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Trials begin of upgraded Indian main battle tank


June 9th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The trials began Thursday of an upgraded version of the indigenous Arjun main battle tank (MBT) that is expected to form the backbone of the ... Read more...

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Production of upgraded indigenous tanks by 2014


February 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India will begin production of an upgraded version of the indigenous Arjun main battle tank (MBT) by early 2014, an official said here Monday. The Defence Research ... Read more...

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Army to buy additional 124 Arjun tanks


May 17th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, May 17 (ANI): To boost the strike capability of the armed forces, the Indian Army will buy 124 additional indigenous Arjun main battle tank (MBT), after the ... Read more...

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Military might, colours of India unfold at R-Day parade


January 26th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A cold and foggy morning failed to dampen the enthusiasm of thousands of spectators who turned out Tuesday to witness India proudly displaying its military might ... Read more...

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In final test, Arjun tank to take on Russian T-90


January 16th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Arjun main battle tank will take on the Russian built T-90 tanks March 1, when the core strength of the indigenously-built tank will be ... Read more...

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Indian Army inducts first indigenous T-90 tanks


August 24th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service Avadi (Tamil Nadu), Aug 24 (IANS) The first batch T-90 tanks manufactured in India under license from Russia were Monday handed over to the Indian Army.After a delay of one ... Read more...

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First T-90 tank to roll out of Indian factory Aug 24


August 8th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) After a delay of one year, the first T-90 tank manufactured in India under licence will roll out Aug 24. "The first T-90 tank will roll out Aug ... Read more...

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DRDO to continue indigenous Arjun tanks production for Army


July 13th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Allaying fears of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) scientists that the production of the Arjun main battle tank will be stopped, the government ... Read more...

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First 50 T-90 tanks to roll out of Indian factory


June 4th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) After a hiatus of one year, 50 T-90 tanks will roll out of an Indian factory under licensed production following the resolution of the stalemate with Russia ... Read more...

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With Russia hiking Gorshkov price, India goes for indigenous carrier


February 23rd, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) As Russia continues escalating the price for the aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov much to the chagrin of the defence establishment here, India is all set for the ... Read more...

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A last bid to save the Arjun main battle tank project


January 14th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Indian Army will conduct head-to-head "comparative trials" of the indigenous Arjun main battle tank (MBT), under development for over three decades, and the Russian-built T-90 tanks ... Read more...

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Antony says light combat aircraft Tejas will be part of IAF by 2011


October 25th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 25 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony today said that the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) project is very much on track and there was no question of abandoning ... Read more...

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India, Russia discuss licensed production of T-90 tank


August 18th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) An India-Russia working group met here Monday to discuss key military issues like the licensed production in India of the T-90 main battle tank and joint production ... Read more...

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Arjun tank not being thrust on the Army: DRDO


July 12th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) today made it clear that it is not trying to force the Army to buy the indigenous Arjun main ... Read more...

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DRDO moves to stem exodus of scientists


July 9th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Hit by an exodus of key scientists, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is moving to get its act together with the defence ministry ... Read more...

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DRDO, armed forces should work in tandem: Antony


June 4th, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India's premier Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the armed forces should work in tandem to ensure synergy and achieve self-reliance in military hardware, Defence Minister ... Read more...

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DRDO has failed to deliver, says Antony


April 11th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Even as a high-powered committee suggested a drastic overhaul of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday admitted the organisation has failed ... Read more...

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Flight tests of indigenous combat jet on schedule


March 3rd, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The flight test programme of the indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) "is progressing as per schedule" and it has flown 829 missions since it first took ... Read more...

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