February 2021

Indian Navy signs contract for 8 missile barges

A contract for construction of Eight Missile Cum Ammunition Barges (MCA) has been concluded with M/s SECON, Visakhapatnam a MSME on 19 February 2021. Delivery of Barges is scheduled to commence from Jul 22. The Missile Cum Ammunition Barges will be inducted in Indian Navy to undertake the mission needs for embarking/ disembarking Missile, Gunnery and ASW Ammunition. The project adds another milestone to the Make in India initiative of the Government of India.

DAC approves 118 Arjun 1A worth 8400 crore

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), under the chairmanship of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh,on Tuesday,  approved proposal for purchase of 118 Arjun Mk1A Main Battle Tank for Rs 8400 crore. During the meeting, DAC also approved capital acquisition of proposals for anti-tank guided missile Nag along with its carrier Namica, medium power radar Arudra and 125mm tank practice ammunition.

IDEX-21- Kalashnikov presents unique UAV system by ZALA AERO

The new hybrid unmanned complex ZALA VTOL is unveiled at the IDEX 2021, International Defence Industry Exhibition and Conference, in Abu Dhabi.

The unique complex combines the best qualities of fixed-wing and multi-rotor types of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). The ZALA VTOL comes with modular configuration which can be changed to suit the task at hand.