Ahead of Mike Pompeo’s visit, India takes first steps to sign major defence deal with US


On the eve of the visit of the U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, to India, the first step towards a major defence deal with the United States has been taken. India wants ten more P-8I  aircraft for surveillance, reconnaissance and anti-submarine operations in addition to the eight it contracted for in 2009 for the Navy.

The search for the additional ten P8!s cleared its first hurdle today when the Services Capital Acquisition Categorization Higher Committee (SCAPCHC), headed by the Chief of Integrated Staff or CISC, a senior lieutenant-general and including the three vice chiefs of staff of the three services cleared the proposal of about Rs 22,500 crore.  Read More

You may also read!

Russia’s Su-57 Stealth Fighter Could Fly for India. Here’s Why.

As Moscow moves to mass-produce the Su-57 in much larger quantities than previously expected, the Indian Air Force (IAF)

Read More...

Elbit Systems Pitches For Lockheed Martin F-21 Jet Project In India

Israeli Elbit Systems participated in Lockheed Martin suppliers’ conference held as part of its for F-21 jet Project pitch

Read More...

India’s Army Continues to Suffer From Shortage of Anti-Tank Guided Missiles

The Indian Army and the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the Indian Ministry of Defense’s (MoD) research and

Read More...

Mobile Sliding Menu