be delivered to the Russian Air Force, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Turkey Has

Indian and French Military Forces in Joint Drills in Rajasthan

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The armies of India and France will take part in a bilateral drill, with a focus on counter-terror operations, in Rajasthan from October 31 to November 13, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: 29 Countries in Jordan for ‘Eager Lion’ Exercise As part of Exercise Shakti-2019, French troops arrived in India on October

India Buys M982 Excalibur Extended Range Guided Artillery Shell from U.S.

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Indian media reported that the country's army decided to "seriously update" arsenal of precision-guided munitions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Upgrade is the purchase of American-controlled 155-mm artillery shells M982 Excalibur. Shells, which will be supplied from the United States, it is planned to equip

Indian Air Force Included Its First BrahMos Cruise Missile Into Active Service

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The joint Indian-Russian BrahMos cruise missile program has reached a major milestone, with the Indian Air Force inducting its first BrahMos cruise missile into active service, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The Russian-Indian BrahMos Missiles to be Integrated on India’s Foreign Fighter Aircraft While naval and

India Develops Military Hypersonic Missile with Maximum Speed of Mach 5

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India has begun work on the creation of military hypersonic missiles that travel at a maximum speed of Mach 5, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The responsibility for this area of ​​research lies with the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO). Read more: China Has Developed a New Hypersonic Weapon This

Why India Might Buy Russian Su-35 for $12 Billion?

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Su-35 can become not only a means of replenishing the Indian Air Force with a powerful "heavyweight", but also a unique opportunity to modernize the Su-30MKI fleet. Why the elite Su-35 can win a tender for 12 billion dollars, the Indian media tried to explain. Unrivaled Heavyweight According to Indian Defense News, which

India Upgrades Su-30 MKI to the Most Fearsome Fighter Jet in the Region

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The Su-30MKI Flanker currently forms the mainstay of the Indian Air Force’s combat fleet, with 11 of the service’s 27 fighter squadrons comprised of the aircraft and additional squadrons planned. The aircraft represents a significant enhancement over the original Su-27 Flanker, the Soviet Air Force’s most capable air superiority

Indian is Not Planning to Buy Russia`s Su-57 Fighter Jet

NEW DELHI, (BM) - A loud statement was made by the Chief of Staff of the Indian Air Force, Air Marshal Rakesh Bhadauria. Marshall said that the Indian Air Force "will soon have its own fifth-generation multirole fighter", learned BulgarianMilitary.com. "India will soon have fighters that can compete with the American F-22 and F-35, the Chinese

If India Buys the Russian S-400, US Will Impose Sanctions Under the CAATSA Law

NEW DELHI, (BM) - If India buys the Russian S-400, US will impose of sanctions under the CAATSA law, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: S-400 Missile System Will be Part of Joint Russian-Serbian Exercise What is S-400 deal? India signed an agreement with Russia last year to purchase the S-400 missile defence system. The US has

India and Russia Discuss the Modernization of Indian Su-30MKI Fighters

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Indian Air Force Chief Marshal Rakesh Bhadauria confirmed the information that the fleet of Su-30MKI multirole fighters will be substantially updated, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According to the Indian Marshal, we are talking about ordering new fighters, as well as upgrading existing ones. Thus, the enterprise of the

S-400 and Rafale Will Expand the Defence Capabilities of India

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The Indian Air Force command during a conference on the development of the country's air force, announces that the first French-made Rafale fighters will begin to perform tasks in the Indian sky no earlier than May 2020, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: India Buys Akash Missile Systems by State-Run Bharat Electronics

Israeli Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missiles Will Be Used by Indian Armed Forces

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Indian infantry soldiers now finally have a new weapon to destroy advancing enemy tanks on the western front with Pakistan. The Army has begun to induct a limited number of Israeli Spike anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) to meet immediate operational requirements till the indigenous man-portable “tank killers” being developed by

A Nuclear War Between India and Pakistan Might be Deadly for the Humanity

NEW DELHI, (BM) - A nuclear war between India and Pakistan could, in less than a week, kill 50-125 million people - more than the death toll during all six years of World War II, and lead to global climate catastrophe, according to researchers in the US. A study by researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and Rutgers University

South Korean Shipbuilder to Take a Part in Indian Submarine Project, SAAB is Out

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The $6.5 billion submarine project contest for the Indian Navy continues to throw up surprises with the last minute entry of a South Korean shipbuilder and the pulling out of Swedish company Saab after red flagging policy strictures that can potentially place unlimited liabilities on foreign vendors, learned

Hundreds of Terrorists are Preparing to Infiltrate Into India

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Around 500 terrorists are prepared to infiltrate into India, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Mondaym learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Econimic Time. Read more: India is Planning to Buy Drones in Order to Secure the International Borders Officials added that about 60 terrorists have infiltrated into Jammu

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

India Has Approved Proposal to Buy 10 Kamov-31 AEW Helicopters for the Navy

NEW DELHI, India (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman has recently approved the Rs 3,600 crore ($5,198,400,000) proposal to buy 10 Kamov-31 AEW Helicopters from Russia for the Indian Navy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: India Buys 24 MH-60R Multi-Mission

India Makes an Order for an Additional Purchase of Russian T-90 Tanks

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Indian government has decided to buy an additional number of Russian T-90 tanks, and Russia will extend the duration of the relevant license accordingly, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting a press release from the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC).

