Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines
  • Govt to discuss role of agents in the defence deals:-Government is likely to discuss the issue of engagement of agents by foreign firms in defence deals against the backdrop of alleged involvement of middlemen in a recent scam....
  • Blacklisting vendors hit defence preparedness: Jaitley:-Noting that one cannot be "very defensive in the defence ministry", Arun Jaitley has admitted blacklisting vendors one after another has impacted defence preparedness and created a sense of conservativeness in weapons acquisitions, limiting procurement options....
  • MOM completes 90 per cent journey: ISRO:-India's maiden inter-planetary Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) was nearing its intended destination and the space craft has completed 90 per cent of its journey to the red planet, ISRO said....
  • Def Min to decide fate of Rs 6,000 cr light helicopter deal:-The Indian Defence Ministry will decide the fate of the controversial Rs 6,000 crore deal to procure 197 light choppers which has been on hold due to an ongoing CBI probe into charges that a Brigadier had sought bribe from AgustaWestland to help it bag the contract....

Russia to procure 500 armoured vehicles from France

Article
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

VBL Panhard Light armoured vehicle

MOSCOW (BNS): Russia is planning to buy 500 light armored vehicles from the French military manufacturer Panhard to guard its borders, a media report said.

According to RIA Novosti reports, “Negotiations are being held on [the purchase of] 3.1-ton light armored vehicles Vehicule Blinde Leger on a 4x4 wheel platform," the Center for the Analysis of the World Arms Trade said on its website, citing Panhard Chairman Christian Mons.

Russia is likely to sign the vehicle contract worth $260 million, the statement said.

Russia is also continuing talks with France on a $2 billion contract to buy Mistral class helicopter carriers for the Russian Navy, it said.

Tags:

Russia  France  vehicle  
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

Military: Air force jet crashes in Virginia

An Air Force jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia on Wednesday, shaking the ground and frightening residents and officials said the pilot's status was unknown.

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2014

Image Gallery