Saab to pitch A26 for Indian submarine tender

Saab to pitch A26 for Indian submarine tender

Sweden’s Saab has entered the Indian Navy competition for its Project-75(I) submarine acquisition program, submitting a response to the navy’s Request For Information (RFI) based on the Saab Kockums A26 submarine. Jan Widerström, Saab India Country Head and Chairman, confirmed to StratPost, “We are responding to the RFI.” He explained that this decision came after…

Pakistan and North Korea have traded missile technology for nuclear know-how with Islamabad's top atomic scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan playing a key role.

India calls for action on Pakistan-N Korea nuclear-missile links

UNITED NATIONS: India has called attention to the Pakistan-North Korea nuclear-missile nexus and said the international community should act against those involved in such deals. “The international community should take a united stand against those who indulge in or benefit from clandestine (nuclear) proliferation linkages,” Amandeep Singh Gill, India’s principal disarmament affairs diplomat, told the…

Army orders surface to air missile, making it the first tri-service weapon

Army orders surface to air missile, making it the first tri-service weapon

A year ago, the army was planning “surgical strikes” across the India-Pakistan Line of Control (LoC) to avenge the killing of 19 Indian soldiers near Uri, on September 18. But Pakistani retaliation was anticipated and a key Indian Air Force (IAF) base, protected only by aging Soviet-era missiles, was vulnerable to Pakistani air strikes. There…

INS Kalavri is expected to be commissioned by this year-end.

First Of India’s Deadliest Submarine, INS Kalvari, To Join Navy In December

MUMBAI: As India’s navy prepares to commission one of world’s stealthiest and most deadly fighting submarines later this year, a top Naval commander has called delays in ship and submarine building “an area of concern”. INS Kalvari, an indigenously-built attack submarine, was delivered last week, nearly four years behind schedule. It is the first of…

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,…