BMP-2M

To Counter Chinese Xinqingtan light tank india to Upgrade 693 BMP-2 ICVs

India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has approved the INR24 billion (USD371 million) upgrade of 693 Indian Army (IA) BMP-2/2K Sarath infantry combat vehicles (ICVs) to BMP-2M standard. Under the proposed upgrade, the BMP-2’s current power pack will be upgraded from 285 horsepower to 380. The upgrade also will provide better observation and surveillance, night-fighting capability,…

Kamov Ka-52 Russian Helicopter

India, Russia Deals On Frigates, S-400 Missile System, Kamov Helicopters Move Forward

India and Russia have adopted a strategy framed by them for defence cooperation on Friday to concretize deals on frigates, S-400 air defence missile system and Kamov helicopters. India’s Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, who is in Russia this week, co-chaired the 17th meeting of the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) on Friday with…

Test launch of a Barak 8 or LRSAM from the guided missile destroyer, INS Kolkata.

Indian Navy to Acquire Long-range and Medium-range SAM Systems from Israel

The Indian Navy has awarded a $630 million contract to Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Israel’s largest aerospace and defense company, to supply long-range surface-to-air missile (LRSAM) defense systems for four ships of the Indian navy. LRSAM, which is known in Israel as the Barak 8, is an advanced air and missile defense system jointly developed…

An AH-64 Apache from the U.S. Army's 101st Aviation Regiment in Iraq

Indian Army may acquire 39 American Apache choppers to enhance fire power at Pakistan, China borders

The Indian Army is planning to pitch for acquiring a fleet of lethal Apache attack helicopters in a key meeting with Defence Minister Arun Jailtley scheduled this weekend. Highly placed sources in the Army told Mail Today that the combat helicopters for its aviation wing will enhance the firepower of its strike forces along the…