Rheinmetall MAN HX trucks for Norway: The Norwegian military procurement agency, NDMA, formally transferred over a hundred new HX and TGS-mil military trucks to the Norwegian Army, the end customer on Tuesday (August 23, 2022). The ceremony took place at Sessvollmoen military base near Oslo in presence of company officials. Major General Øyvind Johan Kvalvik, Deputy Director of the NDMA, symbolically handed over the keys to the Norwegian Army’s second in command, Brigadier General Frode Ommundsen.
Astra Mk-1 Missile: India’s ministry of defence Tuesday signed a deal with the state owned defence company Bharat Dynamics Limited for supply of locally designed and developed Astra Mark I beyond visual range air-to-air missiles for the fighter jets of Indian Air Force and Indian Navy.
INS Vikrant delivered to Indian Navy: Indian Navy Thursday created by taking delivery of the country’s first locally designed and built Aircraft Carrier (IAC) INS Vikrant from the state owned builder Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) based in southern state of Kerala.
Indian Navy: Vice Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, a specialist in anti-submarine warfare with vast experience in commanding frontline warship including aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, Monday assumed the charge as Director General Naval Operations, said the defence ministry.
Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Export Order: In addition to Malaysia, six other countries, Argentina, Australia, Egypt, the United States, Indonesia, and the Philippines have shown interest in procuring India’s indigenously designed and developed single-engine Tejas fighter jets, the ministry of defence informed the lawmakers on Friday.
DRDO Short Span Bridge: The first production lot of 12 Short Span Bridging System (SSBS)-10 meter, designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has been inducted into the Indian Army by Army Chief General MM Naravane during a ceremony held at Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi.
IAI’s Multi-Mission Mode Radar for Czech Republic: Israel’s state owned defence company – Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) – has supplied the Czech Republic with the first air defense Multi-Mission Radar (MMR), as part of a deal signed in December 2019 by the Ministries of Defense of both the Czech Republic and Israel, the company said on Tuesday.