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First Flight for Rustom II – India’s MALE Drone

The Indian Tapas 201 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) made its first flight on November 16, the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) announced. The aircraft, formerly known as 'Rustom II,' was developed by the DRDO's Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE). The flight took place at the Aeronautical Test Range in Chitradurga, in the south of India.

Successful Indian Missile Intercept was in fact a Failure!

News reports aired yesterday said it the recent 'successful' intercept of a ballistic missile target was, in fact, a complete failure, as the interceptor wasn't launched at all!

DRDO Displays MRSAM Fire Unit at DEFEXPO

The Indian Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) unveiled at Defexpo 2016 the fire unit of Medium Range Surface-to-Air (MRSAM) missile system, developed and manufactured for the Indian Air Force and Army.

DRDO Demonstrates Arjun Mk II, ICV Combat Vehicles in Action at...

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India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Indian armored vehicle manufacturers displayed today for the first time a number of combat vehicles developed in India for the Indian armed forces. Among the new vehicles were Arjun Mk II, Kestrel Wheeled Armored Platform (WhAP) and 4x4 Armored Mine Protected Vehicle (MPV) developed by Tata.

Indian DRDO Tests Locally Developed Thermobaric Anti-Tank Round

India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted test firing of new penetration-blast and Thermobaric (TB) Ammunition for 120mm tank guns used on the indigenous Arjun Tank. The new round employs a fuel-air explosive (thermobaric) chemical compound designed to defeat ballistic armor and fortification (such as concrete bunkers).

Barak 8 / LRSAM Tested Onboard an Indian Destroyer

The two consecutive tests took place around midnight today, from the Indian P15A destroyer, INS Kolkata. The Barak-8 / LRSAM missile is being developed in joint collaboration by India and Israel.

Indo-Israeli Barak 8 Scores Direct Hit on 1st Sea Launch

Israel's Ministry of Defense and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) conducted today the first full system flight and intercept test of the Barak 8 missile system developed jointly by Israel and India. This was the second time that the Barak-8 missile scores a direct hit, a testament of the system's capability to deal with highly maneuverable targets

Israel, India set to Conduct Multiple Barak 8 / LRSAM Tests...

India and Israel are likely to conduct the first at-sea trial of the Barak 8 medium range surface to air missile system (MRSAM), on board an Israel Navy vessel. Jointly developed by the two countries, the weapon provides an area air defense protecting vessels against any adversary weapons the Indian or israeli may face, including missiles, aircraft and drones.

The Indian Air Force Receives its First Indigenous ‘New’ Fighter

After 32 years of frustrating development, Hindustan Aeronautics yesterday delivered the initial, semi-operational, Tejas – the first modern, light combat aircraft designed and built (almost) entirely in India.

Intercept test validates Barak 8 air defense system maturity

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgLXAl2X_uw?rel=0] Today at 07:20 (Israel time), Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), in collaboration with the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD), conducted the first successful flight...

India tests a new exo-atmospheric interceptor

India has tested a new Exo-Atmospheric variant of the ‘Prithvi Defence Vehicle’ (PDV) missile interceptor, capable of engaging ballistic missiles fired from distances up...

India, Israel to Build Anti-Missile System

India and Israel will jointly build an integrated anti-missile system to be deployed against Chinese nuclear and conventional missiles. Defense News reports from Defexpo. The...

TATA Introduces the Kestrel – an 8×8 Amphibious Armored Fighting Vehicle

As part of TATA’S strategy to enhance the scope of its defense business Tata Motors HAS showcased the ‘Kestrel’, an 8x8 wheeled armored amphibious...

DRDO Develops Self propelled Gun Based on the Arjun Tank

Among the new artillery pieces on show at Defexpo 2014 is a new Arjun Mk1 chassis matched with a Russian built M-46 130mm self...
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