Guardian Drones to act as Force Multipliers for Indian Navy

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, the US has cleared the sale of 22 predator Guardian drones, a force multiplier that will boost the Indian Navy’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. The deal, estimated to be worth $2 to $3 billion, has been approved by the state department, sources said. The decision has been…

India to accept Russian funding guarantees for Submarine Upgrade

India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) appears, for now, to have resolved the financial deadlock with sanction-hit Russia over providing bank guarantees for one of its significant naval programmes. Industry sources said the Indian government had agreed, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to St Petersburg for an economic summit in early June, to waive…