Centre inks pact with Goa Shipyard for two missile frigates
The project will be a stepping stone for the Goa Shipyard to construct weapon-intensive and technologically advanced warships in future, and will bolster the 'Make In India' objective of the Union government. This is the largest order in the history of GSL. This is the state-run shipyard's largest order so far.
Since 2014, MoD inked around 180 deals with local industry
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Amid budget crunch, Navy to scrap Rs 20,000 crore tender
Defence ministry sources say the Navy is the first among the armed forces to finalise a rationalisation plan for its capital acquisition projects, which ranges from withdrawing some tenders or Request for Proposals (RFPs) to reducing numbers in other mega programmes.
Indian Navy cutting down on procurement due to Budget cuts
The rationalisation process has been initiated after consecutive budgets where projected demands of the Navy have not been met. In the current budget, for example, the Navy was allocated Rs 41,259 crore against the projected amount of Rs 64,307 crore, which officials say is not even adequate to continue annual payments for acquisition contracts already signed.
Defence ministry to extend all support to Goa Shipyard: Shripad Naik
Besides orders from the Indian defence forces, the ministry will also try to get assignments (orders) from navies of Sri Lanka and Russia for this public sector undertaking here, the minister said.
Modi wants global warship makers to build $6.6 billion in new submarines
The request for expression of interest to the foreign companies were issued earlier this month, they said, but the award of contract could take at least three years.
India’s new advanced Talwar frigates to arrive by 2022 after payments clearance
To be fitted with indigenous Brahmos, surface radar, sonar and communication systems.
India seeks to buy $2.2 billion warships to meet China challenge
The Modi govt on Monday asked seven shipyards to submit proposals for the construction of six missile warships and other smaller vessels worth 150 billion rupees, the Ministry of Defence said.
Government, Goa Shipyard ink pact to construct two missile frigates
The two Talvar-class warships will be constructed by the PSU in cooperation with Russia's state-run defence major Rosoboronexport.
Sitharaman wants defence PSUs to target global markets
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was speaking at Vasco town after launching a Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel (OPV) of the Goa Shipyard Limited, a public sector undertaking.
Desperate Navy opts for anti-mine clip-ons
The Navy has inked a Rs 306 crore deal for eight “mine counter-measure clip-on influence sweeps” to “mitigate” the critical capability gap of not having advanced minesweepers.
Goa Shipyard to go public in a year: CMD
The value of production increased to Rs 1,371 crore in 2017-18 from Rs 500 crore in 2013-14.
Navy chief to begin 4-day Russia visit on Monday
Adm. Lanba's visit to Russia comes around a week after the two countries signed a USD 500 million deal for construction of two missile frigates in Goa for the Indian Navy.
India, Russia finalise USD 500 million deal for construction of 2 warships for Indian Navy
The agreement was signed between defence PSU Goa Shipyard Ltd and Russia's state-run defence major Rosoboronexport under the government-to-government framework for defence cooperation. Russia will provide design, technology and some materials to GSL for construction of the ships in India.
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