India, Russia Agree to Ink Defence Deals

India and Russia on Wednesday agreed on a slew of proposed defence deals, some of which are likely to be inked during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to India in December. These include licensed production of 42 SU-30 MKI aircraft in India and procurement of 59 MI-17 V-5 helicopters. These deals were discussed during talks between…

Navy Test Fires BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile

The Navy on Sunday successfully test-fired the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg, from a warship off the Goa coast. “The cruise missile was test-fired from guided missile frigate INS Teg–the Indian Navy’s latest induction from Russia off the coast of Goa early morning,” sources said….

Brahmos cruise missile inducted into Indian Navy

INS Rajput, 8 Other Warships To Deploy Brahmos Cruise Missiles The Indian Navy has already deployed the Indo-Russian BrahMos supersonic cruise missile on the INS Rajput, P Venugopal, director, Defence Research and Development Laboratories (DRDL) and head of the BrahMos mission told a packed audience at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Powai, Mumbai, which…