The Ministry of Defense has asked the vendors for the IAF’s MMRCA tender to either renew their existing commercial bids or submit fresh bids altogether, as the original bids are to expire on Wednesday.
The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified the US Congress of the potential sale of ten Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to India.
The Radar Cross Section (RCS) of the ship will have a ‘smaller signature than our smaller platforms’, according to Director General Naval Design, Rear Admiral KN Vaidyanathan.
The serial commandeering of Indian dhows by pirates in the Arabian Sea around the Gulf of Aden recently, has put the focus on the vulnerability of these vessels to hijack, especially with their flagrant flouting of guidelines, which also facilitates the endangering of other innocent shipping.
Agenda check: The US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Gary Roughead is to arrive in New Delhi on Sunday.
Indian governmental institutions remain unmoved by disclosures of large-scale penetration of Indian computer systems.