Security Challenges

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Carl-Gustaf M4

Context In a significant move, Swedish defence products company Saab today announced that it will manufacture its Carl-Gustaf M4 weapons ...
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ATAGS: Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System

Context In a first, an indigenously developed howitzer gun, ATAG, became part of the 21-gun salute during the Independence Day ...
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Hellfire R9X missile

Context The US military used its ‘secret weapon’ the Hellfire R9X missile to kill Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri on ...
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India joined Combined Military Forces

Context India joined the US-backed Combined Military Forces-Bahrain (CMF-B) — a counterterrorism coalition aimed at protecting international waters as an ...
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ABHYAS High speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT)

Context Recently, India successfully flight-tested the indigenously developed high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT), ABHYAS, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) ...
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Agnipath Scheme

Context The government recently unveiled its new Agnipath scheme for recruiting soldiers across the three services. About Agnipath Scheme The new ...
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Precision Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS)

Context Ukraine is set to receive the first delivery of precision multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) from the US and UK, ...
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Astra Mark-1 Missile

Context The Ministry of Defence it has signed a contract with the Hyderabad-based public-sector Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) for supply ...
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Project WARDEC

Context The project, which has been given a prototype name ‘WARDEC’, will be a first-of-its-kind simulation-based training centre in India ...
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Protected Mobility Vehicles

Context The Army has floated a Request for Information (RFI) to purchase Protected Mobility Vehicles (PMV) for high-altitude areas and ...
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Sarmat ICBM

Context Amidst stiff resistance from Ukraine in the ongoing war and harsh sanctions imposed by the West, Russia went ahead and tested its ...
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The CALM System

The CALM System Context Recently, the Army issued a RFI for the Cannister Launched Anti-Armour Loiter Ammunition (CALM) System. What ...
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Pinaka Rocket Systems

Pinaka Rocket Systems Context Pinaka Mk-I (Enhanced) Rocket System (EPRS) and Pinaka Area Denial Munition (ADM) rocket systems have been ...
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HELINA Anti-Tank Guided Missile

Context Indigenously developed helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile HELINA was successfully flight tested at high-altitude ranges as part of user ...
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Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems: MANPADS

Context Recently, United States approved a $200-million arms package for Ukraine, which would include US-made Stinger Missiles, which are a ...
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