India, Russia to conclude mutual logistics agreement

News:India and Russia are expected to conclude the Agreement on Reciprocal Logistics Support(ARLS). Facts: About Agreement on Reciprocal Logistics Support(ARLS): The Agreement on Reciprocal Logistics Support(ARLS) is a proposed Military Logistics Support Agreement(MLSA) between India and Russia. The agreement aims to simplify interoperability and enable military platforms to receive support and supplies across bases in… Continue reading India, Russia to conclude mutual logistics agreement

India, Russia discuss space cooperation

India and Russia has held high-level talks to elevate bilateral cooperation to the next level in the field of space. Russia has promised all assistance for India’s Human Space Flight Mission Gaganyaan. Gaganyaan is India’s first Human Space Flight Programme to be launched by Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) by 2022.  The programme will make India… Continue reading India, Russia discuss space cooperation

India-Russia hold dialogue on enhancing bilateral ties

The Second India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue (IRSED) was held in New Delhi,India. The dialogue focussed on six core areas of cooperation namely, (a)Transport Infrastructure and Technologies (b)Agriculture and Agro-Processing sector (c)Small and Medium Business support (d) Digital Transformation and Frontier Technologies (e)Cooperation in Trade,Banking and (f)Tourism & Connectivity. The IRSED was established following an MoU… Continue reading India-Russia hold dialogue on enhancing bilateral ties

U.S. reiterates threat of sanctions over Triumf deal

An US official has said that India should not assume that it will get a waiver from U.S. sanctions if it goes ahead with its purchase of the S-400 Triumf missile system from Russia. Further, Indo-U.S. defence relationship might also get affected. India’s planned defence procurement of S-400 Triumf missile system from Russia could potentially… Continue reading U.S. reiterates threat of sanctions over Triumf deal

Army to induct 460 Russian origin tanks to add muscle on Pak front

Indian Army has decided to induct an additional 460 Russian-origin upgraded T-90 ‘Bhishma’ battle tanks.This comes after the cabinet committee on security had earlier cleared the license acquisition from Russia. The order to produce the 464 T-90 tanks will soon be given to Avadi Heavy Vehicle Factory(HVF) which works under the Ordnance Factory Board.These tanks… Continue reading Army to induct 460 Russian origin tanks to add muscle on Pak front

Narendra Modi to get Russia’s highest civilian award

The Russian government has decided to confer its highest civilian award, the “Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First,” on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Indian PM will receive the award in appreciation of his contribution to the development of a strong strategic partnership between Russia and India and friendly ties between the Russian and… Continue reading Narendra Modi to get Russia’s highest civilian award

India, Russia sign deal on nuclear submarine

India has signed a $ 3.3 billion deal with Russia to take third Akula-class nuclear-powered submarine on lease for 10 years.The submarine is expected to join the Indian Navy by 2025.It will be fitted with Indian systems to validate them for the indigenous submarines. The submarine will be called Chakra-3 and will replace Chakra-2, whose… Continue reading India, Russia sign deal on nuclear submarine

India-Russia AK-203 JV will be fully indigenised in 3 years

Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for a manufacturing unit of the AK-203/103 assault rifle at the Korwa ordnance factory in the Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh.India and Russia had signed an inter governmental agreement (IGA) to build the AK-203 rifle in India. According to the agreement with Russia,Kalashnikov factory will be set up in… Continue reading India-Russia AK-203 JV will be fully indigenised in 3 years

India, Russia close to inking multi-billion agreement for AK-103 assault rifles

India and Russia are finalising an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) for a multi-billion deal to locally manufacture AK-103 assault rifles. According to the arrangement with Russia, a Kalashnikov factory will be set up in India in collaboration with the OFB (Ordnance Factories Board). It would cater to the forces for hinterland and counter-insurgency operations. The Indian… Continue reading India, Russia close to inking multi-billion agreement for AK-103 assault rifles

Coming soon: Kalashnikovs made in Amethi

The Indian government cleared a proposal to manufacture Kalashnikov automatic rifles to be built by Ordnance Factory Board(OFB) and Russian firm for the Indian Army.The plant for the same will be set up near Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. A Kalashnikov rifle is an automatic rifle based on the original design of Mikhail Kalashnikov.They were originally… Continue reading Coming soon: Kalashnikovs made in Amethi