Post Archive

2009

The company is pitching a little-known naval variant of its Gripen NG fighter, called the Sea Gripen, which is intended to be capable of both CATOBAR as well as STOBAR carrier operations.

The Ministry of Defense has allowed user trials of five weapons systems that were held up due to allegations of corruption against two of the vendors involved in the trials, ST Kinetics and Israel Military Industries.

The Indian Navy’s submarine strength is projected to fall by 30 per cent in 2015 and 50 per cent in 2020, at the current pace of the acquisition process.

India and Nepal are set to agree on a defense agreement known as the Indo-Nepal Defense Cooperation Framework.

The Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Defense, Brigadier General Pinchas Buchris is to arrive in India on Monday to hold meetings on Tuesday with officials from the Indian Ministry of Defense and security establishment.

Top Indian defense and nuclear scientists have issued warnings of serious deficiencies in India’s thermonuclear weapons capability.

Vivek Lall, head of Boeing’s defense unit in India, talks about how growing US-India relations have helped Boeing’s prospects, in a wide-ranging conversation.

The Indian Navy says the Sri Lankan fishing vessel Win Marine refused to follow advice to head north and caught fire before sinking.

The Sri Lankan fishing vessel Win Marine sank in the Bay of Bengal on Friday around midnight with three crew members.

Bad weather has prevented the navy from arresting the Sri Lankan fishing vessel that took two Indian Coast Guard sailors captive, releasing them Friday.
INS Godavari combats pirates

Video footage of the INS Godavari combating pirates in the Gulf of Aden.

Does President Barack Obama’s ‘finishing the job’ mean the same thing as staying the course in Afghanistan, as urged by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh?

The Indian Air Force has reported the crash of a Sukhoi 30 MKI aircraft south-west of Pokhran on Monday evening.

The Indian Navy doesn’t think the British Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carrier would fit into its strategic plans.

The Indian Navy has released the crest of the its squadron of MiG-29 aircraft.

Company sales for the third quarter of 2009 reached $678 million, compared to $877 million for the third quarter of 2008, a 23 percent decrease.

The Indian Navy says it has increased surveillance patrols, joint coastal security exercises and operations and training of personnel.

StratPost has discovered the country to be unfairly facing charges of abetting piracy.

Saab’s Barracuda Camouflage has pitched its systems for both vehicles as well as soldiers.

The US has agreed to the fitting of Royal Thai Air Force Gripen aircraft with its weapons systems.