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MoD clears missiles to guard coast for Navy

The Next Generation Maritime Mobile Coastal Batteries would (NGMMCB) be fitted with supersonic BrahMos surface-to-surface cruise missile and deployed along the coast. Rajnath Singh cleared a Rs 1,350 crore purchase of two batteries of Brahmos land-based missiles for the Indian Navy Chairing his first Defence Acquisition Council meeting on August 8, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh […]

Defence ministry to decide on buying two BrahMos missile coastal batteries to tackle enemy warships

NEW DELHI: In his first Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting, defence minister Rajnath Singh will decide on acquisition of weapon systems worth around Rs 12,000 crore including the procurement of two Brahmos supersonic cruise missile batteries for the Indian Navy. The meeting is scheduled to be held on Thursday in which the defence minister is […]

It’s The Batteries, Stupid

Tesla builds batteries… …and it’s building a lot of them — 95,200 (car) battery packs on the road in the most recent quarter, if we strictly go by the number of cars delivered. A small uptick from here will allow Tesla to build nearly half a million battery packs in a year. If things go […]

Taking charge: Researchers team up to make better batteries

A Florida State University and Cornell University research team found that batteries built from inexpensive and safe components can deliver three to four times the punch of batteries built with today’s state-of-the-art lithium ion technology. The researchers’ work is published today in Nature Communications. A. Nijamudheen, a postdoctoral researcher at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, […]

EV Giants Vie For Battery Dominance

While researchers seek alternatives to lithium ion dominance in the battery space and European carmakers and governments pour billions into local battery production capacity to reduce import dependence, the leaders in the EV space cement their position with—that’s right—batteries. Tesla is the most sold battery electric vehicle globally as of end-2018. Nissan with its Leaf […]