Friday, March 16, 2018

Today, In Numbers - March 16, 2018 [Friday]

Some numbers of significance, as observed, while going through the news.

  • $123 Million USD - Rs. 800 Crores. Additional funds DRDO has requisitioned the Indian Parliament to complete development of the Mk. II version of its indigenous Light Combat Aircraft [LCA] Tejas. [source]


  • $68 Million USD - Rs. 442 Crores. Value of contract bagged by L&T Special Steels and Heavy Forgings Private Limited, to supply forged Steam Generator parts to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India [NPCIL]. [source]
  • $100 Million USD - Letter of Credit India has offered Mauritius for its Defence purchase. [source]
  • 36 - additional Rafale fighter aircrafts, France proposes to sell to India, in addition to the 36 it's already purchasing. [source]
  • 2027 - year by which the Indian Air Force [IAF] plans to reach it's sanctioned combat strength of 42 squadrons. [source]

  • $84.4 Billion USD - Value of Trade Between India & People's Republic of China [PRC] in the year 2017. [source]
  • 40% - Increase in India's Export to PRC, in 2017, valued at $16.34 Billion USD, compared to the previous year. [source]
  • 13 - No. of squadrons the Indian Air Force [IAF] will retire, in the next 10 years, owing to obsolescence. [source]
  • 48 - Number of Mil Mi-17V-5 helicopters, valued at around $960 Million USD, expected to be contracted by India, during the visit of India's Defence Minister to Russia in April 2018. [source]
  • 16 MT - Payload weight, that future Indian Space Launch Vehicle can place into the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit [GTO]. [source]


Also Read: Today, In Numbers - February 18, 2018 [Sunday]