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Tata Motors will supply 3,192 units of Tata Safari Storme to the Indian Army. As the ageing Maruti Suzuki ‘Gypsy’ is being phased out from the Indian Army fleet, Tata ‘Safari Storme’ is slated to take its place. The little pick-up truck ‘Indian Army Edition’ was showcased at DefExpo India 2018 where it was seen in army camouflage colors.
Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Indian multinational engineering conglomerate and French Company Nexter showcase their capabilities in artillery systems at the Defexpo 2018, India’s premier land, naval & internal homeland security systems exhibition at Chennai.
At DefExpo 2018, the International Defense and Security Exhibition in India, L&T MBDA Missile Systems Limited (L&T MBDA) promotes world class guided weapon systems technology for the Indian Armed Forces under the ‘Make in India’ initiative with a clear objective of indigenously developing, manufacturing and supplying highly advanced missiles and missile systems.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was created to make India self-reliant in the defence sector. On February 25, 2018, DRDO successfully flew its Rustom-II, a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle at its aeronautical test range located at Chalakere, Chitradurga.
As Ganga Saran, Manager – Defence of PLR Systems, explained to Army Recognition on Thursday 12 April, Punj Lloyd and Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) have jointly set up a manufacturing facility in Malanpur (India) to produce small arms and ammunition. The plant is nearly operational.
Among the devices Bharat Electronics has chosen to push forward at DefExpo India 2018, the Trinetra is an indigenously designed reflex sight which is a parallax-free, compact, light-weight and rugged weapon sight for instant target acquisition.
MDSL’s Remote Weapon Station (RWS) is a remotely operated stabilized weapon system. At DefExpo India 2018, it is demonstrated both on the ground and on the same company’s new 4x4 LBPV (Light Bullet-Proof Vehicle) designed for patrol missions.
A few days ago, the information was wideley spread, according which the Indian army was seeking to replace all their 5.56mm INSAS assault rifle with a new rifle firing 7.62mm rounds. It is not exact. Only the bulk of the army is concerned.
Indian Company MKU Limited and Thales from France have signed two MoUs for strategic co-operation in the development and production of optronic devices and F90 close quarter battle (CQB) rifle for soldiers. The new-generation F90 is an evolution of the Austeyr F88 assault rifle, which is operational in more than 30 countries, including Australia and New Zealand.
ECARS (Enhanced Collaborative Autonomous System), is a four-wheel ATV with skid-steer mechanism, designed to perform surveillance, security, and rescue missions in collaborative engagements.
At DefExpo 2018, the International Defense and Security Exhibition in India, visitors of the Thales booth are able to get an insight into its extraordinary high-technology solutions across land and naval defence through special digital experience kiosks.
The Indian Company Kalyani Group presents its full range of artillery systems at DefExpo 2018, the International Defense and Security exhibition in Chennai, India. One of the latest products in the artillery field showed by Kalyani Group at DefExpo 2018 is the Bharat 52, a long-range 155 mm 52 caliber gun fully designed and developed in India.
Among their selected new products showcased on their stand, Bharat Electronics is demonstrating their multi-fonction hand-held thermal imager called Shrusti.
The Indian Company Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group and the largest suppliers of logistics vehicles to the Indian Army presents the Guru 715, a new generation of 4x4 military logistic truck at DefExpo 2018, the International Defense and Security Exhibition in Chennai, India.
Indian manufacturer BEML operates a joint venture with Tatra for producing the most current 8x8 truck dedicated to common use in the Indian army, mainly the Saravatra 15meter bridge layer.
On Wednesday 11 April, Mahindra Telephonics unveiled its new Mobile Surveillance and Protection System (M-SPS), an indigenous mobile, all-weather, 4x4 platform integrated with its own Command and Control Suite.
One of the highlight at the live demonstration of DefExpo 2018 is the new 8x8 amphibious combat vehicle called WhAP (Wheeled Amphibious Platform) developed jointly by the DRDO's Vehicle Research and Development Establishment and the Indian Company TATA Motors. The Whap is fitted with a two-man BMP-2 turret, a Soviet-made Infantry Fighting Vehicle.
On Wednesday 11 April, Ashok Leyland unveiled its new LSV 4x4 (Light Specialist Vehicle), a small armoured platform dedicated to operate on rough terrains, and adaptable to several purposes: reconnaissance, counter-insurgency, armament carrier, troop carriage, patrol missions, etc.
The Arjun Mark 2, the latest generation of Indian-made main battle tank (MBT) in the Arjun tank family, in live demonstration at DefExpo 2018, the Defense and Security Exhibition in Chennai, India. The Arjun Mark 2 (Mk II) is an improved version of the previous Arjun main battle tank, which was unveiled for the first time to the public in 2014, during a defense exhibition in New Delhi.
Two regiments of Indian army are now equipped with the Indian-made Arjun Mark 1 main battle tank (MBT), currently 124 Arjun Mark 1 have already been produced. Each tank regiment has 62 main battle tanks. The Arjun Mark 1 is a main battle tank developed by India's Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), for the Indian Army. The Arjun Mark 1 is presented at DefExpo 2018, the Defense and Security Exhibition in Chennai (India) on the booth of DRDO.
At DefExpo 2018, Land Naval & Internal Homeland Security Systems Defense Exhibition in India, the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), a State Agency of the Republic of India, charged with the military's research and development, headquartered in New Delhi, presents a new local-made air defense radar MPR (Medium Power Radar) nicknamed Arudhra.
Tomorrow opening of DefExpo 2018, the International Land, Naval & Internal Homeland Security Systems Defence Exhibition that will take place in Chennai, India from 11 to 14 April 2018. DefExpo 2018 will be attended by more than 650 exhibitors from the defence and security industry coming from all over the world including Lockheed Martin, Boeing from United States, Saab from Sweden, Airbus from France, Rosoboronexport, United Shipbuilding from Russia, BAE Systems from United Kingdom, Sibat from Israel, Wartsila from Finland, Rhode and Schwarz from Germany and more.