In a first, India figures on arms exporters list
The latest data on global arms transfer by SIPRI shows that Indian imports have come down since 2015.
Modi-Trump hold talks; trade, defence, security on agenda
In his address at the massive "Namaste Trump" event at Motera stadium in Ahmedabad,...
India to get MH-60 'Romeo' in early 2021 to counter China, Pakistan
The MH-60 helicopters would serve as replacements for the Sea King 42/42A...
MH-60 Seahawk: Why India is in love with this 'Romeo' helicopter
The helicopters, with anti-surface anti-submarine warfare and search and rescue missions capabilities, will prove to be a very potent weapon against the rising Chinese presence in the Indian Ocean region. The choppers will be armed with Hellfire missiles, precision kill weapon system and MK 54 torpedoes.
India, US sign $3 bn deal for military helicopters
The US President described the deal for 24 MH-60 Sikorsky Romeo multi-role helicopters and six Apache attack choppers as a highlight of the visit and said it would contribute to interoperability.
Indian Navy to soon get world's best submarine hunter helicopter
The government has decided to buy 24 MH-60 Romeo multirole helicopters worth around $2.5 billion for the Indian Navy. Here is all you should...
Trump in India: $2 billion helicopter deal cleared; missile shield LoA received
In the run-up to President Donald Trump's visit, India has cleared a $2-billion deal to acquire naval multirole helicopters.
On eve of Trump's visit, India finalises $3.5 billion defence deals to be inked with US
India has finalized two more mega defence deals with the US, together worth over $3.5 billion (Rs 25,000 crore) for 30 heavy-duty armed helicopters, in the run-up to President Donald Trump’s visit here on February 24-25. These soon-to-be-inked deals will take the total value of Indian defence contracts bagged by the US since 2007 to beyond $20 billion mark.
India likely to sign multi billion dollar naval helicopter deal with US by year end
The Navy considers these choppers extremely essential as their absence poses serious operational risks to warships at sea.
US approves sale of 24 MH 60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters to India for $2.4 bn
India has been in need of these formidable anti-submarine hunter helicopters for more than a decade now.
India seeks to buy US helicopters worth Rs 13,500 crore
The NDA government on Thursday issued the “letter of request” to the US government for the Rs 13,500 crore acquisition of 24 naval multi-role MH-60 ‘Romeo’ helicopters, armed with torpedoes and missiles for potent anti-submarine warfare capabilities, said top sources.
Chopper shortage blunts Indian Navy edge in war game
Navy's efforts to procure naval multirole helicopter, which enable warships to locate enemy submarines beyond radius of onboard sensors, have remained unsuccessful.
India plans to buy choppers from US
The last attempt to purchase these choppers was thwarted after nine years of efforts in 2016 after negotiations broke off with US manufacturer Sikorsky over differences in pricing.