The Indo-US Defense Policy Group meet to be held in Washington DC this week comes shortly after a perceived snub to the US offer to co-produce Javelin ATGMs with the Indian order for Israeli Spike ATGMs.
Saab’s Anders Göransson talks about the tie-up with Ashok Leyland to offer India the Bamse Short Range Surface to Air Missile (SRSAM).
Check out the Ceasar artillery system mounted on an Ashok Leyland platform as Evelyne Montet shows it off at DefExpo.
General Atomics was present at DefExpo for the first time. But it wasn’t about the Predator or Reaper drones. Hint: It’s to do with aircraft carriers.
The Indian defense ministry could now be blacklisting companies because of their association with other companies that have been debarred from doing business due to allegations of malpractice.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has moved swiftly to convince New Delhi into an entente which is obviously directed at the containment of China.
The India-Japan Joint Working Group (JWG) have held preliminary meetings to initiate the process for acquisition of the ShinMaywa US-2i amphibious aircraft for the Indian Navy.
The foreign office consultation was significant not only as it comes a bit over a week before the UN General Assembly session but at a time when US Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is on a visit to the region.
Mamnoon Hussain has made a virtue of remaining low profile and the consensus is that he has simply been rewarded with the position by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for his loyalty.