India Buys 24 MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters from the U.S. for $ 2.6 Billion

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of twenty-four (24) MH-60R Multi-Mission helicopters for an estimated cost of $2.6 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense Aerospace. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered

Thales Will Equip the Indian Armed Forces with 2.75-inch Rocket Launchers

NEW DELHI, India (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Thales revealed on 21st February 2019 that the company will equip the Indian Armed Forces with 2.75-inch rocket launchers under a contract awarded by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Thales Engaged with CSIS to Develop a Report on AI in National Security

Russia’s Rostec Ready to Discuss Su-57 Deliveries to India

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On Monday (25th February), in an interview with the local state media, Viktor Kladov acting as a Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department at the state corporation Rostec, expressed Russia’s readiness to hold talks with India on the deliveries of the Russian

TLMAL Has Delivered the 100th C-130J Super Hercules Empennage

HYDERABAD, India (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 20th February 2019, it was revealed in a press release that TLMAL (Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Limited) has recently delivered the 100th C-130J Super Hercules empennage from its manufacturing facility located in Hyderabad, India, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Empennage assemblies

India Buys 21 MiG-29 Fighters From Russia

NEW DELHI, India, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Local media, citing a source in the military technical cooperation, reported that India started formal talks with Russia over a purchase of at least 21 MiG-29 fighter jets in order to bolster its ageing fleet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The unused Soviet-era aircraft currently sitting unassembled

Russia’s Almaz-Antey Will Participate in Aero India 2019

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The press service of Russia’s biggest defence industry enterprises - the Almaz-Antey Air and Space Defense Corporation reported that the corporation would take part at the 12th Aero India International Aerospace Show 2019, where it would display a wide range of both military and civilian

Russian and Indian Navies Kicked Off their Joint Maritime Exercise Indra Navy 2018

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On Sunday (9th December), the Indo-Russian maritime exercise Indra Navy 2018 has kicked off in Visakhapatnam, India. This is the 10th year of the bilateral exercise, which aimed at enhancing interoperability and developing common understanding and procedures for maritime security operations, between

Russia and India Concluded their Joint Military Exercise Indra 2018

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Russian and Indian troops, participating in the Indo-Russian military drill Indra 2018 concluded the joint exercise with an official closing ceremony, held today (28th November) at the training ground near Babina, Uttar Pradesh, in the north-west of the Republic of India, learned…

India and Singapore Signed a Defence Cooperation Agreement

NEW DELHI, India (BulgarianMilitary.com) — During a joint naval exercise, India and Singapore signed on 20th Novemeber 2018 a defence cooperation agreement in support of intelligence and information sharing efforts, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: The Indian Army Celebrated Receiving Its First M777A2 ULHs The agreement was signed in…

Indian Military Delegation Headed by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba Visits Russia

ST. PETERSBURG, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, 26th November, an Indian military delegation lead by the Chief of the Naval Staff of the Navy Admiral Sunil Lanba has arrived in Russia for a four-day visitation. There, Admiral Sunil Lanba is scheduled to make a number of visits and to hold several meetings with the…

The Indian Army Celebrated Receiving Its First M777A2 ULHs

DELHI, India (BulgarianMilitary.com) – BAE Systems announced last week that the Indian Army celebrated receiving its first M777A2 Ultra Lightweight Howitzers (ULH) at an official handover ceremony on 9th November 2018, which is an important move toward the modernization and strengthening of the artillery capabilities of the Indian Army, learned…

India May Avoid US Sanctions for the S-400 Deal if It Purchases US F-16 Fighters

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - India may avoid US sanctions for the S-400 deal with Russia if it purchases US F-16 fighters. That was “informally conveyed” to India according to reports, learned BulgarianMilitary.com That was offered to India at the beginning of this October, as reported by Indian Express, quoting Unites States…

Despite the Sanctions Threat, India Bought S-400 from Russia

NEW DELHI, India (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On 5 November, Russia and India have signed a contract for the supply of five Russian air defence missile systems S-400, needed by the Indian army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The contract is worth $543 billion and it is actually the third country, after China and Turkey, which will acquire these…

$6.5 Billion Approved by India for Military Purposes

NEW DELHI, India (BulgarianMilitary.com), 27 August 2018, Editor: Bm Team, Photo credit: en.wikipedia.org/Kamov Ka-226 Russian Air Force $6.5 billion has been approved by India for military purposes, part of which is for upgrading of the ageing defence equipment by purchasing 111 naval helicopters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This comes as…

India Has Received Repaired Mi-17-1V Helicopters

MOSCOW, Russia (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 29, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo credit: Janam Parikh The photo shows a Mi-17-1V helicopter of the Indian Air Force. This week Russian Helicopters announced that the company has delivered six repaired Mi-17-1Vs to the independent military unit in the Ministry of Home Affairs of India – the Indian…