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India's Marine Power & Blue Economy

The Blue Economy, with its untapped seabed minerals and renewable ocean energy, could prove that light at the end of the tunnel for Covid-19 afflicted India. The nation’s strategic location in the IOR and its potentials as a maritime power is a blessing for both the security of the region and the Indian economy.

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By Liberalising FDI Policy, India Would Surely Grab The Opportunity To Attract Global OEMs: Defence Minister For State Shripad Naik

In an exclusive interview, Indian Defence Minister for States Shripad Naik talks to BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha about such critical issue.

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DRDO Must Find A Way Of Building A Suitable Fighter Engine In Partnership For Future Aircraft: Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria

Again, amid the clashes and burning threat at LAC in Ladhak, IAF’s front line fighter jet Su 30 MKI scrambled & reverberated as it did during the Balakot air strike. But it is time to address capability gap too. While the first LCA Tejas Mk-1 in Final Operational Clearance standard got inducted into No. 18 ‘Flying Bullets’, 83 MK-1A version will be a force majeure. But greater challenges remain for 450 jets, Gen 5+ AMCA & capability for jet engine at the heart of indigenization. In an exclusive interaction, Chief of Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria, speaks with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha on the critical steps and the thrust on R&D in aerospace.

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Budget 2019: Defence Gets The Biggest Boost Ever; Defence Budget Rose To Rs 3 Lakh Crores

The defence gets the much needed boost in the interim Budget presented today.Though, at Rs 3.05 lakh crore defence allocation in the interim budget is not enough for the various modernization plans but does echo the dire needs of the Armed Forces.

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US House Passes USD 717 Billion Defence Budget For Fiscal 2019

The National Defence Authorisation Bill or NDAA-2019, was passed by the House of Representatives by 351-66 votes. It now needs to be passed by the Senate, before it can be sent to the White House for President Donald Trump to sign it into law

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President Barack Obama Signs $618 Billion Defence Bill; Boosts Security Cooperation With India

US President Barack Obama has signed into law the $618 billion defence budget for 2017, which enhances security cooperation with India and conditions nearly half of the funding to Pakistan on a certification that it is taking demonstrable steps against the Haqqani Network

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