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SOURCE : IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

Russia finally revealed its ill-kept secretive T-14 Armata Main Battle Tank, which will usher in much needed new generation Armour platforms to Russian Army.

Coming from the Same company that in past have developed Legendary Soviet-era T-72 and T-80/90 battle tanks, T-14 Armata Tank showcased new tank design that marks an end of Soviet-era tank design philosophy. Armata tank developed on new clean design has more western tank influence than older T-series tanks. Continue reading

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State-run OFB Which has started manufacturing the gun based on the Bofors design of 155mm 45-calibre after its successfully cleared Indian army trails will get upgraded 52 calibre barrel in its future upgrades.

Well-informed sources have told idrw.org that new 52mm calibre barrel which is under development by DRDO for Advance Towed Artillery Guns System (ATAGS) will share its 52 calibre barrel with OFB developed artillery guns based on Bofors. Continue reading

SOURCE : IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

Mark-II version of Pinaka rocket system was successfully tested to its full range where it was able to destroy its targets 60km away. The test phase of Mark-II version of Pinaka which started off last May had seen Initial glitches in the rockets which lead to underperforming of the rocket systems which lead to failures to meets test objectives.

While the older Pinaka MK-1 version has a range of 40 km, Mark-II version of Pinaka with its extended range can destroy targets at a distance of nearly 65 km. MK-2 Rocket system like MK-1 can carry 12 Rockets loaded with explosives which can be fired within 44 seconds and destroy a target area of 4 sq km at a time. Continue reading

SOURCE : IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

Former chief minister of Punjab and Prominent Pakistani journalist in his Tv Show said that India has allocated Separate funds to disturb $46 billion blueprint of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which is seen as a Beijing’s drive to open new trade and transport routes across Asia and challenge the U.S. as the dominant regional power.

Sethi added that India sees China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project has the greatest threat to the Country and will actively work to sabotage or hit Corridor. Quoting a report in which an Indian intelligence officer is said to say that India will arm its Assets even with tactical nukes to stop the Economic Corridor development. Continue reading

SOURCE: PRAVIN DHANUSKAR / FOR MY TAKE / IDRW.ORG

Self-credited world’s leading IT company Axact which is a Pakistani software company recently has been accused by ” The New York Times ” investigative story reporting that said that Axact ran at least 370 fake degree and accreditation mill websites.

While Axact Claimed to be Top IT Company in Pakistan holding and contributing impressive 60 % Stake in total software export shares, it failed to highlight any reputed Client list to back it claims. Continue reading

SOURCE : IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

India’s first Indigenous developed aircraft carrier is all set to be launched back into the water after completing all the structural work barring a bit of ongoing work on the superstructure.

INS Vikrant after the initial launch ceremony in 2013 has spent considerable amount of time in Drydocks in completing structural work and now hull and internal compartments been welded in which has finally which has now acquired the shape of an aircraft carrier. Continue reading

SOURCE: SUDESH CHARI / FOR MY TAKE / IDRW.ORG

There’s a new sub-hunter in town and aircraft which could be easily mistaken for a Civilian plane since it is modeled after Boeing 737 but US Navy’s P-8A Poseidon been tasked to patrol the South China Sea’s disputed territory is giving Chinese Navy difficult time hiding up its rapidly build airstrips, moorings and other additions to reefs and rocks in the South China Sea .

Friction between Crews of P-8A Poseidon and Chinese Radar controllers and Chinese Navy has become a daily occurrence. Few days back Chinese Radar controllers warned and radioed its pilots with, “This is the Chinese navy … You go!”. Continue reading

SOURCE: IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

DRDO in its monthly Publication has shown Model of India’s first stealthy unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) program which is taking shape. Pictured at Research Centre Imarat (RCI) Indian Unmanned Strike Air Vehicle (IUSAV) seems to be similar to the first images which surfaced from the design optimization and concept definition phase.

Research Centre Imarat (RCI) facility specialises in the development of Precision guided ammunition (PGMs) and also has been tasked to develop weapons which can be fired from UAVs and UCAV platforms. Continue reading

SOURCE: IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

Upcoming new missile launch facility which is being set up on a river island of the Krishna creek in Andhra Pradesh by the Indian Defence research and development organization (DRDO) will be used to test Missile Interceptors which are part of DRDO’s  Ballistic missile defence(BMD) project to shoot incoming enemy missiles out of the sky. Continue reading

SOURCE: IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN) / IMAGE COPYRIGHT Saurav Jha

Saurav Jha a Prominent Journalist has tweeted what could be described as India’s First armed UAV. DRDO developed MALE Class Unmanned aerial vehicle Rustom-I has been pictured Taxing with Two 3rd generation fire-and-forget anti-tank missile “HELINA”.

HELINA is an Air launched version of the Nag missile which has been developed to be used from Aerial platforms like Helicopters, MALE & HALE UAVs and in future UCAVs. Continue reading

SOURCE : IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

Su-30MKI landing at Leh

Indian Air Force has asked Government of India to use Cold weather Construction techniques and technology in upgrading its high altitude airfields and advanced landing grounds in North and North-eastern India.

Building activities are currently limited to just four summer months in a year in this Himalayan bases and Construction activities usually start from late May to September, but IAF wants Government to adopt low-temperature compatible technology which are used in Cold countries . Continue reading

SOURCE : IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

Speaking at the Aaj Tak Manthan conclave in New Delhi on Thursday, Parrikar said that India will not be placing any follow-up orders of more Rafale fighter after 36 aircrafts are inducted.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Paris, last month requested the French government to supply 36 Rafale fighters in a G2G deal and French teams are already in India to draft final purchase agreement. Continue reading

SOURCE: IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

DRDO currently engaged in talks with multiple engine vendors like Rolls-Royce, GE and Snecma on the possible development of an uprated engine from their existing platform which can deliver 110kN thrust to power India’s 5th generation fighter jet Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA).

What idrw.org can confirm is that DRDO and interim head of DRDO K. Tamilmani are in favor of using General Electric developed military turbofans for India’s 5th generation fighter aircraft program. GE has supplied engines which currently are used to power Tejas MK-1 and soon will also supply higher thrust F414-GE-INS6 engines to power Tejas MK-II aircrafts. Continue reading

SOURCE: IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) revealed that it is has started working on its own in-house set of upgrades for Dornier 228. HAL has been licensed manufacturing twin-turboprop Dornier Do 228 utility aircraft for last three decades and has produced more than 120 aircrafts and its variants for Indian and Export market.

HAL has been producing Dornier 228 which is now considered as legacy 228s and will need upgrades to keep the flow of orders from India and abroad. Continue reading

SOURCE : IDRW NEWS NETWORK (INN)

Chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics, T Suvarna Raju in an interaction with media confirmed that around 160 Sukhoi-30’s have been delivered to Indian air force till March 2015 which have been build from Raw material stage.

Russia initially had supplied 50 Sukhoi’s out of which 18 aircrafts were Su-30MKs which were returned to Russia and were later replaced by modern Su-30MKIs. Continue reading

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