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The procurement of defence equipment is an extremely important facet of preparedness for future conflict and must not be allowed to fester as a permanent sore(REUTERS)

A blueprint to revamp India’s defence acquisition | Opinion

By Gurmeet Kanwal
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 07:56 PM IST
Distinguish between technologies to be developed independently, with allies, and by private players
Photos released by state media on Friday showed Thursday’s test involved the same weapon.(AFP)
Photos released by state media on Friday showed Thursday’s test involved the same weapon.(AFP)

‘Missiles like these will start the war’: North Korea tests showcase growing capability

Seoul | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2019 03:24 PM IST
Last week, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the first flight of a previously untested weapon which experts believe will be easier to hide, launch, and manoeuvre in flight.
As part of its Indo-Pacific strategy, the Trump administration now seems to be more than inclined to let India procure its missile defense system with talks between the two countries having already started Making an appearance before the prestigious Hudson Institute think-tank, under secretary of defence for policy John Rood said.(Reuters/ Representative Image)
As part of its Indo-Pacific strategy, the Trump administration now seems to be more than inclined to let India procure its missile defense system with talks between the two countries having already started Making an appearance before the prestigious Hudson Institute think-tank, under secretary of defence for policy John Rood said.(Reuters/ Representative Image)

US, India in talks over missile defence collaboration: Pentagon

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 03:03 PM IST
Under Secretary of Defence for Policy John Rood, however, said that it is early to determine how far India, which already has substantial domestic missile defence capabilities, will go regarding the defence collaboration.
India has awarded an additional USD 777 million deal to a leading Israeli defence firm for supplying Barak 8 LR-SAM Air and Missile Defence Systems to seven ships of the Indian Navy, the company announced Wednesday.(HT Photo)
India has awarded an additional USD 777 million deal to a leading Israeli defence firm for supplying Barak 8 LR-SAM Air and Missile Defence Systems to seven ships of the Indian Navy, the company announced Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Israel to supply missile defence systems to India for $777 million

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 11:43 PM IST
The Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile system is an operational Air and Missile Defence (AMD) system used by Israel’s navy as well as by India’s navy, air and land forces.
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