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33% dip in India’s weapon imports: Sipri

India accounted for 0.2% of the share of global arms exports during 2016-20, making the country the world’s 24th largest exporter of major arms. This represents an increase of 228% over India’s export share of 0.1% during the previous five-year period - 2011-15.
Akash surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) area during the DefExpo 20 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh in this file picture from 2020. (Bloomberg)
Akash surface-to-air missiles are displayed at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) area during the DefExpo 20 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh in this file picture from 2020. (Bloomberg)
Updated on Mar 16, 2021 06:30 AM IST
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By Rahul Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

China aims to hurt US by curbing export of critical rare-earth minerals: Report

China is exploring whether it can hurt US defense contractors by limiting supplies of rare-earth minerals that are critical to the industry, the Financial Times reported.
Miners are seen at the Bayan Obo mine containing rare earth minerals, in Inner Mongolia. (REUTERS)
Miners are seen at the Bayan Obo mine containing rare earth minerals, in Inner Mongolia. (REUTERS)
Published on Feb 16, 2021 01:00 PM IST
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Cabinet approves export of Akash missiles

The export version of Akash will be different from the weapon system currently deployed by the Indian armed forces, the defence ministry statement said without specifying the differences in configuration.
Defence items already being exported include the advanced light helicopter, offshore patrol vessels, personal protective gear, surveillance systems and a variety of radars. (Photo @airnews_abad)
Defence items already being exported include the advanced light helicopter, offshore patrol vessels, personal protective gear, surveillance systems and a variety of radars. (Photo @airnews_abad)
Updated on Dec 30, 2020 06:53 PM IST
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