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INS Vikrantin rakentaminen edistyy hitaasti mutta varmasti.


NEW DELHI: The engines on board the first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) being constructed at Kochi have been fired up and the Navy is starting on the next step of basin trials, with expectations that the warship would be ready for operations by 2022.

The long-delayed project, which was to be completed by 2018, is now back on track, with senior officers saying that the 37,500-tonne aircraft carrier will initially operate MiG 29K fighters and could also feature indigenous combat aircr ..
 
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HAL's Light Utility Helicopter seen here in height-velocity and engine cutoff trials right before achieving Initial Operational Clearance. The LUH aims to achieve final operational clearance next year before user trials. Over 200 of the LUH could finally be in service with the Indian armed forces and civil operators.
 

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One area where India and the U.S. have increased co-operation is defense procurement. Recently, India approved plans to purchase 24 military helicopters worth $2.6 billion from American defense firm Lockheed Martin for the Indian Navy, local media reported. New Delhi has inked more defense deals with Washington in recent years, even though, traditionally, India’s longstanding defense supplier had been Russia. Defense purchases from the U.S. since 2007 reached $17 billion, Reuters reported.
 

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