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Indian defence research agency eyes robotic soldier, mule


December 11th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is in the process of building robotic soldiers and mules as a part of its unmanned fighting systems of ... 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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Summer trials this year of upgraded indigenous battle tank


January 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Within a year of the government approving a project for an upgraded indigenous main battle tank (MBT), India's defence research agency has readied a Mark II version ... Read more...

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DRDO to test fire missile defence system in August


July 1st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V K Saraswat on Thursday said the ballistic missile defence system will be test fired in August this year."Now the ... 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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Indian Army to get 124 more Arjun tanks


May 17th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Indian Army Monday ordered another 124 Arjun main battle tanks (MBTs) to boost the firepower of the 1.13-million strong force after the indigenously developed platform outgunned ... Read more...

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Government gives nod to next generation Arjun tanks


May 13th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday decided to go for the second generation of main battle tank Arjun and Akash surface-to-air missile to be developed by the premier Defence ... Read more...

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Parade to mark 60 proud years of India as republic


January 25th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) As India celebrates 60 years of its founding as a republic Tuesday, the world's largest democracy will yet again mark a proud moment in time by ... 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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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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Production of indigenous Arjun tanks to continue: official


July 13th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The production of the indigenously built main battle tank (MBT) Arjun will continue, with an additional 77 tanks to be supplied to the Indian Army by March ... Read more...

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Arjun tanks ready for comparative trials with Russian T-90


May 25th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, May 25 (ANI): With the delivery of 16 indigenously built Arjun main battle tank (MBT) to the Indian Army today, the combat vehicle is now ready for ... Read more...

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Indigenous battle tank heads for comparative trials with Russian T-90


May 25th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) With one regiment of the indigenously built Arjun main battle tank (MBT) delivered to the Indian Army, the combat vehicle is now headed for comparative trials with ... Read more...

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DRDO to make indigenous Arjun tank hi-tech


February 25th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) will be developing around 12 futuristic systems in five years for incorporation into India's first indigenously built Arjun main battle tank ... Read more...

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Indian Army rejects joint assessment of indigenous main battle tank


July 20th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In a desperate bid to save the main battle tank (MBT) Arjun it has developed, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) had suggested a ... 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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Indian Army sounds indigenous battle tank’s death knell


July 5th, 2008 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS)The Indian Army seems to have sounded the death knell for an indigenous main battle tank (MBT) that has been in the development for nearly 36 years, saying ... Read more...

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Antony asks Army to objectively evaluate Arjun tank


May 18th, 2008 - 10:03 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Defence minister A.K. Antony has reportedly asked the Army to study objectively the reports of the trials of the Arjun tanks during the recent exercises and ... Read more...

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Arjun tanks failed to deliver on many fronts: defence ministry


May 5th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The defence ministry Monday admitted in Parliament that the indigenous main battle tank (MBT) Arjun has shown some recurring defects, besides having some faulty parts, in the ... Read more...

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Speculation on sabotage of Arjun tank trials baseless: Indian Army


April 28th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Indian Army Monday refuted allegations of "sabotage" in the trials of the indigenously developed main battle tank (MBT) Arjun saying any speculation on this score was ... Read more...

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‘Possibility of sabotaging Arjun tanks cannot be ruled out’(First Lead)


April 25th, 2008 - 7:38 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The defence ministry Thursday said a conspiracy could be in play to "sabotage" the main battle tank (MBT) Arjun project, even as Indian Army chief Gen. Deepak ... Read more...

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Army chief to inspect Arjun tank


April 24th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen Deepak Kapoor will inspect the indigenous main battle tank (MBT) Arjun Thursday after it failed the just concluded winter trials. Kapoor will visit ... Read more...

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Indigenous battle tank fails winter trials: army


April 16th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) An indigenous main battle tank (MBT) that has been in the development for nearly 36 years has failed to deliver at the just-concluded winter trials, the Indian ... Read more...

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