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Coast Guard inducts inshore patrol ship


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Wednesday inducted a new Inshore Patrol Vessel (IPV) at Visakhapatnam that will aid the maritime force to secure the eastern ... Read more...

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Indian Army fast-tracks air defence guns’ purchase


April 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Exactly a month after army chief Gen. V.K. Singh highlighted gaps in the country's defence preparedness in a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ... Read more...

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BEL records marginal sales growth in 2011-12


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 2 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) Monday reported a marginal growth of 3.3 percent in sales for the just concluded fiscal 2011-12, which is lower than the ... Read more...

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Bharat Electronics posts 13 percent sales growth


April 1st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL) posted a turnover of Rs.5,235 crore for fiscal 2009-10, registering a growth of 13.2 percent over the previous fiscal at Rs.4,624 crore, the state-run ... Read more...

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IAF orders another 750 Akash SAMs


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has ordered an additional 750 Akash medium-range surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) from state-run defence behemoth Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) at a cost of ... Read more...

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India roles out indigenous T-90 Bhishma tanks


August 24th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug 24 (ANI): The first batch of indigenously built T-90 tanks "Bhishma" was flagged off by Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju here on Monday.The rolling out ceremony was ... 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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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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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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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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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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Frequent design modification is delaying induction of Arjun tanks in army: Antony


November 28th, 2007 - 9:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A K Antony today said that frequent design modification and the time required to procure some major assemblies are the reasons for delay in ... Read more...

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